NetScout buys Network General

NetScout announced it's acquiring Network General for $205 million, a deal that matches small vendors of network monitoring/performance management solutions. Consolidation is not only affecting the largest carriers and vendors. It's happening among the smallest companies, too, as they seek the heft and breadth to get noticed among the giants--and often by the giants.

Network management and performance monitoring is a segment that's home to many small software firms trying to do just that, and M&A is the most viable option for them.

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