ORLANDO, FL and OTTAWA, ON – November 9, 2012 — API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (“API” or the “Company”), a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, today announced the expansion of the EMCON® product line with new offerings spanning enhanced mobility, network security, and emanation control.
“The EMCON name has long been synonymous with innovation in the areas of emanation security and Information Assurance,” said Peter Patterson, Vice President of Secure Systems & Information Assurance (SSIA), North America for API Technologies.“While EMCON products have been actively used by the armed forces and governments of the U.S., Canada and NATO countries around the globe since 1986, we have primarily been known as a Canadian brand. We see this product line expansionas an opportunity to vastly extend our presence in the U.S. market, re-acquaint domestic customers with our solutions, and introduce our expanded line of products to an entire new community of government and defense industry customers.”
As part of the product line expansion, the EMCON brand will replace the Cryptek™ brand in the U.S. Added Patterson, “By standardizing under one brand name in North America – EMCON – we intend to better showcase its heritage and streamline the buying process for all customers.”
The expanded product line offers a variety of solutions aimed at addressing new and emerging Information Assurance challenges in a highly mobile environment. Featured offerings include USB security devices, secure teleconferencing systems, and ruggedized communication systems.
Through a partnership with sister company Secure Systems & Technologies Ltd. (SST™) in the UK, EMCON will also have an expanded catalog of secure products able to meet TEMPEST and security standards for government and defense customers throughout the world.
“The SST and EMCON partnership, first began in 2008, enables us to jointly deliver game-changing mobile and security solutions that encompass the latest advancements in TEMPEST technology,” said Matthew Richards, Managing Director, SST and Vice President, SSIA International.“We have extensive experience in the development of Information Assurance solutions for the mobile user operating in harsh environments. In addition, one of our key differentiators is the ability to maintain functionality in integrated ergonomic packages by optimizing size, weight, and power tradeoffs.”
EMCON and SST TEMPEST and Emanation Security products include a broad line of custom and Government OffThe Shelf (GOTS) products, including laptops and notebooks, tablets, desktops, servers, peripherals, VoIP phones, conferencing systems, and flyaway kits. EMCON also offers a complete line of TEMPEST services including Emission Security (EMSEC) Threat/Risk Assessments, TEMPEST Testing and Certification to both US, NSTISSAM/1-92 Levels I, II & III and Canadian CID/09/015A Levels I, II & III standards.
EMCON is an Endorsed TEMPEST Test Facility and Endorsed TEMPEST Manufacturer and has been a member of the Canadian Industrial TEMPEST Program (CITP) since 1986.EMCON is also a member of the NSA TEMPEST Certification Program, which includes the Certified TEMPEST Products Program and the Certified TEMPEST Test Services Program.
For more information or to order EMCON products, visit http://www.emcon.com, email email@example.com or call +1 613.270.9009.
Secure Systems and Information Assurance (SSIA) products by API Technologies provide security for both government and commercial customers worldwide. Featured product lines include the EMCON® (USA & Canada) and SST™ (Europe) brands, the Netgard™ line of security, and encryption products and the ION Networks® line of network security devices for remote device management.
About API Technologies Corp.
API Technologies designs, develops and manufactures electronic systems, subsystems, RF and secure solutions for technically demanding defense, aerospace and commercial applications. API Technologies' customers include many leading Fortune 500 companies. API Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol ATNY. For further information, please visit the Company website at www.apitech.com.
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