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NETSCOUT Skis for Special Olympics' Celebrity Winterfest for Fifth Consecutive Year

February 29, 2012

Company to Host Opening Dinner Reception; Employees to Compete in Special Ski Event in Support of Over 17,000 Athletes with Developmental Disabilities

WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 29, 2012-- NetScout® Systems, Inc. today announced its participation in the Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada Celebrity Winterfest to be held March 2-4, 2012, in Incline Village, Nevada. In addition to providing a corporate ski team for the fifth consecutive year, NetScout is hosting the opening “Let the Games Begin” dinner reception on Friday where the corporate teams will meet celebrity skiers and Special Olympics athletes, while guests will have an opportunity to bid on silent auction packages. On Saturday, March 3, the team of eight NetScout employees will participate in the Celebrity Winterfest Giant Slalom Ski Race, competing against other participating companies in a fun-filled event at Diamond Peak Ski Resort. Each corporate team, along with a celebrity skier and special athlete, will be racing in support of the over 17,000 individuals across Northern California and Nevada diagnosed with developmental disabilities.


    Celebrity Winterfest for Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada


7:00 pm PST Friday, March 2, 2012 for the Let the Games Begin Welcome Reception

9:30 am PST Saturday, March 3, 2012 for the Ski Competition

9:00 am PST Sunday, March 4, 2012, for the chilly water Polar Plungefest



Reception - Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe, 100 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, Nevada 89451

Ski Event – Diamond Peak Ski Resort, 1210 Ski Way, Incline Village, Nevada 89451



Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada is a free year-round sports training and competition program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. More than 17,000 athletes compete in 197 competitions throughout the regions in 12 sports. This requires the extraordinary support and time of 16,400 volunteers and volunteer coaches. Programs are free to all eligible athletes. Financial support comes almost exclusively from individuals, organizations, corporations, and foundations.

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 27 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® and Sniffer® solutions are deployed at more than 20,000 of the world’s largest enterprises, government agencies, and more than 148 service providers, on over one million physical and 2,000 virtual network segments to assure the network, applications, and service delivery to their users and customers. For more information about NetScout, go to

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Source: NetScout Systems, Inc.

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