SOURCE: Fortress Technologies, Inc.

March 18, 2008 08:30 ET

Fortress Technologies Appoints Kurt Krueger as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development

New Executive Provides Federal Market, Strategy, and Business Development Leadership

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of security and secure wireless solutions, today announced that Kurt Krueger has been appointed Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development. In this new role, Krueger will focus on expanding Fortress' market penetration, customer base, and product offerings. In addition, he will develop new strategies to capitalize on the wide-range of growth opportunities available to the company in the government market.

"Kurt brings in-depth experience in leading start-up and established enterprise organizations, as well as a history of helping companies expand their presence in the federal market," said Janet Kumpu, President, Fortress. "Kurt will drive our strategic market initiatives, establish new avenues for organic growth, expand our portfolio of high quality partners, and continue to recruit top talent to the team to support our expansion. We are excited to have Kurt join the Fortress team."

Prior to joining Fortress, Krueger served as Vice President and General Manager of BT INS Federal, President and CEO of Midatlantic Strategic Consulting, Inc., and Sales Director of Enterasys Networks. Krueger has also held numerous other leadership positions in the technology field with companies such as Nortel Networks, Bay Networks, and Bell Atlantic Network Integration. He has over 20 years of network, security, and communications industry experience.

"Having extensive networking experience specifically focused on the public sector, I look forward to helping Fortress navigate this distinct market," said Krueger. "The backing of its investors, coupled with the high quality and motivated employee base, ensures that Fortress' growth will continue. This is a great opportunity for me."

About Fortress Technologies

Fortress Technologies designs, develops and manufactures products that allow our customers to deploy secure wireless and wired 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.

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

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