Total Alert Systems Inc. Announces U.S. Army at Fort Hood Successful Installation-Wide Notification Test Utilizing Desktop Alert Mass Notification System

Desktop Alert incorporated into the Fort Hood monthly testing of the installation’s mass notification and warning systems

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Fort Hood simply looks at Desktop Alert as another tool it can leverage in the mass notification mission, Scott Case, information officer for U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood,

(PRWEB) July 25, 2011

Total Alert Systems Inc., a world class provider of Secure Mass Notification Systems (MNS), today announced the Fort Hood Successful Installation-Wide Notification test utilizing the Desktop Alert Mass Notification System.

“Desktop Alert will be incorporated into the monthly testing of the installation’s mass notification and warning systems,” said Scott Case, information officer for U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood. He said that coupled with existing warning systems, the computer-based warning system adds significantly to the installation’s ability to reach out to its community. Additionally, the Desktop Alert Mass Notification System is now being introduced to tenant units across the Fort Hood 158,706 acre region.

The April 2011 Fort Hood article is available here: http://www.forthoodsentinel.com/story.php?id=6349

Desktop Alert utilizes approximately 20 bytes per poll per workstation/device when polling for alerts. This low bandwidth consumption is unmatched in the industry. The low bandwidth consumption enables Desktop Alert to poll-for-alerts every 5 seconds with a near-zero impact on bandwidth resources across the customers enterprise. The polling speed is analogous to that of instant messaging but without the overhead. "This newest technological development in the alert industry guarantees that emergency communications get out to the intended audience in seconds and, believe it, the latest standard is in a minute or less, not three minutes," said Howard Ryan, CEO and founder of Total Alert Systems Inc.

"At Fort Hood, U.S. Air National Guard, U.S. National Guard, U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force locations nationwide, the average desktop alert -to-screen display speed is consistently 15 seconds. Prior alert delivery requirements of 3 minutes or less are now eclipsed by our companies’ superior technological alerting capabilities. Why wait 3 minutes for what is available in seconds? Latency-based alerts can be extremely dangerous and threaten the mission with highly inaccurate information," Ryan added.

About Total Alert Systems Inc:

Total Alert Systems is a world class provider of Secure Mass Notification Systems. Total Alert Systems is a preferred reseller of BuildingAlert.Net, DesktopAlert.Net, TelephoneAlert.Net, GiantVoiceAlert.Net and GroupAlert.Net to deliver formidable one-stop mass notification to government and industry.

For more information on Total Alert Systems, please visit: http://www.totalalertsystem.net

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