Market Leaders Team-Up to Form Combined PDS Solution


SAN DIEGO - Holocom today announced collaboration with Fiber SenSys, an Optex Group Company, to offer a defense-in-depth PDS solution combining Holocom PDS with a completely updated alarm system employing proven and certified fiber-optic sensor technology. This combination provides the user with two distinct layers of protection against a physical breach of cyber security. The addition of this state-of-the-art intrusion detection alarm system to the industry leading hardened Holocom PDS is a game changer for military decision makers and designated approving authorities needing to protect highly sensitive data.

Recognizing the budget realities of today's world, Holocom and Fiber SenSys teamed up to provide this solution at a fraction of the cost of competing products. In addition, the approach meets the government's demand for redundancy in classified network environments.

John Burns, Holocom CEO, stated, "We recognized that the DoD is under extreme budgetary pressure, and that by offering a cost-effective alarm for our PDS, we would satisfy both their cost and operational requirements. Since Fiber SenSys became an Optex Group Company, they became an excellent choice to collaborate on filling this need."

Duane Thompson, Fiber SenSys COO, added, "We recognized that Holocom is the leader in the PDS world and understands the government's obligation to improve the security of its networks. Holocom has helped us modify and add to our product offerings to better meet the government's needs."

The combined Holocom/Fiber SenSys solution can be designed into a new PDS or added to existing Holocom PDS installations. The reenterable nature of the Holocom design allows changes to an installed Holocom PDS.

The combined Holocom/Fiber SenSys solution is available to ship in June 2012.

About Fiber SenSys

Fiber SenSys, Inc., an Optex Group Company, is the market leading manufacturer of fiber-optic intrusion detection solutions for government and military installations, airports, oil refineries, electrical substations, nuclear power plants and water purification & storage facilities. As the only fiber optic sensor solution that is PL-1 Nuclear Certified, Fiber SenSys products offer superior operations in the harshest environments. With simple low-voltage installation and designed for a 20 year lifespan, Fiber SenSys offers the lowest Total Cost of Ownership in the industry. In addition to keeping intruders out, Fiber SenSys intrusion detection systems can be used to protect the most important information and resources.

Fiber SenSys SecurLAN® is approved and certified for Protected Distribution Systems (PDS) as the "Alarmed Carrier" under several DOD instructions and regulations.

For more information visit the company's website at www.fibersensys.com

Contact: Tony Cardo, Director of Marketing, 503-726-4467, Tony.Cardo@FiberSensys.com

About Holocom

Holocom is the leading manufacturer of protective distribution systems (PDS) for SIPRNet and other networks transmitting highly sensitive data. The patented Holocom PDS provides a complete, end-to-end solution including services tailored to meet individual customer requirements. Holocom owns an IP portfolio protecting its secure enclosure systems which in turn protect mission-critical networks for all branches of the military, federal agencies and private networks across the globe. Holocom is headquartered in San Diego, CA with additional offices in Colorado Springs, CO and the Washington D.C. area.

Holocom, Inc. is jointly owned by Scripps Ventures, Inc. and Patriot Scientific Corporation ("NASDQ "PTSC"). For more information, visit www.holocom.com or call 888-HOLOCOM.

For information, contact:

Janet Lunn

Holocom, Inc.

858-222-6430 ext. 104

jlunn@holocom.com

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