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Webinar: How Are CIOs and IT Departments Tackling Non-IT Managed Devices in the Workforce?

iPass Webinar Will Explore How Progressive IT Departments Are Reinventing Themselves as Enterprise Mobility Shapes the IT Landscape (October 14, 2011)

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/14/11 -- iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of mobile services for enterprises and service providers, today announced a October 27 webinar that reveals how CIOs and IT departments are tackling the loss of control as the mobile workforce expands, and connectivity costs are set to rise. Registration for the webinar is available at:

The webinar will review the annual Mobile Enterprise Report, which found that 73 percent of enterprises allow non-IT managed devices to access corporate resources and 65 percent report some form of security issue over the past year. As the majority of IT managers see the need to update IT polices in regards to employee connectivity and mobile device use, the expert panelists will discuss how IT is tacking the loss of control over mobile computing.

By attending this webinar participants will gain insight into:

  • How to deal with the most challenging IT mobility issues
  • How are IT departments dealing with iPads and tablets that are quickly gaining momentum in the enterprise
  • How progressive IT departments are controlling the corporate-wide mobility spend

"Progressive IT departments are reinventing themselves from a command and control perspective as mobility is the dominant force shaping the IT landscape," said Barbara Nelson, chief technology officer at iPass. "There are measurable gains to be realized by implementing technology that mobilizes a workforce and enables IT to regain security and control."

"Mobile policy is a critical element of a successful mobile strategy as it challenges IT leaders to think about the landscape of devices needing support and how the capabilities of these platforms differ," said Maribel Lopez, principal of Lopez Research. "As a result IT departments should consider the various security, support and cost issues associated with making mobile work, as it provides IT with a great hook into business units to help create strategic value by mobilizing business processes -- the Holy Grail of mobility."

When: Thursday, October 27 at 10am Pacific Time
Moderator: Chris Witeck, iPass director of Product Marketing
Panelist: Maribel Lopez
Panelist: Barbara Nelson

Registration for the webinar is available at:

About iPass Inc.
Founded in 1996, iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) manages mobile connectivity for large enterprises and global carriers through mobility and cloud services. With thousands of enterprise customers, iPass is a leading provider of enterprise mobility services which simply, smartly and openly facilitate access from any device on any network, while providing IT with the visibility and control necessary to support the demands of the enterprise workforce. iPass also provides in-country and international Wi-Fi off-load and roaming services robust enough to support both the business and mass market requirements of telecom carriers. Additional information is available at or on Smarter Connections, the iPass blog.

iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. Other company names and product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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