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Sandvine Upgrades Flagship Software

Monday, August 16, 2010

Sandvine Upgrades Flagship Software07:00 EDT Monday, August 16, 2010WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 16, 2010) - Attention Technology EditorsSandvine, (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced it has released the latest version of Fairshare Traffic Management for fixed and mobile broadband customers. Sandvine's Fairshare Traffic Management solution was first launched in May 2008. To date, more than 30 service provider networks serving over 90 million fixed and mobile subscribers worldwide have purchased Sandvine's Fairshare Traffic Management solution. This newest release, version 3.2 is in beta trials in four tier-one cable service provider networks in North America and Europe.Fairshare Traffic Management release 3.2 includes: -- Broadened capabilities in the most advanced cable networks, including interoperability with DOCSIS 3.0 compatible Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS) -- Enhanced policy options that address and manage network resources based on application, subscriber, time of day and congestion awareness -- Advanced reporting tools that deliver detailed descriptions of policy actions, outcomes and impact -- Sophisticated and customizable congestion management policies that operate only when and where they are needed. "Broadband connections are increasingly being managed to ensure that all users and applications receive a fair share of network resources," said Tom Donnelly, EVP marketing and sales, Sandvine. "Fairshare Traffic Management is on its third iteration to address the growing complexity of modern operator networks. Our product manages traffic in a way that considers all types of use cases and variations of applications, users and congestion state."Service providers and legislators alike are looking to advanced network policy control techniques, like Fairshare Traffic Management, to help manage inherent competition for network resources so that the best possible quality of experience is preserved for the maximum number of subscribers for the maximum amount of time.Sandvine's Fairshare Traffic Management solution provides capabilities across all access technologies. Almost half of Sandvine's Fairshare Traffic Management customers are mobile network operators. For more information on how to manage peak network demand in mobile data networks, download a copy our "Fairshare Traffic Management for Mobile Data Networks" whitepaper at www.sandvine.com/general/document.download.asp?docID=4.For more information about network policy control and congestion management techniques please visit www.sandvine.com.ABOUT SANDVINESandvine's network policy control solutions focus on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet. Our award-winning network policy control equipment and software helps DSL, FTTx, cable, fixed wireless and mobile operators better understand network traffic, manage network congestion, create new services and revenues, mitigate traffic that is malicious or undesirable to subscribers, deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services and increase subscriber satisfaction. With service provider customers in more than 80 countries serving hundreds of millions of broadband and mobile data subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide.FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTSCertain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws and are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of such laws. Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Sandvine's products or services including statements with respect to the features and benefits that may be achieved through the use of Sandvine's products or services and the relative position of these products vis-a-vis competitive offerings in the industry are forward-looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include such factors as rapid technological changes, changes in customer architecture and equipment deployment requirements, the introduction of competing technologies, the risks and uncertainties of new product introductions, dependence on key supplies and other similar factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Sandvine to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. Sandvine assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT Sandvine Jennifer Ross +1 519 880 2232 jross@sandvine.com or INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT Sandvine Rick Wadsworth +1 519 880 2400 ext. 3503 rwadsworth@sandvine.com www.sandvine.com or AIM NOMAD Canaccord Adams Limited Andrew Chubb +44 0207 050 6500