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Announcing the NETSCOUT Edition of OptiView XG with a Network Health Dashboard and Enhanced Reporting


Date: Wednesday October 12, 2016

Portable analyzer extends the power of nGeniusONE into wireless and remote sites offering best practices for discovery and troubleshooting

WESTFORD, Mass., October 12, 2016NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of business assurance, a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions, today announced the NETSCOUT edition of the OptiView® XG network analysis tablet with a new customizable dashboard, enhanced reporting and integration with the NETSCOUT nGeniusONE® Service Assurance platform. NETSCOUT’s portable analyzer provides infrastructure diagnostics for both wireless and wired LANs.

“The OptiView XG has long held an industry-wide reputation as the most trusted tool for troubleshooting remote locations,” said Michael Szabados, chief operating officer, NETSCOUT.  “This new release, which includes a variety of notable, timely enhancements, makes the OptiView XG an ideal wireless companion to nGeniusONE, allowing IT professionals to diagnose and troubleshoot in the field from the user perspective and gain a consistent view across their wireless and wired infrastructures. This powerful, portable tool enables network and field engineers to diagnose and fix problems faster, and ensure the security and performance of the wireless infrastructure.”

Enhancements to the OptiView XG network analyzer include a new dashboard with critical network health data, giving network engineers instant insight into the health of their network infrastructure and vital network paths. The OptiView XG’s Notification Center delivers product-related notifications directly to the user, simplifying the user experience by providing valuable tips for solving specific network issues.  Enhanced reporting functionality when integrated with nGeniusONE makes it easy to collaboratively troubleshoot.

“Network engineers have come to rely on the OptiView XG as their preferred WLAN and network infrastructure analyzer,” stated Michael Pennacchi, owner, Network Protocol Specialists. “With these latest enhancements to this best-in-class tool, NETSCOUT enables engineers to automate the analysis of wired and wireless network infrastructure problems, helping to eliminate shoot-from-the-hip troubleshooting practices. By offering first-of-its kind best practices for wireless and remote sites, the OptiView XG effectively supports team collaboration, speeds up problem isolation and creates reports that ultimately save time and money.”

The OptiView XG delivers critical benefits, such as:

  • Enabling comprehensive 802.11ac WLAN lifecycle management including planning, deployment, troubleshooting, and security;
  • Helping accelerate the identification and isolation of wired and wireless network infrastructure-related performance issues;
  • Automating and combining a variety of network troubleshooting functions that help improve accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness of the user;
  • Reducing escalations by putting network troubleshooting insight into the hands of front-line engineers; and
  • Gaining a cohesive, consistent approach to monitoring and troubleshooting across wireless and wired infrastructures when integrated with the market-leading nGeniusONE Service Assurance platform that is trusted by thousands of enterprises around the globe to ensure service delivery, optimize network performance and deliver critical insights into the end user experience.

To learn more about the OptiView XG, click here.

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About NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC.

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) is a leading provider of business assurance – a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions – for today’s most demanding service provider, enterprise and government networks. NETSCOUT’s Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology continuously monitors the service delivery environment to identify performance issues and provides insight into network-based security threats, helping teams to quickly resolve issues that can cause business disruptions or impact user experience. NETSCOUT delivers unmatched service visibility and protects the digital infrastructure that supports our connected world. To learn more, visit www.netscout.com or follow @NETSCOUT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

Safe Harbor

Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and other federal securities laws. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release, which are not strictly historical statements, including without limitation, the statements related to the critical benefits of the OptiView XG, constitute forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements due to known and unknown risk, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors. Such factors include slowdowns or downturns in economic conditions generally and in the market for advanced network and service assurance solutions specifically; the volatile foreign exchange environment; the Company’s relationships with strategic partners and resellers; dependence upon broad-based acceptance of the Company’s network performance management solutions; the presence of competitors with greater financial resources than ours and their strategic response to our products; our ability to retain key executives and employees; lower than expected demand for the Company’s products and services; and the ability of NetScout to successfully integrate the merged assets and the associated technology and achieve operational efficiencies. For a more detailed description of the risk factors associated with the Company, please refer to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016 and the Company’s subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. NetScout assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release or with respect to the announcements described herein.

©2016 NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. All rights reserved. NETSCOUT, the NETSCOUT logo, Guardians of the Connected World, Adaptive Service Intelligence, InfiniStream, InfiniStreamNG, nGenius, nGeniusONE and OptiView XG are registered trademarks or trademarks of NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

Donna Candelori

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC.

Phone: +1.408.571.5226


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