Friday, 3 June 2011

Channel Management International, a Leading Value Added Distributor of IT Security Products and AirTight Networks Solidify Canadian Partnership to Expand Channel.

Mountain View, CA and Gatineau, Quebec Canada – April 15th, 2011 - AirTight® Networks, the global leader in wireless security and compliance products and cloud services, and Channel Management International (CMI), announced today that the companies have signed a distributor agreement for CMI to bring AirTight's SpectraGuard(R)wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) and mobile end point protection products and services to the Canadian Channel. CMI helps organizations to conform networks to international compliance standards, which makes AirTight's automated wireless security solutions and reporting a good fit for the CMI portfolio.

"CMI partners with Canadian Security resellers and integrators to deliver world-class security technology to its customers, and we are delighted to offer AirTight's products to our customers," said Ken Lewis, Vice President Sales and Marketing.  "We recognized AirTight's unrivalled leadership in providing the most accurate wireless intrusion prevention system available in the market today and the necessity of addressing wireless threats as wireless becomes more and more prevalent in the enterprise."

"Channel Management International (CMI) has emerged as one of the leading Value Added Distributors of network and IT security products in Canada, an important market for us," said Kiran Deshpande, President of AirTight International.  "It is clear to us that it is the right distributor at the right time as security technology becomes more and more important to these emerging markets." By bringing together security partners such as AirTight, who provide best-in-class security solutions, CMI allows Canadian enterprises and government agencies to protect their networks—both wired and wireless—from current and emerging threats and to meet compliance requirements, including new standards that specifically apply to wireless.

About AirTight Networks
AirTight Networks is the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions. AirTight's patented technology protects enterprises from the growing problem of Wi-Fi security threats, while allowing organizations to better manage their WLAN environment and comply with emerging wireless compliance standards (i.e. PCI). The Company's award-winning SpectraGuard wireless intrusion prevention solution (WIPS) family provides enterprise security and compliance professionals with unparalleled capabilities to accurately detect, classify, block and locate all Wi-Fi security threats, while helping network operations staff to quickly monitor and troubleshoot WLAN performance issues. AirTight's pioneering Cloud Services family of cloud-hosted subscription services delivers the world's first and only "No Capex" multitenant WIPS, PCI wireless compliance and controller-less WLAN access solutions all in a single device. 

AirTight's award-winning solutions are used by customers globally in the government, financial, retail, hospitality, telecom, technology, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare and education sectors AirTight owns the seminal patents for wireless intrusion prevention technology with 23 U.S. and international patents granted to date (UK, Australia Japan) and more than 20 additional patents pending. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA.

About Channel Management International
Channel Management International (CMI) provides IT Security Distribution and Market Development. Through resellers and integrators across Canada, CMI brokers relationships between IT security solution manufacturers and end users. As a company, CMI is one hundred percent committed to the channel. Worldwide, CMI finds new and innovative IT security solutions. It has developed long-term relationships within the Canadian bilingual channel and the Canadian government, and has developed partnerships with more than 500 Canadian security resellers. CMI is headquartered in Gatineau, Quebec. For more information please visit or, email

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