Washington, D.C. 20549
                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                       Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
       Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 21, 2004

                          Concord Communications, Inc.
               (Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

       Massachusetts                    0-23067                   04-2710876
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(State or other jurisdiction    (Commission File Number)        (IRS Employer
     of incorporation)                                       Identification No.)
400 Nickerson Road, Marlboro, Massachusetts                         01752
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 (Address of principal executive offices)                         (Zip Code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (508) 460-4646
                                 Not Applicable
          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

     On October 21, 2004, Concord issued a press release announcing its results
of operations for the quarterly period ending September 30, 2004. A copy of the
press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by

     The following information, including the Exhibit Number 99.1 attached
hereto, shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by
reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as
expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c)  Exhibits.

     Exhibit Number                Description
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         99.1                      Press release dated October 21, 2004.

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, hereunto duly authorized.
                              Concord Communications, Inc.
                              By: /s/ Melissa H. Cruz
Date: October 21, 2004            Melissa H. Cruz
                                  Executive Vice President of Business Services,
                                  Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer