2017 Annual Report

Netscout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT)

Regardless of whether we are at home, at the office or on the go, we live in an increasingly connected world. As a result, we expect uninterrupted connectivity ― to business applications that help us do our jobs, to websites that make it easier for us to buy and sell a myriad of products and services as well as stay informed and entertained, to devices and apps that enable us to communicate, play and socialize with one another ... Sophisticated, ever-evolving networks are at the heart of making our connected world possible. As the volume of network traffic surges and the number of connected devices grows, NETSCOUT technology is playing an important role in ensuring the efficiency, reliability and security of the world's largest and most complex networks, and the applications and services that are delivered over them.

NETSCOUT's portfolio of service assurance, cybersecurity and business intelligence solutions deliver true business assurance, enabling leading service providers and enterprises to effectively and efficiently monitor, manage and protect their networks. The Company's market-leading products continuously monitor state-of-the-art technology infrastructures to optimize network performance, deliver high-quality applications and services, protect the network against attack, gain insight into the end-user experience and make smarter, faster and more informed business and technology decisions. With our patented Adaptive Service Intelligenceâ„¢ (ASI) at the core of our expanding product portfolio, customers instantly convert network traffic into the actionable intelligence required to maximize network reliability, quickly troubleshoot issues that compromise service quality, and effectively identify and resolve potential security threats. As a result, NETSCOUT is well positioned to help customers around the globe drive compelling returns on their infrastructure investments, advance their digital transformation initiatives with confidence and ultimately support today's increasingly connected world.