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Real User
Telecommunications Manager II at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 22 2016

What do you think of LinkSprinter?

This is by far the best tester we have used.  Every single wiring/network/telecomm technician should have one of these in their tool bag. It will immediately send you an email with the results of your network test or you may login to the link-live cloud service to view and export the information. In about 15 seconds the visual indicators on the tester will tell you:  Do I have POE? Can I ping the gateway? Can I acquire an address? Can I ping the internet? You can sync this to your mobile device if your looking for additional information - Like the switch name, port and VLAN you are using. No more tracing patch cords in the data closet! How about a quick cable test? Yep,...
Real User
Owner at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Oct 09 2016

What is most valuable?

All of the features are important. Quick network diagnostics: I could plug it into a network and within a minute – actually, less than a minute; about 15-30 seconds – it tells me if it can get an IP address, if it can get to the gateway, if it can't get out to the internet. If I have a smart switch, it will even tell me which port I'm plugged into.

How has it helped my organization?

It depends on what the problem was. Let's say a user couldn't get out to the internet. I could unplug the cable from the back of their computer, and plug the Fluke in. Again, it's going to give me whether or not I can connect to the internet or not, so it breaks down whether it's the computer or the cable. If it is something with the cabling, it can even tell me... more»

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