Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global provider of critical event management (CEM), has announced that the City of Boston has deployed its platform to help keep its nearly 700,000 residents safe and informed amid the COVID-19 pandemic and other threats, the company said.
Boston becomes the latest major US city to adopt Everbridge´s services, joining other local organizations including the Boston Police, Fire, and Emergency Management Departments, Boston Children´s Hospital, Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), Boston Public Health Commission, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), Harvard Business School, Massachusetts State Police, as well as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in ensuring their diverse communities receive timely and accurate information about the deadly virus.
Collectively, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, and the many other organizations across the state represent another example of the Everbridge network effect ecosystem to improve the overall safety and resiliency for people and organizations in a region.
In addition to English and Spanish, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that the Everbridge system also provides emergency messaging in several other languages spoken by more than one-third of the Boston community, including Somali, Chinese, Arabic, Vietnamese, Russian, Haitian Creole, French, Cabo Verdean Creole, and Portuguese. The City of Boston sends multilingual communications daily with useful information about public health and safety, as well as related preventative measures and city resources to combat coronavirus.
As a Boston-based company, Everbridge has a long history of working with local organizations to manage critical events such as the famed Boston Marathon, which each year utilizes Everbridge to provide real-time notifications to its network of nearly 10,000 volunteers and medical personnel.
Everbridge 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. For more information, visit https://www.everbridge.com.