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October 20, 2005 – WildPackets Inc., innovators in advanced network analysis, today announced that Vocera Communications, Inc., a wireless communications company providing instant voice communication for mobile personnel, has selected WildPackets for internal wireless and wired analysis, and external field test support. WildPackets products are used during product development, manufacturing, test, field engineering and customer support.

Focusing on healthcare, retail, and other industries where mobility and uninterrupted communication are essential, Vocera provides in-building mobile workers with the ability to instantly talk to others hands-free, wirelessly, and in real-time. The Vocera system has been developed to enhance customer service, productivity, and teamwork throughout an organization. Vocera engineering teams use WildPackets AiroPeek NX and OmniPeek analyzers for development and testing of wireless communication devices, while software developers deploy the OmniPeek Software Development Kit (SDK) for automating test processes. Vocera field engineers use AiroPeek NX Expert, real-time WLAN analyzer to help diagnose network problems in the field.

“WildPackets delivers a complete array of WLAN analysis tools that address every aspect of the WLAN environment, from development to deployment,” said Dr. Rob Shostak, CTO and principal founder of Vocera Communications. “The Vocera application runs on a variety of wireless networks. Having the right diagnostic tools enables us to assess each installation’s unique network quickly.”

About AiroPeek NX and OmniPeek
AiroPeek NX expert wireless LAN analyzer covers the full spectrum of wireless LAN management requirements, including site surveys, security assessments, client troubleshooting, WLAN monitoring, remote WLAN analysis, and application layer protocol analysis.

The OmniPeek console provides centralized expert analysis for all networks under management. Network engineers can quickly analyze faults from multiple network segments, drill down through multiple layers of analysis, and pinpoint problems that need correction. OmniPeek is available in three different configurations. Each is able to access remote Omni DNX engines for complete configuration and analysis of remote captures, regardless of the remote segment's topology.

WildPackets products come with APIs and SDKs to help developers write their own applications that integrate existing systems and best meet business needs. Product listings can be viewed at

About Vocera Communications
Vocera Communications provides wireless communication systems that enable instant voice communication among mobile workers to leading institutions and companies requiring enhanced customer service, productivity, and teamwork. The company is headquartered in Cupertino, California. For more information, please contact the company at +1 408 790-4100, or visit the Web site at

About WildPackets, Inc.
WildPackets develops solutions that provide more network information to more people to assist them in maintaining productivity and the integrity of data in motion. Sold in over 60 countries through a broad network of channel and strategic partners, WildPackets products are deployed in all industrial sectors, including 80% of the Fortune 1000. For further information, please visit

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