NETSCOUT Systems Announces Recent Business Wins

19 Jul 2000
Deutsche Bank, Bass Hotels, Lockheed Martin, Siemens Medical, Gap Inc., Compaq Computers and Allegheny Energy Take Advantage of NetScout's Solutions

WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2000-- NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT), the leader in real-time network and application performance management, today announced several new and repeat business wins in a broad range of industries engaged in e-business. Recent wins include:

Deutsche Bank - one of the world's largest financial institutions and a global leader in asset management, capital markets, corporate finance, custody, cash management and private banking; Bass Hotels and Resorts - hospitality pioneer of over 2,700 hotels including Holiday Inn®, Crowne Plaza®, and Inter-Continental®; Lockheed Martin - world leader of space, aeronautics and technology services with sales surpassing $25 billion; Siemens Medical Systems, Inc. - U.S. leader in advanced medical technology with nearly 4,500 employees; Gap Inc. - a global retail and on-line clothier, with over 110,000 employees and more than 2,900 stores worldwide; Compaq Computer Corporation - the largest supplier of computing systems in the world in more than 200 countries; Allegheny Energy - national provider of electricity, gas and energy services, with approximately 5,000 employees and three million customers in the United States. ''We are pleased with the continued acceptance of our solutions by leading companies such as these that demonstrate leadership and innovation in their respective industries,'' said Anil Singhal, chairman and CEO, NetScout Systems. ''Our relationships with new and existing clients are vital to the success of NetScout. Our goal is to be the leading vendor these companies rely on for end-to-end network performance management throughout the life of their e-business.''

NetScout's nGenius(TM) Performance Management System for e-business delivers one stop shopping for customers' network performance management needs. nGenius lets users analyze network and application performance, monitor website responsiveness and isolate problem areas throughout the network infrastructure. With the recent acquisition of NextPoint Networks, nGenius adds new capabilities in application service level management based on end-user experience and capacity planning on both network and device utilization trends. The NetScout solution draws from the widest range of data sources - from real-time, application-aware probes to network devices and active agents, providing a system-wide view into the performance of the network.

About NetScout Systems, Inc.

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT) is a leading provider of network and application performance management solutions. NetScout's solutions ensure e-business applications stay up and running at optimum performance through real-time, system-wide visibility and actionable information for fault isolation. NetScout's products are deployed worldwide in industries such as e-commerce, finance, healthcare, government, manufacturing and others. NetScout serves approximately half of the Fortune 500 and counts among its customers 3M Corporation, AT&T, Datek Online, Brystol-Myers Squibb,, Webhire, Intel Online, Fidelity Investments, Xerox and Sun Microsystems.

NetScout's unique Application Flow Management (AFM) technology collects and presents the rich set of application and web traffic information via NetScout's application-aware instrumentation and reporting and analysis software. Headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts, NetScout has approximately 250 employees and offices in North America, Europe and Asia.