Cloud Services provide Wi-Fi access for restaurants and retail.
January 18, 2012 -
For retail, hospitality, or quick serve restaurants, AirTight Cloud Services provide WLAN network with minimum complexity while satisfying PCI DSS wireless security requirements. Captive portal and walled garden capabilities give merchants way to expand interaction with guests by providing opt-in localized content, creating loyalty programs, and garnering in-store customer feedback. Wireless IDS/IPS delivers continuous threat scanning/detection, performance monitoring, and custom reporting.
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AirTight Networks, Inc
339 N. Bernardo Avenue, Suite #200
Mountain View, CA, 94043
AirTight Demos Unique Cloud Wi-Fi and PCI Scanning Services for Retailers at NRF Booth 2227
AirTight Secure Wi-Fi Allows Restaurants and Retailers to Benefit by Offering Wi-Fi Access with Localized Content, In-store Customer Feedback and Loyalty Programs
NEW YORK, -- At the opening of the NRF 101st Annual Convention and Expo in New York , AirTight® Networks, the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS), PCI wireless compliance scanning and secure Wi-Fi access for retailers, will demo its unique AirTight Cloud Services, a suite of managed services which includes AirTight Secure Wi-Fi((TM) )with captive portal/walled( )garden. For retail, hospitality or quick serve restaurants, AirTight Cloud Services provide a secure WLAN network with minimum cost and complexity while satisfying all PCI DSS wireless security requirements at no additional expense. AirTight is in booth 2227 at the event.
"AirTight's Cloud Services allow restaurants, hospitality venues and retailers to expand their relationship with customers with Wi-Fi based, value-added services such as customized content and e-coupon special deals," said Jack Torgow, Vice President of Sales for AirTight. "The captive portal and walled garden capabilities give merchants a way to expand their interaction with guests by providing opt-in localized content, creating loyalty programs and garnering in-store customer feedback, all of which are incentives to keep the customer coming back and in the store for longer periods of time."
Recent studies have shown that 80.5% of respondents prefer retail stores with Wi-Fi versus those without it, 65% would take advantage of Wi-Fi for various reasons and 53% are willing to share their location to receive more relevant content and promotions.(1)
"The combination of simplicity of deployment, ease of use, and a price point that is unmatched in the industry, combined with the best wireless security, makes Cloud Services the right choice for organizations who wish to deploy wireless now or in the future. The services offer a radically less expensive alternative to any competitive solution available today," continued Torgow.
About AirTight Cloud Services
Wi-Fi access is offered as hosted, cloud-based, secure Wi-Fi access, PCI scanning, and network security in a single device. AirTight's Cloud platform provides the most cost effective enterprise solution for in-store Wi-Fi plus all the security and centralized management of the traditional WLAN vendors at a very low, all inclusive monthly fee per store. Because the solution was built specifically as a cloud offering, it is infinitely more scalable than a controller based solution.
AirTight Cloud Services are offered as three levels with a simple automated upgrade to any of the other modules as needed:
-- Wi-Fi access with captive portal/walled garden
-- Wireless IPS
-- Compliance scanning and reporting
-- Real time alerts
PCI Wireless Compliance
-- Automated compliance scanning and reporting
-- Real time alerts
--- Wireless IDS
-- Continuous threat scanning and alerting
-- Performance monitoring
-- Custom reporting
--- Wireless IPS
-- Continuous threat detection
-- Automated threat blocking
-- Performance monitoring
-- Customized reporting and alerting
--- Real time alerts
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.
AirTight is a registered trademark of AirTight Networks, Inc. AirTight Network, the AirTight Networks logo, Airtight Cloud Services and AirTight Secure Wi-Fi are trademarks. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.