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Letter from the Editor

October was an exciting month for WildPackets, as we announced Omnipliance WiFi, the industry's first WLAN analysis appliance to monitor, analyze and troubleshoot distributed, multi-gigabit 802.11ac network traffic. The news was very well received by customers. partners, press and analysts.

November is already off to an exciting start. WildPackets commissioned a survey illustrating the slow but increased adoption around the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard. Christopher Tozzi of The Var Guy published an article highlighting the survey and the need to address the content delivery issue.

Throughout this month, WildPackets will host a number of webinars on the new Omnipliance WiFi and new approaches to Gigabit WLAN analysis, as well as provide guidance on how to prepare for the upcoming Cyber Monday.

Glenn Munlawin
Marketing Programs Manager

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Survey: 802.11ac Survey

The move to the next generation of Wi-Fi, 802.11ac is picking up steam quickly, seeing an increase of 540 percent in the last year. However, there is still much work to be done when it comes to client devices that support the new standard. To illustrate the rate of enterprise 802.11ac adoption, WildPackets commissioned a survey across the enterprise and various industries. More than 200 individuals completed the State of 802.11ac Adoption survey and respondents came from organizations of various industries and sizes. Here are some of the key findings from the report:

  • Healthcare, high tech and telecommunications account for more than half of all industries that have already deployed 802.11ac
  • 23 percent of respondents have already deployed 802.11ac
  • 29 percent of respondents have no plans to deploy 802.11ac

For more information, download the complete report, here.

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WildPackets Live Event with

Recently Jay Botelho, Director of Product Management, discussed problems and solutions migrating to 802.11ac. Check out the full event on

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Webinar: New Omnipliance WiFi: The Only Wi-Fi Analyzer for Gigabit 802.11ac Enterprise WLANs

Omnipliance WiFi, the only WLAN analysis solution to enable monitoring, analysis, and troubleshooting of distributed, multi-gigabit 802.11ac traffic. The latest release allows WLAN administrators to identify and solve network access, capacity, security, and performance problems as they occur, without ever leaving their desks.

Join us for this short, 30-minute webinar on Wednesday, November 12 at 8:30am Pacific time where Jay Botelho, Director of Product Management, will give an intro to the new Omnipliance Wifi.

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Recent News

Media Coverage


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In case you missed our October webinar, "All Hope Is Not Lost - Network Forensics Exposes Today's Advanced Security Threats - Webinar with Gigamon,”check out a quick preview of the webcast talking about the four choices of network visibility. The full OnDemand webcast can be accessed here and the slides here.


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New Omnipliance WiFi: The Only Wi-Fi Analyzer for Gigabit 802.11ac Enterprise WLANs
November 12 – 08:30 AM Pacific

Multi-gigabit wireless: New technologies drive new approaches to WLAN analysis on the BrightTalk Network
November 20 – 10:00 AM Pacific


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