Cisco partners with Fluke Networks to offer AirMagnet Planner

Telecom Lead America: Networking major Cisco has
associated with Fluke Networks to provide its Cisco Small Business customers
with AirMagnet Planner.

The solution will help Cisco small business resellers
meet the challenges associated with deploying and planning an 802.11 a/b/g/n
wireless network, as well as help organizations better address emerging
performance challenges associated with the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD)


“Our customers face many of the same issues as
enterprise deployments when rolling out a new, or migrating an existing,
wireless network. This includes the significant increase in mobile device usage
at work and the use of bandwidth-intensive applications,” said Scott Young,
president of Houston-based PennComp LLC, a Cisco Small Business Partner.


Fluke Networks’ AirMagnet Planner for Cisco Small
Business enables Cisco’s customers to use a professional, enterprise-class
solution specifically tailored to the Cisco Small Business environment.


AirMagnet Planner offers predictive modeling to determine
the ideal quantity, placement and configuration of Cisco Access Points (APs)
for optimal security, performance and compliance.


AirMagnet Planner for Cisco Small Business can
integrate the wireless properties of more than 10 Cisco Small Business access
points and wireless routers, including the newly released WAP121 and WAP321, to
accurately design the Cisco Small Business network for maximized coverage and


“Wireless is a critical business application not
only for the enterprise, but also for SMBs. Ensuring these networks perform at
the highest levels possible requires accurate planning and deployment. Fluke
Networks AirMagnet Planner is the de facto solution for wireless network
planning and we’re excited to join forces with another market leader to offer
our solution to SMB customers,” said Chia-Chee Kuan, vice president of the
Fluke Networks WLAN business unit.


Cisco launches innovative networking products for small


Recently, Cisco launched new wireless access points,
routers, switches, unified communications and partner-managed service offerings
for small enterprises.


These solutions help drive productivity and growth by
allowing small businesses to get the most out of smartphones, tablets, and
cloud applications and services. 


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