U.S. Credit Union Selects March Networks for Corporate and Banking Branch Surveillance

OTTAWA, Feb. 28 /CNW/ - March Networks® (TSX: MN), a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, today announced that Rochester, NY-based ESL Federal Credit Union has standardized on the company's Financial Solution to secure its corporate headquarters, retail banking branches and standalone ATMs. The solution includes March Networks VideoSphere® VMS software, 4000 C Series hybrid recorders and MegaPX 720p and PTZ IP cameras deployed by NAVCO, a March Networks Platinum Certified Solution Provider.

ESL Federal Credit Union selected the Financial Solution based on its proven performance in more than 400 banks and credit unions worldwide. It also wanted centralized management and the flexibility to deploy advanced applications available in the March Networks portfolio, such as intelligent video analytics and Financial Transaction Investigation software for fraud detection.

"The March Networks' solution allows us to monitor and manage all sites from our communications center, which saves us considerable time and helps us ensure the security of our members and staff, said Bob Lukasiewicz, Physical Security Manager, ESL Federal Credit Union. "In addition, it supports analytics and other applications that we can use strategically to evolve our security efforts."

The enterprise-class Financial Solution enabled ESL to outfit its new, six-storey corporate headquarters with the latest IP video technology, and support a combination of existing analog cameras and new IP cameras at its banking branches and ATMs. In addition, the solution is integrated with ESL's Guardall access control system to streamline security monitoring.

"Our Financial Solutions provide banks with centralized management and complete surveillance coverage across their organization," said Net Payne, Chief Marketing Officer, March Networks. "They combine open-platform VMS solutions for corporate facilities with industry-leading recording systems ideal for multiple branch locations. They also improve operational efficiency and return on investment through a range of integrated applications designed specifically for banking environments."

About March Networks
March Networks® (TSX:MN) is a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions. For close to a decade, the company has helped some of the world's largest commercial and government organizations transition from traditional CCTV to networked video surveillance used for advanced security, loss prevention and risk mitigation. VideoSphere®, the company's enterprise-class video management portfolio, includes open-platform VMS software complemented by high-definition IP cameras, encoders, video analytics and recording platforms, as well as outstanding professional and managed services. March Networks systems are delivered through an extensive distribution and partner network and currently support over one million channels of video in more than 50 countries. For more information, please visit www.marchnetworks.com.

About ESL Federal Credit Union
Founded by George Eastman in 1920, ESL Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with $3.8 billion in assets. ESL employs more than 600 people locally and has about 300,000 members world-wide. The company was recently ranked 12th as one of 2010 Best Small and Medium Work Places in America by the Great Place to Work Institute® and presented by Entrepreneur®. Access to the credit union includes 19 branch locations and more than 40 ATM locations, a Tele-Banking Center, and Internet and online banking channels. The company is headquartered in Rochester and can be found on the Internet at esl.org.

Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains certain forward-looking information, including expectations of future business. This information is based on the Company's current expectations and assumptions that are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and that may be beyond March Networks' control. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements due to factors such as customer demand and timing of purchasing decisions, increased levels of competition, technological changes and the successful development of new products, dependence on third-party manufacturers, risks relating to intellectual property infringement claims, and other risks and factors identified in March Networks' public filings with regulatory authorities in Canada. March Networks assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements as a result of new information or future events. 

*MARCH NETWORKS, VideoSphere and the MARCH NETWORKS logo are registered trademarks of March Networks Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Erica Miskew
March Networks
1 613-591-8181 x5760
emiskew@marchnetworks.com

FOR INVESTOR INQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT:
Simon Gwatkin
March Networks
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sgwatkin@marchnetworks.com

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