For Immediate Release
Neon Software Announces Immediate Availability of Support for Wireless
Network Analysis in NetMinder Ethernet
LAFAYETTE, CA – March 30th, 2000 – Neon Software announced today the
immediate availability of version 4.3 of NetMinder Ethernet, their
software-based protocol analyzer and traffic monitor. Version 4.3,
available as a free download update on Neon Software’s website www.neon.com
to registered version 4 users, adds support for wireless communication
technology and and additional decodes for 802.1q VLAN protocols.
“With the explosive growth of wireless networking, users must have analysis
tools to support wireless networks. Our new version of NetMinder Ethernet
provides critical analysis data for wireless network architectures.” said
Michael Swan, Chief Technical Officer.
NetMinder Ethernet 4.3 Wireless Network Support NetMinder Ethernet 4.3
supports Apple Computer’s new AirPort wireless technology family of
products. AirPort users can now capture and analyze wireless data streams
to troubleshoot on the fly. NetMinder Ethernet enables mobile network
management using any Mac OS computer equipped with AirPort capabilities.
The convenience of wireless networking provides unique management and
troubleshooting opportunities. NetMinder Ethernet 4.3 collects lists of
wireless nodes as they appear on the network and details their traffic and
protocol usage. For example, NetMinder Ethernet can track DHCP and NAT
address assignments from AirPort base stations.
NetMinder Ethernet captures and decodes all types of Ethernet and wireless
Ethernet data (IP, AppleTalk, NetWare, DECnet, etc.) and produces long-term
data analysis via IP, AppleTalk, and NetWare analysis windows. NetMinder
Ethernet also features a rules-based system called “Packet Inference” for
recording and interpreting unusual network events such as Ping of Death,
Land Attacks, and duplicate IP addresses.
For detailed information about NetMinder Ethernet’s features, please see
NetMinder Ethernet is $795 SRP and is available from Neon Software over the
Internet at http://www.neon.com, by emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by
Please call for upgrade pricing. NetMinder Ethernet is also available from
resellers and international distributors. Registered users of version 4 can
download a free update at http://www.neon.com/nme43upgrade.html
NEON SOFTWARE, INC
Neon Software develops intelligent network software tools for both Mac OS
and Windows. The Neon Software Network Management Series includes
LANsurveyor for network mapping, management and reporting; CyberGauge, the
Internet bandwidth monitoring application; and RouterCheck, an AppleTalk
router troubleshooting and management application.
Neon Software, Inc.
3685 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite 253
Lafayette, CA 94549