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NetFortris® Delivers PCI-Compliant, Secure Multi-Purpose Wi-Fi

Enterprise and Guest Wi-Fi Enables Mobile Point of Sale, Wireless Promotions, Precision Analytics and Content Filtering All Managed via NetFortris Cloud Communications Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFortris®, Inc., the emerging leader in cloud-based voice and data networking, today announced a robust wireless solution that provides PCI-Compliant access to private and public networks from a variety of devices. The NetFortris Secure Multi-Purpose Wi-Fi™ solution is designed for multi-location enterprises and retail organizations. It and makes it simple and cost effective for retailers to offer high-performance guest Wi-Fi as well as secure wireless access to corporate data and networks. 

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"Wireless access to the internet and secure network resources is an essential component to any communications network—yet it must be secure, compliant and flexible," said Karen Salazar, VP of Marketing at NetFortris. "Our secure Multi-Purpose Wi-Fi solution opens the doors to rich functionality like wireless POS, integrated mobile payments or couponing, loyalty programs and even specialized wireless applications. Business is mobile. Now our customers can not only offer wireless access to the Internet for their guests, they can leverage wireless to grow their business in new, creative ways."

NetFortris Multi-Purpose Wi-Fi provides one-click guest access to the Internet, with a customizable splash page. Enterprise Wi-Fi gives authorized users secure, PCI compliant wireless access to corporate data and resources without using a VPN client or software. The system offers advanced network management and control via the integrated NetFortris Cloud Communications Platform (CCP) management console. NetFortris Multi-Purpose Wi-Fi also offers comprehensive analytics so users can manage usage, bandwidth consumption and application prioritization for optimal wireless performance. 

Gabriel Coy, COO and General Counsel for 4G Wireless, commented: "The ability to quickly provision new users in the store is critical to our business," said Gabriel Coy, COO and General Counsel for 4G Wireless. "NetFortris continues to be a great partner, providing new services, such as Wi-Fi analytics, that provide us with in-depth customer insight."

Advanced features including NetFortris Presence Analytics capture information on wireless traffic trends, individual wireless dwell times, repeat visit frequency and bandwidth utilization by user.  Enhanced options including such as NetFortris Wi-Fi Traffic Shaping help administrators optimize network usage. Through this function, administrators are able to prioritize mission critical applications and set bandwidth limitations based on traffic type. Finally, with advanced Wi-Fi Intrusion Detection (WIDS) and Wi-Fi Intrusion Prevention (WIPS) functionality, network resources and data remain secure. WIDS and WIPS constantly monitor secure network areas for malicious devices or unauthorized attempts at access.

"We are seeing increasing demand for advanced functionality on wireless networks. Integrated POS, e-wallets, mobile marketing and loyalty solutions all represent new business opportunities for retailers. As essential data and applications are accessed wirelessly, customer satisfaction and loyalty is increased. To capitalize on these opportunities, businesses must build out secure wireless infrastructure that is high-performance, compliant with PCI and other regulations, and able to be easily managed. We are pleased that our new Multi-Purpose Wi-Fi can help our customers take advantage of these opportunities," concluded Salazar.

About NetFortris, Inc.
NetFortris provides secure cloud-based voice and data communications solutions, hosted productivity and specialized applications, and business devices to multi-location enterprises. The NetFortris Platform serves as a central core for all NetFortris services, and delivers enterprise-class security, analytics, and integrated management for simple, scalable and highly secure operations.  NetFortris is based San Francisco, California, and offers cloud-based communications, networking and application experience. For more information, please visit www.netfortris.com or call 888-469-5100.

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