SOURCE: AirTight Networks, Inc.

AirTight Networks, Inc.

February 28, 2011 08:00 ET

AirTight Inks Distributor Agreement With ComGuard, a Leading Value Added Distributor of IT Security Products Across Middle East and North Africa (MEA)

Agreement Adds AirTight's World-Class WIPS to ComGuard's Extensive Portfolio of Security and Compliance Offerings

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and DUBAI, UAE--(Marketwire - February 28, 2011) - AirTight® Networks, the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions, and ComGuard, FZ, LLC announced today that the companies have signed a distributor agreement for ComGuard to bring AirTight's SpectraGuard wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) and mobile end point protection products and services across the Middle East and North Africa. ComGuard helps organizations to conform networks to international compliance standards such as SOX, BASEL 2, HIPAA, and PCI, which makes AirTight's wireless security products and reporting a good fit for the ComGuard portfolio.

"ComGuard partners with industry leaders to deliver world-class security technology to its customers, and we are delighted to offer AirTight's products to our customers," said Jayadevan K, Senior Vice President, Value Business at ComGuard FZ LLC. "We recognized AirTight's unrivalled leadership in providing the most accurate wireless intrusion prevention system available in the market today and the necessity of addressing wireless threats as wireless becomes more and more prevalent in the enterprise."

"ComGuard has emerged as one of the leading Value Added Distributors of network and IT security products across ME region, an important market for us," said Kiran Deshpande, President of AirTight International. "It is clear to us that they are the right distributor at the right time as security technology becomes more and more important to these emerging markets." By bringing together security partners such as AirTight, who provide best-in-class security solutions, ComGuard allows customers to protect their networks -- both wired and wireless -- from emerging threats and meet compliance requirements, including new standards that specifically apply to wireless.

About AirTight
AirTight Networks is the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions. AirTight's patented technology protects enterprises from the growing problem of Wi-Fi security threats, while allowing organizations to better manage their WLAN environment and comply with emerging wireless compliance standards (i.e. PCI). The Company's award-winning SpectraGuard wireless intrusion prevention solution (WIPS) family provides enterprise security and compliance professionals with unparalleled capabilities to accurately detect, classify, block and locate all Wi-Fi security threats, while helping network operations staff to quickly monitor and troubleshoot WLAN performance issues. AirTight's pioneering Cloud Services family of cloud-hosted subscription services delivers the world's first and only "No Capex" multi-tenant WIPS, PCI wireless compliance and controller-less WLAN access solutions all in a single device.

AirTight's award-winning solutions are used by customers globally in the government, financial, retail, hospitality, telecom, technology, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare and education sectors. AirTight owns the seminal patents for wireless intrusion prevention technology with 23 U.S. and international patents granted to date (UK, Australia Japan) and more than 20 additional patents pending. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA.

About ComGuard

ComGuard FZ LLC, headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a leading Value Added Distributor representing some of the best names in IT Security arena catering to the entire Middle East and North Africa (MENA). ComGuard employs highly skilled engineers with years of experience specializing in specific vendor solutions and acts as an extended arm of vendors in the region for support partners. The group has extensive fully-owned infrastructure for offering high-end training for several IT vendors and has won accolades for excellence in the field.

AirTight Networks and the AirTight Networks logo are trademarks; AirTight and SpectraGuard are registered trademarks of AirTight Networks, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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