Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) October 11, 2006
Wifi-Owl™ is a new software for monitoring wifi Access Points (APs). It alerts IT staff to rogue APs, performance problems, dropped connections and other problems. Wifi-Owl creates actionable reports which help IT staff decide when to add new Access Points, replace malfunctioning units or move Access Points to get the best coverage and reliable performance.
Everyone has come to rely on wifi networks in cafes, hotels and work. In hospitals, warehouses and university campuses wifi has become the main network. When wi-fi connections stop working or security is compromised, organizations are severely impacted.
Of course the blame for the wifi problems falls immediately on IT Management. No more…With Wifi Owl™ software Network Administrators will know about wireless network problems well before end users experience them. More importantly Network Administrators armed with reports provided by Wifi-Owl™ are able to take corrective actions and proactively prevent most problems!
Wifi-Owl™ Software from Axensis, a Florida USA LLC, is constantly on the lookout for wi-fi problems. It monitors Access Points (APs) and:
- Immediately alerts IT staff to wifi slowdowns, dropped connections and other problems
- Detects rogue and authorized APs
- Creates actionable reports that show IT Management what is happening with performance and uptime of their wifi networks now and over a period of time
The IT staff will know when to
- Add new Access Points to improve performance
- Replace malfunctioning units
- Move Access Points to get the best coverage and reliable performance
All resulting in reliability and performance improvement in wireless networks,
Wifi-Owl ™ software is simple to set up and use. The installation takes only about 10 to 15 minutes. One copy of the software can monitor all Access Points on the network, no matter where they are located and unlike other management products for wifi networks, Wifi-Owl™ operates with no hardware probes, which means that Network administrators can begin monitoring their networks right after software installation.
Network managers simply log into a web-based console, checks the status of the network and runs reports. Furthermore, Wifi-Owl™ notifies them of problems via email, SNMP or paging.
Here is what people who tried Wifi_Owl™ said about the software:
“I would recommend it when a wireless infrastructure has been implemented because it would be a very useful tool in monitoring bandwidth,” said Chris Oosthuizen Network Administrator, ADT Security.
“Yes, it was very helpful letting me know when access was down or when clients were having problems. I really like this product,” said Brandon Zapp, Network Analyst, SISU Medical Systems.
“Very unique software," said Charles W. Clark, IT Manager 'Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative.'
The software is free for organizations with 3 or fewer Access Points. For larger networks the pricing starts at only $495 and is based on the number of Access Points in the network. Additional information, pricing and purchasing is available at the company’s website.
Wifi-Owl™ software is available for immediate download for a free 30 day fully functional trial from Wifi-Owl website.
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