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Broadband Technology Report Awards Sandvine's Traffic Management Dashboard Four Diamonds

Dashboard Helps Providers Optimize Capacity Investments

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Broadband Technology Report Awards Sandvine's Traffic Management Dashboard Four Diamonds07:00 EDT Thursday, October 20, 2011WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2011) -Attention Business and Technology Editors Sandvine (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND), a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, announced today that their Traffic Management Dashboard was awarded a rating of four diamonds by Broadband Technology Report's Diamond Technology Review program. Sandvine's Traffic Management Dashboard is a Network Analytics product for sophisticated network insight and business intelligence.The Diamond Technology Review program was developed to recognize some of the top products and solutions available to the cable industry as determined by a panel of engineering experts from some of the world's largest companies: Bright House, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Suddenlink, Sunflower Broadband and Time Warner Cable.Sample judge's feedback for Sandvine's Traffic Management Dashboard included: - "Sandvine has provided a very powerful path for the operator to really see what is happening in the network, anticipate capacity issues & bottlenecks more accurately which allows more accurate timing of capital investment." - "In today's internet consumption by consumers, the Sandvine Traffic Management Dashboard is a useful tool to identify network segmentations using subscriber, application and topology data. By having usage information using the above criteria, the Sandvine device allows for MSO's to more effectively spend capital where the most impacted consumers would benefit in receiving the advertised speeds that they are paying for."Sandvine's Traffic Management Dashboard lets cable operators examine network performance, congestion management and capacity requirements in an intuitive, data-driven format, with quantitative evidence for the positive subscriber impact of congestion management policies. The Dashboard also points to opportunities to reduce operating and capital expenditures, and helps to identify market segments that could unlock new revenue sources. This solution is capable of interfacing with multiple concurrent data sources, including Internet Protocol Detail Record (IPDR) data sources within cable architectures. "It is truly an honor to be recognized by such an esteemed panel of judges from the major cable operators. Our introduction of the Network Analytics Traffic Management Dashboard appeals to fixed and mobile operators that are seeking to cost-effectively optimize their network and to uncover new revenue opportunities," said Don Bowman, CTO, Sandvine.ABOUT BROADBAND TECHNOLOGY REPORTBroadband Technology Report (BTR), celebrating its 7th anniversary in 2011, is the cable and telecom industry's premier source for product and technology news, and is the most successful and fastest growing online outlet for product information and deployments; reviews and rankings; technology expertise; and buyer/seller facilitation. BTR's portfolio includes online, print and video assets, all designed to help network operators build, upgrade and maintain high-performance communications networks. BTR, backed by over 70 years of combined industry experience, delivers its email, online, print and video production services to more than 21,000 subscribers. If you are interested in subscribing, consult www.broadbandgear.net/subscribe/. BTR is owned by Hermes Media, LLC.ABOUT THE DIAMOND TECHNOLOGY REVIEW PROGRAMThe BTR Diamond Technology Reviews ("the Diamonds") is a renowned industry program now in its sixth year - that was developed to recognize some of the top products and solutions available to the cable industry as determined by a stellar panel of MSO engineering experts. Engineering executives from Bright House, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Suddenlink, Sunflower Broadband and Time Warner Cable served as third-party judges for the 2011 Diamonds. Every year, BTR invites vendors to submit written information about products/solutions that have been released or upgraded since the previous year's SCTE Cable-Tec Expo (October 2010). Criteria used in the Diamonds rankings include, first and foremost, unique technology or application thereof, innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability. ABOUT SANDVINE Sandvine'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 fixed 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 over 200 service provider customers in over 85 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.com.FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Certain 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-à-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: Sacha DeGrootMEDIA CONTACTSandvine+1 519 880 2232sdegroot@sandvine.comORRick WadsworthINVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACTSandvine+1 519 880 2400 ext. 3503rwadsworth@sandvine.comORAndrew Chubb/Simon BridgesAIM NOMADCanaccord Genuity Limited+44 0207 050 6500