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July 11, 2012 08:00 ET

High Speed Broadband VPN Networks Disrupt the MPLS Market According to New White Paper From iPass

iPass Finds Distributed Enterprises, Retail and Banks Can Benefit From Highly Available Broadband VPN Networks to Support Increasing Cloud Computing and Heavier Reliance on Wi-Fi Networking

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 11, 2012) - iPass Inc., (NASDAQ: IPAS) Managed Network Services (iPass MNS), a leading enterprise high speed wide area networking (WAN) platform and Wi-Fi services provider, today announced a new white paper: 'The Next Generation Network: Why the Distributed Enterprise Should Consider Multi-circuit WAN VPN Solutions,' that uncovers how enterprises can reduce their current annual network operational costs by up to 50 percent with evolving WAN designs that better serve the changing needs of both business and end users.

"New broadband and wide area networking technology enables business to rethink their WAN strategy -- particularly as telecom services can account for 20 percent of IT budgets. Telecom spend is also under increasing pressure from the explosive growth in mobility demands via application-driven tablets and smartphones," said Chris Linden, Vice President and General Manager of iPass MNS. "80 percent of enterprises will require a network upgrade in the next three years to serve key business requirements around increased access to cloud services, social networking, and enabling network mobility. Next generation broadband architectures achieve higher availability and deliver faster speeds at a fraction of the cost over typical MPLS networks. Regardless of network architecture philosophy, these are the attributes required to compete and scale in today's business economy."

There are significant challenges that network architects and IT security managers face in designing their network architecture and this white paper provides a guide to enhance cloud service performance, more effectively support business priorities and manage ever-increasing network costs. The white paper also provides detailed knowledge on the cost and service opportunities available to distributed enterprises and retail with hundreds or thousands of branch offices. Enterprises that fail to modernize their networks and take advantage of the technical options risk inadequate performance. By leveraging Broadband VPN network architectures, high-availability topologies and high speed internet access -- enterprise and retail can modernize and scale their networks to accommodate both business and IT requirements and promote a dependable enterprise and user experience.

To obtain a copy of the Next Generation Network whitepaper: 'Why the Distributed Enterprise Should Consider Multi-circuit WAN VPN Solutions,' or find out how you can upgrade your network, improve service levels and reduce costs please visit: http://www.ipass.com/mns

About iPass Managed Network Services

The Managed Network Services division of iPass delivers customized internet-based wide area and Wi-Fi networking solutions 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.

MultiLink Connect is available today. Additional information is available at: http://ipass.com/mns or via telephone (866) 801-6930 or via email at mns@ipass.com

About iPass Inc.
 iPass helps enterprises and telecom service providers ensure their employees and subscribers stay well connected. Founded in 1996, iPass delivers the world's largest commercial-grade Wi-Fi network and trusted connectivity platform. With more than 780,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across 120 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.

iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners.

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    iPass Inc.
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    John Gallagher
    iPass
    Tel. +1 650 232 4233
    Email: pr@ipass.com

    iPass Managed Network Services
    Tel: + 1 866-801-6930
    Email: mns@ipass.com

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