Desktop Alert: Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) Deploys Mobile Enhanced Mass Notification Platform

The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the largest exhibition center in the Northeast United States, has successfully deployed the Desktop Alert Mass Notification System.

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'Our partnership with Desktop Alert furthers our commitment to running the most technologically advanced facilities at every level,' said Robert Noonan, the MCCA’s Chief of Public Safety.

Chatham, NJ (PRWEB) May 14, 2014

Desktop Alert Inc., the industry leader in ‘less than one minute’ network-centric mass warning notification systems (MWNS) to military, government, healthcare, higher education and industrial organizations, today announced that its Microsoft Windows® ASP.NET MVC based emergency communication platform has been deployed by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) at four of its venues including the Boston Common Garage, the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, and the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC), one of the largest convention centers in the Northeast United States, with some 516,000 square feet (about 4.8 hectares) of contiguous exhibition space.

Desktop Alert deployment allows the MCCA to prepare for and respond effectively to both major and minor incidents at their facilities, and enhances the Authority’s internal public safety communications. “Our partnership with Desktop Alert furthers our commitment to running the most technologically advanced facilities at every level,” said Robert Noonan, the MCCA’s Chief of Public Safety. “With this new system we can quickly and efficiently communicate emergency information to internal stakeholders no matter if they are in the office or out," Noonan added.

“We are very pleased by the MCCA selection of our alerting solutions,” said Howard Ryan, CEO Desktop Alert Inc.

About the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA): http://www.massconvention.com.

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority owns and oversees the operations of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA and the Boston Common Parking Garage. The BCEC and Hynes have earned a rare gold standard from the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC), making Boston only the fourth city in North America and the 12th worldwide to have been awarded this top standard, the highest certification level a convention facility can achieve under strict AIPC guidelines. In 2013, the MCCA hosted 254 events at the BCEC and Hynes with 770,000 attendees, generating 462,000 hotel room nights and $620 million in economic impact. The MCCA is currently in the midst of its Top 5 campaign to launch Boston into the top five convention destinations in North America.

About Desktop Alert Inc. http://www.desktopalert.net

Worldwide U.S. military organizations such as the U.S. National Guard, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Multi-National Forces in Iraq, the U.S. Air Force, and The U.S. Army now utilize the Desktop Alert total mass notification platform daily for their organization's emergency communication requirements. Desktop Alert can contact thousands of computer users at their desktop and require them to click to confirm receipt of the message flashed on their screen. Those not verified can then be listed on a report and/or sent as a "Target Package" to be automatically contacted by other means such as email, SMS, phone calls and other devices.