EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NC4 and development partner 6th Street Consulting (6SC) are excited to announce that NC4 Street Smart™ is the 2013 winner of the Microsoft Collaboration and Content Partner of the Year award. NC4 Street Smart was selected based on NC4's commitment to customers, market impact and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies.
"NC4 is thrilled to be chosen as Microsoft Partner of the Year in the Collaboration and Content category", said Jim Montagnino, President and CEO of NC4. "Our focus has been to leverage Microsoft technologies to create an innovative application that brings emphasis to the intelligence aspect of officers on patrol. NC4 Street Smart changes the playing field by providing a top notch crime-fighting tool that revolutionizes the way communities fight crime."
NC4 Street Smart changes the way officers police the streets by combining a tactical situational awareness platform that synthesis crime mapping, bulletins, blog space and case management in a highly secure, easy-to-use interface. Officers can easily find information using keyword searches and NC4 Crime Connector™ identifies information in real-time that is relevant to the case solvability. "NC4 Street Smart takes advantage of successful policing practices combined with a proven technology platform to provide a common operating picture", says Assistant Chief John Bennett of the Tampa Police Department. Chief Jane Castor adds "This solution revolutionizes the way we do policing."
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from over 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Microsoft Collaboration and Content Partner of the Year award recognizes exceptional partners who exhibit excellence in providing their customers with solutions that increase a customer's employee productivity, simplifies their access to information and people, maximizes their ability to share and use a variety of documents, and enables a more efficient and effective workforce. NC4 Street Smart will be recognized for this award at the 2013 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the company's premier annual event for industry partners, which takes place from July 7-11 in Houston, TX.
"The 2013 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists represent some of the best and brightest our ecosystem has to offer," said Jon Roskill, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft. "We applaud each of our partners for demonstrating exceptional dedication in working to solve the most pressing technology challenges facing our mutual customers today. Congratulations to each award winner on this recognition."
NC4's Situational Readiness offerings revolutionize how government and businesses collect, manage, share and disseminate information to mitigate risks, manage incidents, and securely communicate and collaborate with one another. NC4 solutions are used in the public sector by federal, state, and local agencies in both emergency management and law enforcement disciplines, and in the private sector by companies involved in financial services, corporate travel, high-tech, insurance, supply chain management, aerospace and defense, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. NC4 takes a comprehensive and integrated approach to risk mitigation and crisis management, by providing: relevant global security and travel intelligence, analysis, traveler tracking, and real-time threat alerting; managed response through our incident management application; and secure communication and collaboration with our Homeland Security Cloud solutions. For more information about NC4, visit www.NC4.us or call toll-free, 1.877.624.4999.
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