Monday, December 05, 2005
Adelphia Selects Sandvine to Protect Subscribers from Worms and Spam
Sandvine intelligent broadband network solution to be deployed network-wide
Greenwood Village, Colorado and Waterloo, Ontario; December 5, 2005 - Sandvine Incorporated, world leader in providing intelligent broadband network solutions, today announced that Adelphia Communications Corporation (OTC: ADELQ), the fifth-largest cable television company in the US, is deploying Sandvine's award-winning solutions across its North American network. Sandvine's solution allows Adelphia to enhance subscriber quality of experience (QoE) by protecting broadband applications from malicious attacks and competing traffic.
Sandvine's breadth of features, scalable architecture, and application-aware reporting capability were key to Adelphia's deployment decision. This market-leading solution gives Adelphia visibility into its broadband traffic enabling them to manage network resources, roll out new services, and enhance subscriber quality of experience.
"Adelphia selected Sandvine for its broad feature set, in particular, the security operations services element of the solution. With granular network visibility, we are able to identify all forms of malicious traffic and ensure that our subscribers’ broadband experience is protected," said Marwan Fawaz, chief technology officer, Adelphia Communications. "We have seen a significant decrease in spam and other malicious attacks, as well as a reduction in customer support calls."
Sandvine equipment is deployed at the access layer, across Adelphia's network.
"Sandvine commends Adelphia's commitment to ensuring the optimal health of their network while enhancing subscriber satisfaction," said Dave Caputo, president and CEO for Sandvine, "We are pleased to be a part of Adelphia's ongoing efforts to ensure that subscribers have the best possible Internet experience."
ABOUT ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION
Adelphia Communications Corporation (OTC: ADELQ) is the fifth-largest cable television company in the U.S. Adelphia serves customers in 31 states and offers analog and digital video services, high-speed Internet access, and other advanced services over its broadband networks.
ABOUT SANDVINE INCORPORATED
Sandvine's award-winning intelligent broadband network equipment helps broadband service providers characterize what really happens on their networks, enabling policies that improve customer satisfaction, reduce operational costs and increase profitability. Sandvine's application and subscriber-aware solutions empower service providers to take control of competing traffic, stop the proliferation of destructive worm, DoS and spam Trojan traffic and ensure subscriber quality of experience (QoE). With over 70 deployments globally, Sandvine is protecting the Internet experience for millions of broadband subscribers worldwide. www.sandvine.com