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May 21, 2015 08:00 ET

AtHoc Awarded 2-Year Sustainment Deal to Support the U.S. Army

Army Extends Sustainment of AtHoc IWSAlerts Until July 2017

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - AtHoc, Inc., the leader in networked crisis communication, today announced that the United States Army has extended the sustainment support of AtHoc IWSAlerts™ for unified emergency mass notifications to installations across the U.S. Army for an additional two years, to July 2017.

As part of the Emergency Management Modernization Program managed by LEIDOS, AtHoc partners to provide communication and accountability sized for nearly one million members of the military and their families across the world.

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Specifically, AtHoc's network alert system, telephone alert system, and mobile notifier will continue to be used exclusively as an Enterprise capability extended to U.S. Army Garrisons, demonstrating its continuing confidence in the AtHoc capability. Text messages, phone calls, emails, push notifications, and alerts on mobile devices along with desktop and laptop computers will continue to be used to provide recipients with emergency notification of all hazard incidents and crisis communications information.

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"The Army's extension of our solutions to installations around the world reflects AtHoc's peerless ability to serve the particular needs of customers who depend on our capability for crisis communications," said Dave Acevedo, director, Army Operations, Defense and Intelligence at AtHoc, Inc. "Dependability, reliability, and scalability are all key elements of our offerings -- all of which fits the Army's mission for protecting its own personnel. AtHoc has the ability and technology to accommodate the millions and millions of communication actions taken when nearly 750,000 recipients are involved at any given moment on a global basis, and that is something our competitors cannot match."

"There is no clearer indicator for the quality of AtHoc's solutions than the Army continuing to depend on the use of our products for their installations around the world," said Acevedo. "The Army itself is in the business of protecting and saving lives. Their confidence and faith in the service we provide them speaks volumes for our partnership to support their mission. We are honored by their commitment to that partnership, and AtHoc will not let them down."

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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.