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NETSCOUT expands its Cloud Offering with the Introduction of nGeniusPULSE

Date: Tuesday November 1, 2016

24×7 Service Level Agreement Testing of Cloud-based Services for Successful Migration of Mission-Critical Applications  

WESTFORD, Mass., November 1, 2016 – NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of business assurance – a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions, today announced the expansion of its service assurance solutions for hybrid and public cloud computing environments with the introduction of nGenius®PULSE.

Larger enterprises have been running virtualized, private cloud environments successfully for years and have depended on NETSCOUT’s nGeniusONE® Service Assurance platform to protect the performance of their mission-critical, customer-affecting business services. These same organizations have been migrating applications and select parts of their IT services to hosted cloud services and software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers.  However, their ability to accelerate this migration has been limited to date because they have lacked solutions that would provide the necessary visibility to monitor the performance of these services, and more effectively prevent and resolve outages.

“Public cloud services afford flexible computing and cost structures for the business, but they traditionally come with a loss of visibility and control for many IT organizations,” said Jim Duffy, senior analyst, Networking, 451 Research. “The addition of nGeniusPULSE to the nGeniusONE platform gives NETSCOUT customers the ability to measure service levels and quickly resolve problems.”

“NETSCOUT’s customers not only understand the importance of visibility from their private cloud experience with nGeniusONE, they consider it an imperative as they increasingly look at how they move  customer-impacting applications to the cloud,” said Michael Szabados, chief operating officer, NETSCOUT.  “The combination of nGeniusPULSE with the nGenius platform, with its ability to test cloud-based services for availability, responsiveness, and adherence to service levels, gives enterprise IT leaders the actionable insight to migrate with confidence. Only NETSCOUT is providing pervasive visibility for application service assurance across the diverse combinations of private, hybrid, SaaS and public cloud architectures enterprises are deploying today.”

nGeniusPULSE performs synthetic testing for the monitoring of SaaS, cloud-hosted, on-premise applications, voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services and network health to identify current and potential connectivity and performance problems. By simulating user interactions with an application via nGeniusPULSE, IT staff can produce reports of cloud and SaaS services that can be shared with providers to ensure availability and high-quality delivery of these applications, thereby collaboratively achieving service level agreement (SLA) compliance.

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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 benefits of nGeniusPulse, including using the solution to monitor service levels, quickly resolve problems and provide pervasive visibility for application service assurance across different architectures, 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 and nGeniusONE 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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