NEC Selects Aerohive’s Robust WLAN Solution for Retail Offering

Aerohive WLAN Integrated Into NEC Infrontia's Managed Point of Sales Solutions                                     

Sunnyvale, Calif. and Tokyo, Japan — Jan. 7, 2013 — Aerohive Networksthe leader in controller-less Wi-Fi and cloud-enabled networking, today announced that NEC Infrontia, a leading provider of managed Point of Sales (POS) solutions, will deploy Aerohive WLAN as the Wi-Fi infrastructure at the heart of their TWINPOS product line.

News Facts

  • Aerohive WLAN products have been selected by NEC Infrontia, the leader in next-generation point of sales technology, as an OEMed solution that will be integrated into NEC's TWINPOS product line, potentially bringing Aerohive’s technology to over 100,000 POS terminals within NEC’s customer base.
  • NEC's selection of Aerohive's WLAN technology validates Aerohive's leadership in quality, security and deployment ease.
  • Aerohive’s WLAN product platform gives NEC many unique advantages for their managed service solution across a wide range of customers such as: multi-site quick serve, restaurants, hotels, and grocery stores in an increasingly competitive retail market.

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“It is critical for us to develop customer facing solutions that are of the highest quality, with advanced features, robust performance and scalability and are easy to deploy,” said Seiichi Inoue, manager of i-Appliance development division, NEC Infrontia. “After evaluating all the top wireless LAN vendors for our managed retail offering, NEC Infrontia believes Aerohive’s WLAN product provides us with the best, most secure wireless network for our POS solutions to meet the demands of our retail customers.”

“Aerohive continues to see huge demand from retail customers for our secure, cost effective, cloud-enabled Wi-Fi architecture,” said Bill Hoppin, vice president of business development, Aerohive Networks. “The NEC Infrontia evaluation was rigorous and extremely thorough, and we are proud to have been chosen to be part of this compelling offering. We look forward to enabling NEC Infrontia POS solutions, as their many thousands of customer sites upgrade to 802.11n.”

About NEC Infrontia Corporation
NEC Infrontia Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC Infrontia's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC Infrontia brings nearly 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC Infrontia at http://www.necinfrontia.co.jp/english/

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 Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Northern Light Venture Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). For more information, please visit www.aerohive.com, call us at 408-510-6100, follow us on Twitter @Aerohive, subscribe to our blog or become a fan on our Facebook page.

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