AirPatrol Mobile Images Wireless Nets

By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2004-06-14 Print this article Print

Cirond's application is easy to use but lacks RF analysis tools.

Cirond Corp.s AirPatrol Mobile provides an attractive visual representation of known and rogue wireless networks and devices in and around an organizations airspace. Although the program is easy to use and relatively effective at pinpointing the location of access points and ad hoc networks, administrators looking for in-depth radio-frequency analysis tools or constant detection capabilities should look elsewhere.

Click here to read the full review of AirPatrol Mobile.

Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

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