MOJO Wireless http://blog.airtightnetworks.com AirTight Networks Blog Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:50:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 A New Series of 11 Webinars on Cloud Wi-Fi http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/a-new-series-of-11-webinars-on-cloud-wi-fi/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/a-new-series-of-11-webinars-on-cloud-wi-fi/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:00:50 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9666 AirTight is presenting a series of webinars on cloud Wi-Fi, focused on answering all of your questions. There is a variety of topics for IT professionals in every industry, and all qualified attendees will receive a year of free cloud Wi-Fi service.   Read more

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A new series of 11 webinars on Cloud Wi-Fi

The most exciting advancements in Wi-Fi are happening right now in the cloud. Whether your priority is guest engagement, driving revenue, enhancing security, easier Wi-Fi management, or simply learning more about what cloud-managed Wi-Fi can do for you, this is your chance to understand how cloud Wi-Fi benefits your business!

From now through December, AirTight is presenting a series of webinars on cloud Wi-Fi, focused on answering all of your questions. There is a variety of topics for IT professionals in every industry, and presentations are hosted by AirTight resident experts Sean Blanton—Product Marketing Manager, Sriram Venkiteswaran—Director of Product Management, and Robert Ferruolo—Senior Technical Marketing Manager.

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Oh, and one more thing… we’re giving away a year of FREE CLOUD WI-FI to all qualified webinar attendees.

That’s right. A free year of AirTight cloud service and enterprise-grade 802.11ac AirTight access point.

We know, it’s very exciting. Everyone at AirTight is passionate about making you successful with enterprise Wi-Fi that is extremely simple and massively scalable. So we are thrilled to share this cloud Wi-Fi webinar series, as well as our best-in-class cloud services and products, with you.

We can’t wait to see you at the webinars! See below for the schedule and registration.

 

Webinar Schedule and Registration

Click on the dates for webinar topic descriptions and registration information

Managing distributed multi-site Wi-Fi networks via the cloud

August 26, 2015

December 9, 2015

Simplifying K-12 Wi-Fi through the cloud

September 2, 2015

Safeguarding your network from rogue Wi-Fi threats

September 16, 2015

December 16, 2015

Next-generation retail analytics

October 7, 2015

Why 802.11ac? Why now?

October 14, 2015

Keep your devices on YOUR Wi-Fi

October 21, 2015

Elevate your guest engagement

October 28, 2015

Best practices for distributed enterprise Wi-Fi

November 4, 2015

802.11ac branch Wi-Fi in a box

November 11, 2015

Manage your entire Wi-Fi from your phone

November 18, 2015

Everything you need to know about today’s new cloud-managed Wi-Fi architecture

December 2, 2015

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Why SON May Be SDN Made For Wireless http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/why-son-may-be-sdn-for-wireless/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/why-son-may-be-sdn-for-wireless/#respond Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:00:32 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9615 Is there a path for wireless SDN to come to enterprise Wi-Fi? LTE has architected something called SON (Self-Organizing Network), which has SDN-like concepts – but applied to the wireless side of the network.   Read more

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There is an emerging trend to apply SDN (Software Defined Network) to Wi-Fi. Much of this discussion today is geared towards applying SDN constructs like OpenFlow and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) to Wi-Fi access points (APs).  For example, OpenFlow interface on the AP to configure its settings from the SDN controller or to configure traffic handling on the AP such as packet classifiers and QoS from the SDN controller. Another discussion point is around tunneling AP traffic to NFV node for service provisioning. While these are good ideas, they do not cut to the essence of Wi-Fi, which is in the wireless. That is to say, these concepts are applied to APs in the same way they apply to other wired network elements like switches.

I have mused about how SDN may apply to the wireless side of the network. I did not find the answer in Wi-Fi itself as it exists today. However, I had an “aha” moment recently while looking into LTE. Of late, I have been looking rather deeply into LTE, as a result of a Wi-Fi offload project we are undertaking with a telco carrier, as well as all the recent talk about LTE-U coming to the Wi-Fi spectrum. LTE has architected something called SON (Self-Organizing Network), which has SDN-like concepts – that are applied to the wireless side of the network.

What SDN does in principle is to isolate network intelligence from network functions. The network intelligence is centralized in an SDN controller. The SDN controller can reside in the cloud. The controller orchestrates network functions over the standard protocol (such as OpenFlow) to achieve desired application performance. Network intelligence can be provided separate from the network hardware and potentially by an entity not tied to the network hardware. The SON does something similar for the wireless side of the LTE network.

What is a Self-Organizing Network (SON)?

LTE isn’t immune to the fundamental challenges of wireless. For example, channel reuse is an important concept in wireless networks to build spatial capacity. However, during channel reuse, it’s important to avoid channel overlap among different cells. In LTE, a given telco carrier may have only a few (and sometimes only one) LTE channels for all its deployments region-wide, or even nation-wide, and these channels have to support a mix of overlapping large (macro) cells and small cells (femto cells, micro cells, pico cells). Another important concept in wireless is spectral efficiency, that is, using the available spectrum to carry as much useful data as possible. LTE spectrum is licensed and very expensive, thus there is high incentive to maximize spectral efficiency. User mobility is another factor that needs to be effectively managed in the wireless network. To address these problems at the scale of the LTE network, a large number of complex and dynamic radio parameters need to be configured, monitored, and optimized on an ongoing basis. 3GPP has come up with SON to address this problem.

Some of the key concepts of SON include:

  • SON server: The SON server runs algorithms to continuously analyze and optimize the radio parameters in the network. Inputs from the radio network elements (mobile devices, base stations, etc.) are communicated to the SON server over northbound interface and the decisions on radio parameters are sent down from the SON server to the radio network elements.
  • Separation of radio network intelligence from the radio network elements: The SON server is in charge of radio network intelligence and the radio network elements are responsible for radio parameters measurements and enforcement of the SON server decisions. This is significantly different from the pre-LTE networks where a large part of radio intelligence was integrated into the radio network.
  • Standard interfaces: The interface between the SON server and the radio network elements is standardized by 3GPP. This facilitates interoperability between the radio network intelligence and the radio network elements.
  • Automation of radio configurations and optimizations: On a high level, SON algorithms are expected to hit objectives of self-configuration, self-optimization, and self-healing of the radio network. High emphasis is placed on automation of radio parameter configuration and optimization. How exactly this is done depends on the specific SON server/algorithm implementation.

Going into details of many radio parameters addressed in SON (such as cell coverage and capacity, dynamic neighbor relations for handovers, mobility, load balancing, random access, and self-healing) will not fit in this blog and requires a deep dive into the 3GPP specification. A good introduction to SON is also found in this paper by 4G Americas: Self-Optimizing Networks in 3GPP Release 11: The Benefits of SON in LTE.

Wireless SDN for Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is no stranger to the complexities of radio resource management (RRM). The 802.11 standard offers little to solve the radio management problem. Fair enough if the 802.11 standard authors did not feel this pain point initially, when there were ample channels available in Wi-Fi and they did not anticipate today’s rabid Wi-Fi penetration. This resulted into emergence of various proprietary RRM and RF optimization features in the APs to improvise on the omission in the standard and reliance on vagaries of client implementations. However, as Wi-Fi gets integrated into LTE architecture for wireless data offload, it is conceivable that various aspects of Wi-Fi RRM may also get folded into LTE SON. In other words, we could see standardized interfaces between the AP and the SON server and intelligent algorithms in the SON server for RRM purposes. And that is how Wi-Fi may get its first wireless SDN!

Is there a path for wireless SDN to come to enterprise Wi-Fi? To make these types of projections, we can take clues from the history of SDN on the wired side.

SDN on the wired side has traditionally seen great traction where large network workloads are involved, such as data centers and back-end networks of web powerhouses. It is trickling into the large enterprise vertical slowly but surely.

At this time, wireless SDN concepts seem to be taking shape where large radio management workloads are involved. But who knows; it may trickle to enterprise Wi-Fi in the future.

 

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My Latest Webinar: Everything You Need to Know About Today’s New Cloud Wi-Fi Architectures http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/my-latest-webinar-everything-you-need-to-know-about-todays-new-cloud-wi-fi-architectures/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/my-latest-webinar-everything-you-need-to-know-about-todays-new-cloud-wi-fi-architectures/#respond Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:00:34 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9620 AirTight is kicking off a cloud Wi-Fi webinar series with the first topic, "Everything You Need to Know About Today’s New Cloud Wi-Fi Architectures" on August 19. All attendees will receive a free year of cloud Wi-Fi.   Read more

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What is cloud-managed Wi-Fi and why should you care about it? This is exactly what I’ll be discussing in an upcoming webinar on Wednesday, August 19 from 11 am to 12 pm Pacific Time. This session is kicking off a brand new series on Cloud Wi-Fi webinars that AirTight will be hosting over the next several months. View the entire webinar series schedule here.

There’s a lot of discussion about cloud-managed Wi-Fi. This webinar is going to lay out the basics of why this technology is important and the benefits it has over conventional controller-based or locally managed systems, including:

  •         Significant time, cost, and resource savings – With cloud-managed Wi-Fi, access points can be deployed anywhere in just a few minutes. And because each access point is managed remotely from the cloud, there is no need for costly and complicated controller devices.
  •         Easily scales without needing a large IT team – Cloud-managed Wi-Fi is an efficient and very easy way to deploy, grow, and maintain a network of hundreds (or thousands) of locations, with no onsite IT team required.
  •         It’s not just for access anymore – The cloud enables Wi-Fi to provide much more than basic Internet connectivity. Reporting and analytics, social media driven guest Wi-Fi, wireless security, and mobile apps are just some of the new cloud applications that are available now.

This is a perfect opportunity to discover if cloud-managed Wi-Fi is right for your business. Especially because we are giving away a FREE year of cloud-managed Wi-Fi to webinar attendees.

I’ll say that again… a free year of AirTight cloud-managed Wi-Fi and an enterprise-grade AirTight access point when you attend this webinar. It’s an ideal chance to see how cloud-based Wi-Fi can benefit your business and get straight answers for all of your questions!

I will also cover AirTight’s cloud Wi-Fi architecture and capabilities, including:

Sign up for the webinar to learn more about the business benefits of cloud-managed Wi-Fi. And be sure to check out the rest of the topics in our new webinar series – you will not be disappointed!

 

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AirTight Recognized for Innovative Wireless Technology in the Mobile Industry http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/airtight-recognized-for-innovative-wireless-technology-in-the-mobile-industry/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/airtight-recognized-for-innovative-wireless-technology-in-the-mobile-industry/#respond Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:00:21 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9611 CTIA – The Wireless Association® announced that AirTight was selected as a finalist for innovative mobile technology in the wireless category. AirTight will join 25 companies in the CTIA Startup Lab 2015 class.   Read more

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Mobility is transforming the world around us. And we are thrilled and honored to be recognized for wireless innovation in the mobile industry.

Recently, CTIA – The Wireless Association® announced that the CTIA Innovation Council Investor Advisors selected 26 forward-thinking, innovative companies to participate in the CTIA Startup Lab 2015 class. AirTight Networks is one of these finalists, selected for the wireless category.

The CTIA Startup Lab connects growing companies with the Council’s mobile industry leaders. By focusing on companies who create mobile technologies that increase efficiency and improve customer engagement, CTIA – The Wireless Association® encourages extraordinary innovation and growth in the mobile and wireless space. Companies can be nominated for mobile innovation in the following categories: Internet of Things, wireless, mHealth, identity management, and cybersecurity.

Executives from several Fortune 500 companies sit on the CTIA Innovation Council, including AT&T, Verizon Ventures, T-Mobile, Sprint, LG, Samsung, Blackberry, Ericsson, Sony, and many others.

“The CTIA Innovation Council carefully reviews nominations for all categories and selects companies that are driving truly innovative mobile technologies to improve efficiency and customer engagement. On behalf of the CTIA Startup Lab, we are very excited to invite AirTight Networks to participate in the CTIA Startup Lab 2015 class to showcase their innovative cloud-managed wireless products and services,” said Heather Tapia, Director at CTIA – The Wireless Association®.

To learn more about AirTight’s full suite of highly secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi services, click here.

To read the full CTIA – The Wireless Association® press release and view the finalists in all categories, click here.

 

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4 Ways to Supercharge Your Outdoor Wi-Fi http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/4-ways-to-supercharge-your-outdoor-wi-fi/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/4-ways-to-supercharge-your-outdoor-wi-fi/#respond Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:00:49 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9590 AirTight’s new outdoor 802.11ac access points are now available! Two models are available: the O-90 and the O-90-E both offer outdoor Wi-Fi that is easier to manage, more secure, and increases revenue.   Read more

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Great news: you can now have outdoor Wi-Fi that is easier to manage, more secure, and increases revenue.

How? With AirTight’s new 802.11ac outdoor access points, the O-90 and O-90-E. (The O-90 features internal antennas while the O-90-E uses external antennas.)

Don’t limit high-speed, cost-effective Wi-Fi access to the lobby, hotel rooms, or inside the restaurant. The O-90 is ruggedized to withstand outdoor environments and weather conditions, and its industrial-grade IP67 enclosure is completely waterproof and dustproof. Which means 802.11ac Wi-Fi is now available for your customers and employees, no matter where they are on the company property!

  1.    Cloud-based for easy Wi-Fi management.

Like all AirTight Wi-Fi access points, the AirTight O-90 is cloud managed. Setting up or configuring the network is simple enough that it can be completed in just a few minutes. Multiple locations can be managed through a single console from anywhere with Internet access.

  1.    Keep your guests engaged everywhere – and maximize revenue.

The AirTight O-90 can provide guest access with a customizable captive portal and walled garden, giving restaurant operators the ability to engage their customers, promote upcoming events, and push out special offers. Did guests relocate to the pool area or restaurant patio? No problem! That doesn’t mean you have to lose revenue opportunities. Keep customers engaged by using AirTight’s outdoor Wi-Fi to send personalized offers, incentivizing them to stay longer and spend more.Front-View

  1.    Best-in-class security.

AirTight’s industry-leading wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) technology is built in. The O-90 provides 24/7 protection from all types of wireless threats and satisfies PCI compliance for restaurants, retailers, and other industries taking payment cards.

  1.    Expand and improve Wi-Fi access.

Even if you do already offer outdoor Wi-Fi access, make it easier to manage and more secure with the O-90’s cloud management console and industry-best security. Make the most of AirTight’s O-90’s mesh capability to provide backhaul connectivity from outdoor areas while simultaneously keeping the action flowing on every device. And if you don’t have outdoor Wi-Fi, this is a golden opportunity to expand access in a practical way, without increasing your workload. The O-90 can be used to cost-effectively extend the range of Wi-Fi access in areas where it’s not practical to roll out Ethernet cables. Or even to implement point-to-point or backhaul mesh Wi-Fi links to interconnect buildings or campuses, while simultaneously providing secure Wi-Fi access to users.

The O-90’s dual concurrent 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz band radios provide data rates of up to 1.3Gbps and 450 Mbps to enable simultaneous support for a mix of mobile devices and applications with the throughput required to stream any game, music, or Internet to the farthest reaches of your company’s outdoor areas: the patio, pool area, manufacturing yard, stadium, mall, public hotspot, or campus.

This is a perfect way for any IT department to maximize revenue through guest engagement, cost-effectively expand Wi-Fi access, and easily manage Wi-Fi via the cloud – all with the best security in the industry.

To learn more about the business benefits of cloud-managed outdoor Wi-Fi, visit the O-90 product page, call +1 (877) 930-6394, or contact AirTight.

 

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Top Reasons to Use Wi-Fi Zoning Analytics http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/top-reasons-to-use-wi-fi-zoning-analytics/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/top-reasons-to-use-wi-fi-zoning-analytics/#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:00:28 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9568 AirTight’s new zone-based Wi-Fi analytics feature allows public venues like retail stores and airports to gather analytics by zone. These insights can include footfall, dwell time, traffic, promotional activities, layout optimization, and more.   Read more

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How well do you know your customers and patrons? Do you know where they spend the most time in your building? Can you say what the busiest areas are throughout the day?

It’s essential that public venues like retail stores and airports are able to answer these questions. And now it is possible, with AirTight’s zone-based Wi-Fi analytics feature.

What does this feature mean for your business and relationship with customers?

  • Quickly and easily define a “zone” within your building floorplan.
  • Gather “dwell time” and “footfall” analytics for each zone.
  • Understand customer behavior (which zones are most visited, where customers spend most of their time, if a promotion helps attract customers, what the busiest times are for traffic).
  • Optimize the layout of your venue and staffing requirements based on these analytics.
  • Best of all, AirTight’s zoning feature is included as part of the latest upgrade and is delivered to all of our cloud customers.

I put together this short video to demonstrate the business benefits and ease of using zone-based Wi-Fi analytics. You can also read more in my recent blog announcing this new feature.

As you can see, this feature is very intuitive and easy to use – but is an incredibly powerful tool for public venues to better interact with customers and provide an amazing experience. If you’d like to see more about how this feature and AirTight’s cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions can help your business, please contact us for a personalized demo.

 

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Presidio Partners: “Why We Like AirTight” http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/presidio-partners-why-we-like-airtight/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/presidio-partners-why-we-like-airtight/#respond Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:55 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9524 AirTight Networks provides an impressive lineup of benefits, all looking forward to the emerging trends in our working and social world.   Read more

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At Presidio Partners, we strongly believe in the power of technology, innovation, and data to push our entrepreneurs and ourselves in ways that will make the world a better place and help us meet ever-changing societal challenges. This view informs our pursuit of investment opportunities with young, growing companies.

We found those qualities with AirTight Networks, the Mountain View, California-based developer of the next generation of intelligent edge, secure, and flexible WLAN solutions. AirTight’s approach to the development of these technologies and the audience they were reaching really captured our interest.

AirTight helps organizations both large and small with easy-to-deploy and manage Wi-Fi solutions, enabling guest onboarding and conferencing that befits modern, mobile, and dispersed businesses. The company is developing wireless solutions and security for both enterprise and SMB markets as well as the new world of mobile and social networking, including the burgeoning BYOD (bring your own device) audience.

With the growth of the BYOD movement comes new security headaches for enterprise network and data security, and in response, the company’s AirTight WIPS (wireless intrusion prevention) is offering restricted network access, 24/7 monitoring and other features to help manage BYOD.

For social Wi-Fi and analytics, AirTight Social Wi-Fi is integrating Wi-Fi access and social networking to facilitate user communities and engagement. And AirTight’s Wi-Fi based analytics provides insights into the behavior of audiences.

We deployed an AirTight 802.11ac Wi-Fi network

At Presidio Partners, we rely on our network to support a variety of cloud-based, high-density applications, and after an evaluation process for a recent network upgrade, we selected AirTight Networks’ 802.11ac Wi-Fi network. Its high speed and low latency provided reliable, uninterrupted communications with our colleagues across the country.

AirTight Networks’ plug-and-play deployment required half the number of access points as our previous solution, resulting in significant time and cost savings. And while the previous administrative portal was not intuitive, the AirTight GUI was intuitive, customizable, and easy to use.

The Presidio team seeks to embrace change and creativity to improve outcomes because that is what we believe it will take to successfully tackle the business challenges of the coming decade. We believe AirTight’s solutions will do the same with their forward-looking approach. AirTight’s solutions provide an impressive lineup of benefits, all looking forward to the emerging trends in our working and social world.

Keep an eye on AirTight. They’re going places.

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New Vision, New Leadership, New Growth for AirTight Networks http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/new-vision-new-leadership-new-growth-for-airtight-networks/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/new-vision-new-leadership-new-growth-for-airtight-networks/#respond Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:18:09 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9542 AirTight Networks welcomes a new executive leadership team and introduces the company vision to expand global presence in enterprise Wi-Fi.   Read more

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Over the last few months, we have been thrilled to announce several new additions to AirTight Networks’ leadership team. You can read the press releases from December 18, 2014, June 17, 2015, and July 14, 2015 covering these leadership appointments, but we wanted to take some time to share a holistic view of the latest updates to AirTight’s executive team and vision. Our experienced and innovative leaders will position the company for continued success in the fast-growing enterprise Wi-Fi market.

AirTight’s new executive bench compliments the vision and strategy of co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Pravin Bhagwat. Pravin leads AirTight’s team of incredibly talented engineers in Pune, India, many of whom are PhD graduates that he recruited from IIT (Indian Institutes of Technology), ranked among the top engineering colleges in the world.

Rick Wilmer – Chief Executive Officer

As AirTight’s new CEO, what is Rick Wilmer’s number-one priority? Growth. Period.

He is looking to grow AirTight in several areas: customers, channel, and revenue. Rick plans to accomplish all of this in tight partnership with the rest of AirTight’s executive team, the AirTight engineering team, and supporting the sales team on a mission to become 100 percent channel.

With over 25 years of experience in the networking and storage industry prior to his new role as AirTight CEO, Rick is an ideal leader for AirTight’s new era of growth and expansion in the global Wi-Fi market. He has previously served as COO of AirTight, CEO of Leyden Energy, an executive-in-residence at Lightspeed Venture Partners, CEO of Pilant Technology, and COO of Santur Corporation.

“2015 will be a transformative year for AirTight in terms of market expansion, sales growth and product innovation. We intend to do some spectacular things this year by driving our industry away from the old, expensive and complicated controller-based Wi-Fi to a completely new generation of cloud-based Wi-Fi that supports scalability and ease of use beyond anything that’s out there today – all with the very best wireless security.”

 

Freddy Mangum – Chief Marketing Officer

The most recent addition to round out AirTight’s executive team, Freddy Mangum is a seasoned marketing leader in the network and security industry. Freddy will help accelerate global delivery of AirTight’s cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions by focusing on a comprehensive and targeted go-to-market strategy but also working in lockstep with AirTight’s worldwide sales team. This will be absolutely key in the future of AirTight’s growth and expansion, and the entire AirTight team is excited to work with Freddy on new marketing initiatives.

Prior to joining AirTight, Freddy was CMO at Lastline, CMO at Roambi, and vice president of product marketing at Fortinet. He has held marketing leadership positions at many leading network and security companies, but also has experience in engineering, sales engineering, and technical marketing roles.

“AirTight’s approach to development and delivery of cloud-based Wi-Fi is unique in the industry, having been conceived from the outset to ease deployment and simplify management of Wi-Fi for the enterprise market and service provider segments. I am very enthusiastic about the company’s growth prospects and look forward to contributing to its ongoing success.”

Kester Kyrie – Vice President of Worldwide Sales

A first at AirTight that we are very excited about: Kester Kyrie joined the team to serve as our first-ever channel chief.

A top sales executive, Kester brings a great deal of experience in enterprise and channel sales from his time as vice president of sales for Cyphort and area vice president of sales at Aruba. He is well-positioned to bring the affordability, scalability, security, and simplicity of AirTight’s Wi-Fi solutions to customers and contribute to the company’s worldwide growth.

“In five years, you’ll be looking at a company that is much different than it is today in terms of revenue generation and global scope, but with the same focus on midmarket and service provider. Our pricing structure, combined with our zero-touch installation and remote management make our solutions purpose-built for channel sales.”

Under Kester’s leadership, we are actively seeking partners with Wi-Fi delivery in the midmarket, so please reach out if you think a partnership could be a good fit.

And under Kester’s leadership, Todd Ruecker is building out a growing inside sales organization. Todd, AirTight’s new Director of Inside Sales, was previously a regional inside sales manager at Cisco Meraki. Kester and Todd’s vision for AirTight’s inside sales organization will help fuel opportunities for our partners. Paul Gracie also recently joined the AirTight sales team as Vice President, EMEA Sales to help fuel worldwide growth.

Mike Anthofer – Chief Financial Officer

In 2014, Mike Anthofer also joined the AirTight executive team as Chief Financial Officer. Mike brings over 30 years of technology company financial expertise to AirTight. His experience provides a rock-solid financial, general and administrative foundation for the company to begin accelerating growth.

As we continue on our mission of making enterprise Wi-Fi extremely simple and massively scalable to connect billions of devices to the digital world, we are thrilled to have Rick, Mike, Freddy, and Kester join Pravin on AirTight’s executive leadership team. We can’t wait to offer more innovative, industry-best Wi-Fi solutions to you and see where we go next with AirTight’s strategic leadership.

 

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Visit AirTight at ISTE 2015 – Booth 3161 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/visit-airtight-at-iste-2015-booth-3161/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/visit-airtight-at-iste-2015-booth-3161/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:30:05 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9507 Elevate the classroom experience with AirTight Secure Cloud Wi-Fi. Visit AirTight at ISTE 2015 - Booth 3161.   Read more

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Elevate the classroom experience with AirTight Secure Cloud Wi-Fi

AirTight is excited to be at this year’s edition of ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference that takes place June 28 through July 1 in Philadelphia, PA.

Visit AirTight Networks at booth 3161 to learn all about:

               – IT Simplicity: No controllers. Easy setup and provisioning.

               – Student Safety: Ensure protection with WIPS and content filtering.

               – District Savings: Wi-Fi for less than $0.40 per student per month.

 

See for yourself why AirTight’s network solutions are easy to deploy and intuitive to manage while enabling advanced Wi-Fi user analytics and social engagement. Especially relevant in the education space, get peace of mind with AirTight’s widely acknowledged industry-leading security capabilities.

Drop by our booth where our experts are on hand to provide a live demo. Contact Sean Blanton @blantr0n if you want to set a specific time for your personalized demonstration.


Join the conversation online at #ISTE2015 and visit our website for more information.

 

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A New AirTight Partner Portal http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/a-new-airtight-partner-portal/ http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/a-new-airtight-partner-portal/#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:43:09 +0000 http://blog.airtightnetworks.com/?p=9471 AirTight is committed to drive 100% of all its business through the channel! We know you need the tools and we are delivering them. We are excited to announce a brand new Partner Portal for our AirTight channel partners. This new site is now your primary source for Deal Registration, Sales Tools, Marketing Resources, Training, Certifications and Support Portal access. Here are some highlights of this great new resource.   Read more

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AirTight is committed to drive 100% of all its business through the channel! We know you need the tools and we are delivering them. We are excited to announce a brand new Partner Portal for our AirTight channel partners. This new site is now your primary source for Deal Registration, Sales Tools, Marketing Resources, Training, Certifications and Support Portal access. Here are some highlights of this great new resource.

Single Sign-On

We want to make things as easy as possible for our partners and customers and the Partner Portal is no exception. With Mojo Studio™ you simply login once and receive access to all of your AirTight cloud tools and services. This includes the Partner Portal and Support Portal as well as any subscriptions for WLAN management, security, analytics, and guest management tools you may have.

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View it everywhere—on any device

Like our award-winning WLAN and security software, the Partner Portal is fully mobile responsive so it works equally well on your computer, tablet, or smartphone without having to download or install any apps. And because it’s so portable, you can download content, register deals, and sign up for events no matter where you happen to be.

AirTight Partner Portal works on any device

 

Great content

We packed a lot of useful information into the partner portal and made things easier to find. Our database driven pages make it easy to search and decide what you want to view or download. You can also see how partners like yourself rated the content.

AirTight Partner Portal content

Take a quick video tour of the AirTight Partner Portal

How to access the new Partner Portal

The Partner Portal is available to all registered AirTight channel partners and their employees. All you need is a valid partner email address.

Do you already have a Mojo Studio Partner account?
If so, simply log into Mojo Studio and click on the Partner Portal tile. If you do not see the tile, you may need to register for Partner Portal access

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If you do not  have a personal Mojo Studio partner account you can easily sign up for one by filling in the Registration Form. You will receive an email with login information and a link to create a new password.

As long as you have a valid AirTight channel partner email address, you’ll be granted access. Personal email accounts such as Yahoo or Gmail, or email domains that not officially registered as AirTight partners will not work.

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Interested in the portal, but not a partner yet?

AirTight Networks is 100% channel driven and we are looking for great partners to join us. For immediate consideration, please submit an AirTight Partner Program Application. We look forward to hearing from you.


“One of the biggest assets of this company it the simplicity around its deployment model, its price list, its products. It’s simple to buy and easy to install, which makes it a perfect fit for the channel.”
Kester Kyrie, Vice President of Worldwide Sales

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