SOURCE: AtHoc, Inc.

January 10, 2007 08:30 ET

Former Air Force Space Command Deputy Director of Communications, Col. (Ret.) Andy Anderson, Joins AtHoc as Vice President of Operations in Its Defense Sector

AtHoc's Experienced DoD Executive Team to Support Rapid U.S. Military Adoption of Its Network-Centric Emergency Notification System

BURLINGAME, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 10, 2007 -- AtHoc, Inc. today announced Col. (Ret.) Andy L. Anderson has joined the company as its vice president of operations for the defense sector. He will oversee the company's continued expansion in the Department of Defense (DoD) as well as direct AtHoc's defense-related business development activities.

Mr. Anderson held numerous positions in the Air Force during his 27-year career. Prior to his retirement, he served as director of logistics and communications for Headquarters Air Force Space Command. He was responsible for all aspects of overseeing and implementing space command control and communication systems. Anderson joins AtHoc from Multimax, where he served as the vice president for Air Force business development.

"Bringing Andy on board allows AtHoc to further strengthen our roots in the military community," commented Guy Miasnik, president and CEO of AtHoc. "As we build and market network-centric emergency alerting systems to the DoD, it's incredibly valuable to have the perspective of a career military professional who has first-hand experience implementing systems in the defense environment. We're honored and excited to have Andy as a member of our team and about the experience and enthusiasm he brings."

When describing his reasons for joining the AtHoc team, Anderson stated, "Having spent as much time as I have in the Air Force, you build a life-long commitment to the U.S. military and the men and women who serve. I know the value emergency alerting provides to military installations -- it can literally make the difference of life and death. AtHoc's technology has been heartily embraced by the military and is already helping make installations and our men and women in uniform safer. That's exactly what I was looking for in a company."

Mr. Anderson's Air Force career began in 1978 when he was commissioned from the United States Air Force Academy. He has held assignments at the Air Force Communications Command, Air Mobility Command and Air Force Special Operations Command. He served as the director of staff for the Pentagon's communications directorate, and as the executive officer for the senior communications officer at NORAD and U.S. Space Command. He attended Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, Armed Forces Staff College and Air War College, and earned two Master of Science degrees while on active duty.

About AtHoc, Inc.

AtHoc provides enterprise-class, network-centric alerting systems for emergency notifications, force protection readiness, anti-terror warnings and critical communications. AtHoc offers a broad set of alerting solutions for the government/defense agencies and commercial enterprises, including IWSAlerts™ for Network-Centric Emergency Notifications; C2Alerts™ for Targeted User Alerts in Command & Control / C4I Operations Center; KMAlerts™ for Knowledge and Intelligence Dissemination; and EmployeeAlerts™ for Corporate Emergency Communications. AtHoc has partnered with Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, IBM and Multimax to bring these notification solutions to the enterprise market. The U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. Air Force, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Boeing, eBay and Juniper Networks are some of the world-class organizations that have selected and deployed AtHoc for their critical enterprise notifications needs.

For more information on AtHoc, please visit http://www.athoc.com.

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