Arbor Networks Partners with Ingram Micro in New Zealand to Help Enterprises Mitigate DDoS Threats to Their Businesses

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Pravail APS Blocks Application Layer Attacks

Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and network management solutions for enterprise data centers and carrier networks, today extended their distribution agreement with Ingram Micro to include New Zealand. Ingram Micro is the largest global wholesale provider of technology products and supply-chain management services. Arbor’s PravailTM Availability Protection System (APS) enables Ingram Micro to offer enterprise customers a purpose-built solution that protects the network perimeter against threats to availability, specifically, application-layer distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

According to a recent report from Infonetics Research titled, DDoS Prevention Appliance Market Outlook, Arbor Networks was cited as “the dominant leader for DDoS prevention” overall as well as in the Carrier Transport and Wired Broadband, Enterprise Data Center and Mobile market segment.

“We are excited to be working with Arbor Networks in New Zealand. Their solutions address an acute problem for enterprises, - helping them to protect their critical networks, applications and services from denial of service attacks,” says Stuart Alexander, General Manager, Solutions Group at Ingram Micro.

Alexander says Arbor Networks’ Pravail is a world-leading security solution and strongly complements solutions from Ingram Micro’s other enterprise-focused vendor partners. “Arbor Networks is also an attractive vendor for our Reseller Partners, and offers a very comprehensive Reseller support and incentive program in New Zealand,” he says.

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 7th annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report, 40% of those who have deployed these devices within their data centers experienced significant firewall and/or IPS failure as a direct result of DDoS attack. Arbor’s 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 Nick Race, Arbor Networks country manager for Australia and New Zealand. “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 SignalingSM

–    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 http://www.youtube.com/user/ArborNetworks.

About Ingram Micro

As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving more than 150 countries on six continents with the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services.
For more information visit http://www.ingrammicro.com.au

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 ATLAS® Active Threat Level Analysis System. 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 arbornetworks.com and our blog at http://ddos.arbornetworks.com/.

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

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