Prominent Homeland Security and Federal Agencies Attend AtHoc's First Annual National Capital Region User's Group Summit

Prominent Homeland Security and Federal Agencies Attend AtHoc's First Annual 
National Capital Region User's Group Summit 
TSA, Coast Guard, Veterans Affairs, USPTO, USDA and More Gathered to
Share Best Practices and Gain Valuable Insight Into Product Roadmaps
for Next-Generation Interactive Crisis Communication 
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/13 --  AtHoc, Inc.
(www.athoc.com), the pioneer and leader in network-centric
interactive crisis communication, recently held the first annual
AtHoc National Capital Region (NCR) User's Group Summit. Prominent
federal government agencies, including TSA, Coast Guard, USPTO, USDA,
and Veterans Affairs, joined AtHoc for the summit in Herndon,
Virginia. AtHoc CEO Guy Miasnik presented the company's strategic
direction, product innovations, and industry trends. The users also
engaged in a round-table dialogue with AtHoc developers, gained
insight into AtHoc's technology roadmap and provided their valuable
feedback. The dynamic forum provided an excellent opportunity for the
participants to share crisis communication experiences, discuss best
practices and network with their peers.  
Key technology and use cases covered during the event included: 


 
--  Unified Emergency Mass Notification
--  Personnel Accountability and Recall
--  Mobile-based Alerting and Duress
--  Situational Awareness / Operating Picture
--  Mobile-based Multimedia Field Reports

  
"The goal of this event is to create a platform for AtHoc users to
share their use of AtHoc, related best practices, innovative use
cases, and to establish information flow between agencies as well as
to build an Interactive Warning System (IWS) community within the
NCR," said Dubhe Beinhorn, Vice President, Homeland Security and
Government Group at AtHoc. "Based on immediate feedback, virtually
all customers are planning to participate again in 2014." 
AtHoc serves over 60% of U.S. Federal and Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) personnel that protect the nation's borders, ports,
airports and critical infrastructure, to defend against threats,
terrorism and natural disasters e.g., tsunamis, oil spills,
earthquakes, etc. AtHoc also enables infrastructure integration and
intergovernmental sharing for cost-effective deployment, operational
efficiency and full regulatory compliance. 
About AtHoc 
 AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing
network-centric interactive crisis communication systems to military,
homeland security, government, healthcare, 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, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, UCLA,
and Microsoft rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems for their
emergency alerting and critical communication needs. AtHoc was
recently awarded Government Security News' (GSN) 2012 Homeland
Security Award for Best Mass Notification System and has also been
recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for
Emergency Mass Notification Services and by IHS Inc. as The Fastest
Growing Mass Notification Software Supplier. For more information
about AtHoc, please visit http://www.athoc.com 
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