San Mateo June 16, 2014 - AtHoc, Inc., the leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication, today announced the United States (U.S.) Navy has renewed its contract with AtHoc through 2017 for a total award of $9.2 million. The renewal reflects the Navy's continued trust and use of AtHoc IWSAlerts™ for unified emergency mass notifications to protect the life safety of Navy personnel stationed throughout the world.
AtHoc's system support the Navy's effort to protect its most valuable assets - the sailors, government civilian and contractor personnel - from external and internal threats. As part of the three-year contract, AtHoc will continue to serve the Navy and its more than 375,000 personnel throughout 96 bases globally by providing the same advanced critical communications platform used successfully during numerous crisis situations, including last year's Navy Yard, Washington DC shooting incident. AtHoc's ability to serve a very large, geographically dispersed enterprise as well as its mobility capabilities, security, reliability and commitment to superb customer service, are some of the key reasons for the continued successful relationship with the Navy.
"We are honored by the continued confidence that the Navy has placed in AtHoc's solutions for its personnel safety and security needs," said Dave Brown, vice president, AtHoc Defense and Intelligence Group. "The nature of the work by Naval personnel requires us to constantly push the envelope in innovating and developing the most advanced, secure, and reliable platform for interactive crisis communication. This same commitment carries over to the customers we have in the other three military branches including the Army, the Marines and the Air Force."
"The Navy's private enterprise cloud deployment of AtHoc's Interactive Warning System on both the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) and OCONUS Navy Enterprise Network (ONE-NET) validates the security, scalability and effectiveness of this critical life safety system," said Jeff Hoyle, AtHoc's Director of Technology and Navy Programs. "We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Navy and appreciate the trust and confidence this renewal represents."