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Severn Trent contract with Azzurri Communications to use iPass’ mobility manager software

iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) announced today that it’s iPassConnect mobility manager software would be part of a support and management solution contract with utility Severn Trent Plc (LSE: SVT) won by Azzurri Communications.

Azzurri Communication’s three year contract with Severn Trent Water, a subsidiary of Severn Trent PLC, which is a constituent of the FTSE 100, will provide mobile access to 1,500 field based engineers.  The contract is part of a wider ‘Enterprise Resource Planning’ system that Severn Trent is implementing to boost efficiency and productivity at its operations in the Britain. “The solution, built on Azzurri's 'Azzurri Roam' service, provides the flexibility for Severn Trent to tailor a mobile solution to their specific needs, ensuring user acceptance is high from the outset,” iPass stated.

The iPassConnect Mobility Manager software is part of the ‘Azzurri Roam’ service, which allows engineers in the field to securely access applications over the iPass network.

“iPassConnect provides a simple, consistent connection experience across the world's largest virtual network of 3G mobile broadband, over 140,000 Wi-Fi and Ethernet locations and dial-up covering over 165 countries.”

"Mobility is a strategically important part of Severn Trent's operations, and we are very pleased that Severn Trent Water has acknowledged iPass as a leader in the enterprise mobility services space by choosing iPass," said Azadar Shah, sales director, UK & Ireland, at iPass. "This project highlights the ongoing strength of our partnership with Azzurri Communications and our commitment to provide enterprise mobility services that deliver a simple and smart connection experience for the user while ensuring a secure and cost-effective solution for IT management."

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