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Arbor Networks Partners With Ingram Micro in Asia Pacific to Help Enterprises Mitigate DDoS Threats to Their Businesses

(October 25, 2011)

CHELMSFORD, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/25/11 -- Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and network management solutions for next-generation data centers and carrier networks, today announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc., the largest global wholesale provider of technology products and supply-chain management services, to sell Arbor's Pravail™ Availability Protection System (Pravail APS) in Asia Pacific. Arbor's Pravail APS is an on-premise device that protects the data center edge against threats to availability, including application-layer, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

"Arbor Networks has been a global leader in the service provider market for years and now they are focused on delivering carrier-class protection to the enterprise data center," said Francis Choo, executive managing director Ingram Micro. "Arbor Pravail APS not only addresses a critical need for data center operators, it also comes with a comprehensive support and incentive program for our extensive network of Value Added Resellers across Asia Pacific."

Application-layer attacks are low bandwidth, difficult to detect and target both end-users' and network operators' own ancillary supporting services, such as HTTP Web services and domain name system (DNS). According to Arbor's sixth annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report, 49% of those who have deployed these devices within their cloud data centers experienced significant firewall and/or IPS failure as a direct result of DDoS attack. Arbor Pravail APS delivers out-of-the-box, proven DDoS attack identification and mitigation capabilities to help enterprises overcome these data center security challenges.

"Arbor Networks DDoS mitigation solutions are pervasively deployed in global service provider networks. To reach the enterprise market, we required the reach and resources and relationships of a partner like Ingram Micro," said Attley Ng, vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific operations for Arbor Networks. "Ingram Micro is the market leader in Asia and we are excited about leveraging their vast resources with a very compelling product for data center operators at a time when network security threats are evolving and presenting acute challenges."

Arbor Pravail APS Highlights:

  • Out-of-the-Box Protection
    • Rapidly deployable with little configuration, even during an attack.
    • A single, easy-to-manage platform with extensive reporting capabilities.
  • Cloud Signaling(SM)
    • Facilitates both enterprise data center-edge mitigation of application-layer attacks and upstream service provider mitigation of volumetric attacks in an automated, coordinated and real-time manner.
    • The only mechanism available today that provides complete protection against both application and volumetric DDoS attacks.
  • ATLAS® Intelligence Feed
    • Automates the identification of botnet-borne attacks against data center infrastructures.
    • Monitors for new threats, delivers updates automatically and includes geo-location data.

For more information on Arbor Networks® DDoS detection and mitigation solutions, please visit

About Ingram Micro
Headquartered in Singapore, Ingram Micro Asia Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc.) is a leading wholesale provider of an extensive range of computer products in Asia Pacific. Today, Ingram Micro Asia Ltd represents more than 70 vendors in Asia Pacific with more than 24,000 products including Application Software, Systems, Networking, Storage, Printers and Peripherals products. Ingram Micro can be found at

About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of network security and management solutions for next-generation data centers and carrier networks, including the vast majority of the world's Internet service providers and many of the largest enterprise networks in use today. Arbor's proven network security and management solutions help grow and protect customer networks, businesses and brands. Through its unparalleled, privileged relationships with worldwide service providers and global network operators, Arbor provides unequalled insight into and perspective on Internet security and traffic trends via the Active Threat Level Analysis System (ATLAS). Representing a unique collaborative effort with 100+ network operators across the globe, ATLAS enables the sharing of real-time security, traffic and routing information that informs numerous business decisions.

For technical insight into the latest security threats and Internet traffic trends, please visit our website at and our blog at

Trademark Notice: Arbor Networks, Peakflow, ArbOS, How Networks Grow, ATLAS, Pravail, Arbor Optima, Cloud Signaling and the Arbor Networks logo are all trademarks of Arbor Networks, Inc. All other brand names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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