iPass Inc. Managed Network Services (MNS) has formed a partnership with Aerohive Networks, a provider of controller-less Wi-Fi and cloud-enabled enterprise networking. The Aerohive partnership will enable iPass Managed Network Services to bundle the Aerohive Wi-Fi technology into a turnkey, fully managed solution for enterprise customers.
Aerohive's Cloud Service Platform technology lets iPass MNS quickly deploy and manage enterprise Wireless LANs (WLANs) without the complexity of servers or controllers at every customer location. This unique cloud-enabled networking architecture provides flexibility and scale for organizations, eliminating the need to make capital investments in additional hardware and software.
Aerohive's technology brings together all of the enterprise-class features, as well as the management, mobility and security needed by organizations of all sizes today. Its cloud-enabled, distributed Wi-Fi and routing solutions deliver the functionality and performance required in the enterprise, without the cost and complexity of a controller-based solution.
iPass MNS has the experience and expertise in designing, delivering and managing tailored WAN & Wi-Fi solutions. By unifying best-of-breed technologies into a single solution, iPass provides secure, robust and highly available networks for enterprises with many geographically distributed locations. Adding Aerohive to the Wi-Fi Extend service portfolio will enable customers to leverage their high-bandwidth broadband network at the wireless access layer.
Wi-Fi Extend is available today.