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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What do you like most about Ekahau Site Survey?

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Ekahau Site Survey?

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6 Answers
Hussain Shabbir - PeerSpot reviewer
Chief Executive Officer at SHAH Solutions
Real User
Top 20Leaderboard
29 May 22

Ekahau lets you create heat maps without doing the initial survey. It makes the task easier.

Primary Wireless Project Manager at a government with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20Leaderboard
24 December 21

There are some survey tools that are a little easier to use, but the benefit of using the Ekahau is that it is very configurable. If you go into a building that has solid cement walls, instead of traditional walls, you can configure it for that. It is much more configurable than the other ones.

Owner at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20Leaderboard
28 October 21

I don't handle the software that much. I'll do some of the testing with our CTO. It is primarily him and I. He has commented before that he likes the fact that with two licenses, we can set it up so that when we're on a large facility, he can see where I am and I can see where he is. That's for sure is very handy in large venues.

Converged Services Project Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
19 March 21

I have found the most valuable feature is the RF interference and integration capabilities.

FelipeRamirez - PeerSpot reviewer
Business IT Manager at PiSA
Real User
Top 20Leaderboard
28 January 21

We are satisfied with the way this product is working.

Alex-Wilson - PeerSpot reviewer
Owner at Collabsion, Inc.
Real User
16 April 19

The ability to perform dual-band spectrum analysis while conducting the standard WiFi site survey is a tremendous time saver.

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