(Atlanta, GA) January 4, 2021 – CENTEGIX, an IoT company that innovates technology to save and enrich lives, has been approved as an official vendor of the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA). As an approved vendor, CENTEGIX’s emergency response solution CrisisAlert™ will now be available under the “Security Solutions” category to educational purchasing cooperatives across the country. 

CENTEGIX’s CrisisAlert™ platform is an incident alerting solution that protects staff and students by empowering users to discreetly and immediately request help through an easy-to-use smart badge while providing first responders with actionable information enabling them to respond faster in any situation.

Importantly, CrisisAlertTM delivers precise, room-level alert location accuracy within buildings, immediate audio and visual incident notifications (including lighted strobes, screen messages, and two-way radio integration), simple activation via a  CrisisAlert badge, and 100% full campus coverage. 

“As a former educator, I understand how frequently a teacher needs help in the classroom, on the playground or anywhere they may be on campus. CENTEGIX’s CrisisAlert is an optimal solution for teachers and staff to be able to call for help discreetly and receive a response quickly in everyday situations,” said Kevin Benson, Director, Cooperative Purchasing Agency.

We are honored to be selected by AEPA for their new security category. This enables us to serve more districts in the 29 states that AEPA serves while streamlining the purchasing process to reduce the burden on districts,” said Matthew Stevens, CEO, CENTEGIX.


CENTEGIX™ innovates technology to save and enrich lives. CENTEGIX’s CrisisAlert™ solution is an incident alert platform that utilizes mobile and desktop applications along with a mesh network to provide property-wide protection.  CrisisAlert is a force multiplier, allowing staff and security professionals to request assistance and implement emergency protocols from anywhere.  CrisisAlert goes well beyond the limitations of legacy communications devices and single-dimensional apps, because in a crisis: Every. Second. Matters. To learn more about CENTEGIX, please visit www.centegix.com

About AEPA

The Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) is a multi-state non-profit organization made up of Educational Service Agencies / political subdivisions organized through a Memorandum of Understanding between all participating states. AEPA is a true “cooperative” that serves to leverage purchasing power to benefit all schools and agencies, regardless of size, with the ability to purchase at equal buying levels. For more information, please visit www.aepacoop.org.