Desktop Alert Attains JITC Waiver From NETCOM for U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness (CoN)

April 4, 2017
CoN issuance per ARMY location for DTA now available in most cases 90 days or less via new NETCOM FastTrack process.

Desktop Alert Inc. the 2016 Government Security News 1st Place Winner for America’s Homeland Security Airport, Seaport and Border Security mass notification requirements announced that the company has attained a joint interoperability test, evaluation, and certification (JITC) waiver from NETCOM. NETCOM is the agency that certifies software before it is allowed to operate on U.S. Army networks.

The Desktop Alert Notification Platform (DTA) operates entirely on the customers’ existing computational infrastructure. It was determined by NETCOM there is no JITC hardware certification requirement. As such, the DTA CoN application process is now available for FastTrack processing with issuance of a CoN often in as little as 90 days or less. This was just accomplished at West Point Military Academy. Desktop Alert is also the defacto ip-based mass notification in use by the Northern Command and the Air National Guard nationwide.

“This new FastTrack application process for a DTA CoN ensures that there will be no certification lapses by our U.S. Army clients such as the National Guard Enterprise, Fort Campbell, Fort Hood, West Point and numerous other Army customers worldwide. In the past, new certification applications or renewals took well over a year and often times resulted in customers being limited in their ability to purchase the requirement from a wider spectrum of mass notification vendors," said Howard Ryan, Founder Desktop Alert Inc.

The Desktop Alert MNS platform is a ‘system of systems’ which unifies inter-agency mass notification system end-points such as public address systems, e-mail, digital signage, telephone and text messaging and more all within one consolidated secure Department of Defense (DoD) web-based emergency operation center (EOC) interface. Desktop Alert is also on the DISA Approved Products List (DISA APL) and the 1st First Mass Notification System To Complete USAF AFNet Migration.

To attain a pre-filled boiler plate expedited CoN application for your U.S. Army location contact:


About Desktop Alert

Desktop Alert is a leading provider of enterprise mass notification and emergency communications to the United States Department of Defense, federal government and First-Responders around the world. Its innovative and patented software has been internationally recognized as a “Best Mass Notification” and “Best First Responder Interoperable Communications” system. Desktop Alert provides a suite of scalable, flexible, and adaptable communication, collaboration, and situational awareness tools in environments ranging from austere - no terrestrial infrastructure support - to fully modern with extensive IP and legacy system integrations. Desktop Alert optimizes the communications flow with timely, accurate information to ensure effective decision making, coordination, proactive community engagement, and public awareness.

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