Winston Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 30, 2006
Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 30, 2006 -- InterAct Public Safety Systems, a leading provider of public safety and homeland security technology solutions used by local, state, national, and international agencies, today announced that the third quarter of 2006 was the best in company history surpassing $11.3 million in new contracts during the three month period. The success of this quarter puts the year to date total 15% over revenues from the same period of 2005. An increase in new customers as well as upgrades and add-ons to existing customer systems contributed to te achievement.
Some key wins that were instrumental in InterAct's third quarter success includes new customers in both the public and private sector:
- The U.S. Department of Interior
- Dekalb County, GA, serving metro regions of Atlanta, the nation's 8th largest metropolitan market; two universities; and two colleges
- The Command & Control Center at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago
- Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska, InterAct's first customer in this state.
Demand for public safety and homeland security systems continues to grow with IT spending of State and Local Agencies projected to reach $90.9 billion in 2007, and Federal IT spending projected at $64 billion in the same time period, according to a recent study by the Center for Digital Government.
"Public safety is also reaching beyond the traditional definition of 9-1-1" said Andrew J "Flip" Filipowski, chairman and CEO of InterAct Public Safety Systems. "Companies with large campuses and geographically disperse offices are finding that they need robust incident command systems to protect their employees and customers. We've been seeing a lot of interest in the combination of our entire suite from CAD and GIS, to Records Management, to digital video surveillance and emergency notification systems for use in the private sector in addition to our stronghold in the public sector."
About InterAct Public Safety Systems
Since 1975, InterAct Public Safety Systems has been Making Connections for Life™ providing both stand-alone and fully integrated mission-critical public safety and homeland security systems and products. As the pioneers of the first three-screen E911 system 20 years ago, our passion for innovation is leading the way to Next Generation telephony, dispatch, records management, and mobile data systems. We're extending the definition of public safety with unique applications like intelligent digital video surveillance, alert notification, and crisis management systems. InterAct is a one-stop shop and sole point of contact for everything from furniture and hardware to large-scale custom system development. InterAct makes it possible for first responders from private, state, local and national agencies to decrease response times and increase their effectiveness in the communities they serve. Learn more at http://www.interact911.com or by calling 1-800-768-3911.