AtHoc Recognized as Leader in Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services
SAN MATEO, CA, Mar 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
AtHoc, Inc. (www.athoc.com), the pioneer and leader in
network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today
announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned AtHoc in the "Leaders"
quadrant of the Gartner "Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass
Notification Services" (1). The report, published March 8, 2012,
ranks AtHoc as a leader for its ability to execute, which it defines
as "A vendor's ability to provide to the market an EMNS product that
meets customer feature/function capability requirements, as well as
their ability to deliver and service the product with a high level of
service guarantee and customer support."
Attesting to its leadership, AtHoc is the number one provider of
unified network-centric emergency mass notification systems to the
U.S. federal government, protecting more than two million military,
homeland security and federal government personnel at thousands of
locations worldwide. AtHoc's customers include Microsoft, Boeing,
UCLA, Veteran's Affairs, Baylor Medical, Kaiser Hospital, Coast
Guard, TSA, Pentagon, Navy, Air Force, Army, Marines, USDA, and many
"At AtHoc, our unified EMNS has been developed, refined, tested and
proven over the years by the most demanding customer in the world --
the United States federal government, including every branch of U.S.
Armed Forces and major Homeland Security agencies. The knowledge and
advanced technologies garnered from that experience now benefits our
diverse roster of blue chip customers across other market verticals,"
said Guy Miasnik, AtHoc President and CEO. "Our proven track record
deploying the market's only truly integrated, enterprise-class
emergency mass notification platform to protect personnel under the
most extreme emergency conditions is clearly deserving of Gartner's
assessment of AtHoc as a leader in its category."
According to the report, "AtHoc's is well suited to large or global
implementations that have a strong need for physical security system
integration, crisis/incident management capabilities and voice over
IP (VoIP). AtHoc has a direct relationship with Cisco (which resells
AtHoc as part of its VoIP and security product lines) and with
Microsoft, to provide tightly integrated VoIP phone support, with the
Cisco VoIP PBX and phone devices, and with Microsoft Lync. AtHoc is
aggressive about standards and best practices. Physical data
center/facility management support meets Department of Defense (DoD)
and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) compliance
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. Veterans Affairs, UCLA, Microsoft, Boeing 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, MIR3, Lockheed Martin and others to bring
these notification solutions to the public and commercial markets.
For more information about AtHoc, please visit http://www.athoc.com.
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