GlobalReach Tech, the cloud WiFi company has acquired the Intelligent Captive Portal and Cloud RADIUS / AAA technology company, Cloudessa, of Palo Alto, CA. The acquisition extends GlobalReach’s footprint in the US and brings in extra functionality to Odyssys®, the carrier-grade cloud WiFi from GlobalReach.
Cloudessa, whose mission is to provide businesses with powerful and versatile cloud-hosted network access security solutions, produces smart, cost-effective products that allow enterprises and hotspot network providers to secure and control all WiFi, BYOD, and remote VPN access to their networks.
GlobalReach is the leading provider of carrier-grade cloud WiFi and Passpoint™ Hotspot 2.0 services. They have designed and built some of the world’s most complex Wi-Fi services. Odyssys is their cloud Wi-Fi software solution that provides businesses large and small with private and public Wi-Fi. Their experience and depth of knowledge of all things cloud, analytics and Wi-Fi ensures that customers can depend on reliable, scalable services that work with all common Wi-Fi hardware.
Commenting Nigel Wesley, CEO, said, “The acquisition of Cloudessa is a good fit with GlobalReach. It offers us access to a powerful technology platform. We will be integrating the technology into our Odyssys cloud Wi-Fi service, adding some great functionality to our carrier-grade Wi-Fi, including integration with Google Apps, Social Wi-Fi and other widely used enterprise databases, such as LDAP and Active Directory. We look forward to delivering a broader set of services to our customers and helping them get more out of their Wi-Fi.”
About GlobalReach Technology:
GlobalReach Technology is the Wi-Fi AAA and captive portal platform purpose-built for the world’s largest service providers, who use it to manage multiple, complex wireless services for their business customers.
Its software and cloud-based platform powers some of the world’s most complex Wi-Fi services, delivering billions of authentications a year. These include San Francisco, San Jose, New York, London, Sydney, Mexico and throughout Europe.