SWIFT Weather Announces 40 Percent Discount on Weather Alerts Software for Government Agencies and First Responders

Minneapolis, MN – February 4, 2014 – SWIFT Weather today announced that as part of a special Weather Notification Initiative, the company is offering their Weather Defender Commercial Edition software at a 40 percent discount to federal, state and local government agencies - as well as active and retired U.S. military, first responders and related government agencies. The user-friendly and feature-rich emergency alert system provides up-to-the-second weather alerts including always-on threat monitoring and real-time storm notifications. It is the only weather software to combine remote alerting with unique first-person visuals – all in one software application. Weather Defender allows government agencies and first responders to properly prepare by receiving accurate weather forecasts in advance of impending tornadoes, thunderstorms, blizzards, ice storms, lightning, hurricanes, hailstorms, high winds, freezing rain and more. The weather alerting software delivers precise, dynamic weather data enabling the user to minimize risk, maximize preparedness and optimize the allocation of manpower and resources to a designated geographic location with enhanced accuracy.

 

“I've been using Weather Defender Commercial Edition for many years and consider it my 'go to' weather application,” said Patrick Callahan from City of Pierre, South Dakota. “Weather Defender is simple enough for a novice user but flexible and scalable for professional users. I use Weather Defender Commercial Edition as both a forecasting tool and for public awareness/alerting. The user interface is easily understood and includes many 'add on' features that allow for easy localization.”

The feature-rich Weather Defender Commercial Edition connects the user 24/7/365 to an extensive network of radar stations and weather satellites, providing critical, real-time weather data. Alert Perimeters can be customized easily and quickly to target specific geographic locations and certain types of weather. Richly defined and highly detailed weather graphics allow for the best preparation or response for impending inclement weather. Additional features include industry-specific weather maps; animated history with time lapse movies of weather activity in the user’s area; GPS integration; GIS import functionality; and premium customer support via email, phone, online documentation and tutorial videos.

“A first responder seeking a reliable emergency alert system will benefit highly from our Weather Defender Commercial Edition,” said SWIFT Weather CEO Rory Groves. “Our flexible Government Licensing Program now provides government agencies and first responders with a 40 percent discount off our retail price. These new incentives are part of our special Weather Notification Initiative as we reach out to better assist organizations that protect and serve our communities and country.”

Visit http://www.swiftweather.com for details and pricing or call 800-960-4586.

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