U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett Deploys AtHoc IWSAlerts Emergency Mass Notification System for Force Protection and Personnel Accountability
Posted on November 12, 2012 at 07:00 AM EST
Installation of Network-Centric System Meets All Regulatory Requirements, Expedites Deployment, and Reduces Infrastructure and Maintenance Costs
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/12/12 -- AtHoc, Inc. (www.athoc.com), the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that U.S. Army Ft. Hunter Liggett has deployed AtHoc IWSAlerts EMNS for force protection and personnel accountability for both Ft. Hunter Liggett and Camp Parks, approximately 100 miles apart. Leveraging Ft. Hunter Liggett's existing IP network, the new EMNS will deliver alerts and related emergency communications to all personnel across multiple devices, including smartphones, mobile devices, desktops, laptops, and landline phones. The ability to trigger virtually all alerting channels with a single click of a mouse ensures rapid notification and personnel accountability before, during, and after emergencies.
"By leveraging their existing IP network, the AtHoc IWSAlerts system delivers emergency communications and personnel accountability capabilities to Ft. Hunter Liggett and Camp Parks that reduces overall infrastructure and maintenance costs, while significantly expediting deployment time," said Dave Brown, Director of Operations, U.S. Army at AtHoc. "The system greatly enhances their ability to respond quickly to emergencies, while increasing visibility for emergency managers and commanders on force status and ensuring full EMNS regulatory compliance."
AtHoc IWSAlerts provides Ft. Hunter Liggett and Camp Parks Full Operational Capability (FOC) of a mass notification system (MNS) that satisfies the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) requirements, well before the required 2014 deadline. Its unique multi-channel communications capability meets the DoDi 6055.18 mandatory requirements for an installation emergency notification that reaches all personnel within 10 minutes or less. AtHoc IWSAlerts is the only EMNS solution on the DISA Approved Product List (DISA APL) with the Army's enterprise-wide Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) and Authority to Operate (AtO).
With the addition of Ft. Hunter Liggett and Camp Parks, the U.S. Army continues its deployment of AtHoc's mission-proven, scalable and secure EMNS, protecting Army personnel at installations and organizations around the world. AtHoc's incomparable understanding of DoD (Department of Defense) environments and commitment to meeting its requirements have made the AtHoc solution the DoD's predominant choice, enabling inter-agency collaboration and infrastructure-sharing agreements that have resulted in highly cost- and time-efficient implementations throughout the DoD, the DHS, and key federal agencies.
AtHoc is the industry's leading provider of net-centric emergency mass notification systems to the U.S. military and federal government, deployed at thousands of garrisons, installations, and bases around the world, and protecting well over 2 million federal and U.S. armed forces personnel.
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