March 10, 2015 08:00 ET

AtHoc Next-Generation Networked Crisis Communication Suite Deployed at Every Active Duty Air Force Major Command

AtHoc's Mobile Application and Cisco Voice Over IP Phone Integration Was Key to Meeting the Requirements of Protecting the Almost 4,000 Faculty, Staff and Students

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2015) - AtHoc, Inc., the leader in networked crisis communication, today announced that the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) located on Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio has joined the ranks of Air Force customers.

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With this deployment, the AtHoc suite will be utilized to provide network and telephone alerting to 3,975 students, faculty and staff members. AFIT will also benefit from AtHoc's Mobile application for smart phones and its capability to integrate with Cisco VOIP devices which was a must-have requirement.

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AtHoc is the largest single provider of networked crisis communication and emergency mass notification solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the federal government providing over seventy-five percent of all federal alerts to employees, contractors and families around the world.

"AtHoc is very excited to complete the deployment of our proven emergency communications and mass notification system to every active duty Air Force major command," said John Schibben, Vice President, Defense and Intelligence, at AtHoc. "We have been partnering with the Air Force since 2006. AtHoc is committed to life-safety networked crisis communication and helping to ensure that the U.S. Air Force meets all force protection and personnel accountability requirements on a global scale with our enterprise-level mission-proven emergency communications and mass notification system."

AtHoc Alerts fulfills military operational requirements for the use of mass notification for force protection, personnel recall and accountability, response tracking and reporting, and regulatory compliance. Personnel accountability is accomplished through the system's bi-directional capability, allowing personnel responses to notifications in real-time.

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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