Fluke Networks is the global-leading provider of network testing and monitoring solutions to accelerate deployment and increase performance of networks and applications. Fluke Networks provides products and expertise that are the most trusted by leading industry professionals when they need to solve the most difficult issues and emerging challenges in data centers, mobility, and unified communications and WLAN security. Headquartered in Everett, Washington, Fluke Networks employs more than 800 people worldwide and distributes products in more than 50 countries.
Fluke Networks is owned by the Danaher Corporation. Danaher is a global conglomerate founded in 1969. The company is headquartered in Washington D.C. and today employs about 63,000 people. Danaher had a net income of $2.4 billion in 2012 and also achieved sales of $18.3 billion in the same year. Danaher operates on a never-ending cycle of change and improvement which reinforces the company's industry leadership and results in superior all-around performance.
The Danaher Corporation’s business is broken up into five different segments:
Test & Measurement: This is the second largest business segment but it is the one Tequipment specializes in. Danaher-owned companies produce some of the best electronic test and measurement instruments in the world for communications and enterprise networks.
Environmental: Danaher provides products that help protect our water supply and air quality, and aid global petroleum enterprises. These products include water quality analyzers, water disinfection systems, fuel dispensing systems, and remote fuel management systems, all manufactured to ensure environmental compliance.
Dental: Danaher also provides a broad range of equipment, consumables, and services for dental professionals worldwide.
Life Sciences & Diagnostics: This is Danaher’s largest business segment. Its products include research and clinical tools for scientists studying complex biological matters, as well as analytical instruments, software and reagents primarily for hospitals.
Industrial Technologies: Danaher designs and manufactures components and systems that are made to be incorporated into other products by manufacturers. These products are sold to manufacturers for a diverse set of applications.
Industries of Expertise
Financial Industry Computer Networks
Competition for new customers facilitates investment in mobile banking, data protection, and remote services. Acquisitions and mergers also keep IT companies busy through data consolidation and integration. Larger companies also strive to achieve ultra-low latency in trading services. With exceptional network and application performance in these environments being vital, Fluke Networks provides companies with a competitive edge through every nanosecond saved from application response times.
Federal Agencies require the best equipment to ensure secure operation in an increasingly interconnected world. However, with government spending declining, these agencies are shifting investments from costly maintenance and operation of legacy IT systems to more cost-effective solutions offered by Fluke Networks.
Healthcare Industry Computer Network Systems
The healthcare industry is seeing rapid change in technology, with the automation of patient care and digital, wireless storage of medical records, charts, and important documents. The entire system managing the interaction between healthcare professionals and patients is dramatically evolving, and Fluke Networks is right at the forefront.
Industrial automation is shifting from proprietary communications structures to the networking standard of Ethernet and Internet Protocol (EtherIP). With the emergence of EtherIP, many functions are being consolidated onto one Ethernet-based network, and a majority of industrial automation operations are moving/have moved to EtherIP. Fluke Networks provides the tools necessary to maintain these networks.