EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NC4, a leader in revolutionizing safety and security and an innovator in public safety and emergency management solutions, is excited to announce that is has been named a Microsoft (MSFT) 2015 U.S. State & Local Government Solution Partner of the Year for its NC4 Street Smart™ solution.
The Partner of the Year awards highlight and recognize excellence and achievement among Microsoft partners who are transforming organizations via the cloud and producing exceptional results for U.S. government, healthcare and education customers.
The U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year awards were presented during the 2015 Microsoft Public Sector Industry Solution University (ISU) yearly event, where Microsoft's Public Sector executive team was on site to congratulate NC4 for its achievements. Winners and finalists were chosen from more than 100 organizations across public sector segment areas of healthcare, education and government.
"Our award winners showcase the best work taking place to bring about transformation in government, healthcare and education," said Vince Menzione, General Manager of Microsoft's U.S. Public Sector Partner business. "The Partner of the Year achievement recognizes NC4 for its exemplary commitment to Microsoft and to the U.S. State & Local Government field."
NC4 Street Smart changes the way officers police the streets by combining a tactical situational awareness platform that synthesizes crime mapping, bulletins, blog space and case management in a highly secure, easy-to-use interface. Over the last year, NC4 Street Smart has been deployed in numerous law enforcement agencies across the country. The Bloomington, IN Police Department has recorded a 90% reduction in auto thefts after deployment of NC4 Street Smart, and by their one-year of use anniversary credited NC4 Street Smart for an overall 20% drop in property crimes.
In addition, NC4 and Microsoft are working to build a new Windows 10 application that will allow users to access NC4 Street Smart from devices such as Microsoft Surface Hub during roll calls or crime fighting meetings. This same application can also be used in their cruiser on devices including Surface or Windows 10 Mobile. While not limited or restricted to Microsoft hardware, the new application is designed to take advantage of the latest advances in Windows 10 and the latest hardware including onboard GPS and camera functions to give law enforcement easy-to-use, mission-critical tools for fighting crime.
NC4 delivers safety and security solutions for both business and government organizations. We revolutionize how organizations and communities collect, manage, share and disseminate information to reduce cyber threats, fight crime, mitigate risks, and manage incidents. NC4 also provides secure communication and collaborating solutions for public and private sector communities.
NC4 solutions are used by private sector companies involved in financial services, high-tech, insurance, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, as well as other industries. In the public sector, NC4 solutions are used by federal, state and local agencies in homeland security, emergency management and law enforcement disciplines. NC4 takes a comprehensive and integrated approach to safety and security by providing: cyber threat exchanges that drive the development of circles of trust and a sharing culture; global security and travel intelligence, analysis, traveler tracking, and relevant real-time threat alerting to mitigate enterprise risks; and a common operating picture for fighting crime and managing emergencies. For information about NC4, visit www.NC4.com or call toll-free, 1-877-624-4999.