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Year Founded: 2004
Clients: Over 22,000 including U.S. Army, Bayer, Mazda, Arizona, State University, University of Virginia, & YMCAEnd-Users: Over 15 million opted-in usersActivity: Over 30 billion alert impressions from all modalities in 2015

Headquarters: Leesburg, Virginia

Ownership: Private


About Omnilert

Omnilert, LLC develops intuitive communication technologies that keep communities safe and connected. The company’s flagship service is a Tier-1 interactive unified mass notification system that enables a single person to communicate critical information to thousands of people anywhere, anytime, on any device or service. This affords better crisis communications, emergency management, business continuity, and disaster recovery. The award-winning company’s 8,000 clients include the U.S. Army, Bayer, Mazda, sanofi-aventis, Arizona State University, Penn State, Marine Corps Marathon, YMCA, American Red Cross, and UNICEF. Omnilert solutions are sold under the brand names e2Campus, Amerilert, and RainedOut. The privately held company is headquartered in Leesburg, Va., and at http://www.omnilert.com online.

About e2Campus

Used by more than 800 schools around the country, e2Campus is the leading safety communication solution for education. The e2Campus 360 Safety Suite includes uAlert, uTip, uSafe, uConference, Hotline and the Multimodal Showcase. The award-winning flagship service, uAlert, is the first and most trusted unified emergency notification system in education. Higher education clients include large universities such as Arizona State, Penn State, and Cal Poly as well as smaller colleges with less than 100 students. K12 clients include large school districts such as St. Tammany Parish Public School System to small private day schools. To learn more, visit http://www.e2Campus.com. Existing client administrators can discover online resources in a peer-driven community at http://www.e2Campus.org.

Industry-Leading Firsts

  • First mass text messaging service for schools to alert students and parents, called e2Campus
  • First ENS reviewed favorably by Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Tech Introduction Panel (TIP)
  • First to offer mobile opt-in to emergency notification systems (ENS)
  • First ENS capable of same day setup for live implementation
  • First ENS capable of 30-minute setup for live implementation
  • First to offer opt-out manager to walk clients through bulk registration instead of user opt-in
  • First to offer Auto Opt-Out letting users schedule their own removal from alerts during initial signup
  • First to offer SmartCode technology enabling clients to display ENS functionality on clients’ own website
  • First ENS for schools to integrate with the OASIS Common Alerting Protocol (CAP)
  • First ENS to unify disparate emergency alerting systems into one intuitive screen
  • First ENS to integrate with Facebook
  • First ENS to integrate with Twitter
  • First ENS to integrate with RSS
  • First ENS to integrate with digital signage
  • First ENS to integrate with alert beacons
  • First ENS to integrate with giant voice systems
  • First ENS to integrate with public address systems and fire alarm enunciators
  • First ENS to integrate with desktop alerting systems
  • First ENS to broadcast via TTY/TDD for hearing-impaired
  • First ENS to initiate alerts from a smartphone without making a call
  • First ENS to offer Single Sign-On with Shibboleth
  • First to offer webinar series on best practices in emergency notification and crisis communications
  • First text-a-tip service for schools, called uTip, enabling crime tips to come in via text message
  • First to offer bully deterrent system combining technology with psychology to deter bullies, called Bully-Buster
  • First to offer free group text messaging service for sports leagues and events, called RainedOut
  • RainedOut is first social media network with no requirement for usernames or passwords for subscribers
  • First to offer self-serve mobile advertising embedded in another party’s text messages
  • First to offer FREE+ fundraising capability that allows RainedOut clients to raise money while sending alerts
  • First to offer an industrial-grade text message dispatch service for fire fighters, called Amerilert First Responder
  • First text messaging dispatch system to integrate with Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems
  • First text messaging dispatch system to receive replies from responders with ETA
  • First to launch a Multimodal Showcase enabling clients to shop for 3rd party ENS endpoints
  • First ENS to offer a character counter for dispatchers to instantly determine proper message length
  • First to offer clients a Hotline that answers 1000s of calls without busy signals or load on client’s telco network
  • First ENS offering instant crisis collaboration, called uConference, allowing clients to create virtual situation rooms via ad hoc secure outbound teleconference calls


Management Team

Ara H. Bagdasarian – Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Niclas K. Gustavsson – Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
John B. Casey – Vice President, Business Development
John C. Kirby, Jr. – Vice President, Operations


Speaking Engagements

We welcome the opportunity to speak on emergency alerting and notification, office and campus safety issues, and SMS, mobile and wireless trends. Please contact us at 800-256-9264 to discuss possible topics and programs.


Media Contact

Samantha Leland
1-800-256-9264 x703
sleland at omnilert.com


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