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NETSCOUT Teams up with Habitat for Humanity for Playhouse Project

February 11, 2011

Computer Technology Employees Roll Up Their Sleeves to Support Local Children's Organizations

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetScout(R) Systems, Inc. today announced that employees from the company's San Jose site are teaming up with Habitat for Humanity Silicon Valley for its Playhouse Project. On Saturday, Feb. 12, approximately 25 NetScout employees and executives will arm themselves with hammers, power saws and paint brushes to build playhouses, which will be donated to local organizations that serve children. The NetScout team will undertake all aspects of construction from basic framing to assembly, roofing and painting.

"NetScout employees have a history of supporting the Silicon Valley community and giving generously of their time and money to worthy causes such as Habitat for Humanity and its Playhouse Project," said Ken Boyd, NetScout CIO and lead executive of the San Jose site. "It's gratifying to see the enthusiasm for this and other corporate giving projects from the NetScout family."

What: NetScout teams up with Habitat for Humanity Silicon Valley for its Playhouse Project

When: February 12, 2011 from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Where: Habitat for Humanity warehouse, 513 Valley Way, Bldg. 2, Milpitas, Calif., 95035

About NetScout Corporate Giving and Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity has been selected by NetScout as a recipient of its corporate giving program. Over the past three years, NetScout donated $140,000, which was divided among the local divisions of Habitat for Humanity where NetScout has site presence.

NetScout continues its corporate sponsorship this year with a donation gift and volunteer employees for the Silicon Valley Playhouse Project. NetScout is contributing toward Habitat for Humanity's goal of constructing 50 playhouses planned by the end of 2011.

Habitat for Humanity Playhouse Project Details

Now in its second year, the Habitat for Humanity Silicon Valley Playhouse Project has donated playhouses to organizations including the Ronald McDonald House, InnVision, Community Solutions, Rebekah's Children's Services, Chamberlain Children's Center and the YWCA. In addition to supporting local children's organizations, proceeds from the playhouse project are helping to fund the building of affordable homes for low-income families in Santa Clara County. In 2011, Habitat for Humanity Silicon Valley is celebrating 25 years of transforming families and strengthening communities in Santa Clara County. With the help of volunteers, Habitat has build 50 homes since 1986 and is increasing building capacity in the coming years through programs like the Playhouse Project.

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 26 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(R) and Sniffer(R) solutions are deployed at more than 20,000 of the world's largest enterprises, government agencies, and more than 130 service providers, on over 740,000 network segments to assure the network, applications, and service delivery to their users and customers.

More information about NetScout is available at

NetScout, nGenius, InfiniStream and Sniffer are registered trademarks of NetScout Systems, Inc.

SOURCE: NetScout Systems, Inc.

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