MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. - October 21, 2013 - AirTight Networks has been a "sleeper hit" in the Wi-Fi industry since releasing its cloud-managed Wi-Fi in 2011. Not anymore! Following a summer of noteworthy developments, such as a $10 million funding round to accelerate growth, a major talent acquisition spree, and AirTight Social Wi-Fi & Analytics product launch, the company is making industry observers take notice. To add fuel to the fire, IDC has now recognized AirTight as a "Major Player" in its WLAN MarketScape report (1). AirTight joins larger and more established WLAN providers in this category, and is one of the few private vendors included in the MarketScape.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., and MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct. 14, 2013 — AirTight Networks, a global provider of cloud Wi-Fi, today announced its OEM agreement with Purple WiFi, a developer of guest WiFi solutions. Under the agreement, AirTight has integrated Purple WiFi's guest access and hotspot social engagement software into its cloud-managed Wi-Fi platform and applications suite.
Mountain View, CA, October 09, 2013 — AirTight Networks announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has confirmed the validity of the company's U.S. Patent No. 7,339,914 (the "'914 patent") on October 04, 2013, in a second patent re-examination challenge by competitor Aerohive Networks that claimed the AirTight patent was invalid. With the validity of the '914 patent having been upheld by the USPTO, AirTight expects to resume the infringement proceedings against Aerohive in the District Court.
Mountain View, CA, September 25, 2013 — Working in tandem, the joint solution offers sophisticated yet easy-to-use cloud management ideal for distributed enterprises, coupled with powerful Wi-Fi retail analytics and end-to-end Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance.
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.