Ekahau to Focus Solely on Wi-Fi Network Design Tools, Divests RTLS Business to AiRISTA, Inc.
March 7, 2016 – Reston, VA – Ekahau, the global leader and pioneer in Wi-Fi network design tools, today revealed its strengthened focus on the Wi-Fi Network Design market. The entire Ekahau RTLS business has been sold to AiRISTA Flow, a US-based provider of turn-key real time location solutions.
For the past three years, Ekahau Wi-Fi Design tools has been operating as an independent business unit, developing its product offering with a highly customer centric approach. During this time, the Wi-Fi Design Tools business unit has grown rapidly and the flagship product, Ekahau Site Survey and 3D Planner, is today considered the industry standard tool for designing and maintaining wireless LANs.
“The singular focus on Wi-Fi Design tools will enable Ekahau to serve its rapidly growing customer base even better and faster” said Mika Hakala, Ekahau’s COO. “This further boosts our ability to bring to market new, game changing software and hardware products. The transaction has no impact on the Ekahau Wi-Fi Design Tools organization. ”
Ekahau headquarters will remain in Reston, VA while research, development and marketing remain in Helsinki, Finland.
About Ekahau Wi-Fi Design
Ekahau is the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting. Ekahau’s Wi-Fi tools are used by the leading Wi-Fi infrastructure vendors, systems integrators and telecom operators as well as thousands of network administrators to minimize network deployment time and ensure sufficient wireless network performance and capacity.
Ekahau’s flagship product, Ekahau Site Survey & 3D Planner, is the first ever enterprise-grade Wi-Fi site survey software and the undisputed industry standard tool for professional Wi-Fi design. Ekahau’s product portfolio includes software tools for laptops, desktops and mobile devices, and hardware products for Wi-Fi measurement and spectrum analysis.