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Army gives Desktop Alert authorization to continue operations at West Point


CHATHAM, NJ Oct. 5, 2016 Desktop Alert Inc, the GSN 2016 Best Mass Notification System award winner is a New Jersey-based mass notification company previously selected by FEMA, the National Guard (NGB), the Air National Guard (ANG), NORAD, U.S. Northern Command, U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and numerous other military organizations, including Fort Hood, today announced it has been granted a new U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness (CoN).

Desktop Alert’s Total Alert System (DTA) version 5 is a commercially developed mass notification system used to provide warning and instructions to personnel in emergency situations. DTA can contact installation computer users at their desktops and require them to confirm receipt of the alert flashed on the computer screen. The alerts can be used for any emergency situation, such as inclement weather notifications, fires, active shooters, attacks, etc.

"Our sponsor for this coveted certification is the United States Military Academy at West Point. The renewal of this certification insures that Desktop Alert will continue to protect tomorrows leaders today," said Howard Ryan, Founder Desktop Alert Inc.

The Desktop Alert MNS platform is a ‘system of systems’ which unifies inter-agency mass notification system end-points such as public address systems, e-mail, digital signage, telephone and text messaging and more all within one consolidated secure Department of Defense (DoD) web-based emergency operation center (EOC) interface. Desktop Alert is also on the DISA Approved Products List (DISA APL).

"We are honored by recent awards from the U.S. Coast Guard National Capital Region (NCR) and the U.S. Navy Post Graduate School for their mass notification requirements. These additional customers now has Desktop Alert actively serving the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, The Army and Air National Guard Enterprise as well as the Coast Guard. It has taken 10 years of hard work and we are dedicated to mission," Ryan added.

About Desktop Alert

Desktop Alert is a leading provider of enterprise mass notification and emergency communications to the United States Department of Defense, federal government and First-Responders around the world. Its innovative and patented software has been internationally recognized as a “Best Mass Notification” and “Best First Responder Interoperable Communications” system. Desktop Alert provides a suite of scalable, flexible, and adaptable communication, collaboration, and situational awareness tools in environments ranging from austere - no terrestrial infrastructure support - to fully modern with extensive IP and legacy system integrations. Desktop Alert optimizes the communications flow with timely, accurate information to ensure effective decision making, coordination, proactive community engagement, and public awareness.


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