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Sandvine launches routing efficiency dashboard

Business Intelligence for reduced transit costs and increased quality of experience

WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC; AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced the launch of its Routing Efficiency Dashboard, the latest dashboard in its Network Analytics library. Sandvine's Routing Efficiency Dashboard provides a detailed look into the costly routing and transit links and interconnect relationships that affect operational expenses on fixed and mobile networks.

The Routing Efficiency Dashboard highlights high-demand traffic using high-cost transit links, allowing communication service providers to reroute traffic toward more appropriate routes such as private peering. Identifying the most efficient links for high-demand traffic creates an immediate cost savings and helps ensure a consistent quality of experience for subscribers. Operators can also measure the quality of links based on their ability to carry rich media and consequently make routing decisions based on quality.

"Sandvine's Network Analytics product has been instrumental in highlighting business-critical application and quality metrics on our network," Harris Miller, Director of Network Services, EATEL. "As a family company, EATEL prides itself on delivering top applications like YouTube, Skype and Netflix at the highest quality to our subscribers across Louisiana."

"Large CSPs have many complex peering and transit arrangements and their Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) designates the best available routes for subscriber traffic.  Linking route-knowledge to application, cost and quality is an essential part of optimizing network operations, reducing costs and improving subscriber quality of experience," said Don Bowman, CTO, Sandvine.  "Sandvine's Routing Efficiency Dashboard paints a bullseye on the inefficient and over-worked transit links so CSPs can manage their investments to enhance network performance and increase quality of experience for subscribers."

The Routing Efficiency Dashboard is one of many executive dashboards in Sandvine's Network Analytics library. Sandvine's Network Analytics is a comprehensive business intelligence tool that analyzes network traffic and performance to help gain insight into network trends and subscriber usage.

For more information visit Sandvine at Broadband Traffic Management Latin America, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 27-28, 2012 or www.sandvine.com

EATEL has been a Sandvine customer since 2005.

ABOUT EATEL
EATEL was the first company in Louisiana to provide phone, Internet and TV over an all-fiber network that offers a broad array of integrated digital services. EATEL recently launched its new TV service, LightWave TV, which provides advanced features such as Multi-Room DVR, remote DVR scheduling and more HD channels. Founded in 1935, EATEL recently entered its 77th year as a service provider and business leader in the Ascension and Livingston Parishes. To learn more about EATEL, visit www.eatel.com.

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 wireless 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 which are not historical facts constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-looking statements") and are made pursuant to the "safe harbour" provisions of such laws. Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Sandvine's products are forward looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties 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.

SOURCE Sandvine Incorporated

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