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October 19, 2006

Arbor Networks Ranked Number 20 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500
Attributes its 11,320% Revenue Growth to Deep-Seated Security Expertise and Commitment to Product Excellence

LEXINGTON, Mass. -- (October 19, 2006) -- Arbor Networks, Inc., a provider of core-to-core network security and operational performance for global business networks, today announced that it ranked Number 20 on Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years, from 20012005. Arbor Networks® grew 11,320% during this period.

"To receive such recognition on a national level for our impressive growth over the past five years is a tribute to the dedication and hard work of our employees," said Arbor Networks CEO Jack Boyle. "We will continue to deliver on our commitment to product innovation in order to provide the critical core-to-core network security and operational performance that businesses and service providers require today. We look forward to delivering on our product roadmap in the coming year and working with our ever-growing customer base to continue to meet their network security needs."

In addition to ranking on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, Arbor Networks ranked 2nd on the New England Technology Fast 50, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in the area. Arbor Networks also previously ranked on the Rising Stars list for 2005, a special designation for the fastest growing technology companies based on revenue growth over three years (20022004).

"Sustaining high revenue growth over five years is an exceptional accomplishment. We commend Arbor Networks for making the commitment to technology and delivering on the promise of market longevity," said Tony Kern, deputy managing principal of Deloitte's Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry practice. We are proud to honor Arbor Networks ranking on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list."

The Fast 500 ranks the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. It is compiled from Deloitte's 16 regional North American Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research. Companies are selected based on percentage revenue growth from 2001 to 2005.

Entrants must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues or devote a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify. Base-year operating revenues must be at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, and current-year operating revenues must be at least $5 million USD or CD. Companies must be in business a minimum of five years, and they must be headquartered within North America.

About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks® delivers core-to-core network security and operational performance for global business networks. Arbor's Network Behavioral Analysis (NBA) solutions are based on the Arbor Peakflow® platform, providing real-time views of network activity enabling organizations to instantly protect against worms, DDoS attacks, insider misuse, and traffic and routing instability as well as segment and harden networks from future threats.

Today, Arbor Networks' customer base is comprised of a broad range of service provider and enterprise customers within a variety of industries spanning the globe, demonstrating the depth and breadth of Arbor Networks security expertise. All rely on the Arbor Peakflow platform to prevent costly downtime, enable network cleanup, and increase customer trust.

To learn more about Arbor Networks, please visit: http://www.arbornetworks.com. And, to learn more about the Arbor Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT) the company's security research arm please visit the ASERT blog: http://asert.arbornetworks.com.

Note to Editors: Arbor Networks and Peakflow are registered trademarks and the Arbor Networks logo is a trademark of Arbor Networks, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Deloitte
Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms, and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is an organization of member firms around the world devoted to excellence in providing professional services and advice, focused on client service through a global strategy executed locally in nearly 150 countries. With access to the deep intellectual capital of approximately 135,000 people worldwide, Deloitte delivers services in four professional areasaudit, tax, consulting and financial advisory servicesand serves more than one-half of the world's largest companies, as well as large national enterprises, public institutions, locally important clients, and successful, fast-growing global growth companies. Services are not provided by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein, and, for regulatory and other reasons, certain member firms do not provide services in all four professional areas.

As a Swiss Verein (association), neither Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu nor any of its member firms has any liability for each other's acts or omissions. Each of the member firms is a separate and independent legal entity operating under the names "Deloitte", "Deloitte & Touche", "Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu", or other related names.

In the United States, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP is the member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and services are provided by the subsidiaries of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP (Deloitte & Touche LLP, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, Deloitte Tax LLP, and their subsidiaries), and not by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP. The subsidiaries of the U.S. member firm are among the nation's leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through nearly 40,000 people in more than 90 cities. Known as an employer of choice for innovative human resources programs, it is dedicated to helping their clients and their people excel. For more information, please visit the U.S. member firm's Web site at www.deloitte.com/us.

Contact:
Jessica Sutera
Lois Paul & Partners for Arbor
781-782-5789
jessica_sutera@lpp.com

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