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Waterloo, Ontario and Santiago, Chile; July 20, 2004 – Sandvine Incorporated has entered into a reseller agreement with Octante Consultores, enabling one of South America’s most innovative public network equipment resellers to deliver Sandvine’s full suite of traffic management and worm mitigation products to service providers across the Central and Latin American region (CALA).
Octante has added Sandvine’s award-winning Peer-To-Peer Policy Management platform to its comprehensive broadband network solution set, providing end-to-end support encompassing consulting, implementation, and post-sale support.
“This next step in our relationship allows us to leverage Sandvine’s understanding of the DNA of broadband traffic, and Octante’s expertise and leadership in CALA,” said Dave Caputo, CEO and president of Sandvine Incorporated. “Together, we are helping our service provider customers there achieve new levels of profitability and protect the broadband experience for their subscribers.”
“Sandvine’s award-winning Peer-To-Peer Policy Management platform elements have been tested and fully qualified by Octante and provide a key underpinning to our network traffic management solutions capability” said Marcelo Energici , Director of Octante. “Latin American service providers are clamouring for tools that will help them manage file sharing traffic and mitigate the impact of worm attacks. We are very pleased to be working with Sandvine to address this demand.”
Founded in January 2003, Octante Consultores commercializes world class solutions in the areas of broadband business development, network service providers' value added services and emerging technologies. The company's objective is to provide innovative services and products for the telecom, IT and broadband markets. Octante’s principals have held executive positions at the largest and most successful international telecom and IT companies in Chile. http://www.octante.cl/Novedades.htm.
Sandvine’s award-winning network equipment helps broadband service providers characterize what really happens on their networks, enabling policies that improve customer satisfaction, reduce operational costs and improve profitability. Sandvine’s application-aware solutions help service providers take control of P2P traffic, stop the proliferation of destructive worm, DoS and spam traffic and achieve new operational efficiencies. Sandvine products are protecting the Internet experience for millions of broadband subscribers worldwide. To find out more, visit Sandvine online at www.sandvine.com.
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