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Leading Global Telecoms Analyst Firm Ovum Publishes SWOT Analysis of Arbor Networks Spectrum™ v2.1

Date: Tuesday June 14, 2016

Evaluating the Network-based Approach to Advanced Threat Protection

BURLINGTON, Mass., June 14, 2016 – Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), today announced that leading global telecoms analyst firm Ovum had published a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis of version 2.1 of Arbor Networks Spectrum™, its network-based advanced threat detection and analytics platform. Arbor Spectrum empowers security teams to uncover, investigate and prove sophisticated attack campaigns within minutes, not hours or days.

 Quote from Ovum report: Why consider Arbor Spectrum?

“Arbor Spectrum deals with the threat identification issues that security managers need to address on a day-to-day basis. Security professionals have concerns about zero-day and advanced persistent threats (APTs), and their ability to spot serious attempts to steal sensitive data among all the other noise generated by everyday traffic flowing across their networks.

Arbor Spectrum combines the delivery of global attack intelligence with the network visibility needed to identify suspicious activity as it happens. Its network-based platform has been designed to make security investigations more focused and help security managers deal with the threats that matter most to their organizations.”

Read the full Ovum report here.

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 About Ovum

Ovum provides clients with independent and objective analysis that enables them to make better business and technology decisions. Our research draws upon over 400,000 interviews a year with business and technology, telecoms and sourcing decision-makers, giving Ovum and our clients unparalleled insight not only into business requirements but also the technology that organizations must support. Ovum is an Informa business.

 About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, helps secure the world’s largest enterprise and service provider networks from DDoS attacks and advanced threats. Arbor is the world’s leading provider of DDoS protection in the enterprise, carrier and mobile market segments, according to Infonetics Research. Arbor Networks Spectrum™ advanced threat solution delivers complete network visibility through a combination of packet capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and mitigation of attack campaigns, malware and malicious insiders. Arbor strives to be a “force multiplier,” making network and security teams the experts. Our goal is to provide a richer picture into networks and more security context so customers can solve problems faster and reduce the risks to their business.

To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our website at arbornetworks.com or follow on Twitter @ArborNetworks. Arbor’s research, analysis and insight, together with data from the ATLAS global threat intelligence system, can be found at the ATLAS Threat Portal.

Contact Information

Kevin Whalen

Arbor Networks

Phone: 781-362-4377


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