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Sandvine Named Market Leader, Grows Market Share

Infonetics Research Forecasts Sandvine's Market to Grow to $1.5 Billion by 2014

Friday, December 10, 2010

Sandvine Named Market Leader, Grows Market Share07:00 EST Friday, December 10, 2010WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2010) -Attention Business and Technology EditorsSandvine, (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced it was named market share leader by Infonetics Research, in a report published on December 8, 2010. The report gives Sandvine 28% market share (based on fiscal 2009 revenues) – up from 25% in the previous year."Sandvine leads the standalone DPI market," writes Shira Levine, directing analyst for next generation OSS and policy at Infonetics Research. The report notes that Sandvine has continued to grow its market presence beyond cable, and has also expanded its reach beyond North America, with close to half its revenue coming from EMEA, APAC and CALA regions, and 64% of its revenue derived from DSL and mobile broadband operators. Infonetics estimates that Sandvine's market space will hit $1.5 billion by 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate of 44% over the 2009-2014 period. "DPI is increasingly being used to enable new business models, such as bundling applications with guaranteed QoS and granular content-based charging," added Levine."Infonetics' recognition of Sandvine's market leadership underscores our commitment to the network policy control space. From a single platform we provide actionable business intelligence, help service providers optimize traffic flows for maximum efficiency and service quality, and offer opportunities to create compelling new application-based and usage-based service tiers," said Dave Caputo, CEO, Sandvine.Sandvine's solutions detect network conditions that trigger policies within the network to help service providers enhance subscribers' Internet experience. Sandvine's platforms and products provide network policy control solutions for unparalleled network reporting, capacity planning, congestion management, new personalized service creation, malicious traffic mitigation and enhanced customer service.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. For more information, please visit www.sandvine.comFORWARD-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 relative market share of Sandvine in any particular market or the potential future size of that market are forward-looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include such factors as the risks and uncertainties of projecting market growth and adoption rates, difficulties in defining markets and market segments that are still evolving, rapid technological changes, changes in customer architecture and equipment deployment requirements, the introduction of competing technologies, the risks and uncertainties of new product introductions 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: SandvineMEDIA CONTACTSacha DeGroot+1 519 880 2232sdegroot@sandvine.comORSandvineINVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACTRick Wadsworth+1 519 880 2400 ext. 3503rwadsworth@sandvine.comORCanaccord Adams LimitedAIM NOMADAndrew Chubb/Simon Bridges+44 0207 050 6500