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December 15, 2009 00:01 ET

Hay Group Selects iPass for Its Enterprise Mobility Solution

Highly Mobile Consultants Increase Productivity While Significantly Reducing Costs

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2009) - iPass® Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) today announced that its enterprise mobility service has been selected to help Hay Group reduce the overall costs of managing a highly mobile workforce, while helping secure intellectual property assets. The award-winning service combines worldwide 3G mobile broadband networks, Wi-Fi hotspots, hotel Ethernet and dial-up access with comprehensive management control over connectivity, devices, and costs.

Hay Group consultants can now simply, securely and conveniently connect from home, when they travel, and at worldwide client sites, leveraging the largest mobile network in the world with over 140,000 enterprise-grade broadband venues. iPass also helps Hay Group enforce security and compliance policies by ensuring that antivirus and security applications are up to date before allowing consultants to connect into the corporate network over the VPN.

"Forward-thinking, global companies demand enterprise mobility solutions that give visibility and control over user connections and costs no matter where its employees happen to be when they are connecting," said Steven Wastie, senior vice president, marketing, iPass. "Hay Group is meeting employee demands for anytime, anywhere connectivity while improving the productivity of its mobile workforce."

"We're constantly watching our bottom line at Hay Group and we noticed our mobility costs skyrocketing. We needed a better way to get visibility of and manage these costs," said Daniel Little, director of customer support at Hay Group. "Once we moved over to the iPass service, it was a real game changer. From a technology standpoint, iPass just works! We don't have any support calls. And, from a process standpoint, we have eliminated day passes, hotel connectivity charges, mobility support costs -- all those black budget items that ended up on expense reports that no one understood."

A case study with an IT perspective on the enterprise mobility solution at Hay Group is available at http://www.ipass.com/pdfs/casestudy_hay.pdf. A video with an end-user perspective is available at http://bit.ly/iPassHayGroup1.

About Hay Group

Hay Group is a global consulting firm that works with leaders to turn strategies into reality. We develop talent, organize people to be more effective, and motivate them to perform at their best. With 88 offices in 47 countries, we work with over 7,000 clients across the world. Our clients are from the public and private sector, across every major industry, and represent diverse business challenges. Our focus is on making change happen and helping organizations realize their potential. Visit www.haygroup.com.

About iPass Inc.

iPass helps enterprises and individuals unify the management of remote and mobile connectivity. With iPass software and services, enterprise customers can create easy-to-use wireless and broadband solutions for their mobile workers, home offices, and branch and retail locations, complete with web-based management, security validation, and unified billing. iPass offerings are powered by its leading global virtual network, award-winning mobility manager software, and in-the-cloud platform. The iPass global virtual network unifies hundreds of wireless, broadband and dial-up providers in over 165 countries. Hundreds of Global 2000 companies rely on iPass services, including Ford, Nokia, and Procter and Gamble. Founded in 1996, iPass is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.ipass.com.

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