|[March 12, 2014]
Arbor Networks Successfully Protects 2014 Sochi Olympics Web Properties
BURLINGTON, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Networks, Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat
protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks,
announced today that they provided 7x24 Enhanced Event-Based Technical
and Threat Mitigation Support for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic web
properties for Rostelecom (News - Alert), Russia's largest service provider.
"This is the third Olympic Games that Arbor has played a role in
ensuring the availability of its Web properties. This was a significant
undertaking that went extremely well because of our excellent working
relationship with Rostelecom and their teams," said Arbor Networks (News - Alert)
President Matthew Moynahan. "This was a true team effort on both sides,
and great validation of the importance of having multi-layered DDoS
"There was a huge amount of work done by Arbor consulting engineers and
developers during preparation phase of the Event, and as a result we
were able to implement new features to mitigate advanced DDoS attacks
and to increase our mitigation capacity twice," said Rostelecom's Head
of Network Security Muslim Medzhlumov. "Due to the collaboration we have
with Arbor, we were able to deliver continuous services to all of our
customers during the Sochi Olympic Games."
Rostelecom was able to protect Sochi Olympic web properties with
best-practices DDoS defense in a single integrated solution that
delivers mitiation from the data center to the cloud. Arbor's products
and services help protect against the full spectrum of DDoS attacks,
including volumetric, application-layer, state-exhaustion (e.g.
targeting firewall/IPS), blended and multi-vector attacks.
Arbor's Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT) was proactively
monitoring botnets and malware families via ATLAS®, a
globally scoped threat intelligence service developed in conjunction
with nearly 300 service provider customers who share anonymous traffic
data with Arbor. ATLAS gives Arbor security researchers unique insight
into 80TB/sec of global Internet traffic, helping them to identify
threats and develop protections before they impact customer networks.
Additionally, Arbor's Technical Assistance Center (ATAC) and Arbor CloudSM
Security Operations Center provided 7x24 around the clock enhanced
remote threat and technical support for Rostelecom.
World Leader in DDoS Mitigation
Arbor Networks' customers include many of the world's service providers
and largest enterprise networks in use today. According to a December
2013 report from Infonetics (News - Alert) Research titled, DDoS Prevention
Appliance Market Outlook, Arbor Networks was cited as top supplier
of DDoS prevention solutions overall as well as in the Carrier,
Enterprise and Mobile market segments.
(RTS, MICEX: RTKM) is a nationwide telecommunications enterprise and the
largest universal communications operator in Russia, serving more than
100 million subscribers in 80 regions. Rostelecom offers cutting-edge
fixed and mobile telephony, broadband access, pay television and cloud
solutions to consumers and businesses.
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 and mobile market segments, according to Infonetics Research (News - Alert).
Arbor's advanced threat solutions deliver comprehensive 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 picture into
networks and more security context - so customers can solve problems
faster and help reduce the risk to their business.
To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our
website at arbornetworks.com.
Arbor's research, analysis and insight, together with data from the ATLAS®
global threat intelligence system, can be found at the ATLAS
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