Adelphia Battles Malicious Net Traffic

Stump, Matt
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/9/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p27
The article reports that Adelphia Communications Corp. is launching network-security software from Sandvine Inc. to cut down the amount of malicious traffic to its high-speed data subscribers, as of January 9, 2005. Sandvine provides deep-packet inspection tools so operators can tell exactly what traffic is crossing their networks. Cutting down on malicious traffic has a direct benefit not only in terms of subscriber satisfaction, it also reduces the number of service calls to customer-service representatives.


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