New contract streamlines buying process to implement a mass notification system
Omnilert™, LLC, maker of the leading emergency notification system for higher education called e2Campus™, today announced they have been selected by the State of Louisiana to receive an award for a State Contract for Emergency Notification Services.
The Emergency Notification Service State Contract is an indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract established by the Louisiana Office of State Purchasing. This contract is available to all post secondary institutions and other emergency preparedness or campus based organizations within the State of Louisiana. This includes state colleges, state universities, fire departments, police departments, and other government offices related to emergency preparedness. The effective date to begin purchasing e2Campus through this government buying vehicle is estimated to start January 1, 2008.
“This contract allows a government organization to order pre-competed services without the need for an additional RFP,” explained Ara Bagdasarian, CEO of Omnilert, LLC. He continued, “We are excited that Louisiana recognized our proven leadership in higher education and we look forward to supporting our new customers.”
Services to be provided under the contract include all components of an integrated emergency notification system, such as training, self-service and full-service access to the web-based system, 24/7 customer support, and access to 3rd party devices such as mobile phones, home phones, email addresses, RSS feeds, digital signage systems, PA systems, giant voice systems, alert beacons, personalized portals, school web pages, and more.
If you qualify for this contract and would like to order e2Campus emergency notification services after January 1, 2008, go to http://doa.louisiana.gov/osp, click on Contract Search, and search for the Vendor Name “Omnilert” to order directly online.
Endorsed by Security On Campus Inc. and used by more than 300 schools around the country, e2Campus is the Web-based emergency notification system that enables school officials to self-administer and send time-sensitive messages for a fraction of the cost and complexity of existing notification solutions. There is no traditional software to install, no hardware to buy and no additional phone lines needed. A school can set up a secure notification system in minutes to send routine, urgent or emergency notifications to their entire campus community or smaller groups, such as multiple campuses, residence halls, staff-only or sports news. e2Campus instantly and simultaneously sends mass alerts to a subscriber’s mobile phone (via SMS text message), e-mail accounts, RSS reader, and handset phone (via text-to-voice), plus all campus loudspeakers, digital signage, alert beacons, and relevant Web pages. To learn more, visit http://www.e2Campus.com.
Omnilert, LLC is the leading provider of selective mass communications for sending time-sensitive information to large groups of people. The self-service, Web-based system enables a single person to communicate timely information to thousands of people anywhere, anytime, on any device. It is ideal for announcing school closings, game cancellations, weather warnings, terrorist alerts, and marketing promotions. The system is built around a reliable SMS text messaging system that sends content directly to a mobile phone, traditional phone, e-mail address, Web page, RSS reader, digital sign, alert beacon, or loudspeaker. Omnilert solutions are sold under the names e2Campus, Amerilert, RainedOut and through resellers. The privately held company is headquartered in Leesburg, Va., and at http://www.omnilert.com online.