For Immediate Release

Watch4net uses the MIMIC Simulator to speed-up device certifications and strengthen their customer

Montreal, December 1, 2009 -- Watch4net, one of leading providers of service assurance software, announced that it is using Gambit Communications' MIMIC® Simulator to simplify the cycle of adding new vendors/technology support to its Watch4net APG Software Suite portfolio.

"MIMIC helps us maintain our leadership in service assurance software." said Vincent De Garie, Director Marketing Operations at Watch4net. "We use MIMIC in functional testing to simulate a controlled device behavior. MIMIC allows our engineers to run performance load tests and certify analytics from multiple technologies domains including Network, Wireless, Applications, and Storage. It is saving us time, money and enables us in creating many test scenarios which are hard to build."

MIMIC is also used by Watch4net's Technical Support department to incorporate tests for a variety of hardware devices in a short time, with a realistic simulation of the customer environment. Watch4net also uses MIMIC during trade shows. MIMIC provides the required flexibility to demonstrate the APG Software Suite in a multitude of sense making scenarios to diverse audience industries like Telcos, Service Providers, Enterprises, Data Centers and many more.

"With MIMIC's simulation capability, it is easy to create a virtual data center with servers, networking and storage devices." said Pankaj Shah, VP Marketing at Gambit Communications. "We are pleased that by simulating SNMP, Cisco IOS, Juniper JUNOS based hardware devices and servers, Watch4net is realizing savings across the entire operation."

About Gambit Communications, Inc.

Founded in 1995, Gambit Communications is a leader in network and SNMP simulation tools that enhance the productivity of management software developers and enterprise users while lowering their costs. MIMIC Simulator is a modular family of simulators used by leading networking vendors for use in applications from development and testing to operator training and disaster simulations. MIMIC has the ability to simulate up to 20,000 devices from one workstation and provides full support for SNMP(v1, v2, v3), IPv6, IPMI, DHCP, TFTP, RMON(1, 2), Telnet, Cisco IOS, Juniper JUNOS, IPMI as well as HTTP, Web, Mail, and management servers. For more information on Gambit and MIMIC, please visit .

About Watch4net

Watch4net is a leading provider of service assurance software. Watch4net's flagship product, APG Software, is a carrier class performance management application that provides real-time, historical, and projected visibility into the performance of the overall business. Corporations rely on the various APG Software solutions to ensure consistent delivery of business services, detect and troubleshoot IT problems quickly, and gain full visibility on the infrastructure performance and health.

Watch4net has his headquarters in Montreal, Canada with offices in Europe. For more information, visit Watch4net's Web site at

Press Contact:
Vincent De Garie
Director, Marketing Operations

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