-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, J1MbVolXHoDjY7ETFnr3F7PAm3CpWMb64OZOixZfV1BpP4v0vb/XkPI365kVo5eP QXz1ND98dE8upYVlRQlkfA== 0001157523-08-003599.txt : 20080501 0001157523-08-003599.hdr.sgml : 20080501 20080501162505 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001157523-08-003599 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 2 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20080430 ITEM INFORMATION: Results of Operations and Financial Condition ITEM INFORMATION: Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers ITEM INFORMATION: Financial Statements and Exhibits FILED AS OF DATE: 20080501 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20080501 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: NETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001078075 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN [7373] IRS NUMBER: 042837575 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0331 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 000-26251 FILM NUMBER: 08795070 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 4 TECHNOLOGY PARK DR CITY: WESTFORD STATE: MA ZIP: 01886 BUSINESS PHONE: 9786144000 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 4 TECHNOLOGY PARK DRIVE CITY: WESTFORD STATE: MA ZIP: 01886 8-K 1 a5674423.htm NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., 8-K

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 30, 2008

 

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

0000-26251

 

04-2837575

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

310 Littleton Road

Westford, Massachusetts

 

01886

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)
 

(978) 614-4000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Item 2.02.     Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

The following information and the Exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

On May 1, 2008, NetScout Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release regarding its financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, its expectations of future performance and its intention to hold a conference call regarding these topics. The Company's press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 5.02.     Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

In connection with the acquisition of Network General Central Corporation by the Company on November 1, 2007 and pursuant to the previously disclosed Stockholders Agreement, dated as of September 19, 2007, by and among the Company, Silver Lake Partners, L.P. (“Silver Lake”) and TPG Starburst IV, LLC (“TPG”) entered into in connection with such acquisition, the Company elected, as the designee of Silver Lake, Kenneth Y. Hao as a class I director whose term would expire at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2009 and, as the designee of TPG, Bryan Taylor as a class III director whose term would expire at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2008.

On April 30, 2008, Mr. Taylor informed the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) that he would not stand for re-election at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held in September 2008 and was therefore resigning from the Board effective as of immediately after such Annual Meeting, and Mr. Hao informed the Board that he was resigning from the Board effective as of immediately after such Annual Meeting.

Item 9.01.     Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits.

     The Company hereby furnishes the following exhibit:

     99.1 Press release dated May 1, 2008.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC.

 

 

 

By:

/s/ David P. Sommers

David P. Sommers

Chief Financial Officer and

Senior Vice President, General Operations

 
 

Date:

May 1, 2008


Exhibit Index

Exhibit Number

 

Description

99.1

Press release dated May 1, 2008.

EX-99.1 2 a5674423-ex991.htm EXHIBIT 99.1

Exhibit 99.1

NetScout Systems Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year-End 2008

Affirms 2009 Outlook

Fourth Quarter GAAP Revenue up 111% Year-over-Year
Fourth Quarter Non-GAAP Revenue up 134% Year-over-Year
Following the Acquisition of Network General

WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NetScout Systems, Inc.

  Q4 FY 2008   FY 2008
GAAP   Non-GAAP   GAAP   Non-GAAP
Revenue $57.7 million $64.0 million $169.0 million $181.6 million
Net income (loss) ($4.9) million $4.8 million ($2.1) million $17.5 million
Earnings (loss) per share   ($0.13)   $0.12   ($0.06)   $0.48

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT), an industry pacesetter for advanced network and service assurance solutions, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2008.

Total GAAP revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2008 was $57.7 million. Non-GAAP revenue for the fourth quarter was $64.0 million. Non-GAAP revenue excludes the purchase accounting adjustment to record at fair value the acquired Network General deferred revenue. Product revenue on a GAAP basis was $33.7 million, and service revenue was $24.0 million.

GAAP net loss for the quarter was $4.9 million, or a net loss per share of $0.13. GAAP loss from operations was $9.3 million. On a non-GAAP basis, net income was $4.8 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, and non-GAAP income from operations was $6.3 million. Non-GAAP income from operations excludes the purchase accounting adjustment to record at fair value the acquired Network General deferred revenue, as well as share-based compensation expenses, amortization of acquired intangible assets, and non-recurring integration expenses. Non-GAAP net income excludes these effects as well as their related impact on the provision for income taxes. A reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP results is included in the attached financial tables.


For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, NetScout reported total GAAP revenue of $169.0 million; non-GAAP revenue was $181.6 million. Non-GAAP revenue excludes the purchase accounting adjustment to record at fair value the acquired Network General deferred revenue. GAAP net loss for the fiscal year was $2.1 million, or a net loss per share of $0.06. Non-GAAP net income for the fiscal year was $17.5 million or $0.48 per diluted share. Non-GAAP net income excludes the purchase accounting adjustment to record at fair value the acquired Network General deferred revenue, as well as share-based compensation expenses, amortization of acquired intangible assets, inventory fair value adjustments, non-recurring integration expenses and their related impact on the provision for income taxes. A reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP results is included in the attached financial tables.

“Our business was very strong in the fourth quarter and our acquisition of Network General is proving to be a watershed event for NetScout. Both revenue and profits exceeded our expectations and came in at the high-end of guidance,” said Anil Singhal, President and CEO of NetScout Systems. “This was the first full quarter of combined financial results following the acquisition and the strength of orders we are seeing demonstrates our customers’ strong confidence in the future of the new, post-acquisition NetScout. Our integration efforts continue to progress smoothly according to plan and in the June quarter we intend to take the final step with the full integration of the sales force. Our product integration plan for fiscal 2009 is in place and on schedule for the delivery of new products and upgrades that support our vision of providing our customers with the most sophisticated technologies for managing their modern IP networks,” he added.

NetScout also announced that two directors, Mr. Bryan Taylor and Mr. Kenneth Hao, have indicated their intention to leave NetScout’s Board of Directors effective at the Annual Stockholders Meeting scheduled for September 10, 2008, because of other business priorities. Mr. Taylor, who represents TPG, and Mr. Hao, who represents Silver Lake, which were major investors in Network General, joined the board upon the Network General acquisition on November 1, 2007. “We are delighted with NetScout’s great results and the smooth, rapid integration of Network General that the management team has accomplished,” said Bryan Taylor, Partner, TPG. Added Kenneth Hao, Managing Director, Silver Lake, “We have high confidence in NetScout’s prospects and hope to continue to contribute to the Company’s long term success.” Mr. Singhal commented, “We have been working with Ken and Bryan for over a year on the acquisition of Network General. I am grateful for their vision and assistance in making the combination of our two companies successful and for the support of TPG and Silver Lake going forward. We will continue to work hard to maximize the value of their investment in NetScout.”


Financial and Company Highlights for the Fourth Quarter 2008:

  • In the fourth quarter GAAP revenue increased 111% year-over-year and 7% sequentially as a result of organic growth and the acquisition of Network General in the prior quarter. Non-GAAP revenue increased 134% year-over-year and 7% sequentially. GAAP product revenue increased 96% year-over-year and declined 7% sequentially. GAAP service revenue increased 137% year-over-year and increased 36% sequentially.
  • For fiscal year 2008, GAAP revenue increased 65% year-over-year and non-GAAP revenue increased 77% year-over-year. GAAP product revenue increased 67% year-over-year and GAAP service revenue increased 61% year-over-year.
  • As of March 31, 2008 cash and cash equivalents and short and long-term marketable securities were $100.9 million, up from $81.7 million in the prior quarter. The increase is due to strong cash collections during the quarter, including collections of $13.5 million from product shipments that were classified as deferred revenue.
  • In the fourth quarter NetScout released a new software product, nGenius K2, an application services dashboard providing IT professionals a clear, high-level view of the current status of key business services and early warning of impending performance problems by automating the detection of anomalies and providing contextual evidence for faster, more accurate diagnosis.

Guidance:

NetScout’s guidance remains unchanged for fiscal year 2009. NetScout expects GAAP revenue to be in the range of $250 million to $260 million and GAAP earnings per diluted share to be in the range of $0.08 to $0.18. NetScout expects non-GAAP revenue to be in the range of $260 million to $270 million and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share to be in the range of $0.50 to $0.60. The fiscal year 2009 non-GAAP revenue and earnings estimates exclude the purchase accounting adjustment to fair value of approximately $11.2 million of Network General’s deferred revenue, share-based compensation expenses of approximately $6.9 million, amortization of acquired intangible assets of approximately $6 million, and integration expenses of approximately $1.5 million. The revenue guidance for FY 2009 recognizes the logistical and market challenges of the integration with Network General as NetScout combines and reorganizes the sales force and introduces new and integrated products to the market early in the fiscal year.


Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information

To supplement the financial measures presented in the Company's press release in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States ("GAAP"), the Company also presents non-GAAP measures relating to revenue, income from operations, net income and earnings per diluted share which were adjusted from amounts determined based on GAAP to exclude the purchase accounting adjustment representing the fair value of Network General’s deferred revenue, share-based compensation expenses, amortization of acquired intangible assets, integration expenses as well as the related income tax effects.

These non-GAAP measures are not in accordance with, and should not be considered an alternative for measures prepared in accordance with GAAP, and these non-GAAP measures may have limitations in that they do not reflect all of NetScout’s results of operations as determined in accordance with GAAP. These non-GAAP measures should only be used to evaluate NetScout’s results of operations in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures. The presentation of non-GAAP information is not meant to be considered superior to, in isolation from or as a substitute for results prepared in accordance with GAAP.

The Company believes these non-GAAP financial measures will enhance the reader’s overall understanding of NetScout’s current financial performance and the Company's prospects for the future by providing a higher degree of transparency for certain financial measures and providing a level of disclosure that helps investors understand how the Company plans and measures its own business. The Company believes that providing these non-GAAP measures affords investors a view of the Company’s operating results that may be more easily compared to peer companies and also enables investors to consider the Company’s operating results on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis during the integration period of the Company’s acquisition of Network General. Presenting the GAAP measures on their own would not be indicative of the Company’s core operating results. Furthermore, NetScout believes that the presentation of non-GAAP measures when shown in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures provide useful information to management and investors regarding present and future business trends relating to its financial conditions and results of operations.

As discussed above, the Company management regularly uses supplemental non-GAAP financial measures internally to understand, manage and evaluate its business and to make operating decisions. These non-GAAP measures are among the primary factors that management uses in planning and forecasting future periods.

CONFERENCE CALL INSTRUCTIONS:

The Company invites shareholders to listen to its conference call today at 4:30 p.m. ET, which will be webcast live through the Company’s website at http://www.netscout.com/investors. Alternatively, people can listen to the call by dialing 866-701-8242 for U.S./Canada and 706-634-5113 for international callers and using conference ID: 44705513. A replay of the call will be available after 7:30 p.m. ET on May 1 for approximately one week. The number for the replay is 800-642-1687 for U.S./Canada and 706-645-9291 for international callers. The conference ID is: 44705513.


About NetScout Systems

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT) has been an industry leader for advanced network and service assurance solutions for over twenty years. NetScout’s breakthrough technology solutions provide trusted, comprehensive real-time and historical performance intelligence, including advanced early warnings and rapid, definitive problem analysis. These capabilities are vital to IT operators who are accountable for reducing the Mean Time to Resolution. The world’s largest enterprises, government agencies, and service providers depend upon NetScout’s nGenius and Sniffer (formerly Network General) brand solutions to assure service levels to their users by reducing or preventing disruptions and degradations. More information about NetScout is available at http://www.netscout.com.

Safe Harbor:

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 release, which are not strictly historical statements, including the plans, objectives and future financial performance of NetScout, such as the statement that the Company intends to complete the integration of its sales force in the June quarter and release new products and upgrades during fiscal year 2009 as well as the Company’s guidance for fiscal year 2009 contained in this release, constitute forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s acquisition of Network General, including the ability to integrate the acquisition successfully, costs associated with the acquisition, the ability to achieve market introduction and acceptance of new products from the acquisition, difficulties in managing geographically dispersed operations and in achieving expected synergies and expense reductions, and other factors relating to acquisitions generally, as well as the Company’s relationships with strategic partners, dependence upon broad-based acceptance of the Company’s network performance management solutions, the Company’s ability to achieve and maintain a high rate of growth, introduction and market acceptance of new products and product enhancements, the ability of the Company to take advantage of service provider opportunities, competitive pricing pressures, reliance on sole source suppliers, successful expansion and management of direct and indirect distribution channels and dependence on proprietary technology, and risks of slowdowns or downturns in economic conditions generally and in the market for network performance management solutions specifically. 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, 2007 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended December 31, 2007 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.

©2008 NetScout Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. NetScout and the NetScout logo and nGenius are registered trademarks of NetScout Systems, Inc.


NetScout Systems, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
       
Three Months Ended Twelve Months Ended
March 31 March 31
  2008     2007   2008     2007
Revenue:
Product $ 33,673 $ 17,173 $ 106,182 $ 63,524
Service   24,017     10,145   62,774     38,948
Total revenue   57,690     27,318   168,956     102,472
 
Cost of revenue:
Product 12,482 4,417 33,965 17,184
Service   6,056     1,744   13,721     6,444
Total cost of revenue   18,538     6,161   47,686     23,628
 
Gross profit   39,152     21,157   121,270     78,844
 
Operating expenses:
Research and development 11,482 4,630 30,000 18,320
Sales and marketing 25,835 11,061 69,652 42,470
General and administrative 10,670 3,618 26,149 10,531
Amortization of acquired intangible assets   491     39   811     155
Total operating expenses   48,478     19,348   126,612     71,476
 
Income(loss) from operations (9,326 ) 1,809 (5,342 ) 7,368
Interest and other income (expense), net   (1,933 )   894   (1,207 )   3,898
Income(loss) before income tax expense(benefit) and
cumulative effect of accounting change (11,259 ) 2,703 (6,549 ) 11,266
Income tax expense(benefit)   (6,347 )   625   (4,461 )   3,598
Income(loss) before cumulative effect of accounting change (4,912 ) 2,078 (2,088 ) 7,668
Cumulative effect of accounting change, net of taxes of $42   -     -   -     69
Net income(loss) $ (4,912 ) $ 2,078 $ (2,088 ) $ 7,737
 
Basic net income(loss) per share $ (0.13 ) $ 0.06 $ (0.06 ) $ 0.24
Diluted net income(loss) per share $ (0.13 ) $ 0.06 $ (0.06 ) $ 0.23
Shares used in computing:
Basic net income(loss) per share 38,726 31,979 34,913 31,713
Diluted net income(loss) per share 38,726 33,353 34,913 33,050

NetScout Systems, Inc.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures and Reconciliations
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
  Three Months Ended   Twelve Months Ended
March 31, March 31,
  2008       2007     2008       2007  
 
GAAP Revenue $ 57,690 $ 27,318 $ 168,956 $ 102,472
Product deferred revenue fair value adjustment 85 - 410 -
Service deferred revenue fair value adjustment   6,270     -     12,230     -  
Non-GAAP revenue $ 64,045   $ 27,318   $ 181,596   $ 102,472  
 
GAAP Gross profit $ 39,152 $ 21,157 $ 121,270 $ 78,844
Deferred revenue fair value adjustment 6,355 - 12,640 -
Shared-based compensation expense 70 26 135 92
Amortization of acquired intangible assets 1,100 104 2,077 418
Inventory fair value adjustment - - 1,287 -
Integration expense   642     -     1,080     -  
Non-GAAP Gross profit $ 47,319   $ 21,287   $ 138,489   $ 79,354  
 
GAAP Income(loss) from operations $ (9,326 ) $ 1,809 $ (5,342 ) $ 7,368
Deferred revenue fair value adjustment 6,355 - 12,640 -
Shared-based compensation expense (1) 1,013 398 2,069 1,473
Amortization of acquired intangible assets (2) 1,591 143 2,888 573
Inventory fair value adjustment - - 1,287 -
Integration expense (3)   6,684     -     12,708     -  
Non-GAAP Income from operations $ 6,317   $ 2,350   $ 26,250   $ 9,414  
 
GAAP Net income(loss) $ (4,912 ) $ 2,078 $ (2,088 ) $ 7,737
Deferred revenue fair value adjustment 6,355 - 12,640 -
Shared-based compensation expense (1) 1,013 398 2,069 1,473
Amortization of acquired intangible assets (2) 1,591 143 2,888 573
Inventory fair value adjustment - - 1,287 -
Integration expense (3) 6,684 - 12,708 -
Income tax adjustments (4)   (5,944 )   (206 )   (12,005 )   (777 )
Non-GAAP Net income $ 4,787   $ 2,413   $ 17,499   $ 9,006  
 
GAAP Diluted Net income(loss) per share $ (0.13 ) $ 0.06 $ (0.06 ) $ 0.23
Share impact of non-GAAP adjustments identified above $ 0.25 $ 0.01 $ 0.54 $ 0.04
Non-GAAP Diluted net income per share $ 0.12 $ 0.07 $ 0.48 $ 0.27
 
Shares used in computing non-GAAP diluted net income per share 40,035 33,353 36,308 33,050
 
 
 
(1)Share-based compensation expense included in these amounts
is as follows:
Cost of product revenue $ 35 $ 12 $ 57 $ 41
Cost of service revenue 35 14 78 51
Research and development 238 137 502 503
Sales and marketing 524 167 997 608
General and administrative   181     68     435     270  
Total share-based compensation expense $ 1,013   $ 398   $ 2,069   $ 1,473  
 

(2)Amortization expense related to acquired software and product technology included in these amounts is as follows:

Cost of Product Revenue $ 1,100 $ 104 $ 2,077 $ 418
Operating expenses   491     39     811     155  
Total amortization expense $ 1,591   $ 143   $ 2,888   $ 573  
 
(3)Integration expense included in these amounts is as follows:
Cost of product revenue $ 353 $ - $ 655 $ -
Cost of service revenue 289 - 425 -
Research and development 495 - 1,140 -
Sales and marketing 681 - 1,475 -
General and administrative   4,866     -     9,013     -  
Total integration expense $ 6,684   $ -   $ 12,708   $ -  
 
(4)Reflects the tax effect of non-GAAP adjustments above at the statutory rate of 38%

NetScout Systems, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
 
  (In thousands)  
(Unaudited)
 
March 31 March 31,
2008 2007
 
Assets
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 56,702 $ 18,925
Marketable securities 10,465 69,204
Accounts receivable, net 32,048 18,317
Inventories 12,083 4,562
Refundable income taxes 5,036 657
Deferred income taxes 6,052 2,535
Prepaid expenses and other current assets   13,546     3,380  
 
Total current assets 135,932 117,580
 
Fixed assets, net 16,729 8,262
Goodwill 131,802 36,561
Acquired intangible assets, net 65,569 442
Capitalized software development costs, net 7 170
Deferred financing costs 956 -
Deferred income taxes 34,891 5,382
Long-term marketable securities 33,764 11,975
Restricted cash 121 -
Other assets   1,166     47  
Total assets $ 420,937   $ 180,419  
 
 
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 9,207 $ 3,023
Accrued compensation 23,594 8,271
Accrued other 8,563 2,609
Income taxes payable 1,065 192
Long-term debt, current portion 6,250 -
Deferred revenue   74,257     23,992  
 
Total current liabilities 122,936 38,087
Other long-term liabilities 159 1,008
Accrued long-term retirement benefits 1,245 1,155
Long-term deferred revenue 6,764 1,762
Long-term debt, net of current portion   92,500     -  
Total liabilities   223,604     42,012  
 
Stockholders' equity:
Common stock 43 36
Additional paid-in capital 182,789 122,074
Accumulated other comprehensive loss 246 (46 )
Treasury stock (28,939 ) (28,939 )
Retained earnings   43,194     45,282  
 
Total stockholders' equity   197,333     138,407  
 
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 420,937   $ 180,419  

CONTACT:
NetScout Systems, Inc.
Catherine Taylor, 978-614-4286
Director of Investor Relations
IR@netscout.com

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