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NETSCOUT Unveils Application and Network Performance Blog

March 01, 2006

Mar 01, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetScout Systems, Inc.

When: March 1, 2006

What: Application and network performance management vendor NetScout Systems today launched the Performance Zone CTO blog. For the past several weeks, NetScout's Chief Technology Officer Bruce Kelley Jr. has been posting his thoughts on the application and network performance management space in the blog at http://www.netscoutblog.com/.

Why: With more than twenty years of network management industry experience, Kelley has extensive expertise to draw from while discussing application and network performance trends, news and best practices. As NetScout's CTO, Kelley works directly with Fortune 1000 customers to help set the company's strategic technology direction, and will use these frequent interactions to provide insight to the blog's readers.

The key objectives of the Performance Zone are:

  • To serve as a resource for anyone interested in the management of application performance over enterprise and service provider networks, by sharing Kelley's knowledge as a longtime innovator in the space.
  • To establish an open channel of communication between a senior NetScout executive and its customers, partners and the media, fostering a dialogue on various issues impacting network and application performance management for large enterprises and service providers.
  • Examples of current posts on the Performance Zone include:

  • A common mistake made by IT professionals when implementing network management systems, and
  • The increase in next generation network and MPLS deployments in the enterprise market.

Who: Bruce Kelley joined NetScout in 2000, following its acquisition of NextPoint Networks, which he co-founded in 1996. As NextPoint's CTO he led the development of service level management and application performance products that won numerous industry awards, including Best of Show at Interop. Prior to NextPoint, Kelley held various engineering positions at Digital Equipment Corporation from 1982 to 1996, including the prestigious Consultant Software Engineer position and the post of Technical Director within Digital's Network Management Engineering Group. Kelley is also the recipient of two patents in network and performance management.

Where: http://www.netscoutblog.com/. NetScout invites you to read and subscribe to the Performance Zone's RSS feed on the site.

Bruce Kelley and other NetScout executives are available for comment on a variety of industry issues found on the blog. If you would like to arrange an interview or for more information, please contact the contact information below.

About NetScout Systems

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT) is a market leader and pioneer of integrated network and application performance management products and solutions that unify performance across the enterprise. NetScout's nGenius Performance Management System is helping more than 3,000 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 http://www.netscout.com.

NetScout and the NetScout logo, nGenius, and Quantiva are registered trademarks of NetScout Systems, Inc. The CDM logo, MasterCare, Progressive Analytics and the MasterCare logo are trademarks of NetScout Systems, Inc. Other brands, product names and trademarks are property of their respective owners. NetScout reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to make changes at any time in its technical information and specifications, and service and support programs.

SOURCE: NetScout Systems, Inc.

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