SOURCE: Fortress Technologies, Inc.

March 04, 2008 08:30 ET

Fortress Technologies Adds Experienced Sales and Operations Executives

Company's Significant Growth Potential Requires Increased Staffing, Executive Leadership

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of security and secure wireless solutions, today announced that it has enhanced its ability to meet increasing demand for its products and services through the addition of two key Sales and Operations executives. Fortress has hired Jean Wang as Sales Director, focusing on the Department of Defense (DoD), and Mike Koravos as Director of Operations. In these new positions, Wang is serving as the key sales executive working with the U.S. Army segment of Fortress' growing government business, while Koravos is responsible for the manufacturing and delivery of Fortress' product suites to meet customer demand.

"The addition of Jean and Mike to the Fortress team only increases the company's ability to meet its strategic objectives," said Janet Kumpu, President, Fortress. "Jean's impressive track record and Mike's operational expertise, combined with the executive leadership already in place, ensures that Fortress is poised to meet the high growth requirements we face."

Jean Wang previously held senior sales executive positions with Trust Digital and Verizon Wireless. Mike Koravos has extensive executive management and operations experience in many high tech and high growth companies, including Control Air, Inc., SCOTTY Group plc., and Zydacron, Inc.

"Fortress has taken exceptional strides in penetrating and navigating the government market and, consequently, is expanding to ensure continued success," said Richard Condon, CEO, Fortress. "We are fortunate to be able to attract top talent because of Fortress' established reputation and brand. We will be seeing additional appointments to the executive team in the near term to help Fortress reach its aggressive growth potential."

About Fortress Technologies

Fortress Technologies designs, develops and manufactures market leading security and secure wireless solutions for mission critical communications. Rigorously tested and proven, Fortress products provide government and commercial customers a flexible, single security solution regardless of network infrastructure as well as industry leading secure wireless products. Fortress' FIPS validated solutions work across fixed, portable and mobile environments -- from the tactical edge to municipal networks. Fortress enables immediate "on demand" secure voice, video and data communications virtually anywhere and across all 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 range from maintaining a forward presence to border protection to emergency response.

For more information, visit www.fortresstech.com or call 813-288-7388.

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