The Eleven Software team is delighted to announce that we have acquired Airangel, a UK-based purpose-built platform that enables Wi-Fi connectivity experiences for hospitality and multifamily, effective June 16, 2023.
Even after 2020, an undoubtedly transitional year for nearly everyone across the globe, 2022 truly felt like a pivot point here at Eleven. After nearly 20 years, Eleven was acquired by Ven Capital Partners and is now led by hospitality veterans, Hannah Greenberg and Alex Lopez. Our team remains strong, with Oregon Top Workplace and Healthiest Employer accolades for the third and second year, respectively.
In our last post, "How to Deliver Home-like Wi-Fi with Enterprise Level Network Control," we introduced readers to the basics of our Personal Pass Key experience and the mechanics behind it. In this post, we will dive into what makes the Personal Pass Key experience so revolutionary, especially for the multifamily industry.
First things first, there are many technical terms and acronyms out there that we’d like to help clarify. Here at Eleven, the solution that enables the revolutionary Wi-Fi experience we’ll be talking about in this blog series is called Personal Pass Key (PPK). Ruckus calls their solution Dynamic Pre-Shared Key (DPSK), Aruba has their Multi Pre-Shared Key (MPSK) solution, Cisco Meraki refers to it as Identity Pre-Shared Key (IPSK), and there are others.
As Wi-Fi technology evolves, unfortunately, so do hackers. Recently, the FBI issued a public service announcement about the security of hotel Wi-Fi networks. They warn Americans that “accessing sensitive information from hotel Wi-Fi poses an increased security risk over home Wi-Fi networks.” Read on to learn why we believe Passpoint is the future of access network security.