U.S. Navy Awards $9.2 Million Emergency Mass Notifications Contract to AtHoc
Private Cloud Fielding of AtHoc Emergency Mass Notifications System
on the NMCI and ONE-Net Domains Enable Navy to Protect Personnel on a
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/16/14 -- AtHoc, Inc., the
leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication, today
announced the United States (U.S.) Navy has renewed its contract with
AtHoc through 2017 for a total award of $9.2 million. The renewal
reflects the Navy's continued trust and use of AtHoc IWSAlerts(TM)
for unified emergency mass notifications to protect the life safety
of Navy personnel stationed throughout the world.
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AtHoc's system support the Navy's effort to protect its most valuable
assets - the sailors, government civilian and contractor personnel -
from external and internal threats. As part of the three-year
contract, AtHoc will continue to serve the Navy and its more than
375,000 personnel throughout 96 bases globally by providing the same
advanced critical communications platform used successfully during
numerous crisis situations, including last year's Navy Yard,
Washington DC shooting incident. AtHoc's ability to serve a very
large, geographically dispersed enterprise as well as its mobility
capabilities, security, reliability and commitment to superb customer
service, are some of the key reasons for the continued successful
relationship with the Navy.
"We are honored by the continued confidence that the Navy has placed
in AtHoc's solutions for its personnel safety and security needs,"
said Dave Brown, vice president, AtHoc Defense and Intelligence
Group. "The nature of the work by Naval personnel requires us to
constantly push the envelope in innovating and developing the most
advanced, secure, and reliable platform for interactive crisis
communication. This same commitment carries over to the customers we
have in the other three military branches including the Army, the
Marines and the Air Force."
"The Navy's private enterprise cloud deployment of AtHoc's
Interactive Warning System on both the Navy Marine Corps Intranet
(NMCI) and OCONUS Navy Enterprise Network (ONE-NET) validates the
security, scalability and effectiveness of this critical life safety
system," said Jeff Hoyle, AtHoc's Director of Technology and Navy
Programs. "We look forward to continuing our partnership with the
Navy and appreciate the trust and confidence this renewal
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AtHoc is the recognized leader, innovator and trusted
partner in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems.
AtHoc's products are used for business continuity, physical security,
employee protection, personnel accountability, staff recall and
regulatory compliance for military, homeland security, government,
healthcare, industrial and commercial organizations.
AtHoc was recently awarded Government Security News' (GSN) 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 www.athoc.com.
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