REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) - iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), the global Wi-Fi and enterprise mobility services leader, today announced that Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, has selected the iPass Open Mobile service for seamless Wi-Fi connectivity for its workforce.
iPass Open Mobile delivers a service for enterprises that simply, securely and cost-effectively enables employees to be globally mobile from any device. Additionally iPass Open Mobile provides access to the world's largest commercial Wi-Fi network of over one million Wi-Fi hotspots including in-flight Internet and far more hotels, airports, and business venues than any other network.
Harmonic enables content and service providers to efficiently create, prepare, and deliver differentiated video services for television and new media platforms.
"Harmonic is enabling the video business models of the future on a variety of devices, so they truly understand the rising costs associated with data roaming," said Christophe Culine, senior vice president of worldwide sales. "With iPass Open Mobile, Harmonic is able to take control of its enterprise mobility costs and enable its employees to be globally mobile on laptops, smartphones and tablets without compromising security or cost."
"We live in a 24-hour economy and Harmonic employees need the ability to respond to our global customer base at anytime, from anywhere," said Triet Nguyen, IT manager at Harmonic. "With iPass Open Mobile we provide employees secure Wi-Fi access and the ability for IT to take control of real-time data roaming costs."
iPass Open Mobile enables organizations to provide mobile employees with seamless connectivity to the world's largest commercial Wi-Fi network, providing a consistent user experience across smartphones, tablets and laptops while avoiding costly roaming charges and expensive Wi-Fi day passes. Organizations gain visibility into enterprise, group, individual, and device mobility and can easily control expense and security to reduce the total cost of enterprise mobility. For more information please visit: http://www3.ipass.com/solutions
About iPass Inc.
iPass helps enterprises and telecom service providers ensure their employees and subscribers stay well connected. Founded in 1996, iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) delivers the world's largest commercial-grade Wi-Fi network and trusted connectivity platform. With more than one million Wi-Fi hotspots across 111 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. Open Mobile is a trademark of iPass. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners.