SOURCE: VeriWave, Inc.

VeriWave, Inc.

February 24, 2010 08:00 ET

VeriWave Launches "Mobile Healthcare Test Suite" to Maximize Performance, Minimize Risks of WiFi Deployments

First Unified Approach to WiFi Testing for Healthcare at HIMSS Booth 8749

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) - VeriWave, Inc., the industry standard for ensuring WiFi performance, today announced the Mobile Healthcare Test Suite enabling healthcare IT professionals and developers of WiFi-enabled medical devices to ensure user satisfaction, network reliability and overall readiness for mobility. With healthcare facilities increasingly relying on WiFi to mobilize laptops, smart-phones, patient monitors, infusion pumps, video cameras and asset tracking devices, the Mobile Healthcare Test Suite is the first unified solution addressing performance, interoperability and onsite testing throughout development and deployment.

"In healthcare networks, reliability can translate into lives saved while poor performance can jeopardize patients' wellbeing and a facility's reputation," says Eran Karoly, VP Marketing at VeriWave. "The dynamic nature of WiFi increases the need to test and ensure interoperability, performance, and reliability ahead of time. VeriWave's Mobile Healthcare Test Suite offers IT professionals, for the first time, insight into exactly how laptops, phones, patient monitors, etc. will coexist in their networks."

The Mobile Healthcare Test Suite spans the life-cycle of wireless networks:

  • Device development: 802.11-enabled hardware and driver testing, QoS, functional testing, interoperability testing with real third-party devices, scalability.
  • Network design & deployment: vendor selection, AP capacity planning, pinpointing interference, interoperability, integration of WiFi with Ethernet.
  • Ongoing management: certifying new devices, measuring and optimizing the impact of new devices and applications prior to deployment. 
  • 802.11n upgrades & installations: VeriWave pioneered 802.11n testing solving unique inherent challenges.

The Mobile Healthcare Test Suite includes:

  • WaveClient -- Measures performance from the end-user device perspective
  • WaveInsite -- onsite interoperability testing used for vendor/device selection, planning and certification
  • Interference Detection and Avoidance -- onsite testing of the network's immunity to interference
  • Healthcare Master Test Plan -- unified test plan guiding network designers and implementers through step-by-step processes for testing mobile components in real-world scenarios

About VeriWave

Testing with VeriWave ensures maximum performance for mobile networks, devices and applications in the real world. From development through deployment and beyond, VeriWave helps leading manufacturers, service providers and users measure, analyze and improve speed, quality, interoperability, compliance and other pivotal aspects of mobile performance. For more information about VeriWave, call (503) 473-8350, or go to www.veriwave.com.

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