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Pros
"The most valuable features are the survey, spectrum analysis, and reporting."

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"I have found the cross analysis feature to be the most valuable.""We were able to standardize the internal processes across all internal departments, resulting in almost an elimination of non-standard process flows through our organization.""The most valuable feature is the auto-discovery, which is nice because you don't have to do anything to add a new component.""This product provides good visibility into applications at the backend.""What I like best is the configuration management functionality."

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"The surveying features are in need of improvement, along with general usability."

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"For us, the implementation was quite complex but it's because of the large number of different environments we're dealing with.""We want to make our own choice for the AIOps solution and do not want to be forced to use the Broadcom OI solution by default.""The interface is not nice and needs to be improved.""There should be a facility to integrate with other monitoring applications that are currently running in the environment.""Huawei devices are not properly supported, and there are incompatibility issues related to certain protocols."

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"This product is very expensive."

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"In general, the license cost will be about 30% of the total TCO for this tool (hardware/support team, OS costs, and OS management).""The product, support, and maintenance are all expensive, which is another reason that we are switching to another solution."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the auto-discovery, which is nice because you don't have to do anything to add a new component.
Top Answer: The product, support, and maintenance are all expensive, which is another reason that we are switching to another solution.
Top Answer: This solution is too complicated to use for us, especially if you have many components. It's too big for us, which is one of the reasons that we will no longer be using it. It’s Cloud be difficult to… more »
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Overview

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.

CA Spectrum can enable your organization to discover, optimize and improve its infrastructure and the business services running on top of it. By delivering large-enterprise scalability, robust features and superior root cause analysis, this solution can help your organization effectively manage its dynamic, complex IT infrastructure including physical, virtual and cloud environments as well as network virtualization.
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Houston Methodist Hospital, Love's Travel StopsNational Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
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Comms Service Provider41%
Manufacturing Company12%
University12%
Legal Firm6%
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Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company21%
Manufacturing Company6%
Media Company5%
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Healthcare Company15%
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Insurance Company13%
Comms Service Provider8%
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Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government7%
Media Company5%
Find out what your peers are saying about AirMagnet Survey vs. DX Spectrum and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
441,850 professionals have used our research since 2012.
AirMagnet Survey is ranked 4th in Network Troubleshooting with 2 reviews while DX Spectrum is ranked 2nd in Network Troubleshooting with 5 reviews. AirMagnet Survey is rated 6.6, while DX Spectrum is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of AirMagnet Survey writes "Good spectrum analysis and reporting features, but the antenna options could be improved and the price reduced". On the other hand, the top reviewer of DX Spectrum writes "Good monitoring, alerting capabilities, and improved visibility, but AIOps is restricted to Broadcom". AirMagnet Survey is most compared with Ekahau Site Survey, iBwave Wi-Fi, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Aruba Wireless and Cisco Wireless, whereas DX Spectrum is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, DX Performance Management, Zabbix, DX Infrastructure Manager and Splunk. See our AirMagnet Survey vs. DX Spectrum report.

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