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Arbor Networks APS Earns Recommended Rating & Highest Score

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, announced that the Arbor Networks APS 2800 on-premise distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection solution earned a “Recommended” rating and the highest Overall Security Effectiveness score in the first ever NSS Labs’ DDoS Prevention Test Report.

A “Recommended” rating from NSS Labs indicates that a product demonstrates outstanding performance and deserves serious consideration from customers. This rating is reserved for only the top performing products, regardless of vendor, market share, size or industry presence. The scope of this particular test includes: Security Effectiveness, Performance, Stability and Reliability and Total Cost of Ownership.

According to NSS Labs, “Many vendors have entered the DDoS prevention marketing in recent years, and their solutions should be evaluated carefully. NSS Labs’ test reports are designed to address the challenges faced by IT professionals in selecting and managing security products.”

Highlights from Arbor Networks APS Test Report include:

  • 100% score for application-layer attacks versus 80% group average
  • 90.8% score for overall attack mitigation
  • Real-world mitigation test

“Businesses today cannot operate without the availability of their networks, services and applications. Availability is the equivalent of electricity today. DDoS attacks now are becoming more prevalent at a time when the consequences continue to rise. As NSS Labs’ rigorous, independent testing shows, Arbor continues to be the market leader, delivering innovative, reliable on-premise DDoS protection to customers around the world,” said Arbor Networks President Matthew Moynahan.

Read the official press release from Arbor Networks here and download a copy of the complete Arbor Networks APS Test Report.

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