Gambit's MIMIC Simulator doubles the scalability limit
MIMIC 8.20 now supports 20,000 devices



Nashua, NH – March 28, 2007 Gambit Communications, the leading network simulation tools provider, today announced the release of MIMIC® Simulator version 8.20. It now has double the scalability limit to 20,000 devices.

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

MIMIC 8.20 new features include:

  • MIMIC Universal - MIMIC now supports 20,000 devices (instead of previous limit 10,000). This is on all supported platforms - Windows, Linux and Solaris.
  • Major GUI performance enhancements to handle a large number of simulations.
  • Devices organized by categories (Simulation -> Devices) - this helps in locating and organizing devices from the device library.
  • MIBs organized by Manufacturer (MIB -> Directory) - this helps in locating and organizing MIBs from the MIB library.
  • New simulated devices (including Cisco CRS-1) in the library
  • More pre-compiled MIBs in the MIB library.
  • 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 20,000 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 400 customers includes: JP Morgan, 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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