SOURCE: iPass Inc.

April 27, 2005 08:00 ET

iPass Corporate Access Named Best Enterprise Wi-Fi Product at 2005 Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 27, 2005 -- iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) today announced that iPass Corporate Access™ has been named Best Enterprise Wi-Fi Product at this year's Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards in London. iPass Corporate Access fended off stiff competition from the Cisco Wireless LAN System (Airespace), Appear Context-Aware Service Platform and Network Rail Operations to win the award, which was presented at a gala dinner held in London on 20th April 2005. Anurag Lal, iPass VP of business development, was also a finalist for the Wireless Individual Achievement award in recognition of his pioneering efforts in global broadband roaming.

"There was a genuine buzz around both The Wireless LAN Event and the Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards which shows a healthy industry, coming into its own that is beginning to see real demand from customers," said Doug Loewe, VP EMEA for iPass. "We are extremely proud that iPass Corporate Access has been named Best Enterprise Wi-Fi Product. It is an extremely positive endorsement from our peers and is proof that we have an industry-leading proposition."

The Best Enterprise Wi-Fi Product category was open to equipment vendors, management/security solution providers and service providers. iPass was selected as the winner based on its ability to demonstrate technical innovation, and its understanding of the enterprise customer's business needs including ROI, usability, security and imagination.

The Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards recognize excellence and innovation in the field of Wi-Fi, mobile data and wireless broadband and are organized in conjunction with The Wireless LAN Event, Europe's biggest Wi-Fi and wireless broadband show. Eight different categories reward the best examples of creativity, usability and functionality. The awards were judged by an independent panel of industry experts.

About iPass Corporate Access

iPass Corporate Access is one of the few solutions to integrate mobile security and patch management with one of the world's largest broadband roaming networks. iPass offers unparalleled choice for users, having established roaming agreements with over 55 different providers worldwide. In the UK alone iPass has over 2,200 Wi-Fi hotspots and hundreds of wired broadband access points in key business and transport venues including London Heathrow airport, Marriott and Hilton hotels and Caffé Nero coffee shops. This impressive network gives users hassle-free connection with one subscription, one billing process and one simple connectivity method.

About iPass

iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) delivers simple, secure and manageable enterprise mobility services, maximizing the productivity of workers as they move between office, home and remote locations. iPass security services -- based on unique Policy Orchestration capabilities -- close the gaps in protecting computers, network assets, user identities and data whenever users connect over the Internet. iPass connectivity services utilize the iPass global virtual network, a unified network of hundreds of dial-up, wireless and broadband providers in over 150 countries. iPass services are the choice of hundreds of Global 2000 corporations including General Motors, John Deere and Hershey Foods. Founded in 1996, iPass is headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif., with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit

iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc.

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