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NETSCOUT Earns Monitoring & Analytics Innovation Award at ONUG Fall 2017

November 02, 2017

vSCOUT, nGeniusOne, and nGeniusPULSE Proof-of-Concept Demonstrates Cloud Smarter Approach for Meeting Enterprise IT Needs

WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2017-- NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of business assurance, a powerful combination of service assurance and security assurance solutions, today announced it has been recognized as a winner of the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) Fall 2017 Innovation Awards for Monitoring and Analytics.

The solutions were judged by Stephen Collins, Principal Analyst of ACG Research, Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst at 451 Research, and Zeus Kerravala, Founder and Principal Analyst of ZK Research for the ONUG Right Stuff Innovation Awards in the “Monitoring & Analytics” category at the ONUG Fall 2017 conference, a top industry event that brings together business leaders and technology experts from the networking community.

NETSCOUT’s industry-leading hybrid IT multi-cloud and container services, consisting of a vSCOUTTM, nGeniusONE® and nGeniusPULSETM proof-of-concept (PoC), met the stringent ONUG Monitoring & Analytics Guidelines set by a working group of enterprise IT leaders, vendors, and cloud/service providers.

“NETSCOUT’s selection as an ONUG Innovation Award winner is a clear validation of our thought leadership and commitment to developing solutions that address the needs of enterprise IT users,” stated Paul Barrett, chief technology officer for Enterprise, NETSCOUT. “Our Cloud Smarter approach allows IT organizations to achieve full visibility into their applications and services, helping them to seamlessly migrate to the cloud.”

NETSCOUT’s winning PoC relies on wire data to monitor applications across all of an enterprise’s technologies. The NETSCOUT solution simplifies the hybrid, multi-cloud monitoring strategy, while at the same time reducing tool sprawl and total-cost-of-ownership. It also alleviates the skilled staffing shortage that is typically associated with monitoring these new environments and technologies.

The ONUG Innovation Awards are designed to encourage innovative solutions in software-defined security, and monitoring and analytics that encompass on- and off-premises hosted workloads. Award winners were chosen by a panel of independent industry analysts who scored each solution based on criteria established by the user community and included in published guidelines.


NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) is a leading provider of business assurance – a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions – for today’s most demanding service provider, enterprise and government networks. NETSCOUT’s Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology continuously monitors the service delivery environment to identify performance issues and provides insight into network-based security threats, helping teams to quickly resolve issues that can cause business disruptions or impact user experience. NETSCOUT delivers unmatched service visibility and protects the digital infrastructure that supports our connected world. To learn more, visit or follow @NETSCOUT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

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Donna Candelori, +1-408-571-5226
Director, Corporate Communications

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