Fox-IT announces that it is divesting its internet interception analysis division Replay to the American company NetScout Systems, Inc. Fox-IT expects Replay to foster within the new environment, and reach a broader and more international set of customers. With the proceeds of this transaction, Fox-IT will finance new innovations. NetScout, based in Westford MA, USA, will develop the software further to expand the possibilities of its nGenius® Service Assurance Solution product line towards the world of cybersecurity. Financial details were not disclosed.
NetScout is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management solutions. NetScout has a broad portfolio of products and services that provide insight in the status of IT networks of organizations. The Fox Replay technology is a natural expansion of this portfolio. This expansion will allow NetScout to extend its positioning in the field of cybersecurity by enabling the reconstruction of sessions and giving a good insight into user activities. In this manner, analysts can literally see what the user saw and heard.
“This transaction is proof that our innovation strategy works, and it will enable new developments for Fox-IT” Said Menno van der Marel (CEO & co-founder of Fox-IT). “We trust that Replay is in good hands with NetScout and that they will continue to use the technology for a more secure society”.
“Addressing the security of business assets and IT services continues to be a top concern for IT organizations in government agencies and enterprises alike. To proactively address these concerns, IT staff need application-specific forensic analysis capabilities,” said Anil Singhal, president and CEO of NetScout. “With the acquisition of Replay, NetScout will gain critical technology and expertise that will help us continue to build on our core strategy of packet-flow intelligence and accelerate our innovation to address the growing CyberSecurity concerns in our target markets.
About FoxReplay Analyst
FoxReplay Analyst is used by a host of government Lawful Intercept (LI) organizations around the world. FoxReplay Analyst offers analysts a faithful & detailed rendition of network activities, in real time. This information is provided in a logical way and in the natural context. The technology supports a broad scope of applications, including email, web, IP communications and instant messaging, allowing analysts to see and hear user activities.
Fox-IT is an IT Security provider headquartered in The Netherlands. Fox-IT delivers worldwide special security and intelligence solutions for governments and vital industries and organizations. Core activities are the development of solutions for protecting secrets, performing digital fraud investigations, combating cybercrime and providing analysis solutions for police forces. For more information, please see www.fox-it.com.
About NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT) is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. For 27 years, NetScout has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence enabling unified assurance of the network, applications and users. These solutions enable IT staff to predict, preempt and resolve network and service delivery problems while facilitating the optimization and capacity planning of the network infrastructure. nGenius® and Sniffer® solutions are deployed at more than 20,000 of the world’s largest enterprises, government agencies, and more than 130 service providers, on over 740,000 network segments to assure the network, applications, and service delivery to their users and customers.
More information about NetScout is available at www.netscout.com.
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