Fluke Networks’ WLAN Planning Technology to Power New Tool From D-Link
EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Fluke Networks today announced that D-Link® Corporation has chosen its wireless planning technology to power its new Wi-Fi planning solution, the D-Link Wi-Fi Planner, Powered By AirMagnet®. IT managers and engineers deploying D-Link-based wireless infrastructure will now be able to leverage the industry’s leading wireless LAN (WLAN) planning software, specifically optimized for their wireless environment.
“Proper planning and design is a critical step in the wireless lifecycle, whether deploying a new network, migrating legacy technology or validating an existing WLAN. To ensure our customers have the best tools to accomplish these goals, we’ve chosen Fluke Networks’ technology and are excited to launch the D-Link Wi-Fi Planner, Powered By AirMagnet®,” said Anthony Lai, vice president of business development at D-Link. “Our longstanding partnership with Fluke Networks allows us to deliver powerful WLAN planning and design functionality that provides superior predictive modeling to help users determine ideal quantity, placement and configuration of D-Link WLAN infrastructure for optimal security, performance and compliance.”
D-Link Wi-Fi Planner, powered by AirMagnet, is a wireless network planning tool that allows a user to model the Wi-Fi network and provide a reliable predictive map of Wi-Fi signal and performance by accounting for building material and environment conditions. As the No. 1 solution in the market today, AirMagnet offers predictive modeling to determine the ideal quantity, placement and configuration of Access Points (APs) for optimal security, performance and compliance. D-Link Wi-Fi Planner also includes built-in automated tools to help users with their migration strategy from existing legacy 802.11a/b/g networks to 802.11n technology. The Planner tool is compatible with all available D-Link APs, in addition to Unified Wireless APs.
“D-Link is a global leader in business network connectivity, and we couldn’t be more proud or excited to be integrated into their solution and together, provide their customer base with a world-class combination of technology,” said Chia-Chee Kuan, vice president of the Fluke Networks WLAN business unit.
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit www.dlink.com, or connect with D-Link on Facebook (www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).
About Fluke Networks
Fluke Networks is the world-leading provider of network test and monitoring solutions to speed the deployment and improve the performance of networks and applications. Leading enterprises and service providers trust Fluke Networks’ products and expertise to help solve today’s toughest issues and emerging challenges in WLAN security, mobility, unified communications and data centers. Based in Everett, Wash., the company distributes products in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit www.FlukeNetworks.com or call +1 (425) 446-4519.
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