Burlingame, CA, February 06, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- AtHoc, Inc., the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency notification systems
, today announced the company was awarded a contract in support of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Johnson Space Center. The contract was awarded to GMRI, a PC Mall Gov division, through their NASA SEWP (Solution for Enterprise-wide Procurement) contract, and it includes AtHoc IWSAlerts software licenses for primary and failover systems, as well as telephony communication services.
Once deployed, the AtHoc solution will cover all 13,000 employees at the Johnson Space Center’s two main campuses located in Houston, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico. The primary system will be deployed on-site at the Houston facility, with the duplicate failover system housed at the White Sands Test Facility.
The Johnson Space Center complex in Houston is comprised of more than 100 buildings across 1,620 acres. It is the location of the Mission Control Center, which directs all space shuttle missions and activities aboard the International Space Station.
“We are excited and proud to win the contract award to support the Johnson Space Center,” said Guy Miasnik, president and CEO of AtHoc. “This contract provides further momentum for AtHoc’s expansion of emergency notification solutions within the federal civilian sector. It also strengthens our position as the leading provider of net-centric emergency notification systems for the federal government, with approximately one million government employees now protected and hundreds of facilities using our solutions.”
The Johnson Space Center in Houston is home to NASA’s human spaceflight programs and is responsible for training astronauts from both the U.S. and its international partners. The White Sands test facility in New Mexico serves as a backup shuttle landing site and as the coordinating facility for Project Constellation, which will replace the Space Shuttle program after 2010.
AtHoc is a recognized leader in providing enterprise-class, network-centric emergency notification systems to military, government and commercial organizations for physical security, force protection and personnel accountability. Millions of end users worldwide, in organizations such as the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Hawaii State Civil Defense, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Boeing, PricewaterhouseCoopers and eBay rely on AtHoc's unified management systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs. AtHoc has partnered with market leaders including Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, Siemens, Avaya, Unisys and others to bring these notification solutions to the public and commercial markets.
For more information on AtHoc, please visit http://www.athoc.com.
About PC Mall Gov
PC Mall Gov, Inc., headquartered in Manassas, Virginia, is a rapid response supplier of technology solutions for government and educational institutions. PC Mall Gov offers 125,000 different products from companies such as Microsoft, Apple, IBM and Hewlett-Packard. The company makes these products available to federal agencies, state and local governments and educational customers on a variety of contracts as well as through open market and procurement card purchases. PC Mall Gov, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of PC Mall, Inc. (NASDAQ:MALL).