NETSCOUT Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT) is a provider of application and network performance management products. Headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts, NETSCOUT serves enterprises community, government agencies and telecommunications service providers. In July 2015, NETSCOUT acquired the communications business of Danaher Corporation, including Arbor Networks, Fluke Networks, Tektronix Communications and VSS Monitoring. NETSCOUT Systems was founded in 1984 as Network General. Network General developed the original network packet sniffer in 1986; it merged with McAfee Associates in 1997 to form Network Associates. NetScouts also created the first Ethernet Probe in 1992. In mid-2004, Network Associates sold off the Sniffer Technologies business to Silver Lake Partners and Texas Pacific Group for $275 million in cash to form Network General. In early 2006, Network General acquired Fidelia Technology, adding the NetVigil Business Service Monitoring technology to their network and application performance analysis tools. In September 2007, Network General agreed to be acquired by NetScout Systems for $205 million.
Highest paying job titles at NetScout Systems include Sales Engineer, Account Manager, and Enterprise Account Manager