SOURCE: INFRAX Systems, Inc.

October 05, 2010 08:00 ET

Former White House Director of Cyber-Security Policy Appointed to Infrax Systems (IFXY) Board of Advisors

Ely Kahn to Play a Strategic Advisory Role in the Development of Infrax's Security Platforms

ST. PETERSBURG, FL--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) - Infrax Systems, Inc., (OTCBB: IFXY), a global provider of unified Smart Grid-related products and services for the Energy and Utility industries, announced today that Ely Kahn, former Director of Cyber-Security Policy for the National Security Staff of the Executive Office of the President, has been appointed to their Board of Advisors.

"I am very excited about the technologies being developed by Infrax Systems and the ability to participate in their growth," stated Ely Kahn, former Director of Cyber-Security Policy for the White House. "The threat of cyber-attacks is real and the future security of our energy grid will rely on products developed by companies like Infrax Systems."

Mr. Kahn has an extensive background in cyber-security and risk management having served as Deputy Chief of Staff for the National Protection and Programs Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security and in the Transportation Security Administration as Director of Risk Management and Strategic Innovation. Mr. Kahn received his Bachelor's Degree from Harvard University and is currently a Graduate Student at Wharton Business School.

"We are very pleased that Mr. Kahn has accepted our invitation to participate on our Board of Advisors. We have been sharing our product development with him for some time and his desire to participate in our future development plans is a validation of our direction," said Paul J. Aiello, CEO of Infrax Systems. "His experiences over the past few years of heightened cyber-attack activity are an invaluable tool in our efforts to secure the global energy grid."

Cyber Security and the prevention of malicious attacks is a core component to Infrax's evolving Secure Intelligent Energy Platform, which includes secure wireless substation backhaul components, local communications devices and automation applications.

About Infrax Systems

Infrax Systems offers a series of interrelated operational management, communications, and grid security related products and services known as Secure Intelligent Energy Platform (SIEP). Our products enable a comprehensive and unified solution for communications and applications management of the Smart Grid. SIEP™ incorporates a wide array of communications, security, device and data management tools for Smart Grid applications such as advanced metering solutions and grid optimization. SIEP platform creates a unified solution to securely manage Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and distribution automation. Infrax's secure smart grid platform, incorporates a communications transport and management system, (Grid Mesh™) , device and data security management, and ultimately secures intelligent endpoint devices (SIED). The secure management of the "last mile" backhaul will be necessary for utilities to implement Smart Grid applications including AMI, real-time pricing, Demand Side Management (DSM), Distribution Monitoring and Automation. When combined, these applications can offer economic, operational and environmental benefits for utilities, and ultimately the utility's customers.

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