For Immediate Release
WiredRed Software Secures Contract with the U.S. Department of Labor for 18,000 Seats of e/pop Alert
San Diego, Calif. - December 17, 2001 - WiredRed™, a provider of instant messaging and real-time communications software for the enterprise, today announced that the U.S. Department of labor (DOL) has purchased 18,000 seats of e/pop® Alert, the company's new instantaneous emergency notification system. e/pop Alert will provide DOL with the ability to notify personnel located throughout its Washington, DC headquarters about emergencies, meetings, and important memoranda in real time.
e/pop ALERT provides the ability to instantly send high priority, one-way customized emergency messages, including embedded WAV files, such as siren alarms, that play instantly when the alert pops up on the client PC. e/pop includes an extensive set of security options to prevent spoofing and ensure the integrity of the messaging system. These include RSA for authentication, digital certificates and signing, as well as RC4, DES, triple-DES and AES for encryption.
"DOL is the ideal customer for e/pop Alert," explains Allen Drennan, CEO and founder of WiredRed. "We designed the product specifically for the large, sprawling campus-type of facility much like DOL's Washington, DC headquarters. e/pop Alert takes advantage of the networked enterprise by creating a modern day P.A. system that enables specified users to instantly notify and inform thousands of people about work-related issues or emergencies in the most efficient and effective way possible."
The U.S. Department of Labor is charged with preparing the American workforce for the challenges of the 21st Century. It is responsible for the administration and enforcement of over 180 federal statutes. These legislative mandates and the regulations produced to implement them cover a wide variety of workplace activities for over 7 million establishments and well over 100 million workers.
e/pop is a registered trademark and WiredRed is a trademark of WiredRed Software. All other marks are properties of their respective owners.