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Wavelink Receives Innovative Technology Award From IDG's Computerworld

Wavelink, a leading provider of mobile infrastructure management software for the enterprise, today announced it received an Innovative Technology Award from IDG's Computerworld. Selected for the business value it provides to customers, Wavelink Mobile Manager is being recognized in the mobile and wireless category for its ability to provide centralized visibility and control for wireless networks.

Computerworld's rigorous selection process focused on nomination by IT end-users followed by an in-depth evaluation of the technology and its ability to solve real business problems. A panel of outside experts and Computerworld editors selected Wavelink as one of 30 winners out of 350 nominations.

"Innovation has always been a hallmark of the IT industry, and winners of Computerworld's Innovative Technology Awards uphold this spirit," said Maryfran Johnson, editor in chief of Computerworld. "As technology continues to forge ahead, it is increasingly important that new advancements ultimately demonstrate tangible business value."

"As wireless LANs gain in popularity across a broad range of industries, centralized management of these growing enterprise networks is crucial to keeping costs down and performance up," said David Bullis, CEO and president of Wavelink. "Computerworld's recognition underscores the critical need for software that effectively improves the reliability and security of WLANs."

Wavelink's Mobile Manager enables network administrators to deploy and manage the wireless network; simultaneously change configuration settings; perform updates to mobile devices and monitor performance for each access point and maintain network health -- all from one central console. With recent enhancements to Mobile Manager, enterprise customers can now manage more than 5,000 access points (APs) from a single server -- more than double the amount offered by any other solution -- making it the most scalable wireless management solution available.

Wavelink (now part of Ivanti) provides of software solutions for the management of wireless LAN networks and mobile devices and the development of mission-critical wireless applications. Over 5,000 customers in nearly every industry use Wavelink's wireless management and application development software to solve the unique challenges involved in deploying, managing and controlling wireless LAN networks. Wavelink Mobile Manager and Wavelink Avalanche offer the most widely-used, multi-vendor solutions which solve wireless network and device management challenges by offering complete visibility, effective network management and control over wireless LAN access points and mobile devices.