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Shenick Joins CloudNFV as Test Integration Partner

Shenick Network Systems today announced that it has become the first test and measurement integration partner in CloudNFV.

Shenick has already successfully integrated TeraVM in to the OpenStack/KVM based CloudNFV environment. The next phase is to define appropriate integration points with the other CloudNFV partners to showcase the overall viability and power of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). With this integration, TeraVM will become part of the various proof of concept (PoC) demonstrations that CloudNFV will embark on in 2014. The ultimate goal is for TeraVM to form the basis of a CloudNFV “Test Data as a Service (TDaaS)” offering.

“One of the most important issues that any next-gen network architecture must address is how existing testing and monitoring practices will be supported under the new network model,” said Tom Nolle, president of CIMI Corporation and Chief Architect for CloudNFV. “Shenick has worked with CloudNFV members to create a model for test data as a service that’s suitable for the new age of virtual network resources and virtual services. That’s a first in the industry, and we’re excited to work with Shenick in implementing and expanding that model to meet ALL operator needs in test data generation.”

“We are very pleased to be a CloudNFV integration partner and look forward to contributing our expertise in test and measurement as TeraVM becomes part of the upcoming CloudNFV demonstrations,” said Ameet Dhillon, VP of Marketing and Business Development, Shenick. “CloudNFV has built significant momentum since its founding and we are very confident that the introduction of TeraVM will help accelerate the momentum and growth of the organization.”

About Shenick Network Systems

Shenick Network Systems delivers IP test and measurement solutions for today’s virtualized and physical network infrastructure. The company’s flagship product TeraVM™ is a fully virtualized solution that emulates and measures terabits of stateful application traffic with the ability to easily pinpoint and isolate problem flows. TeraVM supports all major hypervisors and can be deployed on industry-standard hardware offering a uniquely cost effective method to test. TeraVM helps service providers and network equipment manufacturers analyze the performance limitations and capabilities of a wide variety of security and networking devices including VPN/Firewall, vSwitch, DPI or IPS/IDS, vLoad Balancer and video infrastructure. For more information visit: www.shenick.com or call 408-385-7630.

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