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NETSCOUT is Revolutionizing Networks at Mobile World Congress 2017

February 27, 2017

The Service Assurance Network Revolution: Smart Data in the Cloud

WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2017-- NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ:NTCT), a leading provider of business assurance, a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions, announced today that at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, it will discuss the increasing importance of service assurance as service providers transition to software-centric networks and automation. At this major industry event, NETSCOUT will share how the Company is helping its customers accelerate, transform, and innovate their network and services.

The introduction of network-function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) is already proving time-consuming, costly and complex for service providers, and the process will only become more challenging amid the explosive growth of the internet of things (IoT) and the advent of commercial 5G networks. The light at the end of the tunnel is a unified air interface capable of provisioning bespoke connectivity for everything from cellular-based IoT systems with minimal capacity requirements to always-on, mission-critical communications systems that absolutely require the ultra-low latency and multi-gigabit capacity of 5G. However, the path to advance this network revolution is fraught with challenges and risks.

As service providers compete on this digital battlefield, NETSCOUT has taken a disruptive pivot to a software-based instrumentation model to support the ongoing sea change in how carrier service providers (CSPs) operate their networks. Providers delivering voice, video and data services over physical, virtual and hybrid networks can ensure service assurance continuity on the journey to the cloud while delivering lower costs, higher intelligence, and a continued carrier-grade experience. This approach foundationally transforms how operators continuously plan, deliver, integrate, test and deploy services and applications. NETSCOUT recently detailed that several leading service providers are deploying NETSCOUT’s InfiniStreamNG® as software that is integrated with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) appliances with a number of others actively evaluating this approach. Other CSPs continue to test and trial NETSCOUT’s virtual InfiniStreamNG solutions as part of their NFV initiatives.

Bruce Kelley, chief technology officer, Service Provider Business at NETSCOUT added, “At NETSCOUT, we truly feel there is a network revolution happening now. With our end-to-end coverage and patented Adaptive Service IntelligenceTM (ASI) Smart Data technology, we are in a unique position to assist our service provider customers to cost-effectively transition their network into the cloud as part of this revolution. Our carrier-grade solutions provide greater intelligence allowing CSPs to accelerate, transform, and innovate their network and their services.”

To be successful, service providers need total visibility into physical, virtual and hybrid environments. NETSCOUT’s ASI Smart Data technology delivers high-definition, end-to-end visibility into control and user plane IP-traffic covering every aspect of your converged or standalone 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, fixed or cable network. Using industry standard APIs, real-time insight can trigger automated responses in support of engineering, operations and customer support business lines. Granular visibility at the system- and sub-system-level provides service assurance in an era of increasingly fast development and operations processes.

To learn how ASI Smart Data leads to smarter decisions across your organization, visit NETSCOUT at: Mobile World Congress, February 27 - March 2 in Barcelona, Spain; Hall 1, Stand 1C40.

Click here to request a meeting with NETSCOUT representatives and take part in the network revolution.


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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Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and other federal securities laws. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release, which are not strictly historical statements, including without limitation, the statements related to the benefits of NETSCOUT’s ASI™ Smart Data technology, constitute forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements due to known and unknown risk, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors. Such factors include slowdowns or downturns in economic conditions generally and in the market for advanced network and service assurance solutions specifically; the volatile foreign exchange environment; the company’s relationships with strategic partners and resellers; dependence upon broad-based acceptance of the company’s network performance management solutions; the presence of competitors with greater financial resources than ours and their strategic response to our products; our ability to retain key executives and employees; lower than expected demand for the company’s products and services; and the ability of NETSCOUT to successfully integrate the merged assets and the associated technology and achieve operational efficiencies. For a more detailed description of the risk factors associated with the company, please refer to the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016 and the company’s subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. NETSCOUT assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release or with respect to the announcements described herein.

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