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MOTOROLA AIRDEFENSE SERVICES PLATFORM Modern business depends on wireless communication to exchange information, build partnerships, distribute resources, promote services and function productively in a fast-paced world. But wireless connectivity brings with it a unique set of vulnerabilities, complexities and management challenges, and dealing with them requires a unique set of tools. Motorola’s AirDefense Services Platform (ADSP) simplifies the management, monitoring, and protection of your WLAN networks. The platform supports three key functions - security and compliance, network assurance, and infrastructure management - within a modular architecture to maximize deployment flexibility and minimize the cost of implementation. The ADSP combines the information collected from your network of sensors or access points with the analytical power of an intelligent central console to provide 24/7 network monitoring and automate security functions, regulatory compliance requirements, multi-vendor network management and remote troubleshooting. VENDOR AGNOSTIC


Multi-vendor, multi-technology networks are not uncommon in today’s wireless infrastructure environments. Recognizing this reality, the AirDefense Services Platform is designed to support any 802.11 a/b/g wireless LAN deployment.

Your organization is unique and so are your business needs. Motorola’s AirDefense network services solutions are modular and can be tailored to your specific requirements. Seamless integration of security and compliance, network assurance, and infrastructure management functions gives you a single powerful tool for maximizing your wireless network productivity.

CENTRALIZED You want to focus resources on running your business, not on running your network. So we simplified network administration by creating a single graphical user interface and central management console, for a holistic view and easier control of your wireless network performance.

FLEXIBLE Maintaining a secure network environment is critical to your business. So is the flexibility to adapt to the changing demands of your customers and employees. The AirDefense Services Platform, through continued evolution of its advanced capabilities, gives you the confidence to rollout new applications and services that satisfy the needs of your network users.

SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY NEED Security & Compliance Define, monitor and enforce corporate wireless LAN policies and/or regulatory compliance policies. Infrastructure Management Simplify and centralize management of multiple vendor wireless LAN infrastructure deployments with a single console. Network Assurance Remotely identify and remediate network problems that impact wireless applications and proactively optimize network performance.


SECURITY & COMPLIANCE Maximizing the productivity of your wireless assets means maintaining the strongest security posture possible. With its best-in-class threat protection and a strong suite of compliance tools, the AirDefense Services Platform allows you to mitigate the risks that threaten your WLAN infrastructure. AirDefense security and compliance modules work seamlessly to provide a comprehensive solution for rogue detection, policy enforcement , intrusion prevention, and regulatory compliances across your wireless network. The AirDefense solution combines intelligent analysis engines and a threat library unmatched in the industry to monitor your 802.11a/b/ g/n traffic. By making extensive use of automated tools for threat mitigation and policy enforcement, the ADSP ensures real-time response to security risks and allows you to maintain an effective security posture.

WIRELESS INTRUSION PREVENTION SECURITY (WIRELESS IPS) MODULE By analyzing existing and day-zero threats in realtime against historical data, the AirDefense Wireless IPS module is able to accurately detect wireless vulnerabilities and anomalous network activity. With context-aware detection, correlation and multidimensional detection engines, the platform detects only meaningful security events with minimal false positive alarms. An extensive threat library and customizable policy settings enable the system to respond automatically to more than 200 wireless threats, terminating connections to unauthorized devices and reducing the chances of damage to your network.

WIRELESS VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT MODULE The AirDefense Wireless Vulnerability Assessment module uses a patented technology to remotely test wireless security. An industry first, the module allows administrators to t automatically log on to an access point and test for vulnerabilities from the perspective of a wireless hacker. With this capability, which uses Motorola sensors to conduct wireless penetration testing, proactive identification of vulnerabilities is possible. Identifying g vulnerabilities before they can be exploited allows better management of threats and improves security posture.

ADVANCED FORENSICS MODULE FOR SECURITY & COMPLIANCE Rogue devices are a serious threat to enterprise security. A single rogue access point can allow an attacker to gain full access to the internal network, bypassing traditional wired network security controls. The AirDefense Services Platform identifies any rogue device and can automatically remove it from the network. By analyzing wireless traffic, the system can automatically determine the level of threat that a potential rogue poses to the organization, allowing administrators to prioritize their efforts to secure the network. With its unmatched resolution capacity, the AirDefense Forensics module enables more accurate identification of and better remediation against rogue devices which may threaten your WLAN infrastructure.

INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT The AirDefense Infrastructure Management solution eases the management of various infrastructure vendors with multiple consoles by providing IT staff a centralized, holistic view into the network. The solution offers centralized configuration, status monitoring, fault monitoring, and reporting for multivendor WLAN infrastructure deployments. This solution will enhance the visibility and control of wireless infrastructure for organizations with diverse environments consisting of multiple device models from one or more different infrastructure vendors. The AirDefense Infrastructure Management suite lets you manage the network rather than individual devices with inheritance based configuration. So you can spend less time less staging and provisioning hardware for new deployments and hardware changes. With a simplified and unified console to control heterogeneous wireless infrastructure, the solution is also a costeffective and manageable way to help organizations migrate to new technology while leveraging legacy infrastructure.

WLAN MANAGEMENT MODULE The AirDefense WLAN Management module provides administrators with a single, centralized console for mutivendor deployments, simplifying management and providing consistent configuration across the network. This tool will enhance the visibility and control of the wireless infrastructure for organizations with diverse WLAN deployments consisting of multiple vendors and varied equipment models.


CENTRALIZED MANAGEMENT CONSOLE MODULE The AirDefense Centralized Management Console (CMC) module provides administrators and IT staff a single holistic view into the wireless network. For large scale deployments which require thousands of sensors and/or tens of thousands of managed devices, the CMC provides aggregated views of the data on multiple appliances and a single point for configuration changes. CMC streamlines the monitoring of security events, automates management, and speeds time-to-resolution of network issues, thereby improving productivity.

NETWORK ASSURANCE With a real-time view of all WLAN traffic, the AirDefense Network Assurance suite enables IT administrators to quickly identify and respond to issues and misconfigurations, proactively monitor the network’s availability, and remotely troubleshoot RF problems. The suite includes sophisticated real-time tools to remotely capture and analyze 802.11 frames, detect and classify non-802.11 sources of interference, monitor performance policy violations and remotely debug client and AP connectivity issues. Also included is the industry’s first toolset to perform expert analysis of wireless connectivity issues and perform end-to end network testing from the wireless perspective, remotely. Once a problem or issue is identified network administrators have two types of tools, real-time and historical, which allow them to appropriately diagnose and fix the problem. This suite of tools will significantly reduce network helpdesk costs and operational expenditures related to the wireless network by practically eliminating the need to travel onsite to troubleshoot wireless network issues.

CLIENT TROUBLESHOOTING MODULE The AirDefense Client Troubleshooting tool lets tier one helpdesk personnel with limited wireless networking expertise easily identify the exact connectivity problem, so they can resolve it or escalate it as appropriate. The module’s sophisticated analysis engine will quickly identify device level problems, wireless network health and availability, wireless network or client configuration, and wired network connectivity issues.

ACCESS POINT (AP) TESTING MODULE TThe AirDefense Access Point Testing module allows you to proactively identify problems impacting wireless applications by periodically performing end-to-end network testing. Motorola’s unique technology utilizes the radio of Motorola access points to emulate wireless clients in order to support wireless connection testing. The testing can be set up to run automatically for proactive detection of network problems or on-demand to assist in real-time troubleshooting. Alerts allow designated team members to ensure appropriate escalation and timely remediation.

SPECTRUM ANALYSIS MODULE The AirDefense Spectrum Analysis module utilizes your Motorola WLAN infrastructure (dedicated sensors or access points) to troubleshoot interference problems without the need to dispatch a technician to a physical location. Unique to the industry, the AirDefense Spectrum Analysis Module is a software only solution that allows you to view the physical layer of your wireless network without the need for specialized hardware. With the AirDefense Spectrum Analysis module, you can cost-effectively identify, classify, and resolve interference issues that limit the productivity of your WLAN.

ADVANCED FORENSICS MODULE The AirDefense Advanced Forensics module provides administrators the ability to rewind and review detailed records of wireless activity. It allows organizations to view events months later to improve network security posture, assist in forensic investigations and ensure policy compliance.

LiveRF MODULE The Airdefense LiveRF module performs sophisticated RF propagation analysis, taking into account the RF characteristics of your 3D environment, including objects such as walls floors and ceilings. With extensive options for customization and best-in-class visualization, the LiveRF function allows you to identify coverage and capacity issues within your network. Unique functionality including side-by-side comparative analysis and rewindable RF visualization which gives you the ability to look “back in time” at past conditions, allows identification of transient sources of interference and changing usage patterns.


DEFEND YOUR WIRELESS NETWORK AirDefense provides organizations with industryleading WLAN security and network management solutions. AirDefense solutions satisfy regulatory audit requirements, provide 24/7 monitoring, simplify management of multi-vendor network deployments and remotely troubleshoot network performance. Our Security & Compliance solutions help protect from costly security breaches and prevent lost revenue and productivity from network downtime, while offering a cost-effective way to meet regulatory security audit requirements. The infrastructure Management function, with its centralized management console eliminates the need for multiple management systems and allows your organization to monitor WLAN infrastructure across multiple device types and multiple vendors. This provides consistency in configuration

and policy compliance while, while reducing device and model specific expertise required by network administrators. Instead of managing multiple systems, administrators have a centralized management console to control wireless infrastructure. The Network Assurance suite includes analysis tools that that allow organizations to proactively optimize wireless LAN performance as well as remotely troubleshoot RF problems. With the AirDefense Services Platform, customers have a holistic network service management solution for their WLAN with a feature set and functionality that will maximize efficiency, improve operations, mitigate risk and assure compliance.

AirDefense Services Platform Security & Compliance

Infrastructure Management

Network Assurance

Wireless IPS

WLAN Management

Client Troubleshooting

Wireless Vulnerability Assessment

Centralized Management Console

AP Testing

Advanced Forensics Mobile Workforce Protection

Spectrum Analysis Advanced Forensics LiveRF

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