Gambit Communications Receives International Green Apple Award - Winner - Fourth Year in a Row
MIMIC Simulator Simulates 50,000 Devices in One Machine, Saving Electricity Requirements By 90 Percent
Nashua, NH - November 29, 2011
Gambit Communications, a leading provider of network simulation tools, has been announced as a winner of the prestigious International Green Apple Environment Award in The Green Organisation's international campaign to find the world's greenest companies. The Award was in recognition of Gambit's environmentally friendly product - MIMIC Simulator, that creates a greener environment by simulating 50,000 networking and storage devices in one machine.
The trophy was presented by The Green Organisation at 18th annual international awards ceremony at the House of Commons, London on Monday, November 14th. This is the forth time in a row that Gambit was honored with the award. Gambit competed against more than 500 other nominations.
The Green Apple Awards are presented annually in recognition of companies, councils and communities carrying out projects that are environmentally friendly; there were 500 nominations this year. Other winners include Coca-Cola, BP, Ford and McDonalds.
The award-winning MIMIC Simulator product will be featured in the next Green Book, the world's only work of reference on environmental best practices, and it will also receive a Green Hero Wall Shield award during a special prize ceremony on board the Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh, in February.
"We are absolutely delighted to have achieved this prestigious international award, again" said Uwe Zimmermann, president of Gambit Communications. "We are committed to create networking software in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner. Our product, MIMIC Simulator, has been helping enterprises and networking vendors around the world decrease the carbon footprint, saving energy, and dramatically reduce the lab equipment along with the space needed. We are very proud to have received the Green Apple Award in recognition of our efforts four years in a row and it is wonderful to have this acknowledgment from The Green Organisation."
The use of MIMIC Simulator decreases the electricity requirements by 90 percent, reduces the current and future capital expense and removes the worry of recycling old electronic products or properly disposing of electronic waste such as lead and mercury. More information can be found at http://www.gambitcomm.com/site/support/inforeq.htm
The Green Apple Awards campaign is run by The Green Organisation, an independent, non-political, non-profit organisation that recognises, rewards and promotes environmental best practice around the world. Their supporters include the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and various other professional bodies. National organizer Roger Wolens commented: "To show continued interest in environmental issues during the current financial climate shows great foresight and they deserve the recognition of being Green Apple Award winners."
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. Gambit Communications' portfolio of over 600 customers includes: IBM, JP Morgan, VISA, Shell, US Army, US Air Force, CA, HP, Cisco, Intel, AT&T, MCI, Nortel, For more information on Gambit and MIMIC, please visit www.gambitcommunications.com .
About MIMIC Simulator MIMIC provides an inexpensive way for enterprises, device vendors, management and software developers to evaluate, test, demo, develop, train and certify management applications without purchasing equipment and maintaining labs for those functions. MIMIC has the ability to simulate up to 50,000 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), IPv6, NetFlow, IPMI, DHCP, TFTP, RMON(1, 2) as well as Telnet, Cisco IOS, Juniper JUNOS and TL/1.
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