News: Fluke Networks introduces the LinkIQ™ Cable+Network Tester

Fluke Networks introduces the LinkIQ™ Cable+Network Tester

As an exclusive distributor for Fluke Networks in Sub-Saharan Africa, Datanet is excited to announce the official launch of LinkIQ™ - Cable Testing you Trust.  Network Testing you Need.


As the worldwide leader in certification, troubleshooting, and installation tools for professionals who install and maintain critical cabling infrastructure, Fluke Networks provide contactors and building owners with the tools necessary to get the job done efficiently and effectively. Whether working on complex data environments or almost outdated analogue telephone sets, Fluke Networks has the right solution for you.

With the launch of their LinkIQ™ Cable+Network Tester, users will now be able to verify cable performance up to 10G as well as solve network connectivity issues through using frequency-based measurements that calculate bandwidth and ensure that tested links meet the clients performance requirements.

“Datanet is honoured to be associated with a globally recognised vendor such as Fluke Networks. Being brand agnostic, Fluke happens to be one of the few solution providers that can certify and test the majority of products supplied by Datanet as well as many other cabling brands within the marketplace - including copper and fiber solutions within the CCTV, PoE, Industrial Ethernet; as well as Commercial Offices and Datacenter space.”

-Eugene Botes, Brand Manager: Datanet.  

Eugene Botes
Brand Manager

Key features of The LinkIQ™ Cable+Network Tester include:

  • Cable Performance testing up to 10GBASE-Tvia frequency-based measurements.
  • Network features such as Nearest Switch Diagnostics plus advertised data rate, switch name and port number, and VLAN.
  • PoE Verification that detects the PoE class (1-8) and power and performs a load test of available PoE from the connected switch.
  • Displays cable length, wire map, and distance to open or short.

According to Botes, Datanet have the ability to provide their customers with industry leading tester solutions thanks to their partnership with Fluke Networks. In addition, Datanet can also offer clients sought after CCTT training certification with their own in-house trainer who also happens to be the only trainer in Africa.

Keep an eye of Datanet’s LinkedIn page for upcoming training courses.

For more information, contact Eugene Botes via email [email protected] or phone +27 (11) 990 6202