EMCO Software Offers A Brand-New Solution For Waking Up Computers Over A Network

Top Quote The new EMCO WakeOnLan utility for Windows allows network administrators to wake up network computers over a local network using the Wake-on-LAN technology. The utility is designed to operate in large networks and is available both in free and commercial versions. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 04, 2011 - EMCO Software, a provider of software solutions for computer network management, announced today the availability of the brand-new EMCO WakeOnLan utility. This utility is based on the Wake-on-LAN (WOL) technology and allows network administrators to wake up network computers remotely. Although WakeOnLan was created for the Windows platform, it allows sending Wake-on-LAN packets to computers running Windows, Linux, MAC OS and other platforms so as to wake them up.

    The WakeOnLan utility provides network administrators with all features required to use the Wake-on-LAN technology in large corporate networks. In particular, it can collect MAC addresses from network computers automatically using multiple methods designed for different types of network environments. Also, the utility can send Wake-on-LAN packet using the best suitable transmission method depending on the particular network configuration. Wake-on-LAN packets are sent to multiple computers in parallel to guarantee high performance rate in large networks.

    The free version of the WakeOnLan utility offers features that allow initiating wake-up operations for one or multiple network computers manually. The commercial version allows full automation of Wake-on-LAN operations. Network administrators can create and assign wake-up tasks to be executed on schedule. It is possible to create tasks for one-time and recurrent execution. The utility provides an intuitive visual interface for managing scheduled tasks and controlling their execution state.

    "Our Wake-on-LAN solution is targeted at implementing WOL in corporate networks. Such networks usually have diverse configurations that may influence the Wake-on-LAN configuration. Our WOL utility offers flexible configuration options that allow customizing it for use in different networks. In most cases, network administrators can rely on the integrated adaptive technology that automatically selects the best configuration for a particular network. In case of problems, WakeOnLan provides a detailed logging that helps to troubleshoot the problem quickly", Thorarinn Oskarsson, CEO at EMCO Software, said.

    EMCO WakeOnLan is available as a freeware and commercial versions. It can run under Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2000 both x86 and x64 platforms. The commercial version is available for evaluation as a free trial with no functionality limitations. The license pricing starts from $179.00. The product can be purchased directly from EMCO Software or via one of its authorized distributors and resellers.
    Product page: http://emcosoftware.com/wake-on-lan.
    Product download: http://emcosoftware.com/wake-on-lan/download.
    Commercial version pricing: http://emcosoftware.com/wake-on-lan/purchase.

    About EMCO Software
    EMCO Software is a provider of integrated software solutions that help organizations to reinvent approaches of their computer networks management. EMCO Software's award-winning products enable organizations to manage their IT environment remotely and automate network administration procedures, including network inventory, software deployment, power management, network and security control. Founded in 2001, EMCO Software is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland, with operations around the globe. Today, more than 20,000 organizations in 85 countries, including Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, trust EMCO Software products. For more information, visit http://emcosoftware.com.

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