CohesiveFT Announces Free Trial Edition for VNS3, Technical Update

CohesiveFT Offers Broader Use Base for SDN Product, VNS3, Now Offers Cloud Networking Webinar Series

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2013) - CohesiveFT today announced the new VNS3 Free Edition. The Free Edition is a fully licensed Edition of CohesiveFT's Software Defined Networking (SDN) product, VNS3. 

The Free Edition is ideal for companies using public cloud for development, testing and production environments. Previously, there was a 3 month limit on the "trial edition." Now organizations can test VNS3 for as long as needed with full VNS3 capabilities. CohesiveFT's VNS3 Edition Matrix compares the editions for each use case.

Along with the free edition updates, CohesiveFT announced the release of the 3.0.1 version of the product. Originally developed and released in 2008, VNS3 has evolved to become the leading application-controlled enterprise product.

The VNS3 3.0.1 update features:

  • Outbound NAT capabilities
  • Port forwarding
  • Expanded VLAN integration
  • SNMP support
  • Easier Client configuration
  • Enhanced Snapshot management

Assimil8 Limited uses VNS3 to help end customers connect and control public cloud deployments in IBM SmartCloud. Assimil8 and CohesiveFT's solution for the Energy Savings Trust is nominated for the DCS Awards Public Cloud Project of the Year. Tony Lovett, Supporting Consultant, said, "the addition of SNMP support in VNS3 is essential in allowing us to securely monitor and manage our multiple customer deployments."

CohesiveFT is also offering a new three-part webinar series on cloud networking. The webinars will detail best practices and real life use cases for common cloud networking issues. The series will feature the new VNS3 3.0.1 update and use cases.

CFT Senior Solution Architect, Sam Mitchell, is presenting the webinar series starting in May. Recordings of all webinars will also be available after the original air date. For information on upcoming webinars visit the Webinars page: • Cloud Networking Best Practices - Part 1 of 3Cloud Networking Solution Cases - Part 2 of 3 Cloud Networking Life in the Cloud - Part 3 of 3

About Assimil8
Assimil8 is a market leader in business analytics, financial reporting, planning & forecasting, and data warehousing. Using world-class IBM Cognos software as a base, and following an ethos of client collaboration and empowerment, Assimil8 are driving forward innovative, ground-breaking techniques such as Geo-spatial Business Analysis and Cloud based systems. |

About CohesiveFT
CohesiveFT enables enterprises to run business operations in the cloud. Our solutions help migrate, transform and extend both customer facing systems and internal operational platforms. CohesiveFT lets enterprises build on existing IT resources, save money on a single, upfront migration and focus on an application-centric view of integration, governance and security.

The Cloud Container provides cloud infrastructure products and services allowing enterprises to safely migrate through a logical set of steps. The Cloud Container consists of VNS3, Server3, Context3 and coalescence services along with the offerings of our Technology Partners. The Container offers enterprises to use existing resources, software components and operating systems to target public, private, and hybrid clouds. CohesiveFT is a leader in enterprise application-to-cloud migration and provides more application-controlled software defined networking than all competitors combined.

CohesiveFT is a leader in enterprise application-to-cloud migration and provides more application-controlled software defined networking than all competitors combined. The CohesiveFT team has decades of experience in enterprise solution-oriented cloud brokerage. Offices in Chicago, London, Palo Alto and Belo Horizonte. To find out more, please visit VNS3 is a trademark of Cohesive Flexible Technologies Corp. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.

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