U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett Deploys AtHoc IWSAlerts
Emergency Mass Notification System for Force Protection and Personnel
Installation of Network-Centric System Meets All Regulatory
Requirements, Expedites Deployment, and Reduces Infrastructure and
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/12/12 -- AtHoc, Inc.
(www.athoc.com), the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency
mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that U.S. Army Ft.
Hunter Liggett has deployed AtHoc IWSAlerts(TM) EMNS for force
protection and personnel accountability for both Ft. Hunter Liggett
and Camp Parks, approximately 100 miles apart. Leveraging Ft. Hunter
Liggett's existing IP network, the new EMNS will deliver alerts and
related emergency communications to all personnel across multiple
devices, including smartphones, mobile devices, desktops, laptops,
and landline phones. The ability to trigger virtually all alerting
channels with a single click of a mouse ensures rapid notification
and personnel accountability before, during, and after emergencies.
"By leveraging their existing IP network, the AtHoc IWSAlerts system
delivers emergency communications and personnel accountability
capabilities to Ft. Hunter Liggett and Camp Parks that reduces
overall infrastructure and maintenance costs, while significantly
expediting deployment time," said Dave Brown, Director of Operations,
U.S. Army at AtHoc. "The system greatly enhances their ability to
respond quickly to emergencies, while increasing visibility for
emergency managers and commanders on force status and ensuring full
EMNS regulatory compliance."
AtHoc IWSAlerts provides Ft. Hunter Liggett and Camp Parks Full
Operational Capability (FOC) of a mass notification system (MNS) that
satisfies the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) requirements, well before
the required 2014 deadline. Its unique multi-channel communications
capability meets the DoDi 6055.18 mandatory requirements for an
installation emergency notification that reaches all personnel within
10 minutes or less. AtHoc IWSAlerts is the only EMNS solution on the
DISA Approved Product List (DISA APL) with the Army's enterprise-wide
Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) and Authority to Operate (AtO).
With the addition of Ft. Hunter Liggett and Camp Parks, the U.S. Army
continues its deployment of AtHoc's mission-proven, scalable and
secure EMNS, protecting Army personnel at installations and
organizations around the world. AtHoc's incomparable understanding of
DoD (Department of Defense) environments and commitment to meeting
its requirements have made the AtHoc solution the DoD's predominant
choice, enabling inter-agency collaboration and
infrastructure-sharing agreements that have resulted in highly cost-and time-efficient implementations throughout the DoD, the DHS, and
key federal agencies.
AtHoc is the industry's leading provider of net-centric emergency
mass notification systems to the U.S. military and federal
government, deployed at thousands of garrisons, installations, and
bases around the world, and protecting well over 2 million federal
and U.S. armed forces personnel.
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing
network-centric emergency mass notification systems to military,
homeland security, government, healthcare, higher education,
industrial and commercial organizations. AtHoc's products are used
for physical security, force protection, personnel accountability,
recall and regulatory compliance. Millions of end-users worldwide, in
organizations such as the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S.
Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,
Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Patrol,
UCLA, Microsoft, and Raytheon rely on AtHoc's unified notification
systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication
needs. AtHoc has partnered with market leaders including Microsoft,
Cisco, Harris, Siemens, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, MIR3 and
others to bring these notification solutions to the public and
commercial markets. For more information about AtHoc, please visit
Ph: (651) 247-6640
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