NETSCOUT Announces Second Annual Conference for nGenius Performance Management Solution Users

27 Aug 2003

'Partners in Performance' Event to Showcase Best Practices Using NetScout's Newest nGenius Product Releases

WESTFORD, Mass., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NetScout Systems (Nasdaq: NTCT) today announced the second annual NetScout User Forum conference, scheduled for October 6-8, 2003 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. "Partners in Performance - Putting CDM(TM) Technology to Work" will explore how companies and agencies can eliminate expensive tool clutter and gain a comprehensive view of global network and application performance through a common model for performance data.

The three-day conference will highlight both technical and networking events aimed at bringing together many of NetScout's premier customers from multiple industries including government, energy, telecommunications, transportation, financial services and manufacturing.

The event will include a look at next steps for NetScout's CDM Architecture, demonstrations of new nGenius(R) product features, discussions on best practices, customer case studies, technical panels and technical training labs.

"This conference will present focused information and practical advice for NetScout customers preparing to take advantage of our newly-released products and CDM Architecture," said June Nugent, director of knowledge resources for NetScout Systems. "We are proudly leading this next phase of network management with new and better options for integrating performance information and reducing tool clutter. This conference will showcase our first implementations of nGenius(R) Performance Manager 2.0 and share best practices for meeting today's IT challenges with our nGenius solution."

To register for the conference, please visit An "early-bird" registration discount is in effect through September 15.

About the NetScout User Forum

The NetScout User Forum is a company-sponsored, customer-led group that focuses on the best use of NetScout products worldwide. It assists NetScout users with maximizing the benefits of their nGenius solutions to manage the performance and costs of their mission-critical applications and networks. The Forum is free for all current users of NetScout products, and offers discussion groups, educational seminars and technical briefs, as well as Web- based exchange of information and events.

About NetScout Systems, Inc.

NetScout Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTCT) is a market leader and pioneer of integrated network performance management products that unify performance across the enterprise. NetScout's nGenius(R) Performance Management System is helping more than 3000 leading companies increase their return on infrastructure investments by optimizing the performance of networks and applications according to business priorities. NetScout is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts and has offices worldwide. Further information is available at

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