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Fortress International Group Companies Debut Enhanced Capabilities at AFCOM's Data Center World(R) Conference 2009

Fortress Team Presenting a Tutorial on March 9th 2009

COLUMBIA, MD--(Marketwire - March 5, 2009) - Fortress International Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIGI), a leading provider of Consulting and Engineering, Construction Management and 24/7/365 Site Services for mission-critical facilities, will be exhibiting and speaking at the Data Center World Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada scheduled for March 8th - 12th at the Paris Hotel. For the first time the company will highlight the parent company name as its trade name in lieu of its operating subsidiary names Total Site Solutions and Rubicon.

Specifically the company will be featuring its enhanced service and consulting deliverables for Energy and Green Solutions, Capital Management Solutions, Real Estate Consulting and IT Optimization services that affect Data Center operating costs. These Fortress services, in particular, are aimed at helping organizations finance capital-intensive projects and reduce costs by driving efficiencies throughout all phases of a critical facility's lifecycle.

Gerard Gallagher, President of Fortress International Group, Inc., is a featured speaker at AFCOM's Data Center World® 2009, the industry's premier networking and educational conference. Mr. Gallagher's educational session entitled "Data Centers: To Build or to Expand...That is the Question" (TUT03), will cover five essential steps to help guide you in the decision to expand or construct a new data center. Joining Mr. Gallagher in presenting the 6-hour long tutorial is Mr. Ramzi Namek, Director of Engineering and Mr. Eric Maxfield, Vice President, both of Fortress International Group.

AFCOM's Data Center World is scheduled for March 8-12, 2009 at the Paris Hotel and Convention Center show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Fortress International Group session begins at 9:00 a.m. (PT) on Monday, March 9, 2009 in the Champagne Ballroom #3. The company will be exhibiting at the conference in booth #807. For additional information visit

About Fortress International Group, Inc.:

Fortress International Group, Inc. is leading mission-critical facilities into a new era of maximum uptime and efficiency. By combining the knowledge and experience of Total Site Solutions and Rubicon Professional Services, two experts in critical facilities infrastructure, Fortress International provides Consulting and Engineering, Construction Management and 24/7/365 Site Services for the world's most technology dependent organizations. Serving as a trusted advisor, Fortress delivers the strategic guidance and pre-planning that makes every stage of the critical facility lifecycle more efficient. For those who own, lease or manage mission-critical facilities, Fortress provides innovative end-to-end capital management, energy, IT strategy, procurement, design, construction, implementation and operations solutions that optimize performance and reduce cost. Fortress International Group, Inc. -- setting a new standard for the optimized critical facility.

Fortress International Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIGI) is headquartered in Maryland, with offices throughout the U.S. For more information, visit: or call 888-321-4877.

About Data Center World Conferences:

Data Center World®, operated by AFCOM, the world's leading 4,300-member data center association, is the industry's premier networking and educational conference, and occurs bi-annually (every March in Las Vegas and October in Orlando). Thousands of data center professionals, from many of the largest corporations across all industries, government organizations, and academic institutions in the world attend Data Center World to share, discuss and learn about the latest data center trends, technologies and best practices, as well as products and services by some of the world's leading data center technology and service providers. Tradeshow Week recognizes Data Center World as one of the 50 fastest growing shows in the U.S. (2006 and 2007). For more information, visit

About AFCOM:

AFCOM ( is a leading association supporting the educational and professional development needs of data center professionals around the globe. Established in 1980, AFCOM currently boasts more than 4,300 members and 38 chapters worldwide, and provides data center professionals with unique networking opportunities and educational forums and resources through its annual Data Center World® Conferences, published magazines, regional chapters, research and hotline services, and industry alliances.

Contact Information: Company Contact: Tom Rosato Chief Executive Officer Fortress International Group, Inc. Phone: (410) 423-7438 Investor Relations: John McNamara Cameron Associates Phone: (212) 245-8800 Ext. 205