API Technologies Introduces Large Format Printing Security Solution for U.S. Department of Defense and Government Customers

New Netgard™ Multi-Function Devices Common Access Card/Personal Identity Verification Authentication is U.S. Homeland Security compliant; offers time saving features


ORLANDO, FL  — October 17, 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, announced today it will debut its Netgard™ Multi-Function Devices (MFD) Common Access Card/Personal Identity Verification (CAC/PIV) Authentication solution for HP large-format, multifunction printers.  

This solution will be introduced at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition (Booth #4347) in Washington, D.C. In-booth demos, featuring the HP Designjet T2300 eMultifunction Printer (eMFP), will be available starting October 22, 2012. 

API’s Netgard MFD is a plug-and-play solution that brings multifunction printers, scanners, and copiers into Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) compliance by enabling CAC and PIV card authentication. Additionally, the Netgard MFD solution delivers time-saving features, including Scan-to-Home and Secure Print Release, while meeting strict network security requirements and ensuring a consistent security posture. 

The first web-connected multifunction device for large-format, the HP Designjet T2300 eMFP series offers print, copy, and scan functionality for documents up to 44 inches. For U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and government customers, the solution is ideal for printing, scanning and copying maps and other large-format documents and offers mobile printing and file access from the field.

“With the Netgard MFD and HP solution, DoD and government users can leverage the latest in multifunction printer technology and enable convenience features, while meeting CAC and PIV authentication and network security requirements,” said Henry Gold, Henry Gold, Business Area Manager, SSIA International, API Technologies. 

To demo the joint solution, visit the API Technologies’ booth (#4347) at the 2012 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, October 22-24, in Washington, DC. To request a specific appointment time or for more information on other API Technologies products to be featured at AUSA 2012, visit http://www.apitech.com/ausa-2012.

For more information on the Netgard MFD, visit http://www.apitech.com/products/netgardmfd, email sales@apitech.com, or call +1 908-546-3900.

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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