Aerohive Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

Cloud Managed Enterprise Wi-Fi Provider Recognized for Cloud Networking Leadership

Sunnyvale, Calif. — July 16, 2013 Aerohive Networks®the leader in controller-less Wi-Fi and cloud-enabled enterprise networking, today announced it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. This prestigious list is comprised of the top 250 private companies exhibiting leadership in the global cloud and infrastructure market. 

 News Facts

  • Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 recognizes leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are disrupting existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley.
  • Aerohive was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria including: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
  • Aerohive and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s 11th annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23, 2013 in Mountain View, California.


“Aerohive is proud to be selected by AlwaysOn as one of the top 250 global private companies working to disrupt the market,” said Stephen Philip, vice president of marketing at Aerohive Networks. “As a cloud networking provider, we have strived to develop game-changing technologies to support a mobile first world. We are honored to receive this award and look forward to continuing to develop avant-garde solutions in the networking industry.”

“This year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 is seeing an unprecedented shift from desktop to mobile. Concurrently, innovators in the cloud are making it possible for an entirely new generation of application and software solutions to enter the technology marketplace.  The enterprise world has endured a long ramp-up to the cloud as well as finally accepting that mobile is here to stay. Now, businesses are demanding even more robust, secure applications with which to run their operations—anytime, anywhere,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The Global Silicon Valley is rising to this challenge with unfettered enthusiasm, providing business management solutions, IT infrastructure, and elegant, stable applications. Coupled with bleeding-edge consumer adoption of the latest and most powerful media applications, the companies on this year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 represent the highest-growth opportunities in today’s private company marketplace.”

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn’s mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand. 

About Aerohive Networks
People want to work anywhere, on any device, and IT needs to enable them -- without drowning in complexity or compromising on security, performance, reliability or cost. Aerohive's mission is to Simpli-Fi these enterprise access networks with a cloud-enabled, self-organizing, service-aware, identity-based infrastructure that includes innovative Wi-Fi, VPN, branch routing and switching solutions.

Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. The company's investors include Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) and Northern Light Venture Capital. For more information, please visit, call us at 408-510-6100, follow us on Twitter @Aerohive, subscribe to our blog, join our community or become a fan on our Facebook page.
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