CHATHAM, NJ -- January 4th, 2008 -- Desktop Alert, Inc. (http://www.desktopalert.net) a leading provider of network-centric emergency notification systems, today announced the appointment of Andre Durand, CEO of Ping Identity Corporation, to the company's board of strategic advisors. The advisory board works with Desktop Alert to assist with the company’s business strategies and advancements.
PingIdentity™ is the leading provider of secure single sign-on solutions for Internet applications. Over 100 large enterprises, service providers and government agencies rely on PingFederate, the industry benchmark for standards-based federated identity management. In addition to the core product, the PingFederate™ product family also includes a growing list of Integration Kits, as well as add-on modules to support Web Services and Advanced Authentication use cases.
"Andre Durand brings critical federated identity skill and technology to Desktop Alert which directly enables Desktop Alert to improve its offerings for single sign-on (SSO) users of the Desktop Alert System across a wide range of disparate networks. I have known Andre for over a decade and seen his first-to-market technologies soar. It is a great honor to have Andre Durand on our strategic advisory board.", said Howard Ryan, president and CEO of Desktop Alert Inc.
About Desktop Alert, Inc.
Desktop Alert provides enterprise-level, network-centric and telephony alerting systems for critical mass notifications, force protection preparedness, and critical communications. Desktop Alert enables delivery of audio-visual signals that comply with the Air Force’s Full Spectrum Threat Response (FSTR) requirements. Desktop Alert provides enterprise-class, network-centric alerting systems for emergency notifications, force protection readiness, anti-terror warnings and critical communications. Desktop Alert has alliances with Dialogic Communications Corporation, Technology Integration Group, FCN, FSPS, Hewlett Packard, MessageBroadcast, SendWordNow and other companies to bring these notifications solutions to the enterprise market.
Ping Identity was founded in 2002 by industry veterans committed to simplifying the way in which digital identities are used and managed. We are the leading provider of secure single sign-on solutions for Internet applications. Our singular focus, award-winning software and deployment expertise allow us to get our customers into production in record time.
The Ping Identity product family is:
Over 100 large enterprises, service providers and government agencies rely on PingFederate®, the industry benchmark for standards-based federated Identity Management, to secure, protect and control their identity interactions with other organizations. SignOn.com™ brings these same capabilities to individuals.