WESTFORD, Mass. – September 17, 2013 – NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT) today announced an additional 23 service providers have deployed the nGenius Solution in production networks since November 2011. The nGenius Solution is now deployed in 165 service provider production networks in 48 countries across North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. The nGenius Solution enables service providers to assure service quality, availability and performance, and accelerate the rollouts of next-generation IP services. Increasingly, these operators are leveraging the rich intelligence provided by the nGenius Solution for customer experience management analytics and operational intelligence, enabling a better understanding of usage trends, supporting new service rollouts, optimizing operating environments and identifying innovative new services opportunities. Over the past five years, NetScout has seen tremendous growth within the service provider market, achieving new deployments in all segments including wireless, wireline, cable/multi-system (MSOs) and satellite operators. NetScout’s global service provider deployments include 48 operators in North America, 39 in Europe, 14 in the Middle East and Africa, 19 in Latin America and 45 in Asia Pacific. Since October 2012, NetScout has increased its deployments in the cable/MSO and Satellite segment by three-times to 15 operators globally. NetScout technology is widely deployed in mobile operator networks including every North American wireless operator, and a significant number of tier-one operators across the globe. Some highlights of NetScout’s mobile operator deployments include:
- More than 100 mobile networks deployed globally
- 22 LTE production deployments globally, with eight in North America
- More than 20 LTE active trial deployments globally
- 10 tier-one operator multi-country deployments
- 20 deployments across provinces in China
“NetScout continues to gain strong traction and has delivered impressive growth and new customer deployments in the service provider segment. In the past three years, NetScout has achieved a remarkable position in the service provider service assurance market and is a leading supplier of IP probe solutions to support next generation services,” said Patrick Kelly, research director, Analysys Mason. “With the continued growth in IP network deployments, migration to LTE, the upcoming roll-out of VoLTE, and the increasing importance of subscriber analytics, NetScout is well positioned to continue its impressive growth in this segment.” As service delivery networks continue to evolve to support real-time rich media, entertainment and broadband services, business users and consumers have high expectations for their network experience and are demanding faster access with higher reliability and service quality. NetScout provides a highly scalable Unified Service Delivery Management framework to deliver unprecedented real-time and historical analysis and reporting for complex multi-service IP networks. The nGenius Solution helps operators increase subscriber value and deliver a better user experience. Rich analytics and operational intelligence enables them to understand service and device usage trends, make better business decisions and improve the profitability of services delivered. “Today’s announcement demonstrates our strong presence and increasing relevance in the service provider market segment. Our focused technology vision and unique dual-market strategy has enabled NetScout to address the needs of service provider and enterprise customers, which has fueled faster than the market growth in both segments,” said Steven Shalita, vice president, marketing for NetScout. “Service Providers continue to focus on addressing increasing competitive pressures, coupled with dramatic changes in technology and subscriber demands for rich real-time services with a consistent experience regardless of how or where they are connecting. NetScout enables mobile, wireline and cable/MSO operators to establish a proactive service delivery management strategy that directly supports strategic initiatives designed to deliver an exceptional user experience, maximize subscriber value and achieve higher customer retention.” Building on the company’s history of continuous innovation and evolution of packet-flow technology, the nGenius Solution analyzes both data plane and control plane traffic to reveal how network, application and critical service enablers such as DNS, DHCP, user authentication and billing interconnects affect overall service quality, availability and performance. With the nGenius Solution, the task of managing complex end-to-end service delivery environments is dramatically simplified and automated, empowering operations staff to proactively identify root cause, triage and resolve more issues independently. This provides operators with consistent and actionable insight into service performance allowing them to optimize their operating environment and assure the subscriber experience. About NetScout Systems, Inc. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT) is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. For 29 years, NetScout has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence enabling unified assurance of the network, applications and users. These solutions enable IT staff to predict, preempt and resolve network and service delivery problems while facilitating the optimization and capacity planning of the network infrastructure. NetScout nGenius® and Sniffer® solutions are deployed at more than 20,000 of the world’s largest enterprises, government agencies, and more than 165 service providers, on over one million physical and 2,000 virtual network segments to assure the network, applications, and service delivery to their users and customers. For more information about NetScout go to http://www.netscout.com.