PHILADELPHIA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ --

Shunra Software (, the market leading provider of network emulation and application development testing solutions, announced today that it has been selected as a Finalist in the Software Information Industry Association's 24th Annual CODiE Awards for Best Software Testing Solution.

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The CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information, and education technology industries. Selected from over 850 nominations, and reviewed by third party industry expert judges, Shunra Virtual Enterprise ( is among a select group of products that represent the best technology and business excellence solutions on the market today. Nominees in the Best Software Testing Solution category were judged on qualities such as ease of use, diagnostic capabilities, efficiencies, compliance and fulfillment. Shunra Software demonstrated excellence in these areas, underscoring the value its solutions provide to customers.

We are proud to have been selected as a finalist in this prestigious award competition, said Matt Reid, VP worldwide marketing, Shunra Software. This is a testament to the fact that Shunra technologies address critical business needs and dramatically reduce IT costs, which are imperative given today's global economy. Shunra offers the software testing and performance market products that not only give the highest level of accuracy in WAN simulation (, but also provide the most comprehensive and easy to use analysis and reporting tools available today.

Shunra Virtual Enterprise delivers application testing capabilities through either a software or hardware platform. The solution provides software developers, quality assurance testers and network engineers with a simulated wide area network environment in which application and service performance testing may be conducted prior to deployment. This ensures performance standards and Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are met.

According to SIIA President Ken Wasch, The competition is particularly steep this year during the 24th Annual SIIA CODiE Awards, making selection as a CODiE Finalist a real achievement. Wasch further added that, All the companies on this year's list of CODiE Finalists should feel justifiably proud of their accomplishment in making it to this stage, and have much excitement to look forward to regarding the upcoming CODiE Awards voting!

A trial of the Windows based Shunra Virtual Enterprise product, VE Desktop Standard (, may be downloaded for free here:

About Shunra Software

Shunra Software is the market leader in network 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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