Aizan Technologies

Aizan Technologies

August 30, 2007 10:00 ET

University Campus Emergency Notification and Alert Services Delivered by Aizan Technology's Telephone Solution

True 360 Degree Communications on Aizan's National Network Delivers Peace of Mind to Faculty, Staff and Students in Emergencies

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2007) - Aizan Technologies, a leading provider of hosted communications solutions (, welcomes the University of Calgary as it joins other North American educational institutions using Aizan's solutions as "best of breed" for emergency communications. Aizan's Enterprise Messaging Application for Universities (EMA-U) continues to be selected as the ideal interactive communication and notification system supporting emergency and business continuity programs.

"EMA for Universities is a hosted system supporting the rapid delivery of any message, including campus safety threats to students, parents, faculty and staff," said Tom Schmidt, President, Aizan Technologies. "Our solution enables emergency coordinators to communicate quickly and effectively to groups or individuals, ensuring the best possible communication during any campus event. Developed specifically for educational institutions, the Aizan solution delivers clear advantages. The solution manages voice, email as well as text messaging, making it one of the most powerful on the market today."

Aizan is a Canadian company. All client data and system intelligence resides only in Canada, under the protection of Canadian Law.

EMA, a hosted interactive communication and notification system, is also used by public and private organizations for emergency notification or for communication of everyday activities to enhance and ensure the safety all groups. EMA provides true 360 degree communication allowing urgent information to be pulled and/or pushed using common telephones.

Aizan's hosted solution:

- Improves the dependability and consistency of messages - Messages can be sent to multiple contact numbers, increasing the likelihood of the message being received. Recorded messages, from the voice of authority, are presented consistently to all recipients.

- Saves staff time and cost - Thousands of messages are sent in minutes; a small fraction of the time compared to phone trees, fan-out lists or manually dialed messages. Contact lists are prepared in advance, centrally stored and secured, allowing immediate response when needed.

- Improves safety and organizational involvement - Timely information means emergency personnel and staff remain informed while allowing officials to focus on event management and resolution.

One of Aizan's customers, Edwin Lashley, Chief of University Police, Salisbury University says, "This system greatly enhances our ability to alert the campus community of dangerous events in real time. A quick notification will help keep the campus community out of harm's way. The system will also aid in managing police resources and increase our ability to be vigilant."

About Aizan Technologies

Established in 2000, Aizan Technologies offers hosted enhanced voice solutions to a huge spectrum of customers focused on fast and secure communications. The company's solutions include Hosted Contact Centre, Preemptive Network Call Routing, Network Telephony Load Balancing, Queuing, Emergency Messaging, One-Number-for-Life and Business continuity solutions. Industry leading 360 degree communications are provided via carrier class centers on Aizan's national network using the company's own leading technology.

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