Sandvine recognized as one of the best workplaces in Canada for women

WATERLOO, ON, March 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that they have been recognized by Great Places to Work Canada as being one of the Best Workplaces in Canada for Women.

To be eligible for this recognition, organizations had to be Great Place to Work Certified™ in the past year, have a minimum of 50 female employees, and provide a male/female breakdown by job level. Sandvine's female Team Members also had to have a minimum 90% positive response to the statement "I am treated fairly regardless of my gender," as well as demonstrate high levels of workplace trust and involvement in people programs that support women.

One of the people programs which Sandvine was recognized for is "The Women of Sandvine." Each month this group gathers for different how-to workshops and seminars from senior leaders and other professionals who offer guidance and mentorship. Topics covered at these sessions have included leadership, personal branding, powerful presentations, negotiating, healthy living, and emotional intelligence.

In addition to being one of the best workplaces for women, Sandvine has also been regularly recognized as one of the Great Places to Work in Canada. This recognition has been awarded thanks to challenges, opportunities, benefits, and perks which allow Sandvine Team Members to work hard and play hard in the office, and manage their busy lives outside of it.

Sandvine provides flexible working hours which allow the opportunity to balance home and work demands. Maternity leave top-up makes it easier for moms to spend the formative weeks with a new baby. Profit sharing gives Team Members the chance to share in the company's success. And in-house refreshments and games offer the chance to unwind with friends in the office.

"Sandvine is proud to be named as one of the best workplaces in Canada for women. This recognition will provide us with a unique differentiator when attracting top talent to Sandvine in both the Waterloo Region and across the globe," said Dave Caputo, CEO, Sandvine. "Our female Team Members are critical to Sandvine's success. Without their involvement throughout all areas of our business, we would not be able to help our customers build a smarter Internet."

If you are a job seeker looking for the fun, opportunity, and culture of a small company but are ready to build your career on a bigger stage for higher stakes, come join Sandvine. We're like a start up, but all grown up.

ABOUT SANDVINE
Sandvine's network policy control solutions add intelligence to fixed, mobile and converged communications service provider networks, to increase revenue, reduce network costs and improve subscriber quality of experience. Our networking solutions perform end-to-end policy control functions, including traffic classification, policy decision, and enforcement. Deployed as virtualized network functions or on Sandvine's purpose-built hardware, the products provide actionable business insight, and the ability to deploy new consumer and business subscriber services, optimize and secure network traffic, and engage with subscribers.

Sandvine's network policy control solutions are deployed in more than 300 networks in over 100 countries, serving hundreds of millions of data subscribers worldwide. 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 the scope of deployment of Sandvine's products by a specific customer, the potential revenue opportunity with any particular customer or in any market segment, the benefits of Sandvine's products and services to be realized by customers, Sandvine's market position, future opportunities, product development plans and demand for Sandvine's products and services are forward looking statements, as are any statements relating to future events, conditions or circumstances. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve both known and unknown 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. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, changes in internal deployment strategies or plans by specific customers; the growth of broadband internet usage and levels of capital spending on broadband network management systems; the timing of orders and manufacturing lead times; changes in customer order patterns or customer mix; insufficient, excess or obsolete inventory; increased competition in the broadband network equipment industry; dependence on the timely development and market acceptance of new product offerings and standards; rapid technological and market change; manufacturing and sourcing risks including dependence on key suppliers and key technologies; dependence upon indirect channel sales and resellers; factors such as business and economic conditions and growth trends in the broadband network equipment industry and in various geographic regions; dependence upon key intellectual property and the potential for infringement of the intellectual property rights of others; global economic conditions and uncertainties in the geopolitical environment including the impact of regulation related to the internet and the delivery of internet services and export control regulations. Forward-looking statements are based on management's current plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions, and Sandvine does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements should assumptions related to these plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions change, except to the extent required by applicable law.

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For further information: INVESTOR CONTACT: Rick Wadsworth, Sandvine, +1 519 880 2400 ext. 3503, rwadsworth@sandvine.com; MEDIA CONTACT: Dan Deeth, Sandvine, +1 519 880 2232, ddeeth@sandvine.com

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