Infobox_Company | company_name = Allot Communications
company_type = Public (nasdaq|ALLT)
foundation = 1996
revenue = $34.1 million USD
num_employees = 250
Hod Hasharon, Israel
CEO: Rami Hadar
products = Networking
homepage = [http://www.allot.com/ www.allot.com] |
About the Company
Allot Communications (Nasdaq: ALLT), is a provider of intelligent IP service optimization solutions for
service providers, carriers and enterprises. Allot solutions use deep packet inspection (DPI) technology to change broadbandpipes into smart networksoffering complete network visibility, application control and subscriber management. The goal of this is to provide a straight forward way for companies to track and manage subscribers and throttle application usage. Allot offers the following product lines:
traffic managementdevices [AC-400; AC-800; AC-1000 and AC-2500 series] that control network visablilty
GUIfor centralized management of all network traffic and tracking activity
*Service Gateway carrier class, 25 Gbit/s, open DPI-based platform.The Service Gateway can perform filtering of
internetpackets, Quality of service control, parental control(URL filtering) and collecting records for real-time charging or offline usage-based charging. In addition, the Service Gateway and NetEnforcer can forge TCP RST packets to forcibly terminate P2P connections [Allot Summary (RFP response) [http://www.educause.net/elements/attachments/rfi/rfi_1/Allot_summary.pdf] ] .
ManagementPlatform (SMP) offering per-subscriber visibility and control of broadbandservices
Allot partners with other companies to provide networking solutions to businesses.
Current Allot partnerships and alliances include:
Alvarion, Amdocs, Aperto Networks, Avaya, Bridgewater Systems, Computer Associates, Citrix, First Network Group Inc., FTS, Extreme Networks, Juniper Networks, Navini Networks, Motorola Canopy, Oracle, RODOPI, Tropos Networks and Trendium.
Current customers using Allot devices to block or filter P2P file sharing include Optus of Australia [ Optus + Skyedge IP [http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies-archive.cfm/582743.html] ] , and Virgin Media of the UK [Virgin Media rubbishes P2P throttling rumours [http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/06/23/virgin_media_application_throttling_denial/] ] .
The Allot NetEnforcer is also used to block Skype [Block Skype [http://blog.tmcnet.com/blog/tom-keating/skype/block-skype.asp] ] .
Shareholder lawsuits are pending against Allot [KGS Announces That a Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Allot Communications Ltd. [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_pwwi/is_200705/ai_n19046992] ] alleging that the officers and directors made misleading statements in the IPO registration statements.
*1996: Michael Shurman and Yigal Jacoby co-founded Allot Communications under the laws of the State of
Israel. Today Yigal Jacoby serves as Chairmanof the Board of Directors.
*2006: Rami Hadar appointed President and
Chief Executive Officer.
*2006: Allot becomes a
public companywith shares traded on the NasdaqGlobal Market under the ticker symbol “ALLT”.
*Headquarters: Hod Hasharon,
*Revenue (2006): $34.1 million
US dollarsin 2006
* [http://allot.com Allot Communications]
* [http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=ALLT Allot on Yahoo Finance]
* [http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB118539378185077799-_qLXLcFsudRFmfMpwUNXgdguaao_20070828.html?mod=tff_main_tff_top "A Question of Priorities" - Allot in an article on The Wallstreet Journal]
* [http://www.redherring.com/Home/21541 "Mobile Carriers Gird to Battle VoIP" - Article on Redherring]
* [http://www.cable360.net/cable-tec/newsroom/24230.html Cable360.net - Allot Unveils DPI-based Service Gateway]
* [http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-06-2006/0004427730&EDATE= Article on PR Newswire]
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