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CompuDyne's Public Safety and Justice Division Joins NetConnect Alliance
Date: Monday, April 04, 2005
ANNAPOLIS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 4, 2005--CompuDyne Corporation (NASDAQ:CDCY), an industry leader in sophisticated security products, integration and technology for the public security markets has joined the NetConnect Alliance, a growing consortium of vendors who provide the public safety industry with a vendor-neutral, standards-based suite of solutions for integration and interoperability among public safety and justice agencies. Tiburon, a company with CompuDyne's Public Safety and Justice Division, is an industry leading provider of automated public safety and justice systems which meet the demanding and complex needs of law enforcement, fire & rescue and justice environments.
According to Dan Crawford, CEO of CompuDyne's Public Safety and Justice Division, "Interoperability has become much more than just another buzzword in public safety. Integration and information sharing is the most important movement in the industry today. The NetConnect platform provides a vendor-independent infrastructure that public safety vendors can use to provide robust integration functionality."
The NetConnect platform is based on Justice XML and web services, and leverages the power of Microsoft's BizTalk and .NET to provide a platform that is secure, robust and full-featured, yet totally customizable to meet specified client needs. In addition, the NetConnect Alliance provides a rich ecosystem of partners who complement the base platform with synergistic offerings.
Tom Looney, Managing Partner of NextChannel Partners, added, "As the administrators of the NetConnect Alliance, NextChannel is delighted to welcome CompuDyne as a new member. As a major force in the public safety industry, we are proud that they have selected NetConnect to support their integration efforts."
Certain statements made in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including those statements concerning the Company's expectations with respect to future operating results and other events. Although the Company believes it has a reasonable basis for these forward-looking statements, these statements involve risks and uncertainties that cannot be predicted or quantified and consequently, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause actual results to differ from expectations include, among others, capital spending patterns of the security market, competitive factors, pricing measures, regulatory requirements, the Company's ability to secure new contracts, risks associated with internal control weaknesses identified in complying with Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley, costs related to potential acquisitions, the level of product returns, the costs associated with work to be performed pursuant to Section 404, and the risks inherent in CompuDyne's business and future uncertainties which are further described in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, such as the Company's Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, and Form 8-K reports.
CONTACT: CompuDyne Corporation
Geoffrey F. Feidelberg, 410-224-4415 ext.313
SOURCE: CompuDyne Corporation