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Hughes Europe Teams with AirTight Networks to Offer High-Performance Secure Wi-Fi Service To Retail Sector

Launched at RBTE 2014, Market-leading solution provides PCI Wireless Scanning & Social Analytics across Europe

Milton Keynes, U.K., March 10, 2014 — Hughes Europe today announced that it has teamed with AirTight Networks to offer retailers a new, secure managed Wi-Fi service that combines PCI wireless scanning and social analytics. Launched at RBTE 2014, 11 March at Earls Court, the new HughesON™ Managed Wi-Fi Solution is the first Wi-Fi access and security offering in Europe designed specifically for retail enterprises with distributed outlets.

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AirTight Networks Debuts as a “Major Player” in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise WLAN 2013-2014 Vendor Analysis Report

Innovative cloud architecture and strength in retail Wi-Fi have placed AirTight among established enterprise WLAN vendors

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.

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AirTight and Purple WiFi Partner on Cool Mashup for Guest Access Marketing Automation

Collaboration yields advanced but easy-to-use social marketing + cloud-managed Wi-Fi solution for retail

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.

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AirTight Networks Defeats Aerohive in Patent Re-examination Challenge

USPTO decision opens the door for patent infringement litigation to resume in court

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.

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AirTight and Mako Networks Partner to Deliver Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi, Analytics and PCI DSS Compliance

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.

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AirTight Appoints Devin Akin as Chief Evangelist to Bring Fun Back Into Enterprise Wi-Fi

20-year Veteran of Wireless and IT Infrastructure Joins AirTight amid Expansion

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.

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AirTight Networks to Make its Live Tech Field Day Debut at Wireless Field Day 5 in Silicon Valley

AirTight leaders will present company's Cloud Wi-Fi platform to leading wireless industry bloggers at the live Gestalt IT WFD5 event on Thursday, August 8.

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.

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AirTight Networks Announces New Cellular Phone Detection Capabilities for Enforcing "No Wireless" Zones

New security feature adds 3G, 4G LTE, and CDMA device detection and reporting to AirTight's wireless security platform.

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.

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