Rexam chooses Connect Spot to provide its mobile staff with remote Wi-Fi access

Connect Spot, the international Wi-Fi Internet Service Provider, (WISP) today announced that it has been contracted to provide Rexam, the FTSE 100 global consumer packaging group and the world's No 1 beverage can maker, with a fully integrated remote access service to allow its staff to work seamlessly and remotely. Staff will be able to access the internet and their corporate communications packages using the iPass remote access solution. They will be able to do this from anywhere in the World using a resilient roam server implementation integrated into Rexam's systems by Connect Spot. The initial contract is for a two-year period.

Connect Spot is the chosen Systems Integrator to provide integration of the systems with Rexam 's own back-office to provide a fast, reliable and secure solution which can be used by all of the company's staff. Connect Spot will provide Rexam with a one click smart client and carry out the implementation.

Simon Fice, Rexam's Network Services Director, said: "The remote access solution which Connect Spot will be implementing will provide us with significant service enhancements including WiFi, 3G and Hotel Broadband access from a single user interface will be of great benefit for our staff. We will be able to enforce corporate policy across the whole system and it will be available to all travelling staff wherever they find themselves. Providing our people with their corporate data at anytime, anywhere will be of great value to our organisation. "

Mark Carter, Connect Spot co-founder said: "We are very pleased to be providing Rexam with a complete remote access solution using iPass global virtual network. When Connect Spot has finished the implementation Rexam will have full connectivity between its people and its corporate resources enabling any member of staff to work efficiently and effectively wherever they are. The system will be flexible and secure. We ensure that the strongest security protocols are built into the system from the outset keeping all corporate data safe at all times. The system has full corporate policy enforcement meaning that Rexam can ensure that all corporate guidelines are fully complied with."

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