Wednesday, March 02, 2005
SANDVINE SURPASSES 20-MILLION SUBSCRIBER MARK
Recent customer wins solidify broadband equipment vendor’s dominant position in the market for enhanced network intelligence and improved quality of experience
Waterloo, Ontario; March 2, 2005 – With recent network-wide deployments by two of the biggest residential broadband service providers in the US and Europe, Sandvine Incorporated has grown its share of subscribers-served to more than 20 million – the largest footprint by far of any vendor in the million-plus service provider segment for per-subscriber quality of experience (QoE) solutions.
Sandvine’s award-winning solutions have achieved overriding market acceptance after years of intensive test, trial and – most importantly – successful deployment in top tier ISP networks. The company has been tapped for a bevy of accolades, including a World Communications Award, Best of NGN and two Readers’ Choice awards from broadband industry bible Communications Technology magazine.
“We’ve reached this milestone on the back of our proven ability to protect and improve the subscriber experience, keep networks free from worms and spam Trojans, and ensure optimal application performance for service providers in diverse markets around the globe,” said Dave Caputo, co-founder, president and CEO of Sandvine.
“Whether they be cable or DSL, wireless or wireline, looking for targeted solutions to specific problems or the new infrastructure necessary to migrate their networks to 21st century services and subscriber expectations, broadband providers are responding with gusto to Sandvine’s value proposition,” he added.
Sandvine customers include 6 of the Top 12 residential broadband providers in North America, three of the largest high-speed Internet providers in Europe and a host of small and medium-sized providers in both the DSL and Cable broadband markets in APAC, CALA and worldwide. Customers range from industry heavyweights like Liberty Media, Hughes DirecWay and Bell Canada to innovative local market leaders like KPY Networks, Manx Telecom, Melita Cable, Mountain Cablevision and Braintree Electric & Light Department.
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Fact Sheet: Sandvine the market leader
What our customer say:
“Sandvine’s approach allows us to mitigate attack traffic from a central point in the network to protect the broadband experience for our subscribers. The solution has proven to be very flexible, integrating easily with our existing security infrastructure.”
Dave Zatloukal, vice president of North American Network Services at Hughes Network Systems
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Sudhir Ispahani, Chief Technology Officer for UnitedGlobalCom, Inc. (UGC)
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Tom Sullivan, General Manager, Wightman Telecom
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John Burford, Network Manager, Peoples Telephone Cooperative
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Timo Hopponen, Data Network Manager, KPY Networks