Response: Pockethernet – The Swiss army knife for Network administrators

Indiegogo project for a pocket Ethernet analyser.

Pockethernet is the first smartphone connected Ethernet cable and network tester that is affordable and fits into your pocket.

Only for Android OS which means most engineers (not all, but most) will need a dedicated Android device to run the software. But still a very useful bit of kit for engineers working in at medium market and doing field work.


Pockethernet – The Swiss army knife for Network administrators | Indiegogo.

About Greg Ferro

Greg Ferro is a Network Engineer/Architect, mostly focussed on Data Centre, Security Infrastructure, and recently Virtualization. He has over 20 years in IT, in wide range of employers working as a freelance consultant including Finance, Service Providers and Online Companies. He is CCIE#6920 and has a few ideas about the world, but not enough to really count.

He is a host on the Packet Pushers Podcast, blogger at and on Twitter @etherealmind and Google Plus

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  • Mark Gallagher

    No iOS is a dealbreaker.

  • Econotarian

    Could be WiFi connected, and thus cross-platform Android/iOS/tablet/laptop/etc.

    • Etherealmind

      Still have write and debug the software in multiple platforms. A serious amount of effort (& money) to achieve this. Applaud focussing on a version that is easy to access.

      You can buy low-cost android handsets just for this purpose as part of your toolkit.

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