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February 24, 2015 08:00 ET

AtHoc Announces Release of the Next Generation in Networked Crisis Communication

The Newly Designed AtHoc Suite Empowers Organizations to Quickly Alert and Communicate With Its People as Well as Seamlessly Connect With Local Government Agencies and Business Partners During Times of Crisis

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2015) - AtHoc, Inc., the leader in networked crisis communication, today announced the release of the AtHoc Suite that connects users, organizations and devices in times of crisis -- an "Internet of Things" platform addressing the growing needs of crisis communications. AtHoc is leveraging the power of mobility, hybrid cloud and the IP network to deliver a unified and secure end-to-end solution capable of real-time collaboration with anyone, anywhere and across virtually any device. The new AtHoc Suite goes beyond traditional emergency mass notification systems to give organizations simple, powerful tools to keep people safe. It consists of four modules designed to perform vital functions as part of a complete crisis communications plan:

  • AtHoc Alert: Delivers emergency notifications to virtually any device via multiple and redundant means including mobile, desktop, landlines, radios and sirens all from a web-based console.
  • AtHoc Collect: Gathers critical rich media information from people that is geo-tagged to achieve situational awareness.
  • AtHoc Account: Gains real-time visibility into personnel safety and status during or after an emergency.
  • AtHoc Connect: Enables seamless communication and collaboration with outside organizations.

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The Suite is built upon a platform with the following attributes:

  • Highly Secure: The most reliable solution on the market is certified and used by the world's most demanding customers including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense.
  • Unified: AtHoc integrates our cutting-edge technology with all your legacy systems ensuring seamless crisis response from all hardware devices, national communication networks, sensors and wearable devices.
  • Mobile: Personnel can utilize our mobile application to manage, activate, and report incidents from the field with geo-tagged alerts and rich media.
  • Flexible Deployment: Through its patented hybrid deployment, AtHoc balances the economic benefits of cloud-based computing without the risk of exposing sensitive information outside a firewalled security zone.

"This next-generation technology innovation addresses the most critical needs of the evolving market of communication, collaboration and interoperability required to meet the needs of organizations dealing with crisis management," said Guy Miasnik, CEO & President, AtHoc. "We are proud to serve such world-class organizations as Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, American Red Cross, UCLA, Eastman Chemical and Baylor Scott & White with the AtHoc Suite in times of need."

The new AtHoc.com delivers updated product information for the latest generation of solutions, a variety of case studies illustrating the real-world use of its solutions, and additional informative resources for organizations interested in improving their crisis communication abilities.

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AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in networked crisis communication, protecting millions of people around the world. AtHoc provides a seamless and reliable exchange of critical information among organizations, their people, devices and external entities. A trusted partner to the world's most demanding customers, AtHoc is the #1 provider to the US Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, and safeguards numerous other government agencies and leading commercial enterprises. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, the company operates around the globe. For more information about AtHoc, please visit www.athoc.com.