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ERMS Corporation Wins 2013 Public Safety Leader and Innovation Award from Motorola and CATAAlliance

Oakville, ON - June  4, 2013 | ERMS Corporation, the provider of the industry’s most comprehensive and flexible emergency mass notification system, announced it has been named winner of the 2013 Motorola Award for Public Safety Technology, presented by CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership.


ERMS provides emergency mass notification services to: communities such as City of Ottawa and the Region of York; healthcare institutions like Manitoba Health and London Health Sciences Centre; government agencies such as State of Tennessee Treasury Department, the Alberta Emergency Management Agency, Industry Canada, and Transport Canada; and many other private and public organizations.

"CATAAlliance is pleased to recognize the success and contribution of ERMS Corporation to Canada's technology and public safety sectors. ERMS has clearly demonstrated a unique and innovative technology that has highlighted the greatest impact technology can have, it saves lives," says John Reid, CEO and President, CATAAlliance. "ERMS is also a great role model for the development of commercially successful enterprises in Canada and, as such, is incredibly deserving of this award."

The ERMS Advantage system protects employees and residents from harm by providing rapid emergency mass notification to devices of all kinds: phone (mobile, landline, VoIP, or satellite), browser (desktop or mobile), email, pager, fax, social media, TTY, digital signage, desktop interruption alerts, wall beacons, fire alarms and more.

“Everyone at ERMS is proud and honored to be recognized in this way.” says Sylvain Rollin, President and CEO, ERMS Corporation. “A key to our success is we listen to the industry experts, our customers. They tell us what features and functions they need in the real-world of emergency and disaster response. Their vital input often represents up to 90% of our product development roadmap.” he added.

About ERMS Corporation

ERMS Corporation is the provider of Advantage — a highly-secure, hosted, comprehensive, and enterprise-class emergency and incident notification system.

Advantage is made up of 7 tightly-integrated modules (Messenger, Roll Call, Crisis Manager, Mapper, HotLine, myAdvantage, and Library). Advantage provides the industry’s highest level of adaptability, most inclusive API, reliability and advanced functionality.  It allows organizations to use the system the way that best suits them.

Advantage is sold as a complete solution (the opposite of add-ons) that empowers business continuity, crisis communication, and disaster recovery professionals to, quickly and reliably, prepare, execute, and report on the notification portion of their continuity plans.

About CATAAlliance

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) grows the revenues of its members by creating a collaborative edge -- a chain of expanding value that ripples across Canada’s Innovators, Commercializers, Users, and Professionals.

The largest high-tech association in Canada, CATAAlliance matches businesses with opportunities across almost every sector, so that we can all do business together. Reaching out from Canada, CATAAlliance members are connected with investment and partnership opportunities with the major global companies. As 80% are exporters, CATA’s members are the arrow-head for global growth.

Through its “Innovation Nation” advocacy program, CEOs come together to catalyze the development of the Canadian business environment. CATA is the foundation for commercialization, market research, networking, events, access to other associations, and professional development, across the nation.