SYDNEY – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM) and national public alerting solutions, today confirmed that the Australian government has officially launched its new system of emergency alert population alert, powered by Everbridge.
All Australian states and territories are now live on Everbridge Public Warning after a full project deployment period. Everbridge will join Australian government officials this week to discuss the National Warning System and Public Warning Best Practices at the Australian Disaster Resilience Conference and AFAC21 Virtual Conference and Exhibition.
Home to more than 25 million people and nine million annual visitors (as borders reopen), Australia first introduced its emergency alert system in 2009 in response to a series of bushfires murderers. Needing to continue to modernize the service, Australia selected Everbridge’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) public alerting platform to enable every state and territory – and their regional authorities – to Leverage the platform to alert their local citizens and visitors, support first responder communications, and analyze the effectiveness of disaster communication for subsequent mitigation activities.
“This system is a way for the emergency services to alert our community of an imminent threat, and we are pleased that Commonwealth funding is contributing to this risk mitigation which will benefit all Australians,” said the Minister. of Emergency Management and Senator the Honorable Bridget McKenzie. in an official press release.
Emergency Management Australia, Managing Director Joe Buffone added: “The Emergency Alert System was initially implemented in response to the summer 2009 bushfires and continues to play a critical role in ensuring the safety of people. Australian communities.
After two years of testing in all Australian states and territories, the Australian government has successfully launched its next-generation population alert system to enable police, firefighters and emergency services to alert communities of d ‘a probable or real emergency. In the event of a critical situation, such as a bushfire, flood, cyclone, extreme heat or terrorist attack, Australian emergency services will send location-based text messages to cell phones and voice messages to landlines within a precise geo-targeted area. , while integrating with social media platforms.
“We are honored to support Australia in advancing its national alert system,” said Steve Foster, vice president of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania at Everbridge. “With no registration or app download required, Everbridge’s public warning platform provides emergency alerts to populations at risk nationwide to help keep Australian residents and visitors, during the reopen borders, safe during bushfires and other critical events. Every country can benefit from a modern software platform that reaches everyone in times of crisis. ”
The implementation of the Emergency Alert System in Australia strengthens Everbridge’s position as a global leader in population-wide public alerting solutions used by more than 1,500 municipalities, counties, cities, towns and cities. states and countries in all major regions of the world, including Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Eastern Middle East, Africa and the Americas.
Everbridge’s platform, which combines multi-channel cell broadcast, location-based SMS, address and group alerting technologies, provides critical event management capabilities for a wide range of threats, including natural disasters , terrorism, cyber attacks and other security events.
Everbridge Public Warning meets and exceeds the needs of any public authority looking for an early warning solution to protect its citizens and visitors, while remaining fully compliant with data privacy regulations. The company recently announced a new patent for its groundbreaking work in enabling end-to-end multimedia population alerting capabilities. The patent – one of more than 160 in total in Everbridge’s market-leading population alerting solution suite – underscores the need to deliver alerts via a combination of 5G, cell broadcasting and multimedia. Everbridge remains the leader in 5G integrations for public warning systems.
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events to keep people safe and organizations running. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or extreme weather conditions, as well as during critical business events including computer failures, cyber attacks or other incidents such as callbacks products or supply chain disruptions, more than 5,800 customers worldwide rely on the business critical event management platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate at-risk people and responders able to help, automate the execution of pre-defined communication processes through secure delivery to over 100 different communication modalities, and track progress in executing response plans. Everbridge serves 8 of the 10 largest US cities, 9 of the 10 largest US-based investment banks, 47 of the 50 busiest North American airports, 9 of the 10 largest global consulting firms, 8 of the 10 most major global automakers, 9 of the top 10 US-based healthcare providers, and 7 of the top 10 tech companies in the world. Everbridge is based in Boston with additional offices in 25 cities around the world. For more information visit www.everbridge.com
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