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LEXINGTON, Mass., January 18, 2005 – Arbor Networks®, a leading provider of network integrity systems, today announced a reseller partnership with Netmarks, Inc., one of Japan’s leading distributors and systems integrators of IP equipment. Under the agreement, Netmarks will provide sales, network design and planning, system integration and support services for Arbor’s Peakflow SP family of products throughout Japan.

“An efficient and reliable network environment is critical for business success. Now more than ever, it is essential to both protect networks from attacks and to optimize traffic,” said Kazuhiko Shirai, executive office of Netmarks. “Arbor Network’s proven solutions have been well-received by service providers. Our customers will benefit from Arbor’s unique protection against zero-day worms and DDoS attacks as well as the ability to visualize and manage network traffic and routing.”

"Arbor Networks is a global market leader; the majority of service providers worldwide are using Arbor to protect their networks against Denial of Service (DOS) attacks," said Tom Schuster, senior vice president and sales and marketing at Arbor Networks. "We are pleased to have a strong partner in Netmarks to develop the early success of Arbor in Japan. Network security is especially important in Japan due to the high development of the triple play applications - broadband IP, TV, and voice-over-IP."

Peakflow SP transforms business planning and operations through its complete view of network-wide traffic and routing data. Peakflow SP learns normal traffic and routing behavior across hundreds of routers and thousands of interfaces. Using this information Peakflow SP notifies network operators of significant changes to the network, whether they are the result of DoS attacks, worms, misconfiguration, equipment failure, or long-term shifts in traffic patterns. With Peakflow SP, network operators can more accurately predict the impact of network growth as well as proposed changes, including the rollout of new applications and services.

About Netmarks Inc.
Netmarks Inc., established in 1997, is a Sumitomo Electric company, a leading network systems integrator providing multi-vendor network solutions and has a large customer base in both enterprise and service providers market. Netmarks provides a wide range of products and services including four main business areas; network integration, security system integration, storage network system integration, and system management outsourcing service. For more information visit Netmarks at http://www.netmarks.co.jp/english/.

About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks’ Peakflow is the most broadly deployed network integrity platform in the world, with over 100 customers that include leading service providers, MSOs in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, the U.S. Department of Defense, and Fortune 500 companies. Arbor’s network integrity systems protect organizations from zero-day security threats such as DDoS attacks and worms, and operational vulnerabilities such as inefficient peering and routing instability. Built upon the proven Peakflow platform, Arbor solutions provide accurate, real-time awareness of behavior across the entire network, enabling organizations to better secure and more efficiently operate their networks. Arbor is headquartered in Lexington, MA, with a research and development office in Ann Arbor, MI and overseas headquarters in London and Beijing. For more information, please visit http://www.arbornetworks.com.

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