Category Archives: Vendor Press Releases

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NetAlly® EtherScope® nXG Awarded Testing/Monitoring Product of the Year!

Network Computing 2020 reviews are out and they have voted NetAlly’s EtherScope nXG the Testing/Monitoring Product of the Year!

“NetAlly’s EtherScope nXG sets new standards for network analysis as it delivers a remarkably powerful set of diagnostics and troubleshooting features in a ruggedised handheld device. Ease of use is another key feature as it runs an Android based OS, so if you can use a smartphone
you’ll have no problems with the EtherScope nXG, making it ideal for network technicians and engineers alike.”

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NetAlly Announces New LinkRunner® Instrument for Cost-Effective Testing of Multi-Gig and 10Gig Ethernet

LinkRunner® 10G Advanced Ethernet Tester provides line-rate testing on copper and fiber networks to assure network managers and installers of infrastructure quality and capacity

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The fast pace of product development at NetAlly continues with today’s announcement of two new network testing hardware platforms, the LinkRunner® 10G and EtherScope™ nXG CE (Controlled Edition). “This pace of innovative releases underscores our ability to focus on our core customers and quickly develop products that provide the visibility network professionals require,” said Mike Parrottino, NetAlly CEO.

The LinkRunner 10G is an advanced Ethernet tester, with complete diagnostics for both copper and fiber network links. A pre-programed AutoTest covers OSI layers 1-7 and enables any technician to more easily find problems on high-speed networks. Customers with AllyCare (NetAlly’s premium customer support service) also get access to LinkRunner 10G’s network discovery features, with the ability to discover what devices are on the network, where they are connected, and their connection path.

“With the growth of edge computing and Wi-Fi 6, bandwidth demands in the access layer continue to increase. This is driving significant growth in multi-gig (1, 2.5, 5 gigabit) and 10Gig switching,” Says company CTO, James Kahkoska. “Also, the growth of devices utilizing high-power PoE up to 90 watts is driving the need for tools that can prove the ability of the infrastructure to deliver the required power.”

As a complement to the company’s flagship network analyzer, the EtherScope™ nXG, LinkRunner 10G acts as a test peer for 10G performance testing. “As a kit, these two products provide the most cost-effective combination of wired and Wi-Fi testing on the market today, to validate overall network infrastructure capacity, service provider SLAs, and ensure QoS from end-to-end,” claims Dan Klimke, Director of Product Marketing.

The other platform launched today is a ‘controlled version’ of the EtherScope nXG. The EtherScope nXG CE has been designed for use in facilities where heightened security postures restrict the use of certain features, such as Wi-Fi and packet capture. The CE version gives administrators the ability to temporarily or permanently disable select features. The Controlled Edition is ideal for military and agency use, as well as for highly secure enterprises.

About NetAlly
The NetAlly® family of network test and analysis solutions have been helping network engineers and technicians better deploy, manage, and maintain today’s complex wired and wireless networks for decades. Since creating the industry’s first handheld network analyzer in 1993, NetAlly continues to set the standard for portable network analysis. With tools that include EtherScope™ nXG, AirMagnet®LinkRunner®LinkSprinter®AirCheck™, and more, NetAlly simplifies the complexities of network testing, provides instant visibility for efficient problem resolution, and enables seamless collaboration between site personnel and remote experts. To learn more and see how NetAlly helps network professionals get their jobs done fast, visit https://netally.com.

Contact: Dan Klimke, NetAlly
Email: marketing@netally.com

The Most Cost-Effective Wi-Fi Site Survey Solution


NetAlly Announcing AirMapper™ Site Survey for AirCheck™ G2 Wi-Fi Tester

Introducing the AirMapper Site Survey for AirCheck G2

Users of the AirCheck G2 can now quickly and easily gather location-based Wi-Fi measurements and create visual heat maps of key performance metrics in the Link-Live Cloud Service or AirMagnet Survey PRO. Simple to use, the AirMapper app is ideal for quick site surveys of new deployments, change validation, and troubleshooting.

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Visualize Your Wi-Fi Network … a new, smart affordable solution

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AirMapper Site Survey “Ecosystem” Launch

AirCheck G2 (version 5) is part of an announcement that also encompasses new software releases for EtherScope™ nXG (version 1.3), AirMagnet® Survey PRO (version 10), and the Link-Live Cloud Service. This interoperable ecosystem allows you to prescribe the best solution for your customers’ needs, from the now MOST cost-effective survey solution in the market, to a fully enabled collaboration platform for overall Wi-Fi network maintenance. Note: Current owners with AllyCare (formerly GoldSupport) will be able to upgrade to these latest product upgrades free of charge.

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weBoost’s New Commercial Fleet Connectivity Solutions are Now Here

With the Drive Reach OTR Fleet and Drive X OTR Fleet,* drivers enjoy the use of enhanced cell signal coverage throughout their vehicles; while fleet managers and dispatchers stay informed about the location of every van or truck throughout their organization in real time. With the versatile, modular design of their OTR Truck Edition antennas, the OTR versions of our popular Drive Reach Fleet and Drive X Fleet boosters configure to the mounting needs of almost any fleet vehicle; elevating up to 45” above any rooftop obstruction. If the nonstop operation of cell-based telematics tracking systems and staying in constant contact with drivers in remote rural locales and densely populated urban centers alike matter, contact your authorized weBoost sales rep today.
*Drive Reach OTR Fleet and Drive X OTR Fleet adhere to our new MAP policy for commercial fleet products.

Meeting your most urgent connectivity challenges, head on.


Rapid Deploy Cell Connectivity Solutions for COVID19 From WilsonPro

We realized our usual approach to connecting everyone, everywhere was no longer enough. Especially when medical professionals are testing patients in tents and drive-thru locations while millions of other people are now working remotely for the first time.

The ongoing COVID19 crisis has affected every sector of the global economy. To remain viable, companies everywhere have had to quickly adapt and come up with new, innovative solutions.

WilsonPro is no different. We realized our usual approach to connecting everyone, everywhere was no longer enough. Especially when medical professionals are testing patients in tents and drive-thru locations while millions of other people are now working remotely for the first time.

In response, we offer a new solution to help ensure business continuity in the U.S. and Canada:

The Pro 1000C – Rapid Deploy Kit (SKU 620042) Designed for use in temporary office, government, or medical facilities; MSRP $2,999.99 USA/$3,999.99 Canada.

- Along with the Pro 1000C amplifier, the kit includes outside and inside antennas with tripods, cables, power cords, and hardware.

- The Rapid Deploy Kit fully adheres to standard WilsonPro margins.

For the other essential employees who are working from home for the foreseeable future, both the Pro 70 Plus and Pro 1100 are highly recommended in-home cellular connectivity solutions.

For more details or to place orders, please contact your authorized WilsonPro sales rep today.

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NetAlly Announces AirMagnet is Back with Software Updates

As part of our commitment to your AirMagnet customers, we are pleased to announce the release of multiple AirMagnet software updates on April 14, 2020:

Software Updates
- Survey PRO v9.3
- Survey Express v9.3
- Survey on Demand v9.3
- Survey Mobile v1.1.2
- Planner v9.3
- Spectrum XT v3.10
- WiFi Analyzer PRO v11.3.2

Not only will all the AirMagnet products be rebranded as part of this release, we will also introduce multiple product enhancements:

Survey PRO
- Wi-Fi 6 Survey Support
- iPerf 3 and Test Accessory Support
- Lots of new Antenna Patterns
- AP Name Support for More Vendors
- Extreme Networks
- Mist Networks
Spectrum XT
- Wi-Fi 6 Support

This will be a great time to follow up with your old AirMagnet customers whose AllyCare support contract expired or is about to expire. You should also take this opportunity to approach users that are not happy with other solutions on the market. To help with this effort, the NetAlly marketing and product management teams are providing the following:

- Rebranded customer-facing resources
- Partner enablement sessions
- Social Media and Email announcements
- Customer-facing “AirMagnet – What’s New” webinar

You will be able to find all the rebranded AirMagnet customer-facing resources on the Partner Portal in the ”Sales Tools” tab in the Playbook “AirMagnet Software Releases”.

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NetAlly Launches New AllyRewards Program

Today is the NetAlly launch of AllyRewards! AllyRewards is a great way for your customers to get even more value from their purchase of NetAlly products, and for YOU – our valued partner – to sell even more.

How does it work?

The program offer is simple: For a limited time (April 6th – September 30th, 2020), purchasers of a NetAlly AirCheck™ G2 Wi-Fi Tester or LinkRunner® G2 Smart Network Tester are eligible to receive a FREE* reward for each tester purchased. Your customers can choose from either a Test Accessory Pocket iPerf Server or LinkSprinter® Pocket Network Tester as their reward – either one helps them get more done! All they have to do is to claim their free reward after purchase via this link.

Benefits to Your Customers – Why they should care…

More than just a “free gift” (both more than $400 USD), the AllyRewards program gives your customers a valuable, useful add-on to their purchase that makes them and their team more productive.

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NetAlly Announces AirMapperTM Site Survey App for EtherScope nXG to Speed and Simplify Wi-Fi Network Mapping

NetAlly delivers significant new functionality that simplifies network professionals’ task of generating Wi-Fi heatmaps, with enhanced performance visibility for AllyCare support program customers.

Phoenix, Arizona. USA – February 19, 2019 – Today at their vendor event at the Wireless LAN Professional’s Conference in Phoenix (#wlpc), NetAlly formally announced the upcoming release of the new AirMapper™ Site Survey app for EtherScope™ nXG Portable Network Expert. With AirMapper, EtherScope nXG users can now quickly and easily gather location-based Wi-Fi measurements and create visual heat maps of key performance metrics in the Link-Live Cloud Service. Ideal for quick site surveys for new deployments, validating changes, and fast performance verification, NetAlly is the first to provide a complete site survey and wired/wireless analysis solution in a handheld instrument.

Leveraging EtherScope nXG’s custom analysis hardware, AirMapper enables Wi-Fi network professionals to easily conduct enterprise-grade site surveys that include critical performance metrics such as noise, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), data rates, interference and more, all without the use of any external device or complex site survey software.

“No laptop, no dongle, no tethered device – AirMapper provides our customers with the simplest solution for conducting fast and thorough site surveys,” says James Kahkoska, CTO at NetAlly. “Combined with its extensive arsenal of Ethernet and Wi-Fi analysis tools, the EtherScope has become the industry’s most comprehensive network validation and service assurance tool.”

The portability of the analyzer enables the user to quickly and easily measure key WLAN performance metrics in physical spaces – which is key to optimizing Wi-Fi networks – by taking the actual user experience of mobile devices into account. With the cloud-based Link-Live service creating powerful visualizations of the recorded data, centralized engineers can analyze test results from far-flung remote sites without travel and collaborate remotely to ensure Wi-Fi performance.

The app (by way of EtherScope nXG firmware update version 1.2) will be available in mid-April 2020 for download.

While the upgrade is available at no charge to all, customers with AllyCare (NetAlly’s premium service and support program) will get extended mapping functionality including critical Wi-Fi performance metrics, as well as web-based remote control of the instrument.

“This reflects our ongoing commitment to delivering additional value and capability to our AllyCare customers,” says Mike Parrottino, NetAlly CEO.

For more information about AirMapper Site Survey, please visit https://netally.com/airmapper-site-survey

About NetAlly

The NetAlly® family of network test and analysis solutions have been helping network engineers and technicians better deploy, manage, and maintain today’s complex wired and wireless networks for decades. Since creating the industry’s first handheld network analyzer in 1993, NetAlly continues to set the standard for portable network analysis. With tools that include LinkRunner®, OneTouch™, AirCheck™, and more, NetAlly simplifies the complexities of network testing, provides instant visibility for efficient problem resolution, and enables seamless collaboration between site personnel and remote experts. To learn more and see how NetAlly helps network professionals get their jobs done fast, visit https://netally.com.

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NetAlly Introduces the EtherScope™ nXG

Multi-technology, all-in-one handheld network tester that enables engineers and technicians to get more done faster, from deployment to maintenance and documentation of their ever-changing Wi-Fi and Ethernet access networks.

Powerful analysis for Network Engineers, easy to use for Technicians

- Test, validate, and troubleshoot the latest network technologies: NBASE-T, 10G, Wi-Fi 5/Wi-Fi 6
- Verify network performance up to 10G line-rate
- Bridge the knowledge gap between engineers and technicians
- Automated assessment of Ethernet and Wi-Fi network health
- Discover devices and security risks
- Automated documentation and reporting

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weBoost Home Cell Signal Booster


Wilson Electronics Announces Its Most Powerful Cell Boosters for Residential Use in Canada – The weBoost Home MultiRoom and Home Complete

Dead zones are no match for weBoost’s new indoor cell signal boosters

SALT LAKE CITY–September 26, 2019—Wilson Electronics, the industry leader in cellular signal booster technology, today announced the Canadian launch of the weBoost Home MultiRoom and weBoost Home Complete, two powerful, consumer-friendly indoor cell signal boosters designed to provide reliable cellular connectivity in homes up to 5,000 and 7,500 square feet, respectively. Compatible with all mobile devices and wireless carriers in North America, the boosters allow users to enjoy better voice quality, fewer dropped calls, uninterrupted texts and faster data streaming at home.

The Home MultiRoom is perfect for solving cellular signal issues in two to three large rooms in a home. weBoost’s new, custom-designed antennas (in contrast to the generic supplier antennas used by competitors), as well as the booster’s max gain of 65 dB and up to 21 dBm in total uplink-output power, allow the Home Multiroom to reach cell towers up to 40 percent farther away than previous models with up to 80 percent moreindoor coverage.

For those looking to maximize cellular coverage throughout their entire home, the Home Complete is the ideal solution. It boasts 72 dB in max gain and up to 24 dBm in total uplink-output power,making it capable of reaching cell towers up to 26 percent farther away than the Home MultiRoom. The Home Complete also extends indoor coverage up to 46 percent more than the Home MultiRoom.

The weBoost Home product line offers consumers much more than technological breakthroughs. They also benefit from improved aesthetics, with booster units made to fit user-friendly custom mounting brackets while featuring stylish, fabric-covered inside antennas designed to complement contemporary décor. For ease of installation and versatility, the inside antenna can be installed in its own custom bracket (either vertically or horizontally) with the included 3M Command™ strips or placed on a shelf using its built-in kickstand. In addition, the Home MultiRoom also features a flat window cable to allow for accessbetween the outside antenna and booster with a simple, drill-free installation.

“In today’s fast-paced world, reliable cellular connectivity is crucial in the home,” said Wilson Electronics’ CEO Bruce Lancaster. “Whether it’s keeping in touch with friends and family or completing important tasks for your business, the Home MultiRoom and Home Complete are the perfect solutions to ensure strong cell signal in homes of all sizes.”

Out of the box, the Home MultiRoom and Home Complete feature everything needed for easy, do-it-yourself installation, including:

- Cell signal booster
- Outside directional antenna
- Fabric-covered inside panel antenna
- Outside antenna mounting bracket
- Custom mounting brackets for boosters and inside panel antennas, with 3M Command™ Strips
- Power supply, cables, and cable mounting clips

How it works: The powerful outside antenna reaches out to cell phone towers to receive a signal. The antenna then transmits this signal to the booster.The booster receives this outside signal and amplifies each of the supported frequency bands simultaneously for all carriers throughout the indoor space using a series of sophisticated onboard software, low noise amplifiers and filters; along with its inside antenna. The device utilizes this stronger signal as calls and data are transmitted back through the booster to the cellular network.

Certified by Industry Canada and pre-approved by all carriers, the weBoost Home MultiRoom and Home Complete are now available for purchase through authorized resellers. The Home MultiRoom is priced at $799.99 and the Home Complete is priced at $1399.99. All boosters feature a two-year manufacturer’s warranty and a 30-day money-back guarantee.

For more information, please visit www.weboost.ca or follow weBoost using @weBoost on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About weBoost and Wilson Electronics, LLC

Wilson Electronics, LLC, home of WilsonPro and weBoost, is a market leader in cellular signal booster technology, dedicated to delivering wireless network coverage to everyone, everywhere. Each booster is FCC approved to amplify signal from all major carriers for all cellular devices; significantly improving cellular coverage in homes, vehicles and commercial buildings. The company has developed and manufactured cell phone signal boosters, antennas and related components for more than 20 years—establishing an extensive portfolio of intellectual property surrounding mobile phone repeater and booster architectures along the way. All Wilson Electronics products are designed, assembled, and tested in the USA. For more information, visit www.weboost.ca.