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The Region of Niagara has selected BlackBerry AtHoc as its critical event management platform. BlackBerry AtHoc will be deployed by Niagara’s 13 municipalities, as well as the Niagara Regional Police Service, enabling advanced communication and faster, more effective crisis response to help keep the region’s nearly 500,000 citizens safe in times of crisis.
The announcement is the result of a partnership between BlackBerry and TELUS, which enabled TELUS to resell BlackBerry AtHoc across Canada. Modernizing emergency management systems, BlackBerry AtHoc, with TELUS’ world-class connectivity, gives organizations the information they need to make critical safety decisions in real-time, helping to protect lives, assets and operations, during planned and unplanned events.
“Ensuring the safety and well-being of our community requires reliable communication systems and collaborative partnerships. This association with BlackBerry and TELUS will provide our community with exceptional emergency management technology,” said Ron Tripp, Niagara Region’s acting Chief Administrative Officer.
“BlackBerry AtHoc modernizes our emergency management systems and provides Niagara with a secure mass communications solution.”
BlackBerry AtHoc is trusted by millions of government, enterprise, education, healthcare and humanitarian users around the world, as it is the most secure critical event management platform.
BlackBerry AtHoc gives communities and organizations the information they need to make critical safety decisions in real-time, helping to protect lives, assets and operations, during planned and unplanned events.
“We are honoured to serve the Niagara Region, in a joint effort with TELUS, with BlackBerry technology to enable the safety and security of the community,” said Ramon Pinero, VP, BlackBerry AtHoc.
“BlackBerry AtHoc, the most secure critical event management solution, will modernize the Niagara Region’s systems and give Canadians increased confidence in their resiliency.”