PHILADELPHIA, August 6 /PRNewswire/ --

- Shunra Virtual Enterprise integrates with VMware deployments creating 'network aware' virtualized testing environments for a comprehensive application lifecycle performance solution

Shunra Software (, the world's leading provider of network emulation and application performance testing solutions, today announced it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. The VMware TAP program helps technology vendors integrate their products with VMware virtualization software and deliver timely, joint solutions to mutual customers.

"We are excited to welcome Shunra Software as the newest member of the VMware TAP program," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware. "The VMware TAP program offers companies like Shunra the tools and resources they need to develop high-value solutions that meet the needs of our mutual customers."

Shunra Virtual Enterprise (VE) Desktop Professional, the VE Suite, and WAN Emulation appliance facilitate comprehensive application lifecycle performance management solutions for VMware Infrastructure deployments. Learn more about how these technologies work together here:

"Customers use Shunra in conjunction with VMware software to easily transform their virtual test environment into a complete virtual enterprise for application testing. This allows IT groups to conduct pre-deployment application testing in a virtual test lab and avoid the resource intensive practices traditionally used to ensure successful rollouts; the result is significant cost savings," said Thomas Charlton, Shunra Software CEO. "This alliance is a response to market demand for technologies that tackle the challenge of minimizing resource requirements while reflecting the real world production environment."

With more than 700 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

About Shunra Software

Shunra Software is the market leader in WAN emulation solutions for application performance testing throughout the entire application development lifecycle. Shunra's award-winning solutions enable development, quality assurance, pre-deployment and operations teams to create an exact replica of their production environment or design what-if network scenarios; allowing them to predict exactly how applications or infrastructure changes will perform in any networked environment-before rollout. Shunra's solutions and services are typically deployed in projects including data center consolidation; application performance readiness testing; VoIP testing; website testing and WAN optimization technology testing.

Shunra's solutions and services are used by thousands of customers worldwide. Clients include 3M, Boeing, Cisco, Dow Chemical, EMC, FedEx, General Motors, JPMorgan Chase, Kelly Services, Merrill Lynch, Motorola, Nestle, Pitney Bowes, and Vodafone. Shunra has offices in New York City, Philadelphia, Israel, the UK and Singapore. Shunra is also supported through a global network of channel partners. For more information on Shunra, please visit

Shunra is a trademark of Shunra Software Ltd. All other trademarks and registered trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

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