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

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"The ability to perform dual-band spectrum analysis while conducting the standard WiFi site survey is a tremendous time saver."

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

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"I find the power button hard to access with just one hand."

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"This product is very expensive."

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"This solution is not cheap. If you only need an occasional site survey, you are better off contracting a wireless engineering professional that has one."

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Top Answer: The inability to add or relocate AP's to existing survey data during the planning phase is a major problem for me. If you relocate an AP, the heatmaps (data) remain unchanged, since it has no no… more »
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9.5
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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.

Over 12 years in the making, ESSTM maintains its reputation as the easiest to use, enterprise-grade Wi-Fi design and maintenance tool for Wi-Fi professionals. With crystal clear heat maps and easy-to-use reports, ESS makes it simple to optimize Wi-Fi.

ESS allows you to plan and create Wi-Fi networks according to your performance and capacity requirements—taking into consideration the increasing amount of wireless clients and applications such as VoIP, HD video streaming and web browsing.

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Sample Customers
Houston Methodist Hospital, Love's Travel StopsPresidio, Planet Earth, Ruckus
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider41%
Manufacturing Company12%
University12%
Legal Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company22%
Manufacturing Company6%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider23%
Manufacturing Company7%
Media Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise22%
REVIEWERS
Small Business50%
Large Enterprise50%
Find out what your peers are saying about AirMagnet Survey vs. Ekahau Site Survey and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
446,626 professionals have used our research since 2012.
AirMagnet Survey is ranked 2nd in Network Modeling with 2 reviews while Ekahau Site Survey is ranked 1st in Network Modeling with 2 reviews. AirMagnet Survey is rated 6.6, while Ekahau Site Survey is rated 9.6. 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 Ekahau Site Survey writes "Easily troubleshoots problems stemming from interference". AirMagnet Survey is most compared with iBwave Wi-Fi, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Aruba Wireless, Cisco Wireless and AirCheck, whereas Ekahau Site Survey is most compared with iBwave Wi-Fi and Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN. See our AirMagnet Survey vs. Ekahau Site Survey report.

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