Cassidian Communications to Attend 2013 CALNENA 9-1-1 Mission Critical Training Event and Roll Out New VESTA® 4.0 and

  Cassidian Communications to Attend 2013 CALNENA 9-1-1 Mission Critical
  Training Event and Roll Out New VESTA® 4.0 and Sentinel® 4.0 NG9-1-1 Systems

  *Cassidian Communications to participate as platinum sponsor of the 2013
    CALNENA 9-1-1 Mission Critical Training event, January 23-24, in San
    Diego, Calif.
  *Demonstrations of the company’s all-new VESTA^® 4.0 and Sentinel^® 4.0
    NG9-1-1 communications systems to be conducted in Booth #205
  *Conference attendees invited to join Cassidian Communications for four
    workshop sessions, including “The Next Generation Public Safety
    Communications Ecosystem” and “NG9-1-1 GIS from the Ground Up”

Business Wire

TEMECULA, Calif. -- January 21, 2013

Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, will participate in
the 2013 CALNENA Mission Critical Training event, taking place January 23-24
in San Diego, Calif. Cassidian Communications will provide hands-on
demonstrations of the new VESTA^® 4.0 and Sentinel^® 4.0 NG9-1-1
communications systems. Registered attendees will be among the first to share
in the company’s long-term vision for integrated, geospatial multimedia public
safety communications.

“Being a corporate resident of California and a leader in public safety
communications for well over 40 years, the CALNENA event is important to our
team,” said Bob Freinberg, CEO of Cassidian Communications. “With nearby San
Diego as the venue, we have a special opportunity to spend time with many
in-state customers, potential customers and technology partners. CALNENA is
the perfect forum for us to demonstrate exactly how and why CRITICAL MATTERS™,
as conveyed in our new branding, plus showcase our all-new VESTA 4.0 and
Sentinel 4.0 call processing systems for the first time in 2013.”

Visitors to Cassidian Communications’ booth #205 will see the highly
configurable and vastly intuitive user interfaces (UIs) of these critical
systems, considered to be a primary building block within the company’s next
generation public safety communications platform. This platform is a
foundational component of Cassidian Communications’ next generation public
safety communications ecosystem, which encompasses 9-1-1 call routing and call
processing, mapping, MIS and analytics, emergency notification, P25 land
mobile radio and LTE, and managed services, including real-time monitoring and
response and disaster recovery.

“The VESTA 4.0 and Sentinel 4.0 NG9-1-1 systems enable public safety answering
points (PSAPs) to take a crucial first step on the path toward integrated,
geospatial multimedia communications,” said Jeff Wittek, Cassidian
Communications’ Chief Strategic Officer. “They also provide our customers
invaluable investment protection during this time of rapid technological

In addition to the VESTA 4.0 and Sentinel 4.0 systems, Cassidian
Communications plans to demonstrate its Aurora^® management information system
(MIS) solution, the ORION^™ Vela^® geospatial application and The
Communicator!^® NXT^™ and GeoCast^® Web^™ emergency notification products.
Representatives will also be on hand to discuss the company’s COR^P25 land
mobile radio solution, most recently adopted by the city of Montréal, Canada,
as well as its long term evolution (LTE) devices and applications.

Registered attendees are encouraged to take part in the four workshop sessions
Cassidian Communications will sponsor. These are entitled: The Next Generation
Public Safety Communications Ecosystem; NG9-1-1 GIS from the Ground Up;
Advanced Hosted PSAP Solutions and The Next Generation PSAP.

The 2013 CALNENA 9-1-1 Mission Critical Training Conference will take place at
the Manchester Grand Hyatt. All registered attendees are eligible to win “My
Work Number is 9-1-1” blankets and noise cancelling headphones provided by
Cassidian Communications during the vendor hall raffle. To view the full
agenda or to register for the event, visit

“On behalf of everyone at Cassidian Communications, we look forward to seeing
many of you, our valued customers, during next week’s CALNENA event,” said
Freinberg. “What better place than our own backyard of San Diego to share with
you our vision for the future and learn more about what it means to your
public safety operation and ultimately, the people you serve.”

About Cassidian Communications, where CRITICAL MATTERS™

Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, is the world’s
largest and most reliable source for NG9-1-1 and emergency notification, and
an up and coming leader in P25 land mobile radio and LTE. For over four
decades, Cassidian Communications has upheld its promise to keep people
connected when it matters most, consistently designing solutions with an open
mind and creating smarter ways to ensure all communities are safe. Today, the
company supports more than 60% of all U.S. Public Safety Answering Points
(PSAPs), serving 200+ million people, as well as hundreds of private sector
businesses spanning 20 different industries, including transportation, finance
and healthcare, and Federal (DoD and civil) operations globally. The company
is headquartered in Temecula, Calif., with facilities located in Richardson,
Texas, Franklin, Tenn., and Gatineau, Quebec.

About EADS North America

EADS North America is the U.S.-based operation of EADS, a global leader in
aerospace, defense, and related services. EADS contributes more than $13
billion to the U.S. economy annually and supports over 225,000 American jobs
through its network of suppliers. EADS North America, headquartered in
Herndon, Va., offers a broad array of advanced solutions to meet U.S. military
and commercial requirements, including fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft,
homeland security systems, public safety communications, defense electronics
and avionics, and threat detection systems.


The purpose of CALNENA is to foster a reliable and continuously improved
emergency telephone number network through research, planning, training and
education; represent its members before communications regulatory agencies and
policy making bodies; and strive toward citizens having immediate access to
emergency public safety services so that safety of human life, protection of
property and civic welfare are benefited to the utmost degree.


Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America Company
Flynn Nogueira, 951-719-2100
Director of Marketing
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