SAM Seamless Network, a pioneer in home and SMB network security, has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Wi-Fi Project Group in order to collaborate with industry peers to transform the managed Wi-Fi sector, and provide intelligent and intuitive security services.
The goal of TIP’s Wi-Fi Project Group is to increase the pace of innovation in the Wi-Fi ecosystem, developing disaggregated end-to-end Wi-Fi solutions which will lower the total cost of ownership and offer more diverse choice of cloud driven connectivity solutions for
to service providers and IT personnel who deploy Wi-Fi networks for SMB Enterprises, Campuses, Homes, Public Wi-Fi, among others. TIP is growing rapidly and includes industry leaders like Vodafone, Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom, British Telecom, Facebook and Intel and many others.
Developing a new software platform using secure software development life cycle tools and deep cybersecurity expertise is critical for market adoption and assurance in the project’s security posture. SAM intends to play a substantive role in TIP’s Wi-Fi Project Group and plan to lead the open software AP security effort relying on SAM’s extensive embedded security expertise and field experience.
SAM will additionally provide direction for the development of APIs and specifications to facilitate enterprise-grade security services through cloud-managed SDK, and will contribute code to enable this functionality. This will pave the way for security vendors to provide intelligent plug & play cloud-based security services to SMB, campus, and enterprise networks with SAM’s solution, upon GA.