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Patent Covers Concepts Essential to Provide Cloud Based Wireless Intrusion Prevention and Compliance Solutions 

Mountain View, CA - October 5, 2011 - AirTight Networks, the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) products and cloud-based wireless security, compliance and secure Wi-Fi access, today announced that it has been granted U.S. patent number 8,032,939. The patent titled, "Method and System for Providing Wireless Vulnerability Management for Local Area Computing Networks," covers the essential components for any cloud-based wireless security and compliance solution. With this patent, AirTight now holds 24 U.S. and International (UK, Australia and Japan) patents granted to date and 20+ patents pending.

AirTight was the first to launch cloud-based WIPS and wireless PCI compliance solutions several years ago and added secure Wi-Fi to the suite of cloud services this year. AirTight's Cloud ServicesTM are based on key innovations to facilitate plug and play deployment and centralized granular administrative control, even for large distributed Wi-Fi networks.

"The grant of this patent demonstrates AirTight's continued leadership in pioneering new concepts and owning comprehensive intellectual property in wireless security," said Dr. Hemant Chaskar, Vice President of Technology at AirTight. "With technology changing at a rapid pace and budgets under pressure, cloud-based solutions offer the enterprises a way to add capabilities with less investment and without complicated rollouts. The technology pioneered by AirTight enables organizations to take advantage of the cloud revolution for the wireless security and compliance solutions."

About AirTight Networks
AirTight Networks is the global leader in comprehensive cloud Wi-Fi solutions. The company's award-winning family of products and cloud services combines a true carrier-class multitenant cloud architecture with breakthroughs in Wi-Fi location, user analytics, social engagement, manageability, ease of deployment, and cost effectiveness, as well as AirTight's longtime top-rated WIPS technology. AirTight's global customer base includes leading enterprises in the government, financial, technology/telecom, manufacturing, health care, retail, and hospitality sectors. For more information, please visit us at:, or follow us @AirTight.

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