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AirTight Networks Further Expands Executive Bench with New Chief Marketing Officer

WiFi leader adds new CMO to recent CEO and VP of worldwide sales and channels appointments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — July 14, 2015 — "AirTight's approach to development and delivery of cloud-based WiFi is unique in the industry, having been conceived from the outset to ease deployment and simplify management of WiFi for the enterprise market and service provider segments," said Mangum. "I am very enthusiastic about the company's growth prospects and look forward to contributing to its ongoing success."

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AirTight Networks Strengthens Executive Bench to Expand Global Presence in Retail and Enterprise WiFi

Technology industry veterans to drive rapid growth of cloud-managed WiFi leader

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — June 17, 2015 — AirTight Networks, a global leader in cloud-managed WiFi, today announced the appointment of Rick Wilmer to the position of chief executive officer, and of Kester Kyrie to vice president of worldwide sales and channels. The additions position the company for continued success in the fast growing enterprise WiFi market.

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AirTight Networks Selected by Leading Indonesia ISP, CBN, for WiFi as a Managed Service

350 locations already live; social WiFi and analytics cited as key benefits

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — May 21, 2015 — CBN Internet, Indonesia's leading ISP, for an on-going hotspot deployment. AirTight access points are being installed by CBN as part of a managed service for its corporate and retail customers. The equipment is provided by AirTight's local value added distributor ITJ. 350 locations have already been deployed, with more on the way.

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Study Finds 28% of Retailers Report Increased Customer Loyalty Due to In-Store WiFi

IHL Group Shares Preliminary Findings of New Study on Technology and the Store Experience, Sponsored by EarthLink and AirTight Networks

NEW YORK, NY — January 13, 2015 — IHL Group and cloud-managed WiFi solutions provider AirTight Networks to conduct one of the first-ever studies that provides unique insights into the retail industry's plans for store networking, WiFi, security and engagement.

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AirTight Networks Enhances Multi-Unit Retail WiFi Offering for NRF 2015

Simplified WiFi configurations and in-browser messaging enable retailers to capitalize on their airwaves

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — January 12, 2015 — Customer engagement and store efficiencies are top of mind for retailers attending NRF 2015. AirTight Networks, a leader in secure cloud-managed WiFi for multi-unit retail, is rolling out new offerings for retailers to better leverage their in-store WiFi investments to drive business.

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AirTight Networks Positioned for Next Phase of Growth in 2015

New COO & CFO, Channel Expansion, Continuous Product Innovation

December 18, 2014, Mountain View, Calif.

Executive Additions

AirTight's commitment to the channel and rapid growth in product development has helped attract key additions to its executive team:

  • AirTight Chief Operating Officer, Rick Wilmer, former CEO of Leyden Energy and Pliant Technology
  • AirTight Chief Financial Officer, Mike Anthofer, former CFO of Tessera Technologies

"Rick and Mike are both highly experienced Silicon Valley executives with distinguished track records in the technology space," said David King, Chairman and CEO of AirTight Networks. "Both are strong leaders critical to propelling AirTight to the next phase of rapid growth and development."

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AirTight Networks Named by CRN as One of the IT Industry's Tech Innovators

AirTight's C-75 802.11ac Access Point Takes Top Honors in the 2014 Wireless Category

Mountain View, CA, – November 19, 2014

Each year, CRN honors the high-tech companies that have delivered outstanding innovation in hardware and software solutions over the past 12 months. These awards guide solution providers toward today's biggest technology breakthroughs so they can incorporate them into advanced solutions for their customers. CRN Test Center editors reviewed hundreds of products across 18 hardware and software categories to determine the winners and those worthy of honorable mention.

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AirTight Networks Names Tushar Saxena as Vice President of Partner Solutions

Saxena Brings Experience in Operational Business Strategy to Advance AirTight into the Service Provider Market

Mountain View, October 22, 2014

Prior to joining AirTight, Saxena held numerous leadership roles at Verizon spanning over a decade. He played a key role in the development and rollout of FiOS, Verizon's fiber-optic network, as it grew to 6 million subscribers over nine years. Saxena was most recently the company's director of broadband product development. He has built and led teams responsible for the development of new carrier solutions ranging from the connected home to internet security, Wi-Fi solutions and hotspot strategy. As part of his responsibilities, he oversaw the expansion of the FiOS TV network to support over 600,000 new subscribers per year. Prior to Verizon, Saxena has also held senior roles at BBN Technologies and GE.

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