SOURCE: EDX Wireless

May 13, 2008 06:00 ET

EDX Wireless Adds Fortress Technologies as a Technical Services Partner

Fortress Technologies Joins the EDX Technical Service Partners, Expanding the EDX Ecosystem to Provide Integrated Services for Federal and Defense Wireless Systems

EUGENE, OR--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - EDX Wireless, a long-time provider of RF network planning tools, today announced that Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of secure wireless solutions, is now an EDX Technical Services Partner. As a member of the EDX partner ecosystem, Fortress offers expertise with Wi-Fi and WiMAX systems for the Federal government and public sector markets to EDX customers.

The Fortress Professional Services group uses EDX® SignalPro® as their RF Wi-Fi and WiMAX planning tool, thereby providing EDX customers with an integrated solution combining consulting, technical and documentation services derived from EDX software. Fortress has years of experience in developing and delivering secure wireless networks for the most demanding mission-critical environments.

"EDX SignalPro allows us to easily deliver thorough coverage area and link studies with rich, flexible mapping," said Matt Collar, Professional Services Manager for Fortress Technologies. "EDX is indispensable in helping us succeed with the most challenging wireless projects."

"Fortress is a welcome addition to the EDX ecosystem," said Bob Shaw, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for EDX. "As an acknowledged leader in secure wireless networking for government markets, our customers will have access to an integrated services group that can exactly match the requirements of any project."


EDX network design tools are some of the most widely used engineering software products for designing wireless communications networks, including wireless broadband, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, public safety, and other mobile wireless systems. This mature suite of tools is the result of over 20 years of development effort, including the pioneering of some of the most important innovations in propagation modeling such as ray-tracing. These highly accurate propagation and planning tools have been used in more than 55 countries worldwide for the successful design and deployment of wireless networks.

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ABOUT Fortress Technologies

Fortress Technologies designs, develops and manufactures products that allow our customers to deploy secure wireless networks that comply with stringent government policies. Fortress provides industry-leading security and wireless technologies that extend the reach of networks, bringing applications and information to those who need it, when and where they need it. Fortress enables immediate "on demand" secure voice, video and data communications virtually anywhere and across all wired or wireless transports including Wi-Fi (802.11), WiMAX (802.16), free space optics (FSO), Military RF and satellite. Fortress products are currently deployed in some of the world's most demanding environments, supporting vital operations that include deployable communications, disaster recovery and continuity of operations (DR COOP), perimeter and border security, outdoor wireless networks, wireless sensor networks, wireless video surveillance and vehicle networks.

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