HP Intelligent Management Center (IMC) Basic WLAN Manager Software Platform provides unified management of wired and wireless networks, adding wireless network management functions into existing wired network management systems. IMC Basic WLAN Manager software offers wireless LAN (WLAN) device configuration, topology, performance monitoring, RF heat mapping, and WLAN service reports.
It facilitates centralized control over your midsize or small wired and wireless network to reduce the time needed to deploy configuration changes, as well as helps provide uniformity throughout your wired and WLAN infrastructure. IMC Basic WLAN Manager software supports the management of HP and third-party devices, and is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® and Linux operating systems.
The software comes with a fixed-device limit of 50 nodes and includes a 50-node license of HP IMC Wireless Services Manager (WSM).
HP Intelligent Management Software (IMC): cohesively integrates fault management, element configuration, and network monitoring from a central vantage point; built-in support for third-party devices enables network administrators to centrally manage all network elements with a variety of automated tasks, including discovery, categorization, baseline configurations, and software images; the software also provides configuration comparison tools, version tracking, change alerts, and more
Centralized deployment model: IMC Basic software delivers an extensive set of capabilities for managing small heterogeneous wired and wireless networks and is designed for simplicity and ease of use
Rich resource management: IMC software provides powerful network discovery and topology, including a detailed inventory of the network and highly accurate depictions of how it is configured; supported views include Layer 2 and 3, and the ability to create custom views like a dashboard homepage; customization enables administrators to organize and control the network infrastructure based on their preferred organizational model
Integrated sFlow traffic analysis: using the integrated sFlow traffic analysis, the system can collect flow information from sFlow-capable devices; through traffic analysis, IMC Basic software can help identify network bottlenecks, recognize anomalous traffic, and pinpoint varying levels of bandwidth traffic for different services and applications
Flexible, centralized reporting: simplifies an organization's report administration; flexible historical reports provide the information needed for network trend analysis and capacity planning, and offer predefined reports or customization options to define parameters; reports can be viewed in a number of formats, including .pdf and .xls, and can be sent automatically via email, or be scheduled to run at a set timeframe