MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. - August 20, 2013 - AirTight Networks, a global provider of secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions, today announced the hiring of Devin Akin as Chief Evangelist. Akin has 15 years of experience in the WLAN market and 20 years in IT, co-founding CWNP, the de facto standard for vendor-neutral Wi-Fi training and certification. Akin was CTO at CWNP until 2009, serving as the primary subject matter expert, speaker, instructor, and blogger. He moved to Aerohive Networks in 2009, where he served as Chief Wi-Fi Architect and Evangelist for 4 years, championing cloud and controller-less Wi-Fi technology.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 — AirTight Networks, Inc., today announced that it will conduct live presentations and technical discussions with leading industry bloggers and thought leaders during the upcoming Wireless Field Day 5 (#WFD5) event hosted by Gestalt IT on Thursday, August 8. This will be the first time that AirTight will present at the semi-annual event, and the session will be streamed live over the Internet from the company's headquarters in Mountain View, CA from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 31, 2013 — AirTight Networks, Inc., the leader in secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi and wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) solutions, today announced that it has added cellular device detection to support the enforcement of wireless free zones inside highly secure environments such as military sites, DoD contractor facilities, prisons, and commercial settings that need to restrict the use of cellular communications. The new option includes a small receiver module capable of detecting and reporting 3G, 4G LTE, and CDMA voice and data communications activity. The module plugs directly into an AirTight C-60 wireless sensor and forwards cellular activity data to the AirTight management console for automated event tracking and report generation.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30, 2013 — AirTight Networks today announced the addition of the C-55 access point (AP) to its cloud-managed Wi-FiTM solution for multi-unit retail. The new dual-band, dual-concurrent 2x2:2 802.11n AP joins the existing C-50 and C-60 models to provide customers with broad flexibility for designing and managing large, highly distributed Wi-Fi networks that meet their evolving needs for scalability and security.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. - July 25, 2013 - AirTight Networks, Inc., the leader in secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Quantum Solutions to distribute AirTight's Wi-Fi and wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) solutions to the South Korea market.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. - July 25, 2013 - AirTight Networks, Inc., the leader in secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Energy One, a leading provider of power and renewable energy solutions, to bring AirTight's wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) and secure Wi-Fi solutions to the Thailand market.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. - July 23, 2013 - AirTight Networks, the leader in secure controller-less cloud Wi-Fi solutions, today announced the hiring of Kevin S. McCauley as Director, Retail Market Development. McCauley joins AirTight from Yum! Brands, Inc. the world's largest fast-food restaurant company, licensing and operating well-known global brands such as KFCTM, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut. As Manager of IT Infrastructure for restaurant network engineering and data center services and facilities, McCauley was responsible for more than 17,000 domestic store locations and led their Future Store Network Architecture and Platform initiative for eliminating network outages, increasing security, and adding new capabilities, such as guest Wi-Fi services at retail operations.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. - July 15, 2013 - AirTight Networks, Inc., the leader in secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions, today announced that it has closed a Series D financing round totaling $10 million. Led by existing investors Trident Capital and CMEA Capital, this latest round raises the total capital invested in AirTight to $48.75 million.