AirWave Ably Handles Most Wireless Networking Tasks

By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2004-09-27 Print this article Print

The updated platform aces reporting but needs to 'AMP' up centralized management.

Airwave Wireless Inc.s AirWave Management Platform 3.0 lays the groundwork to simplify management of large WLAN deployments, but it hasnt quite nailed the centralized management functionality. Administrators looking to rein in large, diverse wireless LAN networks will find AMP 3.0s solid reporting, automated policy enforcement and wide vendor hardware support compelling—especially if they dont mind waiting for centralized management.

Click here to read the full review of AirWave Management Platform 3.0.

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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