WIRELESS LAN ASSOCIATION ADDS MEMBERS AND IMPROVES SERVICES
Network Affiliate Members Added
San Jose, CA - February 14, 2002
The Wireless LAN Association (WLANA), the educational trade association for the wireless local area networking industry, announced today that Network Utilities and Ekahau have joined the association as affiliate members. Network Utilities is the supplier of Odyssey, an end-to-end 802.lx security solution. Ekahau, Inc. is an innovator of indoor positioning technology in WLAN networks.
"WLANA welcomes Network Utilities and Ekahau as a new affiliate members," said Anthony Armenta, WLANA's executive director, "Our growing membership represents the strength of the wireless LAN industry."
In addition, WLANA continues to update its educational web site and now includes an improved WLAN directory. The new directory contains over 600 companies in the wireless LAN industry, categorized by product and service offerings, with live links to WLANA members. The new directory will be updated regularly by WLANA and companies who wish to be listed are invited to email their company information to [email protected].
About Network Utilities
Network Utilities is a privately owned company, which was formed in 1989 as a Software House to primarily focus on the development of network communications tools. This subsequently provided a sound basis for strategic alliances with developers of similar products requiring a UK presence and resulted in Network Utilities forging partnership arrangements with several international software manufacturers. Since 1992 Network Utilities has been committed to providing and supporting a 'best of breed' range of products for the management and security of the enterprise network. Its extended portfolio now also addresses Internet security and solutions for the service provider. Network Utilities (Systems) Ltd is headquartered at Liberty House, 158a Ewell Road, Surbiton, Surrey KT6 6HE, UK, Tel: +44 (0)20 8390 9911. For more information about the company, please visit the Network Utilities web site at www.netutils.com.
Ekahau, Inc. is a pioneer of indoor positioning in WLAN networks. Ekahau patent-pending technology, utilizing probabilistic modeling and on-line computer learning, is a result of over 10 years of research work. The product, Ekahau Positioning Engine(TM), is a fully software based solution and provides WLAN client device X,Y,Z location with an average of 2 meter accuracy. Ekahau customers are global WLAN-manufacturers and international OEM-partners, who enable and develop the next generation of location-based WLAN applications. For more information about the company, visit www.ekahau.com
About the Wireless LAN Association
The Wireless LAN Association is a non-profit educational trade association, comprised of the thought leaders and technology innovators in the local area wireless technology industry. WLANA provides a clearinghouse of information about wireless local area applications, issues and trends and serves as a resource to customers and prospects of wireless local area products and to industry press and analysts. The Association maintains an educational web site at www.wlana.org. To obtain additional information about WLANA, please visit our web site or send requests to [email protected].
About WLANA Members WLANA's members include more than 30 companies that offer a broad range of products and services that solve the high speed wireless connectivity needs of customers in the home, small business, enterprise and public access markets. The following sponsor members sit on the WLANA board of directors. Alcatel (NYSE:ALA), Alvarion (Nasdaq:ALVR), Broadcom (Nasdaq:BRCM), Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), Colubris Networks, Inc. (www.colubris.com), Enterasys Networks (NYSE:ETS), Intersil Corporation (Nasdaq:ISIL), Intermec Technologies (NYSE:UNA), Planet3 Wireless (www.p3wireless.com), Raylink, Inc. (www.raylink.com) and Signa Services (www.signaservices.com).