Opnet Technologies Inc. are leading suppliers of network planning, monitoring and configuration software. Their software is widely used to model and predict network performance, and has been made available free of charge to the University of Sunderland, School of Computing and Technology as part of the Opnet University Program.
Opnet software is in use in the postgraduate programmes, particularly MSc Network Systems, to predict and model network behaviour under varying conditions. The gift of licences to the value of £1.2m GBP is helping to keep the University of Sunderland at the forefront of network systems research and training in the UK.
Opnet software is used by Cisco training academies around the world to study various aspects of network optimisation and performance.