TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2019 — American Systems received clearance from the U.S. Air Force to deploy and operate a cloud-based mass notification system designed to be used during emergency situations at the service branch's facilities, ExecutiveBiz reported June 19.
The company said June 18 the Emergency Enterprise-Wide Mass Notification System, which is built on BlackBerry's (NYSE: BB) AtHoc crisis communication technology and Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure infrastructure-as-a-service platform, will work to provide 24/7 emergency threat notifications to personnel at all Air Force installations.
"The successful development of the EMNS is a great example of what an innovative partnership between the [Department of Defense] and the private sector can bring to bear," said Peter Smith, president and CEO of American Systems and a three-time Wash100 awardee.
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