WESTFORD, Mass. – Sept. 8, 2014 – NetScout Systems, Inc. has been named as one of Massachusetts' top corporate philanthropists by the Boston Business Journal (BBJ). For the second year in a row, NetScout joins the publication’s list of prestigious organizations that include technology, financial, retail and health care firms who contributed to local nonprofits in 2013. The BBJ’s 2014 Corporate Citizenship Summit is taking place Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, Mass.
- NetScout’s Heart of Giving Program: Founded in July 2010, the Heart of Giving program encourages employees to initiate projects and build volunteer teams to create positive change in their own communities. Efforts include disaster relief, community service projects, non-profit agency support, team volunteer projects and corporate charitable contributions.
- The BBJ’s Ninth Annual Corporate Citizenship Summit: The Corporate Citizenship Summit convenes business leaders on the topics of corporate philanthropy and social responsibility. Top Charitable Contributors and Partners of the Year in areas of philanthropic leadership will be honored, and the CEO Social Leadership award will be presented. For information and registration, please visit their website.
Gale Murray, publisher, Boston Business Journal
- “Even in a region with a long history of corporate generosity, these companies stand out. The Boston Business Journal is honored to highlight their contributions and provide a forum to discuss this important facet of our civic life.”
Michael Szabados, chief operating officer, NetScout
- “Corporate philanthropy is a responsibility on which we place a high priority, and beyond charitable contributions, we support our employees who donate a great deal of time assisting local non-profits. It has become an important part of our corporate culture and we will continue to instill this philosophy across our company as we continue to grow.”
About NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is the market leader in application and network performance management solutions that enable enterprise and service provider organizations to assure the quality of the user experience for business and mobile services. Used by 92 of Fortune 100 organizations and more than 165 service providers worldwide, NetScout’s technology helps these organizations proactively manage service delivery and identify emerging performance problems, helping to quickly resolve issues that cause business disruptions or negatively impact users of information technology. For more information about NetScout, visit www.netscout.com.
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