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Savvius™ Delivers Industry's First USB Adapter for 802.11ac WLAN Packet Capture and Analysis

Savvius WiFi Adapter for OmniPeek (802.11ac) makes it easier and more cost-effective than ever to troubleshoot advanced wireless networks

WALNUT CREEK, Calif - Dec 15th, 2015 – Savvius™, Inc., a leader in packet-level network analytics and post-breach security forensics, today announced the industry's first USB WiFi adapter capable of capturing and analyzing two streams of 802.11ac network traffic. Savvius WiFi Adapter for OmniPeek (802.11ac) is available now with support for all international 802.11a/b/g/n/ac deployments.

Until now, network professionals have not had an affordable, portable solution for high-quality packet-based WLAN analysis solutions tailored for use with 802.11ac networks. Building on the success of Savvius' WiFi adapter for 802.11a/b/g/n, which is still available for three-stream 802.11n applications, the new 802.11ac adapter connects to any laptop's external USB port and is certified for use with the industry-leading packet-based WLAN analysis solutions from Savvius, OmniPeek Professional, OmniPeek Enterprise, and Capture Engine for OmniPeek.

"The WLAN market has waited a long time for an affordable product that can effectively analyze network packet data at 802.11ac speeds," said Mandana Javaheri, chief technology officer at Savvius, Inc. "The simple and powerful features of this capture adapter allow businesses to bring enterprise-class WLAN monitoring and troubleshooting to any location, addressing an immediate need in the industry."

Key features of the Savvius WiFi Adapter for OmniPeek (802.11ac) include:

  • Up to two-stream 802.11ac support.
  • Dual band: 2.4GHz (b/g/n) and 5GHz (a/n/ac) operation
  • Self-contained: no requirement for an external power supply or antenna
  • Multiple adapters may be used simultaneously for multi-channel analysis
  • Supports all international 802.11 channels (a/b/g/n/ac).
  • Cost-effective solution available at $149 USD.

The Savvius WiFi Adapter for OmniPeek (802.11ac) is available now on Amazon.com and from Savvius authorized resellers.

About Savvius, Inc.

Savvius, Inc. brings 25 years as a leader in network performance and security forensics solutions to customers in more than 60 countries worldwide. Savvius's Omnipliance®, OmniPeek®, and Savvius VigilTM products enable network and security professionals to identify, understand, and respond to network performance issues and resolve security breaches quickly and comprehensively. Savvius customers include Apple, Boeing, Cisco, Fidelity, Microsoft, and over half of the Fortune 100. For more information, please visit www.savvius.com.

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