American Family Insurance Selects iPass to Provide Managed Network Services for Insurance Agent Offices
iPass is delivering a secure, high-bandwidth Internet based network to 3,600 American Family Insurance agent offices.
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. — May 12, 2010 — iPass® Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) today announced that American Family Insurance has selected iPass to provide managed network services for its 3,600 agent offices.
American Family Insurance is one of the nation’s largest auto, home, life, health and business insurers. Under a new contract with iPass, American Family Insurance is standardizing on iPass to provide secure data communications between its 3,600 independent contractor agent offices and the corporate office. Via the iPass Branch Office IP VPN Managed Network Service, American Family plans to utilize the iPass dual broadband solution and 3G wireless for active failover, real-time monitoring, and improved application performance. iPass will also deliver dedicated customer care to support American Family Insurance agents.
“Increasing bandwidth and adding redundancy to our agent branches allows us to offer a high level of service in an efficient and cost effective manner,” said Scott Cooper of American Family.
About American Family Insurance
Based in Madison, Wis., American Family Insurance offers auto insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, health insurance, business and farm/ranch insurance in 19 states. The company employs 7,745 people and sells its products through independent contractor exclusive agents. American Family Insurance is the nation’s third-largest mutual property/casualty insurance company and ranks 344th on the Fortune 500 list. Web: www.amfam.com; Facebook: www.facebook.com/amfam; Twitter: www.twitter.com/amfam.
About iPass Inc.
Founded in 1996 iPass (NASDAQ:IPAS) is a leading provider of enterprise mobility services with over 3,500 customers, including more than 370 of the Forbes Global 2000. The company’s mission is to be the voice of the enterprise in the market for mobility services by providing solutions that simply, smartly and openly facilitate access from any device on any network, while providing the visibility and control necessary to contain spiraling mobility costs, maximize mobile user productivity and maintain security in a world where consumers drive enterprise IT. For more information, visit www.iPass.com or follow iPass on Twitter at www.twitter.com/iPass.
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