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Arbor Networks Announces New Country Manager for Japan

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BURLINGTON, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arbor Networks Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today announced that Katsunori “Kaz” Minamitani has joined the company as Country Manager for Japan. Mr. Minamitani joins Arbor from McAfee, where he spent 10 years in a variety of sales leadership positions such as partner and OEM sales and business development.

“Kaz brings 25 years’ experience in the Japanese market. He knows the security landscape and the key pain points facing customers. He joins Arbor at an exciting time for our business in Japan. We have excellent service provider relationships, and we are demonstrating significant momentum in the enterprise market. With Kaz’s experience and leadership, we’re confident we’ll be able to build dramatically upon these recent gains,” said Arbor Networks Vice President for Asia Pacific Jeff Buhl.

“I was very impressed with the capabilities Arbor has built in the area of threat intelligence, and how they deliver it in such a way that makes a significant impact on those who use the products. They enable security teams to focus on the critical few, to go on offense, to chase the most dangerous threats within the network,” said Mr. Minamitani. “One my main areas of focus will be on enabling our channel partners to bring these dynamic solutions to enterprises all across Japan.”

2014 Interop Japan: Best of Show Grand Prize for Security Products

Last month, Pravail® Security Analytics won Best of Show Grand Prize for Security Products at the 2014 Interop Japan conference, the largest internet technology event in Japan. Pravail® Security Analytics allows customers to see attacks on their global network faster and in more detail than ever before. Powerful visualizations display the data from multiple perspectives (attacker, target, location or attack type) enabling the analyst to quickly compare attack statistics from different periods or locations, over years or terabytes of traffic. Once an indicator of compromise has been identified, Pravail Security Analytics provides the analyst with actionable intelligence, allowing confirmation of the exact details and extent of the attack.

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Arbor Solutions Portfolio

Arbor has solutions that specifically address the needs of enterprises, service providers, data centers and cloud operators -- and all are available through the channel. Arbor Cloud provides availability protection to critical web properties and applications through integrated, multi-layer protection that connects on-premise and cloud-based mitigation. Arbor's Pravail® solutions deliver the situational awareness, security intelligence, and incident response and forensic capabilities that enterprise and government networks require to detect, mitigate and analyze internal and external threats, thereby helping to protect the network, the brand and the business. Designed for service providers and global enterprises, the Peakflow® platform is the industry's leading network-wide infrastructure security and traffic-monitoring platform delivering unparalleled DDoS protection, actionable insight into application management and traffic engineering, and a platform for managed security services.

About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks, Inc. 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, mobile and government market segments, according to Infonetics Research. Arbor’s advanced threat solutions deliver complete network visibility through a combination of packet capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and mitigation of malware and malicious insiders. Arbor also delivers market leading analytics for dynamic incident response, historical analysis, visualization and forensics. Arbor strives to be a “force multiplier,’ making network and security teams the experts. Our goal is to provide a richer view into networks and more security context - so customers can solve problems faster and reduce the risk to their business.

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

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