SOURCE: AirTight Networks

AirTight Networks

February 03, 2010 21:30 ET

AirTight Wins NASSCOM New Technology Innovation Award for Wireless Intrusion Prevention

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PUNE, INDIA--(Marketwire - February 3, 2010) - AirTight® Networks, the global leader in wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) products and services, today announced that it is the winner of the 2009 NASSCOM® Innovation Award in the New Technology Advancement category. The award was given to AirTight for the introduction of SpectraGuard® Online, the first wireless intrusion prevention product to be delivered as SaaS. NASSCOM is the premier trade body of the IT-BPO companies that have a presence in India and the awards "recognize organizations that have made innovation a part of their DNA and developed extraordinary and pioneering products and services."

"AirTight Networks is a classic example of a top quality company which has created 'new to the world' technology," said Amit Nivsarkar, Vice President, NASSCOM, "The area of security in general and wireless security in particular require critical attention. AirTight has the capabilities and the innovative culture to assume a leadership position in this space."

The winners were selected after a rigorous three-stage process culminating in a series of road shows in four major Indian cities.

"Every year since we began shipping product in 2005, AirTight has introduced a new and unique wireless security innovation to the market and we are honored to receive this prestigious award and recognition from NASSCOM," said Kiran Deshpande, President of AirTight. "At AirTight we constantly strive to innovate and deliver new products and features to our customers to keep them ahead of emerging wireless threats."

About AirTight's Products

The AirTight SpectraGuard solution family has achieved industry leadership based on patented technology that blocks wireless threats immediately and automatically, locates wireless devices and events with pinpoint precision and eliminates the false alarms that plague busy network operations and IT professionals.

Both its onsite WIPS product, SpectraGuard® Enterprise and its on-demand hosted vulnerability management service, SpectraGuard Online are low touch solutions providing easy deployment and automated scanning and reporting with little human intervention. AirTight's patented technology has proven over and over again that security and simplicity are not mutually exclusive.

About AirTight

AirTight Networks is the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions providing customers best-of-breed technology to automatically detect, classify, locate and block all current and emerging wireless threats. AirTight offers both the industry's leading wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) and the world's first wireless vulnerability management (WVM) security-as-a-service (SaaS). AirTight's award-winning solutions are used by customers globally in the financial, government, retail, manufacturing, transportation, education, healthcare, telecom, and technology industries. AirTight owns the seminal patents for wireless intrusion prevention technology with 12 U.S. patents and two international patents granted (UK and Australia), and more than 20 additional patents pending. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA. For more information please visit

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