SOURCE: Aerohive Networks

May 20, 2008 12:54 ET

IDG's InfoWorld Names Aerohive Networks One of InfoWorld's Top Tech Startups for 2008

Cooperative Control Wireless LAN Architecture Pioneer Recognized for Outstanding Technology Achievements

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - May 20, 2008) - Aerohive Networks, creators of the "cooperative control" wireless LAN (WLAN) access point (HiveAP), announced today that IDG's InfoWorld, the leading integrated media brand for IT decision makers, has selected Aerohive as one of InfoWorld's Top Tech Startups for 2008. This honor is part of InfoWorld's Top Tech Startups special feature available at InfoWorld's Top Tech Startups for 2008 highlights 10 companies founded no earlier than 2005 that are developing promising new technologies or using existing technologies in new and innovative ways.

"Enterprise adoption of wireless LAN technologies like 802.11n and mission-critical applications like voice over wireless LAN are straining today's centralized, controller-based WLAN architecture," said David Flynn, chief executive officer, Aerohive Networks. "Aerohive has pioneered an entirely new controller-less wireless LAN architecture that provides the management, mobility and security the enterprise needs, but without the cost, capacity, performance, scalability and availability issues associated with WLAN controllers. We are thrilled to receive this prestigious award and the industry's recognition for our disruptive technology contribution to the enterprise wireless networking marketplace."

"InfoWorld's Top Tech Startups for 2008 is an honor roll of 10 young companies whose business-oriented technologies should be on your radar screen," said Eric Knorr, editor in chief, InfoWorld. "We've focused on the metric we at InfoWorld know best: great technology."

About InfoWorld Media Group

InfoWorld Media Group helps IT decision makers choose the right technology, within the context of a cohesive strategy for business impact at their organizations. InfoWorld identifies and promotes emerging technology segments that add unique value for the organizations that implement them, as well as the vendors that provide those solutions. Using an integrated communications approach including online, events, research, and a continued investment in an independent Test Center, InfoWorld analysts and editors provide hands-on analysis and evaluation, as well as expert commentary on issues surrounding emerging technologies and products. Visit InfoWorld at

About Aerohive

Aerohive Networks' cooperative control enterprise wireless LAN architecture provides all the management, mobility, and security of controller-based architectures without the cost, capacity, performance, and availability issues associated with controller deployments. The architecture also scales easily to support 802.11n. In addition, Aerohive solutions provide the reliability and scalability necessary for mission-critical networks and are optimized for voice over wireless LAN (VoWLAN) applications. Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. The company's investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Northern Light Venture Capital. For more information, please visit or call 408-988-9918.

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