Rave Acquires Mobile Safety App Provider AppArmor
Rave says together with AppArmor it will meet the industry need for customizable mobile apps and customer-focused services for emergency response and crisis management.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Rave Mobile Safety, provider of a critical communication and collaboration platform, announces its acquisition of AppArmor, a provider of custom-branded mobile safety apps.
The acquisition will bring together the scalability and robustness of the Rave platform with agile mobile app customization through AppArmor to deliver best in class technology for critical communication and collaboration, according to the company.
Rave says together with AppArmor it will meet the industry need for customizable mobile apps and customer-focused services for emergency response and crisis management by marrying product innovation and mobile-first customization with a customer-centric mindset.
“AppArmor shares our mission to disrupt and innovate critical communications and incident collaboration and has established a robust customer base that speaks to their ability to deliver technology that makes a difference,” says Todd Piett, CEO, Rave. “With the addition of AppArmor, the combined company can now offer our clients an even broader suite of market-leading solutions to enhance safety and response for higher education institutions, public safety agencies and private enterprises.”
Founded in 2011, AppArmor develops custom branded safety apps and emergency notification systems with a proprietary approach to quickly launch and support customized apps. In addition to a robust customer base in higher education and healthcare, the company has developed innovative solutions for K-12 anonymous tipping used statewide in Florida and Hawaii as well as a COVID-19 module used to support back to work vaccination validation, according to the company.
Together, it is said Rave and AppArmor combine robust multimodal mass notifications, crisis management solutions and deep integration into 911 and response processes from Rave with configurable app capabilities and content management from AppArmor to better meet industry needs and more quickly respond to market trends.
With the addition of AppArmor’s higher education customer base to Rave’s existing coverage of colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada, Rave will now protect 75% of the North American higher education population with solutions for campus safety, critical campus communication, emergency alerts, anonymous tipping and more.
“At AppArmor, we set out to become the innovators of public safety and joining with Rave is a major step forward in that mission,” says David Sinkinson, co-founder and CEO, AppArmor. “The integration of AppArmor into Rave’s leading safety platform will benefit all our customers as we combine technology to provide a better suite of safety products and further strengthen our industry-leading customer service.”
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