FAIRFAX, VA and ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - American Technology Services (www.networkATS.com), a leader in Website hosting and development services, announced today its partnership with ControlScan (www.controlscan.com), a leading provider of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and Website security solutions, to help its merchants meet mandatory requirements set forth by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Council.

"Thanks to ControlScan's strong expertise in Internet security and PCI compliance, we now have a partner that we can confidently recommend to our clients," said Alex Koludrovic, vice president, American Technology Services. "This relationship allows us to concentrate on our strength, the hosting business, and to provide additional tools to help our clients optimize their online success."

"This partnership allows American Technology Services to complement its hosting services with ControlScan's leading PCI scanning and compliance solution," said Jethro Felton, executive vice president of sales and business development, ControlScan. "Their merchants can also take advantage of ControlScan's security certification seals to help increase online sales and decrease shopping cart abandonment."

For more information about the partnership call 800-879-6021.

About American Technology Services

American Technology Services, Inc., headquartered in Fairfax, VA, is a leading provider of comprehensive IT services for small and mid-sized organizations. Founded in 1994, the company has a strong track record of providing high quality service to associations and other not-for-profits, financial institutions, and professional services firms. American Technology Services focuses on the Mid-Atlantic region for on-site network support services, and offers remote support, internet services, software/database development, and IT consulting to firms throughout the US.

About ControlScan

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ControlScan provides security and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance solutions designed exclusively for small- to medium-sized e-commerce businesses. The company's Verified Secure solutions make it easy and cost-effective for these businesses to protect their infrastructure and help keep their Websites safe so shoppers can purchase with confidence. Verified Secure is the security solution of choice for smaller e-businesses because it offers security solutions that fit their specific needs, a personal level of service and the best value. For more information about ControlScan visit www.controlscan.com or call 1-800-825-3301.

Contact Information: Contacts: ControlScan, Inc. Heather Varian Foster 678-279-2644 American Technology Services Nicole Cain 703-876-0300 x 154