Network General Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1986

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 501


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 2

Network General General Information


Developer of software for enterprise applications and network performance analysis. The company offers business forensics, network intelligence software, and network services including network instrumentation deployment, network assessment and optimization.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Sniffer Technologies (McAfee)
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Network Management Software
Corporate Office
  • 178 East Tasman Drive
  • San Jose, CA 95134
  • United States

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Network General Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Network General Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kevin Maloney Executive Vice President
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Network General Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Network General Former Investors

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Network General Investments & Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Fidelia Technology 06-Feb-2006 0000000000 Application Software 000 0000
CyberMedia 10-Sep-1998 Merger/Acquisition IT Consulting and Outsourcing 0000 0000
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Network General FAQs

  • When was Network General founded?

    Network General was founded in 1986.

  • Who is the founder of Network General?

    Harry Saal Ph.D is the founder of Network General.

  • Where is Network General headquartered?

    Network General is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

  • What is the size of Network General?

    Network General has 501 total employees.

  • What industry is Network General in?

    Network General’s primary industry is Network Management Software.

  • Is Network General a private or public company?

    Network General is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Network General?

    The current valuation of Network General is 00000.

  • What is Network General’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Network General is 000000.

  • How much funding has Network General raised over time?

    Network General has raised $72M.

  • Who are Network General’s investors?

    McAfee, Silver Lake, TA Associates Management, and TPG have invested in Network General.

  • When was Network General acquired?

    Network General was acquired on 01-Nov-2007.

  • Who acquired Network General?

    Network General was acquired by NetScout Systems.

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