AirTight Networks SpectraGuard 6.0
AirTight's game is wireless security, and the most recent update to its SpectraGuard line, 6.0, came in January. According to AirTight, the suite combines wireless LAN security with performance management and forensics tools using software called Smart Forensics and Predictive Performance. The Smart Forensics dashboard (pictured at left) tracks and analyzes network threats, providing details on prevention status and past client associations. The WLAN performance dashboard examines network performance by category, location, APs and clients and tracks trending in coverage, configuration, interference and bandwidth by time. The 6.0 release adds IPv6 support, according to AirTight, and pricing is based on WIPS licenses, deliverable to health care and other organizations in an on-demand package.