Rave Expands Market Lead as South Central’s Higher Ed Institutions Continue to Select Campus Safety Solutions
Oklahoma City University Cites Rave’s “Field Proven” Solutions, Innovation and Partnership Approach
Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced that additional higher education institutions throughout the South Central U.S. have selected its emergency notification solution, Rave Alert. The company continues to report gains in regions across the country, expanding a market leadership position punctuated by a 99 percent customer retention rate, as well as more than 60 institutions selecting its technology to replace solutions from other vendors during the first half of 2013 alone. Rave’s emergency notification and safety solutions are now used by campuses in nearly every U.S. state.
“We chose Rave because they offer the most reliable, ‘field proven’ solutions and are known for delivering new innovations that meet evolving communications needs,” said Chief Information Officer for Oklahoma City University, Gerry Hunt. “Safety is our highest priority and our reputation for providing an environment in which all can focus on academics is essential. Being able to easily and rapidly notify our community of developments across all channels is essential. We know with Rave we have an unmatched ability to do so now and into the future.”
Additional South Central higher education institutions recently deploying Rave Alert include: Auburn University, Howard College,Northern Kentucky University, Johnson County Community College, Blinn College, Hannibal-LaGrange University and theUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Rave Alert provides best-in-class, highly available emergency notification solutions for enterprises, school districts and institutions nationwide. Offering multi-modal broadcast messaging through email, SMS, voice, RSS, social networks and other mechanisms, Rave Alert is the most reliable method for higher education institutions to react and respond to both emergency and day-to-day communications in a systematic, cost-effective manner. In addition to Rave Alert, the company’s suite of campus safety products includes Rave Guardian, which transforms a mobile phone into a personal safety device, and EyeWitness, which allows students to confidentially text campus police about threats or issues.
“The reliability of an emergency notification solution is the foundation for campus safety,” said the President and CEO of Rave Mobile Safety, Tom Axbey. “Still, higher education institutions need to know that the provider they’re working with will keep pace with the demands of tomorrow. We view our customers as partners: we need their input in order to continue setting industry standards. Through this, we’ve grown to serve 40 percent of the entire U.S. higher education population. It’s gratifying that such leading institutions recognize the value of this approach and consider us their valued partner as well.”
About Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety is the most trusted software partner for campus and public safety. Used by leading institutes of higher education and state and local agencies, the award-winning portfolio of Rave SafeCampus, Rave Alert, Rave Guardian, Eyewitness, Smart911 and SmartPrepare enables millions to feel safe, secure and connected. Rave Mobile Safety is headquartered in Framingham, MA. For more information, please visit https://www.ravemobilesafety.com.