BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running faster, today announced that the New York City Emergency Management Department (NYCEM) has selected Everbridge as the new mass notification platform for its citywide Notify NYC program. With a city population of over 8 million residents, nearly 4 million daily commuters, and approximately 60 million visitors a year, Notify NYC is New York City’s official source for critical information about emergencies and city services.
“As the largest city in the United States, with a significant population of out-of-area commuters and visitors, we recognized the need for a highly scalable critical communications system to keep our residents, businesses and visitors safe and informed during a wide range of emergencies and public safety events,” said NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito. “After an open and competitive procurement process, Everbridge was selected to support New York City’s emergency mass notification needs. The City is excited to partner with Everbridge in order to provide critical services at a reasonable value.”
The Notify NYC program will now be powered by the Everbridge Critical Event Management platform and used by NYCEM to distribute geographically-targeted public safety information such as Amber Alerts, weather warnings, life safety threats, evacuation notifications and community announcements across multiple communication methods including SMS, email, IPAWS, telephone and social media. In addition, over 30 city departments will leverage Everbridge for internal communications and staffing notifications.
“With Notify NYC, New York City has been a pioneer in delivering effective emergency communications to the largest and most diverse population in the country,” said Jaime Ellertson, CEO of Everbridge. “We are very excited to partner with the New York City Emergency Management Department to help optimize this program and ensure New York City’s continued resilience and preparedness in the face of an evolving threat environment that includes both natural and man-made disasters.”
New York residents and visitors are encouraged to sign up for Notify NYC, the city’s free emergency communications program. To sign up for Notify NYC, people have several options, including downloading the free mobile application, enrolling through www.NYC.gov/NotifyNYC, calling 311, or following @NotifyNYC on Twitter.
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations' operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running faster. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events such as IT outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 3,500 global customers rely on the company’s SaaS-based platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes, and track progress on executing response plans. The company’s platform sent over 2 billion messages in 2017, and offers the ability to reach more than 200 countries and territories with secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications include Mass Notification, Incident Management, Safety Connection™, IT Alerting, Visual Command Center®, Crisis Commander®, Community Engagement™ and Secure Messaging. Everbridge serves 9 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, all four of the largest global accounting firms, 25 of the 25 busiest North American airports, six of the 10 largest global consulting firms, six of the 10 largest global auto makers, all four of the largest global accounting firms, four of the 10 largest U.S.-based health care providers and four of the 10 largest U.S.-based health insurers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in San Francisco, Lansing, Orlando, Beijing, London, and Stockholm For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.
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