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Network Engineer at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 14 2016

What is most valuable?

Packet sniffing - it allows us to see where there are communication errors between devices.

How has it helped my organization?

We had two devices that we didn't know what was wrong with them. Communication wasn't working and the graphical interface actually allowed us to see what traffic was being sent to which device. We were able to find out that there was… more»

What needs improvement?

We found that when we used the wireless section of the AirMagnet, we used to have a laptop dedicated to AirMagnet and it actually ran smoother on the laptop. The device still runs AirMagnet the same way the laptop did but it's not as smooth… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We actually used another Fluke Networks solution. It was two of Fluke's separate products and this was a an all-in-one solution.

What other advice do I have?

We were able to try it out so if it's possible for you to try it out, it's definitely worth the trial. I'd rate it an 8. The wireless portion of it being a little stronger would probably get it a 10.
Vendor
Director of IT with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 09 2016

What do you think of OptiView XG?

Our county has more than 110,000 residents. The county’s IT department supports every elected and appointed county entity, including courts, law enforcement, fire, public works, tax, utilities, internal administration and more. The 3,000-node wired and wireless network provides access to more than 700 users and runs a variety of specialized applications, often from small third-party vendors. With 3,000 nodes spread over a 540 square mile area, 3 data centers hosting more than 100 TB of data, more than 20 buildings with indoor wireless, 70 servers and more than 40 virtual servers, and 700 users, our network is complex. My team needed the ability to monitor, and troubleshoot on a comprehensive, network-wide basis, as well as conduct application-specific testing. In the…

What is OptiView XG?

OptiView XG is the first network analysis tablet designed specifically for the network engineer. It combines critical functions necessary to automate root-cause analysis of both wired and wireless network performance issues – whether network or application related to reduce time for problem identification. OptiView XG supports repeatable, effective troubleshooting – whether pre- or post-deployment.

OptiView XG customers

XG is used in all industries. Example customers include: Republic National Distributing Company, Titelive, CitiGroup, Los Angeles Unified School District, Saudi German Hospital, DeKalb County Schools, Valdosta State University, The Everett Clinic, Bio-Reference, Miami-Dade Library, Mitel, Borsa Istanbul, Cimarex, Air National Guard Lowndes County, High Point City, Carrollton City Schools, Kern County, Pruitt Communications and Bosch Group.

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