AirTight Inks Distributor Agreement with Fortress to Deliver Industry’s Best Wi-Fi Security to Asia
Agreement Adds AirTight's World-Class WIPS and Secure Wi-Fi Solutions to Fortress’ Best of Breed Portfolio of IT Security Offerings
Mountain View, CA and Singapore – May 30, 2012 - AirTight® Networks, the global leader in Wi-Fi security and compliance solutions, and Fortress Pte. Ltd., a leading distributor of information technology (IT) security products to resellers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, announced today that the companies have signed a distributor agreement for Fortress to bring AirTight's wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) and mobile end point protection products and services to the Asian market.
“We see AirTight as a tier-one security partner with products and services we can deliver to government, financial, and manufacturing verticals and other enterprise sectors,” said Charles Fong, CEO of Fortress. “This agreement is in line with Fortress’ commitment to deliver market leading, innovative, secure IT data and communications solutions that scale for businesses of any size. AirTight is the unrivalled leader in providing the most accurate wireless intrusion prevention system on the market today and our customers understand that wireless threats are increasing as wireless and the bring-your-own device (BYOD) revolution become more pervasive in the enterprise. It is, therefore, important that we provide them with the most comprehensive protection."
"Fortress has emerged as one of the leading Value Added Distributors of network and IT security products across Asia, an important market for us." said Kiran Deshpande, President of AirTight International. "It is clear to us that Fortress is the right distributor at the right time as security technology becomes more and more important. By bringing together security partners such as AirTight, who provide best-in-class security solutions, Fortress allows customers to protect their networks - both wired and wireless - from emerging threats and meet compliance requirements, including new standards that specifically apply to wireless.
Fortress Pte Ltd has been established to give our selected channels and resellers the best of breed products, technical and marketing support that allow them to provide the latest technology leading IT data security solutions for their customers. Fortress business is built upon an intimate and superior understanding of a true DISTRIBUTION MODEL to channels and resellers. We do not sell direct. We work with reputable vendors that operate in this emerging market, as well as the diverse data security needs of customers ranging from large enterprises through to very small businesses. For more information regarding Fortress Pte Ltd, please visit www.fortress-ap.com
About AirTight Networks
AirTight Networks is the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions. AirTight’s patented technology protects enterprises from the growing problem of Wi-Fi security threats, while allowing organizations to better manage their WLAN environment and comply with emerging wireless compliance standards (i.e. PCI). The Company’s award-winning SpectraGuard wireless intrusion prevention solution (WIPS) family provides enterprise security and compliance professionals with unparalleled capabilities to accurately detect, classify, block and locate all Wi-Fi security threats, while helping network operations staff to quickly monitor and troubleshoot WLAN performance issues. AirTight’s pioneering Cloud Services family of cloud-hosted subscription services delivers the world’s first and only “No Capex” multi-tenant WIPS, PCI wireless compliance and controller-less WLAN access solutions all in a single device.
AirTight’s award-winning solutions are used by customers globally in the government, financial, retail, hospitality, telecom, technology, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare and education sectors. AirTight owns the seminal patents for wireless intrusion prevention technology with 24 U.S. and international patents granted to date (UK, Australia Japan) and more than 20 additional patents pending. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA.