June 03, 2013 07:00 ET

AtHoc Wins Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

AtHoc Revolutionizes the Security and Life Safety Industry by Leveraging the Latest Advances in Mobility, Cloud, and IP Technologies to Deliver State-of-the-Art Interactive Crisis Communication Capability

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) - AtHoc, Inc. (, the pioneer and leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication, today announced it has been selected as a winner of the Red Herring Top 100 North America award, a prestigious honor that recognizes the year's most promising private technology companies across North America. AtHoc was selected based on a rigorous, three-part process that analyzes key characteristics of the company including its financial performance, technology innovation and intellectual property, management quality, business model, customer footprint, and market penetration. This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track record and standing of startups relative to their sector peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the "buzz" and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models in North America. Also see recent announcement, "AtHoc Recognized as the Fastest Growing Mass Notification Software Supplier in North America."

"In 2013, selecting the Top 100 achievers was by no means a small feat," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "In fact, we had the toughest time in years because so many entrepreneurs have crossed significant milestones so early. But after much thought, rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across North America to the Top 100 Winners. We believe AtHoc embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. AtHoc should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong."

AtHoc's enterprise-class software revolutionizes the security and life safety industry by leveraging the latest advances in mobility, cloud, and IP technologies to deliver state-of-the-art interactive crisis communication capability. Already used extensively by the U.S. federal government, homeland security, and large global organizations, including Microsoft, Kaiser Permanente, Eastman Chemical, TSA, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, and all branches of the U.S. Dept. of Defense. AtHoc's offerings are available as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), on-premise and hybrid configurations, to best suit customer operational and security needs.

"In an increasingly tense, dangerous and volatile world, it is very rewarding for us to be so entrenched in the fundamental mission of protecting the lives of millions of people around the globe. We thank Red Herring for recognizing this critical endeavor of empowering our customers with modern technology to interact and account for large populations quickly and reliably in times of crisis," said Guy Miasnik, AtHoc president and CEO. "AtHoc is honored to be a recipient of this well-respected award as one of the top 100 private technology companies across all of North America."

Red Herring Top 100 America enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. It selects one hundred Award winners, among the 3000 tech startups financed each year in the US and Canada. Since 1996, Red Herring keeps tabs on the up and comers. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, Marin Software, Palo Alto Networks, and eBay would change the way we live and work.

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, Microsoft, and Raytheon rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs. AtHoc was recently recognized by IHS, Inc. as the fastest growing mass notification software supplier in North America and has also been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services. For more information about AtHoc, please visit

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