Itheon Networks Releases Full Microsoft Vista Support and Advanced Scripting for its INE for Windows Software

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Itheon Network Emulator for Windows - Now offers real time testing to show how Applications Actually Behave for Branch Offices and Remote Users from the Comfort and Ease of the Vista Windows Desktop

Itheon Networks, the Networked Application Performance Lifecycle™ specialists, announced a major upgrade to its popular Itheon Network Emulator for Windows (INE for Windows), a Windows-based software solution that allows applications running on Windows systems to experience realistic Wide Area, Wireless, GPRS, 3G, Satellite etc. conditions without leaving the LAN.

This new upgrade offers full support of the Microsoft Vista platform and also now offers advanced scripting of the network conditions, altering them dynamically, as happens in real world networks.

"Giving full support for INE for Windows on Vista is very important as there is no doubt that this will become the "standard" operating system for both corporate and home users, and organisations are now developing and testing their software for Vista. They'll certainly want to ensure their new Vista software is going to perform properly in WAN, Wireless, Satellite and other non-LAN networks," said Frank Puranik, Itheon Networks Product Director.

INE for Windows was initially developed on Windows XP with static network scenarios. Frank goes on to say, "the move to dynamic scenarios was next on our agenda as it increases the realism of the network conditions by varying them as they would naturally vary in real real-world networks."

INE for Windows is ideal for checking how well an application will perform in non-LAN environments. INE for Windows installs onto a Windows, XP, Vista or Windows Server system and simulates (emulates) a variety of wide area network conditions (WAN, Wireless LAN, 3G, Satellite etc.) enabling developers, testers and users to experience how application will perform when rolled out into the final production environment.

INE for Windows allows users to recreate all the major conditions that can affect applications in the network such as latency (delay), jitter, available bandwidth, packet loss/error/reordering etc, and can be controlled asymmetrically or symmetrically.

INE for Windows is aimed at the Network Specialist, Professional Developer, Tester or IT Specialist looking for a cost effective, simple to use Network Emulator for testing how their application(s) perform between individual workstations and servers. It may be the first step, before conducting a full multi-user, multi-site test for which the INE Enterprise is recommended.

Itheon Products:

Network Emulation Products
Itheon Networks Emulator (INE) family is the most comprehensive range of network emulation products available. It includes software-only solutions, small silent desktop emulators and high-end portable & rack-mount appliances capable of replicating multi-user/multi-site networks. Itheon Network Emulator products recreate a wide variety of network characteristics that enable companies to develop and test their applications before roll-out.

Networked Application Performance Monitoring Products
Itheon Networks' Application Performance Monitoring products have enabled many companies to identify, in real time, the causes of poor applications and network performance.

About Itheon Networks
Itheon Networks develops products that enable you to address the whole Networked Application Performance Lifecycle ™ from initial design & development, through testing, QA, to production rollout and ongoing performance monitoring. Many leading organizations deploy Itheon Networks technology including Alcatel, BlackRock, EDS, General Dynamics, IBM, Raytheon, Reuters, Schlumberger, Sun Microsystems and Unisys. Itheon Networks has offices in the USA and UK together with a select network of specialist resellers. For more information, please visit


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