Tag Archives: crisis communications

BlackBerry Crisis Comms Software Receives Army Authority to Operate, Certificate of Networthiness

The U.S. Army has awarded BlackBerry‘s AtHoc networked crisis communications software a certificate of networthiness and authority to operate through April 2019 to support uninterrupted use of the software by the service branch. BlackBerry said Wednesday the software works to relay information to soldiers and other personnel and coordinate rapid responses during emergencies …

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USCG Seeks to Expand Alert Warning Tool’s Functions Through AtHoc Software; Dubhe Beinhorn Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard has selected BlackBerry‘s AtHoc division to provide a software platform in support of efforts to expand the functionalities of the service branch’s alert warning tool. AtHoc will integrate its Crisis Communication software with USCG’s Alert Warning System 2.0 in order to facilitate transmission of emergency alerts as …

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Pentagon Force Protection Agency Renews AtHoc Crisis Comms Tech Contract

The Pentagon Force Protection Agency has awarded a BlackBerry division a potential four-year contract to help the agency expand deployment of a suite of crisis communications applications at the Defense Department. AtHoc said Tuesday its Networked Crisis Communications Suite will support about 37,000 users throughout the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Defense Security Services and …

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BlackBerry Receives VA Crisis Comms Platform Order; John Chen Comments

BlackBerry has received a $20 million order to deliver a communications platform for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ notification and personnel accountability systems in an effort to help protect employees and contractors during crises. The company’s AtHoc networked crisis communication system will work to centralize response activities and provide real-time status …

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Dave Acevedo: AtHoc Lands 2-Year Army Contract Extension for Emergency Mass Alert Systems

AtHoc has been awarded a two-year contract extension to continue to provide unified mass notification systems for U.S. Army installations worldwide as part of the Leidos-led Emergency Management Modernization Program. Under the contract, the military branch will continue to use AtHoc’s IWSAlerts platforms to send crisis information and emergency alerts to …

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