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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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AirTight Networks Honored With Two Industry Awards for Cloud Wi-Fi, Social and Analytics

Cloud innovation and business model transformation key to AirTight's winning entries

Mountain View, CA, September 18, 2014

"Two awards in one night is a reflections of the growing momentum our solution has," said David King, CEO of AirTight Networks. "The Wi-Fi industry is changing. The value chain is moving from hardware to software and applications, as our winning submissions show. Our industry peers and the channel community are taking notice."

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AirTight Networks Launches First-to-Market 802.11ac Access Point with ‘IoT-Ready' Wireless Intrusion Prevention System

C-65 Wi-Fi Access Point/Sensor Makes the 802.11ac Protocol Transition Easy and Affordable as Connected Devices Proliferate

Mountain View, CA, September 4, 2014

IoT-ready 802.11ac technology

Equally important is the capacity of AirTight's cloud management system to scale to hundreds of thousands of devices being monitored across multiple geographies and customers. This scalability is coupled with AirTight's patented 802.11ac wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) technology, which allows for fully-automated 24x7 protection, with zero false positive / false negative operation, requiring no IT involvement for mitigation of wireless threats or compliance reporting.

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AirTight Networks Announces Reseller Agreement with Leading Value-Added Distributor and Solutions Integrator, DataAssure

AirTight Wi-Fi deployed at one of the world's leading global automotive dealership groups in Hong Kong and Macau

Mountain View, CA, July 29, 2014

AirTight Networks, a global leader in cloud-managed Wi-Fi, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with DataAssure, for the on-going deployment of Airtight 802.11ac Wi-Fi access points to be installed in the headquarters, showrooms and service centers of one of the world's leading vehicle services groups with regional headquarters in Hong Kong.

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