Businesspeople, professionals and information technology specialists alike are increasingly using wireless networks in their day-to-day work. Yet managing the way in which they "roam" on different 802.11 networks can be a frustrating and time-consuming task. Cirond?s industry
leading Winc wireless connectivity tool makes it simple. In 2003 alone, more than 100,000 users downloaded Cirond Winc and pocketWinc making them the gold standard for wireless connectivity tools. Whether you are a businessperson trying to access a wireless network in a
coffee shop, airport or hotel or an IT professional trying to provide mobile management to an increasingly complex 802.11 wireless network, Winc can help by:
This can be a challenge using the proprietary client software that comes bundled with some wireless cards, notebook computers or pocket PCs. Winc makes it easy. Also, network administrators can use Winc to provide users with a single, consistent, best-in-class wireless onnectivity tool across the enterprise. Managing your wireless network connections -Cirond's
Winc client (for Windows or Pocket PC) automatically detects and connects to 802.11 networks and stores personalized profiles so users can automatically connect to their favorite wireless networks easily - without having to re-configure WEP and connection settings each time.
Collaborating wirelessly - Whether it's working at a client or supplier's office for an hour, a day or a week - you can use Winc to quickly create a network to share documents and resources. Winc enables secure, ad-hoc 802.11-based networks to be instantly set-up anywhere, anytime, and
enables collaborative work groups to concurrently share and work on documents in real-time without requiring access points. This capability can be used, for example, to enable a group of people to concurrently work on a spreadsheet to prepare a budget; to allow multimultiple Tablet
PC users to share a whiteboard.
See also: access point, connectivity, detect, networks, wireless, 802.11, hotspot, roaming