SOURCE: Fortress Technologies, Inc.

May 06, 2008 08:45 ET

Fortress Technologies Opens Government Sales Office in Washington, DC Area

Company's Increasing Growth Rate, Focus on Public Sector Market Leads to New Office Space

LANSDOWNE, VA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of security and secure wireless solutions, today announced that it is expanding its presence in the Washington, DC area with new office space in Lansdowne, Virginia. Initially supporting Fortress' government sales and business development team, the new office is a direct result of the company's continued growth in this marketplace.

"Fortress is steadily increasing our focus and presence in the government space," said Janet Kumpu, President, Fortress. "Historically, we have approached this market through a combination of sales associates headquartered in Tampa as well as remotely located representatives in key target areas. This strategy was successful in building our government business and pipeline. However, we are now at the point where we require additional 'feet on the street' in the Washington, DC area. We are excited to announce our new location."

The new office is located at 19420 Golf Vista Plaza, Suite 330, Lansdowne, Virginia, 20176. Fortress maintains its headquarters in Tampa, Florida and technology development center outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Fortress provides secure wireless solutions and professional services to a number of government agencies including the Department of Veterans Affairs, Texas National Guard, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps., and U.S. Navy.

"This new space provides Fortress a central location for all things government," said Kumpu. "As a leading provider of secure, deployable, wireless solutions, we look forward to our continued partnership with the public sector."

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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.

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