ING Group in Milan, Italy Selects MDI for Integrated Security Management Software and Hardware Solution

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – February 10, 2005, MDI Security Systems, the foundation of MDI, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDII), a recognized leader in delivering open integrated access control and video security solutions, announced today, that ING Group, Milan, Italy, has selected MDI for its integrated security management solution including, access control, intrusion, alarm management and alarm monitoring.

ING Group is a global financial services company of Dutch origin with 150 years of experience, providing a wide array of banking, insurance and asset management services in over 50 countries. With more than 112,000 employees, the company satisfies a broad customer base of individuals, families, small businesses, large corporations, institutions and governments. ING has assets of EUR 865 billion and based on market capitalization, ING is one of the 20 largest financial institutions worldwide.

ING will deploy the company’s industry leading integrated security management solution at its division in Milan, Italy. MDI presented to ING at the recent Sicurezza conference in Italy and showcased its ability to truly integrate physical security with a simple plug-and-play solution, managed from a single desktop. The company looks to expand its offering to additional ING divisions in Italy and throughout Europe.

“We are excited to have ING as a valued addition to the MDI family and look to expand our international market presence with our integrated security management solution,” stated J. Collier Sparks, CEO and President for MDI, Inc. “Our advanced research and engineering team continue to build and design state-of-the art technology solutions that allow both enterprise and small business organizations to seamlessly integrate access control, alarm management and video management from a centralized command and control desktop application.”

MDI’s global Fortune customers include MBNA Worldwide, American Express, John Deere and Caterpillar to name a few.

Purchasing Information
MDI Security Systems offers a wide variety of purchasing options for government, institutional and commercial organizations across the globe. For immediate information on how to purchase MDI’s Integrated Security Management Solutions or to find a certified MDI dealer near you, contact the MDI

About ING

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, insurance and asset management to over 60 million private, corporate and institutional clients in more than 50 countries. With a diverse workforce of over 112,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand. For more information visit,

About MDI, Inc.

MDI, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDII) is an established global leader in providing centralized, integrated security management solutions to corporate, government, and institutional enterprises.

About MDI Security Systems

For 25 years, MDI Security Systems has been securing clients across the globe by delivering the most dependable access control and integrated security management solutions available. As a security industry pioneer and technical thought leader, MDI continues to deliver value to its stakeholders through the development of market-driven, technically superior security systems that can be managed from a centralized point of control. By combining a quarter century of expertise with thousands of worldwide users from a variety of industries including financial, transportation, manufacturing, education, government, defense and homeland security, MDI is able to maintain the highest return on investment in the industry for its client base. For more information on MDI Security Systems and its solutions can be found at

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