Frost & Sullivan Selects Arbor as APAC Anti-DDoS Vendor of the Year

Cites New Low-Cost and Virtualised Anti-DDoS Solutions Plus Arbor Cloud for Best Practice Hybrid Defence

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), has been selected by the analysts at Frost & Sullivan as the 2017 Asia-Pacific Anti-DDOS Vendor of the Year. The award was presented to Arbor Networks at the annual Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific ICT (Information and Communications Technologies) Awards banquet, held at the Shangri-La Singapore.

The recipients of the annual Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific ICT Awards were identified based on in-depth research conducted by Frost & Sullivan's analysts. The short-listed companies were evaluated on a variety of actual market performance indicators which include revenue growth; market share and growth in market share; leadership in product innovation; marketing strategy and business development strategy.

“We are proud to be presented with the Asia-Pacific Anti-DDoS Vendor of the Year award from Frost & Sullivan,” said Jeff Buhl, Arbor Networks Vice President for Asia Pacific. “Arbor is investing for growth in Asia, expanding our research team to Japan and adding new scrubbing centres in Tokyo and Singapore as part of our Arbor Cloud DDoS mitigation infrastructure. We’re also focused on delivering cost effective virtualised solutions and managed services to bring the industry’s leading DDoS mitigation technology to a broader set of enterprise customers.”

Mr. Vu Anh Tien, Industry Analyst, Cyber Security Practice, Frost & Sullivan said, “Aiming to provide customers with comprehensive solutions to protect against volumetric and sophisticated DDoS attacks, Arbor continued to strengthen its security ecosystems by advancing its detection capability with a stronger integration of its threat intelligence via the ATLAS Intelligence Feed, integrating mitigation automation mechanism, and increasing mitigation capacity on both hardware appliances and cloud-based scrubbing services,” he added. “By providing a hybrid anti-DDoS protection model with its advanced solutions and services, Arbor Networks is able to cater to the rising demand for DDoS protection among service providers and large organisations who need to defend sophisticated and large volumetric DDoS attacks, particularly with the emergence of IoT botnets.”

Mr. Vu also said that Arbor Networks continues to be the first choice among telcos, internet service providers, data centre service providers, banks and government organisations across Asia- Pacific when it comes to choosing an anti-DDOS vendor. He also noted that Arbor has introduced a suite of low-cost virtualised solutions and fully managed services targeted at the broader enterprise market.

According to Arbor's ATLAS system, which monitors global web traffic, Australia has been targeted by:

  • 81,000 attacks year to date in 2017
  • The top sources of DDoS Attacks targeting Australia were: US, China, UK, Germany and South Korea
  • The largest attack was 627Gbps, during the last two weeks of January
  • Australia also saw attacks of 597, 580, 480 Gbps, many were in the 300-400 Gbps range.

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About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, is driven to protect the infrastructure and ecosystem of the internet. It is the principle upon which we were founded in 2000, and remains the common thread that runs through all that we do today. Arbor’s approach is rooted in the study of network traffic. Arbor’s suite of visibility, DDoS protection and advanced threat solutions provide customers with a micro view of their network enhanced by a macro view of global internet traffic and emerging threats through our ATLAS infrastructure. Sourced from more than 300 service provider customers, ATLAS delivers intelligence based on insight into approximately 1/3 of global internet traffic. Supported by Arbor’s Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT), smart workflows and rich user context, Arbor’s network insights help customers see, understand and solve the most complex and consequential security challenges facing their organisations.

To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our website at or follow on Twitter @ArborNetworks. Arbor’s research, analysis and insight is shared via the ASERT blog. For a global data visualisation of DDoS attacks that leverage our ATLAS intelligence, visit the Digital Attack Map, a collaboration with Jigsaw, an incubator within Alphabet, Google’s parent company (NASDAQ: GOOGL).

Trademark Notice: Arbor Networks, the Arbor Networks logo and ATLAS are all trademarks of Arbor Networks, Inc. All other brands may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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