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October 02, 2014 08:00 ET

U.S. Army Deploys AtHoc's Interactive Crisis Communication Platform to Asia-Pacific, Fortifying Commitment to the Safety and Security of Personnel and Their Families Worldwide

World's Largest Secure, Cloud-Based Emergency Notification System Now Protects Army Personnel and Their Families Across U.S., Europe and Pacific

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 2, 2014) - AtHoc, Inc., the leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems, today announced that the United States Army, under the Emergency Management Modernization Program (EM2P) managed by Leidos, has plans to deploy AtHoc to protect 100,000 personnel and their families at garrisons in Asia-Pacific. The U.S. Army continues to standardize on and deploy AtHoc worldwide across North America and at OCONUS (Outside the Continental United States) installations in Europe and Asia-Pacific -- strengthening the Army's ability to quickly alert and account for the safety of nearly a million personnel and family members in the event of any crisis.

AtHoc is the largest single provider of interactive crisis communication and mass notification solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the federal government.

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"AtHoc is very pleased to continue expanding our support and commitment to help ensure that the U.S. Army and the military meet all force protection and personnel accountability requirements on a global scale with our mission-proven emergency communications and mass notification system," said (Ret.) Army Col. David Brown, Vice President, Defense and Intelligence Group for AtHoc. "The Army's deployment of net-centric mass notification capability builds upon the best practices derived from the Marines, Navy and Air Force adoption of AtHoc. It provides commonality among DoD's use of such technology to ensure every DoD Soldiers, Marines, Airman, Seaman, and DoD civilian personnel receive the same level of protection regardless of location."

AtHoc IWSAlerts 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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"The Army has been working with AtHoc to strengthen its mass notification capabilities, in support of its evolving needs and growth," said (Ret.) Air Force Col. Andy Anderson, Vice President of Worldwide Business Development, Defense for AtHoc. "We look forward to continuing our relationship as the Army leads the way within the government and DoD to deliver next-generation IP-based alerting to protect lives and property, even to remote areas of the world where troops are deployed."

About AtHoc
AtHoc is the recognized leader, innovator and trusted partner in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems. AtHoc's products are used for physical security, business continuity, employee protection, personnel accountability, staff recall and regulatory compliance for military, homeland security, government, healthcare, industrial and commercial organizations. AtHoc was recently awarded Government Security News' (GSN) award for Best Mass Notification System and has also been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services and by IHS Inc. as The Fastest Growing Mass Notification Software Supplier. For more information about AtHoc, please visit www.athoc.com.