Gambit Communications Brings SNMP Simulation to the Enterprise
Cost-Cutting Tool Provide Ease-of-Use



Nashua, NH – July 2, 2003 Gambit Communications, a leading network simulation tools provider, today announced the release of MIMIC® Simulator 6.00. With the goal of constantly building upon and improving the management simulation experience, MIMIC 6.00 offers expanded features and increased processing speed, especially when simulating a large numbers of devices. It provides an inexpensive way for enterprises to evaluate management applications and policy scripts prior to deployment; to conduct and practice disaster preparedness and recovery scenarios; to provide operator training; and to plan for future infrastructure growth.

MIMIC Simulator 6.00 offers numerous advances and enhancements.

  • New GUI with ready labs and exercises
  • Support for recording of IPv6 devices
  • Source address indexing - to allow multiple simultaneous virtual networks
        with overlapping addresses to be accessible from different management stations.
  • Enabled for TL1 protocol support
  • New platform support - RedHat 9
  • For IOS Simulator:
        - 200+ new command supported including routing protocol related commands.
        - Many Telnet enhancements - history, hotkeys, piping, interactive commands, and comments.
  • Performance enhancements
  • Updated device and network libraries
  • Gambit has also released version 2.00 of it's new product MIMIC Virtual Lab for Cisco. It includes a ready network of Cisco devices supporting Cisco IOS and SNMP protocols.

    About MIMIC

    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).


    About Gambit Communications, Inc.

    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 150 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


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