Rave Mobile Safety Announces Partnership with Jenzabar to Accelerate Campus Safety Enhancements across Higher Education
Leader in Higher Education Software and Services to Offer Rave Alert Emergency Notification Solution and EyeWitness Crime Tip Solution
Framingham, MA – October 18, 2011 – Rave Mobile Safety, the leading provider of safety software, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Jenzabar, Inc. a leading provider of software, services, and strategies for higher education. Jenzabar will market Rave Alert, the industry’s most-reliable, easiest to use, and highest performing emergency notification system, as well as EyeWitness, an innovative text-based crime tip application.
“We’re excited to enter into a partnership with Rave Mobile Safety and offer these innovative campus safety solutions to colleges and universities across the U.S.,” said Robert A. Maginn, Jr., CEO of Jenzabar. “Rave has a reputation for providing quality solutions that keep millions of students, faculty, and staff safe every day.”
“Jenzabar is an ideal partner because they are committed to understanding the specific needs of higher education, and offering products and services that help schools create a safe environment, ,” said Tom Axbey, Rave Mobile Safety, President and CEO. “The Jenzabar team has a long history and proven track record in higher education, and we are delighted to be working with an experienced partner.”
Unique to other emergency notification systems, Rave Alert was designed to meet the specific needs of colleges and universities, by easily managing the database complexities of student turnover, and handling the rigorous throughput and reliability standards required during emergencies. The latest version of Rave Alert makes it even easier to issue notifications to tens of thousands of individuals in minutes by offering powerful new administrative capabilities, including “Easy Send,” enabling administrators to launch important messages to students, faculty, and staff via a three-click operation. Alerts can be effortlessly sent through numerous modes, including, SMS, voice, e-mail, RSS feeds, digital signage, sirens, and PA systems, as well as through enhanced native support for social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.
Rave’s EyeWitness crime tip solution has also been optimized to the unique needs of students, by enabling communication through text messaging (the primary mode of communication for most students); and enabling both anonymous and identified crime tips, a critical factor in a student’s willingness to share details with colleges and universities.
Rave Mobile Safety selected Jenzabar as a partner because they too focus on the unique needs of higher education and understand the goals of campus administrators and safety professionals. Jenzabar offers solutions that are tailored to meet the specific demands of each institution and address their critical technology needs, while assuring a school’s technology investment is linked to its mission and goals.
About Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety is the leading provider of software safety solutions. Rave designs, sells and supports an award-winning suite of safety applications including Rave Alert, a multimodal emergency notification system; Rave Guardian, a GPS-enabled personal safety tool; and Smart911, a software solution for more effective 9-1-1 responses. Hundreds of organizations and millions of individuals nationwide rely on Rave Mobile Safety technologies for improved safety in communities, at schools, in the home, and at work. Rave Mobile Safety is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts. For further information, please visit www.ravemobilesafety.com.
About Jenzabar, Inc.
Jenzabar, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise software and services developed exclusively for higher education. With more than 40 years of combined experience offering technology solutions to colleges and universities, Jenzabar is the trusted partner of choice to more than 700 campuses worldwide, including private liberal arts, state, and community colleges and business, medical, law and other graduate schools. Jenzabar is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with regional offices located across the United States. For further information, please visit www.jenzabar.com.
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