NETSCOUT Systems Announces Recent Business Wins; Road Runner, ValueWeb, Reed Elsevier, Webhire, The Healthcare Company and Bank of America Take Advantage of NetScout's Solutions

19 Jun 2000
WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 19, 2000--NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT), a global provider of network and application performance management solutions, today announced several business wins within the enterprise, service provider and dot-com marketplace.

Recent wins include: Value Web - a leading web hosting company engaged in hosting over 65,000 Web sites for customers in over 136 countries; Road Runner - a provider of high speed cable Internet services for more than 30 million homes; Reed Elsevier - a world leading online publisher of scientific, legal, and business-to-business information; Webhire - a leading Application Service Provider for Internet Recruiting; HCA - a health care company of 200 hospitals and facilities in 24 states, England and Switzerland; and Bank of America - a global provider of online banking and investing services.

"An increasing number of NetScout's customers are engaged in highly competitive online business," said Anil Singhal, chairman and CEO, NetScout Systems. "Because competition is only a `click' away, they need to ensure responsiveness and reliability for their online customers. Our products help optimize the performance of their e-business transactions through real-time visibility and control."

NetScout's recently announced nGenius(TM) Performance Management System for e-business lets users analyze network and application performance, monitor Web site responsiveness and isolate problem areas throughout the network infrastructure. The company's recent acquisition of NextPoint Networks adds new capabilities in service level management and capacity planning for servers, routers, and frame relay devices. The acquisition will also broaden the nGenius suite of network data sources to include active software agents and network device performance data, in addition to NetScout's real-time, application-aware probes.

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. Further information on the company is available on the World Wide Web at

NetScout is a registered trademark, and the NetScout logo, WebCast, AppScout, and NetScout Manager Plus are trademarks of NetScout Systems, Inc.