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iPass Managed Network Services achieves Cisco Advanced Content Security Specialization in the United States

iPass Managed Network Services achieves Cisco Advanced Content Security Specialization in the United States

IRVINE, Calif, April 16, 2013: iPass Managed Network Services announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Content Security Specialization from Cisco. This specialization recognizes iPass Managed Network Services as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, install and support email and Web content security products.

“We help customers design, build and manage their Wi-Fi networks and partnering with Cisco to offer a Secure Web Gateway was the most intelligent choice. With the explosion in the use of mobile devices and cloud applications, offering secure guest Wi-Fi and employee Wi-Fi is of the utmost concern for our customers.  Cisco’s Secure Web Gateway utilizes the most comprehensive scanning detection against web threats allowing us to provide the best security available for Wi-Fi network deployments,” said Chris Linden, vice president and general manager of iPass MNS. “We can integrate this secure web gateway with new or existing Wi-Fi architectures to provide a complete end-to-end solution encompassing content filtering, virus and malware scanning.”

The Cisco Advanced Content Security Specialization creates an opportunity for Cisco partners to help customers reduce costly downtime associated with email-based spam, viruses and Web threats. Partners with the Advanced Content Security Specialization extend their expertise to include deploying Cisco IronPort email and Web security solutions.

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides partners with the training required to build sales and to improve their design and technical skills that are then validated through a third-party audit. Achieving the Cisco Advanced Content Security Specialization provides iPass Managed Network Services with access to comprehensive sales, technical and lifecycle services training and support from Cisco.

 

 

About iPass Managed Network Services

The Managed Network Services division of iPass delivers customized Wi-Fi networking solutions and internet-based wide area networking for the enterprise. iPass runs a state-of-the-art IP VPN Management Platform to remotely manage large enterprise-grade networks and deliver the security, availability and performance required today. iPass has relationships with over 200 internet broadband access providers, to provide a wide variety of high speed technologies delivering 100 percent coverage for its customers. Additional information is available at www.iPass.com/MNS or by emailing mns@ipass.com or calling 866-801-6930.

About iPass Inc.
iPass helps enterprises and telecom service providers ensure their employees and subscribers stay well connected. Founded in 1996, iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) delivers the world’s largest commercial-grade Wi-Fi network and trusted connectivity platform. With more than one million Wi-Fi hotspots across 111 countries and territories, iPass gives its customers always-on, frictionless connectivity anywhere in the world – simply, securely and cost-effectively. Additional information is available at www.iPass.com or on Smarter Connections, the iPass blog.

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