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AutoScout24 Selects Arbor Networks' Pravail® Availability Protection System for Defense against Application-Layer DDoS Attacks

June 3, 2014

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today announced that AutoScout 24 has selected Arbor's Pravail Availability Protection System to help protect their network from application-layer DDoS attacks that target availability.

AutoScout24 is the largest online car market Europe-wide. Its almost 20 million users a year (ACTA 2013) have more than 2 million vehicles in four different marketplaces to choose from: new cars, used cars and motorcycles, commercial vehicles and parts and accessories. More than 40,000 dealers use AutoScout24 throughout Europe. In Germany, the AutoScout24 Car Workshop Portal can also be used to find, compare and book workshop services. AutoScout24 is part of the Scout24 Group, with its brands FinanceScout24, FriendScout24, ImmobilienScout24, JobScout24 and TravelScout24.

“Our business model is entirely dependent on the Internet to generate revenue; that is why data security is paramount to us, our business and hence our customers Europe-wide,” said Thomas Stapfer, Senior Network Architect of AutoScout24. “By selecting Arbor Networks, we are partnering with the world leader in DDoS mitigation, further demonstrating our commitment to ensuring reliable, consistent service, something our customers expect from us.”

“The complexity of DDoS attacks and the sheer number that target the application-level is higher than ever as attackers recognize the criticality of availability to companies like AutoScout24 who conduct all of their business online,” said Matthew Moynahan, President of Arbor Networks. “Our technology is purpose-built to defend against these attacks, unlike traditional security devices that simply weren’t designed for the DDoS problem. With the Pravail Availability Protection System, our customers can maintain better control over availability, using technology that has been tested time and again in the world's largest and most complex networks."

World Leader in DDoS Prevention

Arbor Networks' customers include many of the world's ISPs and many of the largest enterprise networks in use today. According to a report published in June 2013 from Infonetics Research titled, DDoS Prevention Appliance Market Outlook, Arbor’s Pravail® Availability Protection System is the most broadly deployed enterprise DDoS detection and mitigation solution in the market today.

The Pravail Availability Protection System is the first on-premise security product focused on securing the network perimeter from threats against availability— specifically, application-layer DDoS attacks. Purpose built for the enterprise, the Pravail Availability Protection System delivers out of the box, proven attack identification and mitigation capabilities that can be rapidly deployed with little configuration, even during an attack. In addition to its on-premise protection, the Pravail Availability Protection System allows organizations that are experiencing a DDoS attack to alert their ISPs or cloud providers to the attack and provide salient details that can assist the providers in blocking the attack upstream.

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. 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 Arbor’s research, analysis and insight, together with data from the ATLAS® global threat intelligence system, can be found at the ATLAS Threat Portal.

Trademark Notice: Arbor Networks, Peakflow, ArbOS, ATLAS, Pravail, Arbor Cloud, 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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Kevin Whalen, 781-362-4377

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