McGraw Communications and iPass Deliver Enterprise Ready WAN and Wi-Fi Solutions
iPass Unity Network Services Provides Secure High-Speed Internet Broadband and Managed Wi-Fi Services for McGraw Communications
IRVINE, CA., November 13, 2013: iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of mobile services for enterprises, software companies and telecom service providers, today announced a strategic partnership between iPass Unity Network Services and McGraw Communications. The partnership delivers McGraw with iPass Unity’s high-speed broadband, wide area network (WAN), and managed Wi-Fi services. The relationship leverages the iPass Unity service portfolio and enables augmentation to McGraw’s existing network services throughout the US supporting a growing enterprise business and agent community.
Businesses in the retail, finance, healthcare, and hospitality sectors are demanding services to provide both private and public Internet access from their trusted service provider partners like McGraw, to meet customer expectations and drive revenue. iPass Unity provides integrated high speed broadband technology and security solutions, with professional engineering services, to deliver them as an immediately-scalable managed service. These hybrid network services will assist McGraw with meeting rapidly changing customer demands. The combination of iPass Unity and McGraw Communications will deliver state-of-the-art broadband services for their business customer base, expanding the company’s significant private WAN infrastructure footprint.
“McGraw business customers benefit from a well-orchestrated, enterprise Wi-Fi and WAN solution at scale,” said Kevin Sheehan, director of strategic services, McGraw Communications. “This partnership with iPass delivers usable enterprise-grade Wi-Fi experiences to our customers’ employees and guests, enabling loyalty programs, automating back office processes, and taking advantage of high-speed Internet services to bring enterprise cloud strategies to life.”
iPass Unity offers a comprehensive tailored suite of managed services from secure, easy to access guest Wi-Fi, high-speed Internet broadband, network monitoring and end-to-end management with PCI compliant, secure designs, as well as a full turnkey WAN Network as a Service solution.
“McGraw Communications is a key strategic partner for iPass Unity, allowing us to demonstrate the value of our end-to-end services at scale. We support McGraw’s commitment to customer satisfaction, offering a seamless user experience at hundreds or thousands of Wi-Fi access points,” said Chris Linden, VP and GM, iPass Unity Network Services. “Through this relationship, McGraw improves their customers’ network monetization and positions them for additional revenue and growth.”
About McGraw Communications:
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in New York City, McGraw Communications is a national CLEC that works with a Virtual Network Operator model in delivering complex telecommunications solutions for their customers.
About iPass Unity Network Services:
iPass Unity Network Services designs, builds and manages Wi-Fi and Wide Area Networks to ensure high availability, complete security and future-proof scalability. We offer a comprehensive, customizable portfolio of services. iPass Unity has deployed and manages some of the largest, and most complex networks in the industry with thousands of endpoints. With customers ranging from retailers to financial enterprises with remote branch offices to healthcare facilities, a wide variety of businesses including real estate developers and service providers utilize our solutions to gain significant cost savings, increased network bandwidth and security, and overall performance improvements.
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 15 million” Wi-Fi hotspots across 132 countries and territories, iPass gives its customers always-on, frictionless connectivity for smartphones, tablets and laptops anywhere in the world — simply, securely and cost-effectively.
iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the WiFi Alliance. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners.
Sarah Duckett, Public Relations Director, iPass
Tel: +1 650-232-4337
Bob Reisman, McGraw Communications, Corporate Communications Manager
Leila Hajaj, Spark Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7 436 0420