OneCommand has invested in secure, hardened, geographically redundant hosting facilities to ensure that its systems are always up, and disaster tolerance and recovery are engineered-in. Ike put us to the test and I'm pleased to say that we never stopped serving our customers
Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) September 17, 2008
OneCommand, (http://www.onecommand.com) the nation's leader in preference-based, automated, multi-channel marketing, today announced that while their Cincinnati, Ohio corporate offices were hit by Hurricane Ike, which caused widespread damage throughout the Mid-West, all of its employees and their families are safe and accounted for and at no time did any OneCommand systems go down. Not only did all systems remain operational, but during the storm OneCommand's CommunitySafe system was able to support the local community by sending nearly 200,000 emergency messages to families throughout the Midwest.
"No company makes it through this kind of event without the extraordinary efforts of its people along with tried and true emergency contingency plans," commented Al Babbington, OneCommand CEO. "OneCommand has invested in secure, hardened, geographically redundant hosting facilities to ensure that its systems are always up, and disaster tolerance and recovery are engineered-in. Ike put us to the test and I'm pleased to say that we never stopped serving our customers," Babbington added.
Since the launch of CommunitySafe in 2002, OneCommand has supported hundreds of businesses in times of emergency. CommunitySafe is an instant alert and communications system that allows for the dissemination of vital information to citizens (or employees) quickly and effectively. Users can develop and send out targeted messages instantly from any location. Using state of the art emergency broadcast technology, CommunitySafe facilitates the simultaneous broadcast of voice, text and email messages to ten or tens of thousands of individuals within a matter of minutes. The process is simple and communications are executed with advanced technology that does not tie up resources such as phone lines, bandwidth or personnel.
The system is currently in use by over 1000 businesses, schools and government agencies in the United States, Mexico, and Bermuda.
"A message from the voice of authority during such time that supplies vital information, can save lives, save jobs, and keep the critical operations of a company running. It also helps quickly disseminate information so employees can act accordingly," said Babbington.
For more information please visit: http://www.onecommand.com/solutions/communitysafe.php or call 877.607.2471.
About OneCommand (http://www.onecommand.com)
OneCommand is a leading provider of integrated and automated, personalized communications designed to streamline work-flow, reduce marketing expense and generate superior customer response. Focusing on the delivery of the right message, at the right time, and through the right channel, OneCommand has rapidly expanded its market penetration by helping its clients realize significant improvements in loyalty and retention, frequency of visit and overall profitability.
In 2007 the Company delivered over 100 million personalized communications on behalf of over 4,000 clients throughout North America. For more information call 1.800.814.6820, email lleugers@OneCommand.com or visit http://www.OneCommand.com.
CommunitySafe powered by OneCommand is a unique application to help create safer communities and build top of mind awareness. It is an instant alert and communication system that allows the dissemination of vital information to citizens quickly and effectively. This unique communication tool simultaneously provides any organization with a timelier and more cost-effective way to communicate to their patrons.
The CommunitySafe program enlists OneCommand's emergency broadcast technology that allows the simultaneous broadcast of voice, text and email communications to tens of thousands of individuals within a matter of minutes.
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