Nashua, NH – May 21, 2001 – Leading network simulation tools provider Gambit Communications today announced the release of MIMIC™ Simulator 5.00. MIMIC provides an inexpensive way for enterprises, device vendors, management software developers and outsourcers to demo, test, develop, train and certify management applications without purchasing all the equipment and maintaining labs for those functions.
“Gambit Communications is committed to ensuring that MIMIC users have access to the latest protocols and technology,” said Pankaj Shah, Vice President of Marketing of Gambit Communications. “We are very excited about this release, because it fully integrates cable modem simulation capabilities. These new features make MIMIC particularly attractive to ISPs, Cable Modem and CMTS vendors.“
New features and enhancements in the latest version of MIMIC offer many improvements, including:
· Complete SNMPv2c and SNMPv3 support;
· DOCSIS compliance;
· Scalable TFTP support;
· Time of Day (ToD) support;
· Enhanced Java-based Topology Editor;
· Improved trap management; and,
· Random value support for static MIB variables.
MIMIC provides an inexpensive way for enterprises, device vendors, management software developers and outsourcers to demo, test, develop, train and certify management applications without purchasing equipment and maintaining labs for those functions. MIMIC has the ability to simulate up to 10,000 devices from one workstation. MIMIC simulations can be distributed over multiple platforms for enterprise simulation testing of even larger environments. MIMIC includes user-friendly wizards for importing new MIBs, recording large networks, creating device simulations and network topologies, and provides full support for SNMP(v1, v2, v3), DHCP and TFTP, as well as RMON(1, 2).
Founded in 1995, Gambit Communications is a leader in network 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. Gambit Communications’ portfolio of over 100 customers includes: Computer Associates, Hewlett Packard, MCI, Cisco, Nortel, Alcatel, Marconi, Lucent, Riversoft, BMC, InfoVista, and Ericsson. For more information on Gambit and MIMIC, please visit www.gambitcommunications.com.
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Contact: Daryle Lamoureux
Gambit Communications, Inc.
(603) 881-3500 x52