SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 10, 2018
NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
310 Littleton Road
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 10, 2018, NetScout Systems, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release regarding the Companys preliminary financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 and a revised outlook for fiscal year 2018, as well as the Companys plans to increase its credit facility and execute an accelerated share repurchase program. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K.
The information contained in this Item 2.02 and in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The information contained in this Item 2.02 and in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Company whether made before or after the date hereof, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated January 10, 2018.|
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/ Jean Bua|
Chief Financial Officer
Date: January 10, 2018