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(New York, NY - September 21, 2004) -- JupiterResearch, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), today released the results of its latest Wireless Local-Area Network (WLAN) Executive Survey. The report, entitled "Understanding Corporate WLAN Architecture Choices," provides a detailed analysis of how companies make decisions around the purchase and installation of WLAN devices and services. A key finding of the report is that 84% of companies with current deployments have not experienced any security breaches. Nonetheless, security is the top barrier, cited by nearly half of all companies, to deploying WLANs or expanding their deployment.

The report provides a detailed analysis of WLAN deployments by company size and preferred WLAN architecture. "The primary driver behind deployments today is employee demand," said JupiterResearch Research Director Julie Ask. "A majority of companies are also recognizing WLANs as a productivity tool for their employees and a more cost effective alternative to wired networks." Deployments are growing in size, but companies are not, for the most part, willing to go completely wireless. Just 6% of mid/large-size companies with current deployments have 90% or more of their employees on a WLAN; 22% of mid/large-size companies expect to offer such broad wireless access to employees in 2005.

"Budgets are also increasing," added Ask. The percentage of companies spending more than $10,000 annually will grow from 26% in 2003 to 35% in 2004. Not only are smaller companies spending more, but also as the industry matures, larger entities are beginning to trial and buy large-scale deployments.

The complete findings of this report are immediately available to JupiterResearch clients online. For additional information on JupiterResearch's Wi-Fi Mobility service visit or contact Kieran Kelly, Vice President of Global Sales and Client Service, at 1-800-481-1212 or [email protected]

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), ( headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information, images, research and events for information technology, business and creative professionals. JupiterWeb, the online division of Jupitermedia, operates four distinct online networks: and for IT and business professionals; for developers; and for interactive marketers. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by approximately 20 million users and generate approximately 300 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes: JupiterImages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 3.5 million images online serving creative professionals with products like Comstock Images, Thinkstock Images, and; JupiterResearch, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets; and JupiterEvents, which produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Search Engine Strategies and Wi-Fi Planet.

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Lisa DiGiacomo
Marketing and Public Relations Associate
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