CiscoWorks Wireless LAN Solution Engine (WLSE) 2.5

This paper evaluates CiscoWorks Wireless LAN Solution Engine (WLSE) Release 2.5, a LAN solution product of Cisco Systems that utilizes wireless technology.

This paper explains that the WLSE, CiscoWorks WLSE Release 2.5 is a wireless area network solution that, aside from the fundamental features of CiscoWorks WLSE, WLSE Release 2.5 has additional features for radio management support, which permits users to detect unauthorized or rogue access points and to deploy new access points with the help of the coverage maps the system creates. The author points out that there are several problems, e.g., valid dates entered in the advanced options for Device Discovery produce an error message. The paper relates that there are alternative products, such as HP?s ProCurve Networking Secure Access 700wl Series, which guarantee controlled data security and protections.

Table of Contents
What is CiscoWorks Wireless LAN Solution Engine (WLSE) 2.5?
Features and Benefits
Supported Devices
Possible Alternative Products
“Entrasys Wireless is another possible alternative to CiscoWorks WLSE 2.5. It is an indoor and outdoor solution to stay connected in a network. Entrasys Wireless utilizes 802.11a/b/g multimode radio cards for a highly secured transmission of radio frequencies meant for an experience of being connected without cables and wires.”