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Homeland Security for Sale

When North American Access Technologies Inc. debuted its mobile emergency command center in Washington three months ago, federal officials liked just about everything they saw: the concept (a converted 20-foot-long box truck), the equipment (on-board computers, Ethernet, telephones) and the price (about $100,000). Their only beef was with the name. “We were selling it as a disaster-recovery solution but they strongly suggested we call it homeland security solution,” said Julius N. Neudorfer, director of network services at the Hawthorne, N.Y., company. He happily obliged, revising billboards and brochures in time for an information technology exposition last week at the Washington Convention Center. “I hate to be blasé, but we just listen to what they tell us.” Full Story

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