Sandvine Incorporated

Sandvine Incorporated

August 18, 2008 07:00 ET

Sandvine Named Finalist for IEC Award

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2008) - Sandvine (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND) -

Attention technology editors

Sandvine's FairShare™ solution has been named as a finalist for the highly competitive and prestigious International Engineering Consortium (IEC) InfoVision Awards in the category of Access Network Technologies and Services. Winners will be unveiled at Broadband World Forum Europe 2008.

The awards are presented by the International Engineering Consortium (IEC) and are intended to recognize the technologies, applications, products, advances and services that are most unique and beneficial to the information and communications technologies industry.

Highlights of Sandvine FairShare™:

- Implements both application-aware and application-agnostic network management strategies

- Allows for equitable allocation of network resources during periods of congestion

- Responds to changing network environments and subscriber usage patterns in real-time

- Collects aggregate subscriber usage metrics from various sources and analyzes the data according to sophisticated, configurable parameters

- Modifies policies to balance available bandwidth and resources among subscribers

"Sandvine FairShare™ is the mathematical model of identifying the sources of congestion and then acting to reduce it," said Don Bowman, Sandvine Chief Technology Officer. "We launched Sandvine FairShare™ earlier this year and are pleased it has been recognized as a leader in its category by such a well-respected organization as the IEC."

Sandvine will demonstrate its FairShare™ solution at the BBWF Europe, booth #346 held in Brussels, September 30 - October 2, 2008. The InfoVision Awards will take place on Tuesday, September 30 at 12pm in Auditorium 2000. For more information, visit


Sandvine is focused on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet. Our award-winning network equipment helps DSL, FTTx, cable, fixed wireless and mobile operators better understand network traffic, increase customer satisfaction, mitigate the proliferation of malicious traffic, manage network congestion, and deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services. With more than 110 customers in over 40 countries, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience for millions of broadband and mobile subscribers worldwide.


Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws and are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of such laws. Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Sandvine's products or services including statements with respect to the features and benefits that may be achieved through the use of Sandvine's products or services and the ability to combine the product offerings of Sandvine with other technologies are forward-looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include such factors as rapid technological changes, changes in customer architecture and equipment deployment requirements, the introduction of competing technologies, the risks and uncertainties of new product introductions, dependence on key supplies and other similar factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Sandvine to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. Sandvine assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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