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iPass Delivers Remote Working For Sony Ericsson


Remote and mobile employees on the move benefit from Wi-Fi

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. — July 2008 — iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) a long-time leader in providing mobility services to many of the world’s largest companies, today announced that Sony Ericsson, a global provider of mobile multimedia devices, including feature-rich phones, accessories and PC cards, is rolling out iPass Mobile Office to its global remote workforce. Sony Ericsson has offices around the world including Sweden, UK, France, Netherlands, India, Japan, China and the US.

iPass Mobile Office is an award-winning service that unifies mobility management over any Internet connection. It works to optimize mobile access, centrally manage mobile devices and connections, and control the end-user organisation’s mobility expenses. Users connect via the iPassConnect™ mobility manager, enabling a simple and consistent user experience over all Internet connections, multiple access technologies and various laptop and handheld device platforms.

iPass has become an obvious choice for enterprises with large mobile workforces due to its high level of usability and expansive global Wi-Fi network, which now includes over 100,000 Wi-Fi hotspots (including more than 50,000 in Europe) and coverage in over 550 unique airports. Other hotspots locations include hotels, cafes, restaurants and retail outlets.

“Customers such as Sony Ericsson need a solution that gives their mobile workers the flexibility to access corporate resources on the road, while having the necessary tools to keep a hold on costs—iPass fits the bill perfectly,” said Rene Hendrikse, managing director, iPass EMEA. “We have a very strong local team to support the business in Northern Europe plus an extensive network of iPass-ready broadband locations around the world. We look forward to working further with Sony Ericsson in the future as their access requirements develop.”

iPass also provides comprehensive training programs as part of service deployment, including customized online training and an on-site global helpdesk support program. Especially with such large scale and widespread deployments, this approach is focused on ensuring that every user can properly leverage the iPass Mobile Office service in order to drastically reduce support requirements and boost productivity.
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