Hackett Security to offer Rave Wireless municipal security solutions

Hackett to offer Rave's mobile safety products


St. Louis, MO and Framingham, MA – March 25, 2009 –Hackett Security, Inc. (hackettsecurity.com) and Rave Wireless, Inc. (ravewireless.com) today announced that Hackett Security will incorporate Rave Wireless’ mobile safety solutions – Rave Alert, Rave Guardian and Rave Transit – into its security solution portfolio for applicable enterprise, education and municipality customers.

Already experts in security technologies including access control, CCTV, digital video recording (DVR), IP video and transmitting systems, Hackett Security’s new partnership with Rave Wireless expands its converged security solutions to also include:

- Rave Alert -- a multimodal emergency notification system that provides an easy and effective way to quickly distribute broadcast or targeted messages through mobile text, email, recorded voice, digital signage, RSS feeds, Websites, and/or instant messaging.
- Rave Guardian -- a unique, patented solution that enables users to transform their mobile phones into location-aware personal safety devices to be monitored by and instantly connected with police, if and when the individual feels unsafe.
- Rave Transit – an application that allows commuters to view the real-time location of public transportation on their mobile phones, reducing at-risk waiting time after dark.

“As businesses and individuals today are becoming increasingly mobile, Hackett is thrilled to be adding Rave Wireless’ superior and innovative mobile safety products to customers’ security systems,” says Michael J. Hackett, president & CEO, Hackett Security, Inc. “The majority of companies in the mobile safety marketplace just provide basic emergency notification systems. Rave Wireless stood out as our desired partner for having the most reliable emergency alerting system, as well as breakthrough one-of-a-kind products such as Rave Guardian and Rave Transit.”

The Hackett Security and Rave Wireless partnership, formed this month, will benefit Hackett’s customers located in 29 states concentrated in the Midwest, as well as areas of the Southeast and Southwest, United States.

“Rave Wireless admires how Hackett Security is aggressive at understanding and offering customers security systems that incorporate the latest, most effective technologies,” says Tom Axbey, chief executive officer, Rave Wireless, Inc. “We have the utmost trust in Hackett to properly represent Rave Wireless’ brands both as part of its integrated security solutions, as well as standalone mobile safety product offerings to address the exact needs of each customer.”