AirMagnet Planner

Accurately plan and deploy a/b/g/n wireless networks in any indoor environment

  • Design WLAN networks before rolling out any APs physically
  • Optimize AP count and layout for maximized coverage and performance by modeling building construction materials/obstructions and APs
  • Reduce spend on WLAN infrastructure by reusing services of APs across multiple floors by visualizing coverage and performance in the built-in multi-floor view
  • Estimate WLAN deployment budgets
  • Generate installer-ready Bill of Materials Reports
  • Plan your migration strategies as new users or technologies are introduced
  • Available in a standalone version & is also built into AirMagnet Survey PRO to help validate the WLAN model with real-world site survey data

Note: 1st year Gold support is required and must be purchased separately. Click here to read more about Gold support.

 
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Overview

AirMagnet Planner is a wireless network planning tool that accounts for building materials, obstructions, access point configurations, antenna patterns and a host of other variables to provide a reliable predictive map of Wi-Fi signal and performance. The solution offers superior predictive modeling to determine ideal quantity, placement and configuration of APs for optimal security, performance and compliance.

AirMagnet Planner includes built-in automated tools to help users with their migration strategy from existing legacy 802.11a/b/g networks to 802.11n technology.

AirMagnet Planner can be purchased as a separate product or as a fully integrated feature of AirMagnet Survey. When integrated with AirMagnet Survey, users have a powerful solution that combines state-of-the-art predictive modeling with real-world performance data.

 
 
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Models & Accessories
Models
Model Number/Name Description
AM/A4012AirMagnet Planner (Standalone)
AM/A4018AirMagnet Survey PRO (includes Planner)
AM/A4013-UGDAirMagnet Planner Module (upgrade from AirMagnet Survey Express or upgrade for existing A4015 customers)
AM/B4010AirMagnet Survey Express (optional)
 
Bundles
Model Number/Name Description
AM/A1490AirMagnet WLAN Design & Analysis Suite Bundle with Multi Adapter Kit (Survey Pro/Planner, WiFi Analyzer Pro and Spectrum XT + 3 Proxim adapters) Available in US & Canada only.
AM/A1580AirMagnet Survey Pro/Planner and Spectrum XT Bundle
AM/A1481AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer and Survey Pro/Planner
AM/A1482AirMagnet VoFi Analyzer and Survey Pro/Planner
 
 
Documents
Brochure
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Wireless Solutions Brochure
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Datasheet
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AirMagnet Planner Datasheet
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Catalog
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Fluke Networks' Solution Catalog
64 page guide to selection and ordering Fluke Networks' Solutions and Products
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White Paper
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Implementing 802.11ac – Revolution Or Evolution? EN
As you develop your wireless network to handle increasing user demands, have you considered the new 802.11ac standard? It’s due to be ratified early 2014, and products supporting it are already available. Download our White Paper and learn what 802.11ac offers, so you can plan your future WLAN growth with confidence.
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Best Practices for Wireless Site Design
Best Practices for Wireless Site Design
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BYOD Without Tears
The Impact and challenge for Network Engineers
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802.11n Primer
This paper explains the essential technologies used by 802.11n and their impact on network planning, installation, and operation.
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802.11a,b,g,n Compatibility
This paper takes a detailed look at the impact of coexistence of 802.11n with legacy a/b/g networks.
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AirMagnet Gold Flyer
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Case Studies
BlueSafe Case Study

BlueSafe Uses Fluke Networks’ AirMagnet Solutions to Help Organizations Throughout France Deploy High-Performance Wireless Networks

Challenge:
BlueSafe is one of the premier Wi-Fi system integrators in France. They help organizations achieve unified mobility by planning, deploying and managing wireless networks that meet business requirements for connectivity, application performance and security. As Wi-Fi networks continue to evolve and expand, and as a new generation of mobile devices hit the workplace, businesses are presented with a variety of new performance and security challenges. BlueSafe is responsible for helping these organizations address those challenges. To do this successfully, the company not only requires a set of solutions for accurately planning and deploying wireless networks, but that also enables the team to quickly troubleshoot, secure and monitor the wireless network.

Results:
BlueSafe selected Fluke Networks’ AirMagnet Survey and Planner, AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer, and AirMagnet Enterprise. These solutions give BlueSafe, and their customers, the ability to deploy high-performance wireless networks, and to secure and manage these networks once in service.

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InnerWireless, a Black Box Company

Challenge:
Ensure optimum performance when deploying and maintaining large, complex, mission-critical in-building wireless networks. Assess existing customer solutions, validate new wireless deployments, review, support, and troubleshoot deployed solutions.

Results:
With AirMagnet tools, the InnerWireless team is able to readily validate that deployed solutions continue operating to spec, and work with customers to quickly identify, troubleshoot and address physical-layer issues in their deployed solutions.

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System Requirements
Minimum System Requirements:
 

The installation and operation of AirMagnet Planner (software-only) requires separate hardware with one of the following minimum system requirements below.

 
 
 
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On-demand Webinars
This webinar will guide users through critical stages of network design, including migration, prediction and post-deployment validation using AirMagnet's 802.11n toolset.
 
This webinar, hosted by Cisco, provides a live demonstration of how users can export real-world survey data and planner projects from AirMagnet Survey and AirMagnet Planner into Cisco WCS.

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