US-based service assurance leader NETSCOUT has reinvented itself over recent years through acquisition, disaggregation, and a lightened product portfolio. Running under the "Visibility Without Borders" mantra, NETSCOUT aims to bring clarity and control to physical and virtual network infrastructure.
Having moved into new headquarters in 2017 to match their renewed ambitions, NETSCOUT has targeted telcos by recalibrating its offering: cybersecurity; service assurance and platform management; business and data analytics. CTO Bruce Kelley boasts "we're problem solvers now".
Massachusetts, US-based vendor tapping into themes of cloud infrastructure, cost efficiency, and churn reduction. Lightening of product portfolio, through disaggregation, enabling expansion into new use-cases around security, CX, bid data, and enterprise IoT. Cost-conscious Vodafone an early mover on shift away from integrated hardware/software.
Slimmed‑down list of partners expected to simplify the BT Security sales pitch while ensuring an effective and synchronised managed services wrap. Tenacious smaller vendors maintain a role in the ecosystem, but sector giant Check Point’s role modest, and well‑established ally Symantec off the radar.
New online portal provides advanced insights into global DDoS attack activity backed by data and insights from Arbor ATLAS. Supports need to keep IT networks highly available for increasingly important work-at-home access.