October 22, 2012 07:00 ET

Joint Base San Antonio Medical Facilities Deploy AtHoc Emergency Mass Notification

Deployment Expands Existing AtHoc System, Used by the Largest Joint Base Organization Within the Department of Defense

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 22, 2012) - AtHoc, Inc. (, the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that the Department of Defense's (DoD) Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) is expanding its AtHoc EMNS system to include the DoD's largest MEDCOM hospital at JBSA. The move allows JBSA to leverage the investment and familiarity with the AtHoc system currently in place, while having the expanded services implemented quickly.

The JBSA EMNS scope now includes:

  • Ft. Sam Houston
  • Lackland Air Force Base
  • Randolph Air Force Base
  • JBSA Army Medical Facilities and School

"This deployment is a testament to the trust and value the DoD places in AtHoc. It broadens the existing Joint Base San Antonio system as well as supports personnel accountability, notification, recall, and emergency response," said Dave Brown, Director of Operations -- U.S. Army at AtHoc. "In addition to three bases/garrisons, JBSA comprises more than 200 mission partners, serves more DoD students, and has more active runways than any other installation."

Through its enterprise-class scalability, security, and private cloud-based architecture, AtHoc IWSAlerts efficiently supports joint basing initiatives in a highly cost-effective manner. The system provides JBSA Full Operational Capability (FOC) for mass notification and fulfills the Secretary of Defense mandate for having an EMNS in place well before the 2014 deadline.

The JBSA EMNS provides integrated emergency notifications and alerting via phones, networked computing devices, mobile devices, and public address (PA) systems installed on the three bases as well as the hospital and school. AtHoc's notification and personnel accountability capabilities ensure rapid emergency response and provide greater emergency management control to safeguard personnel across multiple agencies from a single, unified enterprise-based system.

AtHoc is the industry's leading provider of emergency mass notification systems to the U.S. military and federal government and protects over 2 million personnel at thousands of garrisons, installations, and bases around the world.

About AtHoc
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing network-centric emergency mass notification systems to military, homeland security, government, healthcare, higher education 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. Coast Guard, U.S. Marines, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, UCLA, Microsoft, and Raytheon rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs. AtHoc has partnered with market leaders including Microsoft, Cisco, Harris, Siemens, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, MIR3 and others to bring these notification solutions to the public and commercial markets. For more information about AtHoc, please visit

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