AirWave Upgrades Management Platform
January 27, 2003
AirWave's centralized control software for WLANs now supports most enterprise access points and has added automated rogue detection to its list of features.
The AirWave Management Platform (AMP), the cornerstone product offered by San Mateo, CA-based AirWave Wireless, has been released with a version 2.0 upgrade. The software allows for centralized management and configuration of enterprise access points and keeps track of wireless network performance.
and Compaq/Hewlett Packard
. The previous version of AMP
was limited to Cisco and Proxim products.
While just about any access point that supports Simple Network Management Protocol
Another new move is integration with HP OpenView, an industry standard for wired network control.
"We are starting to see large organizations using their wireless LAN as a core part of their LAN," says Murphy. "They need to be able to see that wireless part with the same tools. By integrating with HP OpenView, they can see the wireless LAN as icons in the overall network infrastructure."
Last summer AMP was approved by Check Point Software Technologies
to support Check Point virtual private network (VPN) solutions