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Major New York Security Firm to Offer Mutualink’s Multimedia Interoperability Solution

Wallingford, Connecticut July 28, 2008 - Mutualink, Inc. announced that it signed a Reseller Agreement with Michael Stapleton Associates, a New York-based security firm. Under the agreement, Michael Stapleton Associates will utilize Mutualink’s multimedia interoperability solution to serve its nation-wide corporate, government and maritime customers. Michael Stapleton Associates will initially install Mutualink in the New York metro area at its main Operations Center in Manhattan as well at its clients’ locations. The Mutualink system will enable multimedia interoperable communications, including 2-way radio, telephone, video and public address systems, to be seamlessly linked into dynamic, real time security communications. Mutualink will also provide direct dispatch-to-dispatch communications via Voice-over-IP enabling coordination among Michael Stapleton Associates’ expert staff and their clients’ security personnel.

“Mutualink’s solution gives Michael Stapleton Associates new communications capabilities to actively manage our customers during critical incidents and to coordinate and assist them in real time when needed.” said George Harvey, CEO of Michael Stapleton Associates. “It not only permits one-to-one communication, but it also manages multiple dynamic communications sessions and information sharing among a large group of participants, which enables effective planning and response during emergency incidents. With over 300 employees and over 100 bomb dogs we provide unparalleled perimeter security and explosive detection services domestically and internationally and Mutualink helps to take our service capabilities to a new level. Mutualink is a unique, powerful and scaleable tool for enhancing our overall incident and consequence management capabilities regardless of geographic or organizational boundaries.”

According to Karl Hagstrom, Director of Special Projects, “Our initial deployment of Mutualink will include several of our major customers in the government, financial, property management, and maritime sectors. It will then be rapidly expanded to additional Michael Stapleton Associates customers. Our research has identified Mutualink as the best designed, most flexible, and easy-to-use interoperability solution available and an especially good fit for the unique challenges inherent in private security applications. During real emergencies, these are the things that make a difference in effective communication. Mutualink will enable our Security Operation Center to directly communicate with customers’ 2-way radio systems, view and share live video feeds, and link in our field staff via the telephone and 2-way radio and public address systems, creating a complete incident management platform for Michael Stapleton Associates’ operations.”

According to Peter Karoczkai, CEO of Mutualink, “We are pleased to add Michael Stapleton Associates to our growing list of resellers. We were impressed with Michael Stapleton Associates’ unique service capabilities, including their SmartTech Chemical Detection services and their Command and Control Center operations. Mutualink is an ideal way for security companies like Michael Stapleton Associates to enhance their service capabilities and product offerings by using our multimedia interoperability solution to link clients, and their various resources, regardless of location or type. Michael Stapleton can communicate and manage an incident involving a single customer location as well as manage large-scale incidents across multiple customers’ multiple locations. Mutualink provides an ideal solution to accomplish both.”

Mutualink’s solution improves public safety emergency communications and preparedness whereby all critical organizations within communities interact with one another using direct, real time multi-media communications that are designed to facilitate a rapid coordinated response.

About Michael Stapleton Associates

Michael Stapleton Associates (MSA), founded in 1987, provides high-level security for corporations, landmarks, government agencies, and major non-governmental institutions. Michael Stapleton Associates was one of the first companies in the United States to receive Safety Act Certification by the Department of Homeland Security. MSA focuses on providing high-level perimeter security that emphasizes protection against explosive devices, Chemical, Biological, and Radiological threat agents, and potential high-risk intruders. MSA personnel possess extensive experience and training in Explosives, WMD/HazMat, First Responder Protocols, and Special Event VIP Protection.

For additional information, please visit Michael Stapleton Associates’ website at or contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director, Special Projects, ( 212) 509-1336 x233 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Sales and Marketing (212) 509-1336 x235.

About Mutualink, Inc.

Wallingford, CT-based Mutualink redefines interoperability by creating networks of multimedia interoperable communities that are instantly capable of sharing radio, voice, text, video, data files and telephone communications in a secure environment. The combination of affordability, invitation based control and the simplicity of use changes the way communities across the country communicate.

For more information in Canada, contact:

Keith Mulcahy, Michael Stapleton Associates
Phone: (212) 509-1336 x235
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Marc Lamothe, Inter-Op Canada, Inc.
Phone: (514) 335-9937 ext: 8
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