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iPass

October 22, 2009 08:00 ET

iPass Extends Support to Microsoft Windows 7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard Operating Systems

Enterprise Users Seeking Wi-Fi and 3G Access Via Award-Winning iPassConnect Mobility Manager Given Greater Platform Choice

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - October 22, 2009) - iPass® Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of enterprise mobility services, today announced that its iPassConnect™ mobility manager software will be generally available for the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system by December and is immediately available for Apple's Mac OS X Snow Leopard operating system. This extension of device support gives iPass enterprise users greater breadth of choice when accessing the iPass Global Network for Wi-Fi® and 3G connectivity.

"iPass is committed to providing the best connectivity experience for enterprise users, independent of the device and operating system they use," said Steven Wastie, senior vice president, marketing, iPass Inc. "iPass allows IT managers to provision, deliver and manage a single, unified connection experience to their users over multiple access technologies and device types around the world."

As the user interface to the iPass Mobile Office™ service, the iPassConnect mobility manager provides a simple, consistent connection experience across the world's largest virtual network of 3G mobile broadband, over 140,000 Wi-Fi and Ethernet locations, as well as dial-up covering over 175 countries. The iPass solution also provides mobility management capabilities to enable IT administrators to configure and administer policies and to have visibility into valuable data related to mobile connectivity, usage and device status.

iPassConnect software is also available for Windows Vista, XP and 2000; Max OS X 10.4 and 10.5; Nokia S60 Third Generation devices (versions 9.0, 9.1, and 9.2); BlackBerry® smartphones, Windows Mobile 5, 6 and 6.1; and the iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and iPod touch.

iPassConnect for MAC OS X, BlackBerry smartphones, iPhone and Nokia S60 handhelds is available for download from www.ipass.com/software.

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. Mobile Individuals get global business-class connectivity in a simple and affordable package. 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 175 countries. Hundreds of Global 2000 companies rely on iPass services, including Ford, Nokia, and Proctor and Gamble. Founded in 1996, iPass is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at www.iPass.com.

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iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. iPass Mobile Office™ and iPassConnect™ are trademarks of iPass Inc. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

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