AdventNet Partners with Networks Unlimited to make WLAN Secure and Manageable in United Kingdom through WiFi Manager

Pleasanton, California, February 9, 2005

AdventNet, Inc., a leading provider of affordable network and systems management software for enterprises, equipment vendors, and service providers, today announced that it has selected Networks Unlimited as the authorized reseller of ManageEngine™ WiFi Manager software in UK. The solution enables IT teams to offer the benefits of Wi-Fi technology to mobile users, while minimizing the associated security risks and administrative workloads. WiFi Manager is available immediately to customers in the United Kingdom through Networks Unlimited.

WiFi Manager is a combined WLAN security and management software for 802.11 a/b/g networks. It enables WLAN administrators in large corporations, educational institutions, hospitals, and WISPs to seamlessly secure, configure, and monitor their wireless networks, while significantly reducing the costs associated with those tasks. WiFi Manager supports wireless LAN hardware from most leading vendors, including Cisco, Proxim, Symbol, 3Com, Avaya, HP, Dell, and more. The software presents a Web-based view of all wireless networks, access points available inside each network, status of those access points, the channel at which they operate, mobile clients connected to them and their signal strength/ noise values, and association history. It also helps to configure/ upgrade firmware of access points. When integrated with RF sensors, WiFi Manager becomes a full-fledged wireless IDS system detecting more than 40 unique security threats including: rogue APs, intrusions, denial-of-service attacks, and vulnerabilities.

"I firmly believe that the AdventNet ManageEngine™ suite is precisely what the market needs at this time. It addresses key business issues faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SME's) in managing their IT infrastructures, at a compelling price," said Peter Reynolds, Managing Director, Networks Unlimited.

"We selected Networks Unlimited as partners because we both are working towards a common goal - to provide enterprises with powerful and affordable software to manage their network infrastructure. They have been successfully reselling the ManageEngine™ OpManager, our wired network management product since 2004 and have extensive expertise in dealing with enterprise grade network deployments," said Mani Vembu, Director Partner Relations, AdventNet, Inc.

WiFi Manager 4 can be downloaded from An online demo of the product can be accessed from The Free Edition of WiFi Manager is aimed at SOHO users/ pilot projects. It manages up to 3 access points.

About AdventNet

Enabling Management Your Way™

AdventNet provides affordable software in the areas of network applications and database tools. With a broad product portfolio and an active customer base ranging from enterprises, equipment vendors and service providers, AdventNet has emerged as a very affordable and high-quality alternative to expensive software that is common in the industry. AdventNet corporate office is located at Pleasanton, CA with offices in NJ, NH, India, China and Japan. It has a well-trained partner base around the globe and thousands of customers world-wide. Visit us at

About Networks Unlimited

Networks Unlimited is based in SE England and has been focusing on network management and security since their formation in 1992. Networks Unlimited has been instrumental in bringing innovative and affordable solutions to the UK marketplace. Visit us at

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