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Find out what your peers are saying about AirMagnet Survey vs. iBwave Wi-Fi and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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"The heat maps are quite good, and some features are easy to use.""The most valuable features are the survey, spectrum analysis, and reporting.""Customer service is great."

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"The stability and feature set of the application are top notch and can't be matched.""The 3D Coverage is a good feature that shows the signal propagation in three dimensions."

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Cons
"The surveying features are in need of improvement, along with general usability.""It'd be nice if it was cheaper, however, you get value for your money.""The throughput should be more advanced in the future. They need to add more versions of WiFi than just one."

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"I would like to be able to see two buildings at the same time so that you can create a campus view.""It would do iBwave well to become more involved with their clients."

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  • "There is an annual cost of the solution. There are some additional charges, such as support and maintenance."
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    The heat maps are quite good, and some features are easy to use.
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    The throughput should be more advanced in the future. They need to add more versions of WiFi than just one.
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    The solution is primarily used for wireless design; it's a wireless design tool. For example, if you're going to design a wireless internet network. That's what we used it for. The process is: you… more »
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    Overview

    AirMagnet Survey is a software-based site survey solution that allows IT and network professionals to plan and deploy wireless 802.11n/a/b/g/ac LAN for optimal performance, security and compliance. The tool provides users the ability to visualize RF coverage, collect real world performance data, and map interferers. The new Survey Mobile app allows for design and validation of lower end BYOD on Android phones and tablets.

    iBwave has been the industry standard software for designing indoor wireless network for over 13 years. Used by hundreds of operators, OEMs, enterprises and system integrators around the world. The iBwave Wi-Fi Suite is a powerful Wi-Fi network design solution that gives you a significantly more productive way to design carrier-grade indoor Wi-Fi networks. Consisting of a mobile app, a powerful PC based software and 10GB of cloud connectivity to easily share and synchronize project information.

    Key Features include:

    • Advanced 3D Predictive design
    • Advanced capacity planning
    • Calibrated prediction for extremely accurate prediction results
    • Ability to model incline surfaces
    • Comprehensive reporting
    • Cloud connectivity to easily share and access projects anytime
    • Free read-only project viewer for customers and project partners

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    Sample Customers
    Houston Methodist Hospital, Love's Travel Stops
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    Top Industries
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    Comms Service Provider44%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    University11%
    Legal Firm6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Educational Organization9%
    Government7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider30%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Government6%
    Construction Company5%
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    Small Business44%
    Midsize Enterprise33%
    Large Enterprise23%
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    Small Business63%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise25%
    Find out what your peers are saying about AirMagnet Survey vs. iBwave Wi-Fi and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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    AirMagnet Survey is ranked 2nd in Network Modeling with 4 reviews while iBwave Wi-Fi is ranked 4th in Network Modeling with 2 reviews. AirMagnet Survey is rated 7.6, while iBwave Wi-Fi is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of AirMagnet Survey writes "Great customer service, simple to setup, and very easy to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of iBwave Wi-Fi writes "Extensive report generation reduces time required for project cost estimates". AirMagnet Survey is most compared with Ekahau Site Survey, Aruba Wireless, Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN, Cisco Wireless and AirCheck, whereas iBwave Wi-Fi is most compared with Ekahau Site Survey and Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN. See our AirMagnet Survey vs. iBwave Wi-Fi report.

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