Gambit Communications makes MIMIC more Intuitive and User-Friendly
Makes GUI faster and more responsive



Nashua, NH – January 25, 2005 Gambit Communications, the leading network simulation tools provider, today announced the release of MIMIC® Simulator version 7.10. Keeping user friendliness and intuitiveness in mind, MIMIC 7.10 sports a new platform-native look and feel. It also has major performance enhancements to make it faster and more responsive.

MIMIC supports SNMPv1, v2, v2c and v3, and DHCP, TFTP and ToD, Cisco IOS, TL1 and Cable Modem Simulation capabilities.

MIMIC 7.10 new features include:

  • Platform-native look-and-feel for the graphical user interface
  • Major performance improvements in the user interface and the simulator
  • Revamped Help System
  • Solaris 10 Operating System support along with Windows and Linux Support
  • Support for the latest Tcl/Tk 8.4.8 scripting environment
  • SNMPv3 engine-id indexing: To allow multiple agents with same IP address/port but different engine-id
  • Addition of many Cisco IOS command support to make simulation of Cisco devices closer to the real device
  • New simulated devices and networks in the library
  • Additional performance enhancements
  • Gambit is simultaneously releasing version 3.10 of its new product MIMIC Virtual Lab Enterprise. It includes many ready-made networks of devices from different manufacturers, supporting SNMP and Cisco IOS protocols.

    About MIMIC

    MIMIC provides an inexpensive way for enterprises, device vendors, management software developers and outsourcers 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 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, TFTP, RMON(1, 2) as well as Telnet/Cisco IOS.


    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 250 customers includes: Bank One, Goldman Sachs, VISA, Shell, US Army, US Air Force, CA, HP, Cisco, Intel, AT&T, MCI, Nortel, Alcatel, Marconi, Lucent, BMC, InfoVista, and Ericsson. For more information on Gambit and MIMIC, please visit


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