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ManagerEa70e
Real User
Manager, Enterprise Infrastructure And Operations at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

I use AirMagnet Survey heavily for the work that I do. My responsibility is to make sure that we have good coverage in... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I use it heavily, primarily for troubleshooting issues where there are complaints of inadequate coverage in an area.... more»

What needs improvement?

The product is working much better than it had been. We can get it down to a tablet now, which was something that I was... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

At the time we bought this, it was one of only a couple products out there that was as thorough at what it did. With... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We did not have a solution prior to AirMagnet. This goes clear back to 2005. I was getting ready to start doing site... more»

What other advice do I have?

If you're going to use it the way that we use it, I strongly recommend going to a tablet device that's as light as... more»
Reviewer621039
Real User
User at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 27 2017

What is most valuable?

I use almost all AirMagnet features. For the survey, I use PRO. I use Planner for planning tools. I use WiFi Analyzer for troubleshooting, and XT for the troubleshooting, as well.

How has it helped my organization?

The predictive survey has improved the way my organization functions. I use their planner when making the walls. You can create a real-world environment and then come up with the... more»

What needs improvement?

The worst thing that is built into AirMagnet is, if your laptop crashes in the middle, all of the work you have done is gone. There should be an auto-save functionality. Currently,... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

When I switched to AirMagnet in 2004-05, I also used Ekahau a little bit and at that time, Ekahau was also at the preliminary stage because wireless was not that popular. AirMagnet... more»
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reviewer599010
Real User
National Networking And Wireless Service Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

I have been using AirMagnet for clients to do WiFi surveys. This is pretty much an AP-on-a-Stick survey. Right now, I'm... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Everything about the AirMagnet is useful. It's good for work, giving us our SSID and throughput readings for the AC... more»

What needs improvement?

They need to get it up to speed with surveying and using the product on a tablet-based platform. Sometimes you don't... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

As far as pricing and renewing the licenses and things of that nature, I've only really had to do that once for my... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Ever since I started doing these WiFi surveys or site surveys, I've mostly used AirMagnet.

What other advice do I have?

Definitely take the courses that they offer. I acquired the AirMagnet 30 and 40 certificates for running AirMagnet... more»
ProjectM5df7
Real User
Project Manager at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
Jan 31 2017

What is most valuable?

The whole program itself benefits me. We use all of it when we're doing our surveys. The surveys, just the software in general, all of it works... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The software is pretty much the same as it was three years ago. I wouldn't say there has really been anything that we've added to the software... more»

What needs improvement?

Better integration of the Spectrum XT. Instead of just having the basic information of your spectrum analysis alongside Pro, I'd like to see the... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We didn’t use anything previously. We started off with AirMagnet. It was required by our customers that we had to use Fluke AirMagnet. It was... more»

What other advice do I have?

Nowadays, it almost seems like you can get by without having to purchase the software and have somebody run the scan. In a lot of cases, you can... more»
CCIEengibda2
Real User
CCIE Engineer at a tech services company
Mar 12 2017

What is most valuable?

We are using the multi-floor planner, which is very useful for us to create heat maps. We are also using the AirMagnet site survey. It's really helpful for us to know in which... more»

What needs improvement?

Whenever we are doing the site survey, it will catch most of the areas. However, for example, if we are creating the plan after doing the site survey, in some areas, it will show... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Personally, I didn't use any site survey software before, but I don't know about my colleagues. Maybe they used something else. Once I joined this company, I started with AirMagnet... more»

What other advice do I have?

As I mentioned earlier, the only thing is that we are not able to find the new devices from vendors like Cisco and Aruba; access points. We need them to include those access points... more»
Nikolay Babinov
Real User
Product Manager at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Planning module: I use it for wireless network deployment during construction stages. * Survey module: Provides a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Before using this product, we did wireless project designs using a rough estimate of how the wireless networks will... more»

What needs improvement?

AirMagnet Survey very useful for designing and deploying wireless 802.11n/a/b/g/ac projects, in any companies from... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is not so high compared with other products with the same quality level. My recommendation is for customers... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used Ekahau Site Survey. It is also a good quality product, but they are still growing and have a lot of bugs. These... more»

What other advice do I have?

Before purchasing the solution, request an evaluation license to test it. Think carefully and then chose a product... more»
Elias Dakos
Consultant
Senior E Learning Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

* Planning module - I use it for wireless network deployment at the construction stage. * Survey module - wireless... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Before using this product we performed a wireless project design with a rough understanding of how the wireless network... more»

What needs improvement?

AirMagnet Survey is very useful for designing and deploying wireless 802.11n/a/b/g/ac projects, in any company from... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is not so high compared with other products of similar quality. My recommendation for customers is to... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Yes we used the Ekahau Site Survey, which is also a good quality product, but they are still growing and have lots of... more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice, before purchasing request an evaluation license to test it and then choose the product which is stable,... more»
seniorne561837
Real User
Senior Network Engineer at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 02 2017

What is most valuable?

The interactive mapping tool: If you have a map, it'll scale the map to be accurate. You literally just click where you are as you are walking.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We survey hospitals, schools and any other business that would like a survey. We sell our service and it creates another avenue for revenue.

What needs improvement?

If you have an older version of Air Magnet get caught up. It use to crash a lot. Version 9.1 is great. It’ll run all day with no issues (we... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We didn't have a previous solution.

What other advice do I have?

My biggest complaint is their training shouldn't be so expensive. I personally think they should have online videos of free training and if you... more»
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NETSCOUT’s AirMagnet Survey is a software-based site survey solution that allows IT and network professionals to plan and deploy wireless 802.11n/a/b/g/ac LAN for optimal performance, security and compliance. The tool provides users the ability to visualize RF coverage, collect real world performance data, and map interferers. The new Survey Mobile app allows for design and validation of lower end BYOD on Android phones and tablets.

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