AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer PRO

Anytime, Anywhere, Wireless Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Real-time accurate, independent and reliable analysis of 802.11a/b/g/n and ac* wireless networks, including 3 X 3 802.11ac analysis without missing any traffic
  • Highly portable wireless network analyzer that travels to the source of the wireless network troubleshooting problems enabling faster and accurate fault-finding without any AP downtime
  • Dedicated Wi-Fi troubleshooting solution guaranteeing any wireless network fault detection as compared to “time-slicing monitoring functionality” built inside the wireless network infrastructure
  • Reduce IT costs, simplify workload and minimize user complaints by obtaining instant answers to ANY wireless network connectivity, performance, roaming, interference** and security issues using the AirWISE intelligence engine
  • Unique active toolset to isolate and troubleshoot Wi-Fi connectivity and performance issues
  • Strengthen your wireless network security by detecting and eliminating any wireless network threats and vulnerabilities
  • Auditor-ready Wi-Fi Security compliance reporting for multiple verticals including wireless PCI compliance, SOX, ISO and many more
  • Troubleshoot BYOD induced performance and wireless network security issues

**Interference detection and analysis from both Wi-Fi and non Wi-Fi sources can be performed. Please refer to Complete Wi-Fi Interference Detection & Analysis section under Features.

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 WiFi Analyzer is the industry standard tool for mobile auditing and troubleshooting enterprise Wi-Fi networks. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer helps IT staff quickly solve end-user issues while automatically detecting Wi-Fi security threats and wireless network vulnerabilities. The WiFi network analyzer enables network managers to easily test and diagnose dozens of common wireless network performance issues including throughput issues, connectivity issues, device conflicts and signal multipath problems. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer includes a full compliance reporting engine including wireless PCI compliance, SOX, and ISO, which automatically maps collected network information to requirements for wireless network compliance with policy and industry regulations. With the latest support for 802.11ac, AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer is the industry’s most accurate 802.11ac troubleshooting and optimization tool that never misses any Wi-Fi traffic and helps solve problems right the first time.

 

"I was doing the SANS GCIA security course and the instructor let us use the Fluke Networks network wifi analyzer to gain useful insights into the presence of wifi networks and their attributes. It basically brings learning to life."
Don S.
Security Analyst
FundSERV Inc.
Toronto, ON CA

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer is the industry standard tool for mobile auditing and troubleshooting enterprise Wi-Fi networks. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer helps IT staff quickly solve end-user issues while automatically detecting Wi-Fi security threats and wireless network vulnerabilities. The solution enables network managers to easily test and diagnose dozens of common wireless performance issues including throughput issues, connectivity issues, device conflicts and signal multipath problems. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer includes a full compliance reporting engine, which automatically maps collected network information to requirements for wireless network compliance with policy and industry regulations.

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer is available in “Express” and “PRO” versions. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer Express provides the core building blocks of Wi-Fi troubleshooting and Wi-Fi security auditing with the ability to see devices, automatically identify common problems and physically locate specific devices. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer PRO significantly extends all the capabilities found in the Express version and adds many more to provide a Wi-Fi tool to solve virtually any type of performance, security or reporting challenge in the field.

 

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Features

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer PRO is the industry’s only wireless network analyzer that includes a suite of active Wi-Fi troubleshooting tools to quickly pinpoint and solve wireless network problems. This includes users not being able to connect to the network, users experiencing slower connections to the network or WLAN applications, 802.11n and 802.11ac mis-configurations, traffic/infrastructure overloads, hardware failures, roaming problems, multipath interference problems and more. With these tools available at the user’s fingertips, they can solve any kind of problem that are impacting the network performance. These tools include:

  • Device Locator: Geiger-Counter tool that helps physically locate any unauthorized or policy violating device.
  • Connection test: single-click end-to-end network connectivity (DHCP, ping, trace) and application performance (HTTP, FTP, Audio, Video) measurement tool.
  • Signal Distribution tool: detect any multipath issues in the network.
  • Roaming tool: measures roaming times for clients between Aps.
  • Performance/Iperf tool: measures uplink and downlink throughput performance of the network.
  • 802.11n and 802.11ac throughput calculator tool: compare vendor AP performance based on specifications and capabilities of those devices.
  • 802.11n and 802.11ac efficiency and analysis tool: analyzes conversations between APs and stations, and indicates if the network is using 802.11ac and 802.11n to its full potential using simple color legends.
  • 802.11n and 802.11ac throughput simulator tool: calculates the network throughput, utilization and the overhead under user-specified conditions by simulating the existing infrastructure or simulating the addition of new APs or stations in the network.
 
 
 
Models & Accessories
Models
Model Number/Name Description
AM/A1150AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer PRO
AM/A1173-UGDUpgrade Module from Express to PRO
AM/B4070AirMagnet Spectrum XT (optional)
AM/C1090AirMagnet Multi-adapter kit for WiFi Analyzer (US, World Mode and Japan versions available)
AM/C1096AirMagnet 802.11 a/b/g/n Wireless PCI Express Card
AM/C1080-JPPROXIM ORINOCO 8494 802.11A/B/G/N USB Adapter (Japan Only)
AM/C1080-USPROXIM ORINOCO 8494 802.11A/B/G/N USB Adapter; For countries that follow FCC & IC
AM/C1080-WDPROXIM ORINOCO 8494 802.11A/B/G/N USB Adapter; For countries that follow CE
AM/C1097Fluke Networks 802.11 A/B/G/N/AC 3X3 Express Card Adapter (Coming in Q4’2014)
 
Bundles
Model Number/Name Description
AM/A1480AirMagnet WLAN Design & Analysis Suite Bundle (Survey Pro/Planner, WiFi Analyzer Pro and Spectrum XT) Available in all countries except US and Canada
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/A1481AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer and Survey Pro/Planner
 
 
Documents
Brochure
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Wireless Solutions Brochure
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Datasheet
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AirMagnet PCI Express Card And 3 X 3 Antenna Datasheet
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AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer
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Catalog
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Fluke Networks' Solution Catalog NEW
68 page guide to selection and ordering Fluke Networks' Solutions and Products
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White Paper
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BYOD Without Tears
The Impact and challenge for Network Engineers
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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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Interference and Wireless LANs
Interference and Wireless LANs
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Bringing BYODs into the fold
Employees want to bring their own Wi-Fi enabled smart devices into the workplace, and businesses have much to gain by embracing the BYOD trend. In this paper, we show how factoring smart devices – including BYODs – into the full WLAN lifecycle can fill this gap, avoiding costly problems and simplifying trouble resolution.
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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
Trusted Network Solutions Case Study AM WiFi Analyzer

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer Provides Troubleshooting Solution, Accurate Reporting and Increased Clients for Network Consulting Firm

Challenge:
Trusted Network Solutions is a network and services consulting firm in Salt Lake City, Utah, servicing hundreds of clients in a variety of fields including government, healthcare, education and small business. Their clients’ productivity is highly dependent on well functioning networking systems that address a widely varying spectrum of wireless needs. With a small team and several large-scale customers, Trusted Network Solutions needed an accurate, time-efficient way to diagnose issues, suggest solutions and gain new clientele.

Results:
Fluke Networks’ AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer allowed Trusted Network Solutions’ team of engineers to quickly survey customer environments, identify any issues or rogue connectivity threats, and then devise a plan to either repair the broken parts of current systems, or analyze a better solution. Because of the instant reporting system, technicians were able to assess the environment in real time, with the client if needed. The more detailed reports and easy-to-understand data was useful in justifying new solution costs to hesitant customers.

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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 WiFi Analyzer (software-only) requires separate hardware with one of the following minimum system requirements below.

 
 
Supported Adapters

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer Adapter Check Utility

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer Adapter Check Utility is intended to provide you with an easy way to verify whether your current OS, adapter(s) and driver(s) combination is supported by AirMagnet software. Utility also provides links to information about supported OS, adapters and AirMagnet drivers.

 

Before running the utility, please make sure you have all the drivers and WiFi cards installed and functioning correctly.

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AirMagnet supports two categories of wireless adapters:
  1. Preferred adapters: Adapters that have been comprehensively tested by AirMagnet and are recommended for use with the AirMagnet products.
  2. Limited-support adapters: Adapters that have been known to work with the product, but AirMagnet does not perform extensive testing on these adapters. AirMagnet recommends the use of adapters that have been tested and certified as mentioned in category 1.
Note: Authentications supported by various adapters could be limited by their own capabilities, Windows wireless zero configurations and various other reasons. Click on "More details" for each adapter to get detailed information on the supported features and authentications.
 
 
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On-demand Webinars
This webinar, featuring Industry expert Craig Mathias, principal at Farpoint Group, and Chia-Chee Kuan, AirMagnet CTO, will introduce you to key new capabilities in AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer 9.0, including roaming analysis tools that quickly isolates problems with client behavior, helps optimize VoWLAN performance, and enables rapid performance enhancements for all WLAN applications.
 
This webinar will guide users through those 3 critical phases and provide best practices that users must follow. Also users can learn how they can use the AirMagnet Mobile tools, AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer, AirMagnet Survey and AirMagnet Spectrum XT, in each of those phases to provide the highest levels of security and performance in their Wi-Fi network.
 
Topics covered include: *Basic navigation through the major functions; *Highlight new features in the latest version; *Review basic network troubleshooting scenarios; *Review security analysis detection scenario.