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[September 28, 2017]

Aerohive Hits the Hotspot for Managed Service Providers with New Guest Management Services at Scale

Aerohive Networks® (NYSE: HIVE), a Cloud Networking Leader, today announced cloud-managed hotspot services for public and guest Wi-Fi access. With Aerohive's (News - Alert) latest platform updates, Managed and Hospitality Service Providers (MSPs and HSPs) can leverage new guest authentication methods and hotspot management tools to better serve and support their customers at scale.

Aerohive's expanded MSP offering includes Hotspot 2.0 and cloud-authenticated Facebook and Google (News - Alert) social login services that, in combination with Aerohive's software-defined Wi-Fi architecture, provides restaurant chains, coffee shops, and other visitor-oriented locations with fast, reliable Internet access. Increased guest management options now available on the subscription-free Aerohive Connect™ offering also provide budget-conscious customers with access to greater connectivity options for their visitors.

Enhancing MSP operational capabilities, Aerohive has also today added an inventory tab within HiveManager® NG to simplify reporting of highly distributed deployments with a consolidated audit of wired and wireless infrastructure devices. In addition, Aerohive has delivered policy exceptions at scale to dramatically simplify the MSP workflows required to deploy, manage and update many small customers. This allows MSPs to use a global network policy for efficient deployment and tuning of networks, while still enabling per site SSID names, security and Captive Web Portal for customer specific user experiences.

In recent months, Aerohive has strengthened its delivery platform for MSPs, introducing a new Private Cloud deployment option enabling MSPs to host their own instance of HiveManager NG supporting 1M+ devices, and new Hierarchical HiveManager (HHM) multi-tenancy management that pools devices and licenses across an MSP's entire customer base and locations.

Aerohive's broadened MSP offering delivers flexible business terms, hardware and software purchase separation, monitoring APIs to integrate Wi-Fi networking data into centralized MSP dashboards and ticketing systems, and a choice of CapEx and OpEx ownership models.

Learn how MSPs can simplify multi-tenancy network management with Aerohive's new hotspot and guest management capabilities.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding new Aerohive product and service offerings and statements regarding their expected performance, market receptiveness and competitive advantage. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult or impossible to predict. The actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those contemplated by these forward-looking statements as a result of these uncertainties, risk and changes in circumstances, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties related to: general demand for wireless networking in the industry verticals targeted or demand for Aerohive products in particular, unpredictable and changing market conditions, risks associated with the deployment, performance and adoption of new products and services, risks associated with our growth, competitive pressures from existing and new companies, technological change, product development delays, our inability to protect Aerohive intellectual property or to predict or limit exposure to third party claims relating to its or Aerohive's intellectual property, and general market, political, regulatory, economic and business conditions in the United States and internationally.

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About Aerohive Networks (News - Alert)

Aerohive (NYSE: HIVE) enables our customers to simply and confidently connect to the information, applications, and insights they need to thrive. Our simple, scalable, and secure platform delivers mobility without limitations. For our customers worldwide, every access point is a starting point. Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA (News - Alert). For more information, please visit www.aerohive.com, call us at 408-510-6100, follow us on Twitter @Aerohive, subscribe to our blog http://boundless.aerohive.com/, or become a fan on our Facebook page.

"Aerohive" and "HiveManager" are registered trademarks and "Aerohive Connect" is a trademark of Aerohive Networks, Inc. All product and company names used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. All rights reserved.


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