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Arbor Cloud DDoS Defense Recognized as “Managed Security Solution of the Year” by Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 13, 2017 – Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), announced today Arbor Cloud has been selected as the winner of the “Managed Security Solution of the Year” award from CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.

The mission of the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of information security categories, including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Email Security and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 2,000 nominations from over 12 different countries throughout the world. All nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the information security industry. 

“Arbor Cloud represents the best in Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) protection. There are three critical components, the underlying automated technology with real-time intelligence updates, the multi-terabit network dedicated exclusively to DDoS mitigation, and most importantly, the people behind the service who are tireless and dedicated to producing successful outcomes for customers,” said Brian McCann, President of NETSCOUT’s security business unit.

“Arbor Networks was a pioneering leader in the DDoS mitigation market and they continue to innovate and drive more value for their customers through their Arbor Cloud managed service,” said James Johnson, Managing Director, CyberSecurity Breakthrough. “Arbor Cloud is ideal for businesses that realize they need DDoS protection, but may not have the resources or personnel to manage the solution themselves.”

Arbor Cloud: Affordable, Fully Managed DDoS Protection
Arbor Cloud offers enterprise and service provider customers a fully managed, best-practice DDoS defense service that tightly integrates on-premises and cloud-based mitigation in a single solution. Arbor Cloud provides in-cloud protection from advanced and high-volume DDoS attacks without interrupting access to business applications and services. Arbor Cloud’s on-demand, traffic scrubbing service, staffed by Arbor’s DDoS security experts, defends against volumetric DDoS attacks that are too large to be mitigated on-premise. Arbor Cloud’s on-premise component — powered by Arbor Networks® APS — delivers visibility into traffic entering the network, providing always-on DDoS attack detection and mitigation. Arbor’s patented Cloud Signaling capability tightly integrates on-premise and cloud-based defenses significantly reducing the time needed to mitigate attacks. This agile, multi-layer defense is industry best practice for DDoS protection, ensuring that enterprise networks are protected no matter what type of DDoS attack they are facing.

Arbor Cloud also offers complete transparency of operations, including providing a view into blocked hosts and even packets, offering the flexibility enterprises need to alter attack countermeasures and thresholds. Via layered protection, Arbor is delivering a comprehensive, industry-leading DDoS protection solution for enterprise networks.

About CyberSecurity Breakthrough
The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in information security and cybersecurity technology companies, products and people. The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough information security companies and products in categories including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Web and Email Security, UTM, Firewall and more. For more information visit

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 organizations.

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 visualization of DDoS attacks that leverages 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. 

Kevin Whalen
Arbor Networks
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