Everbridge, a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running faster, has announced that the New York State Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) has selected Everbridge as the new mass notification service provider for its state-wide NY-ALERT program, <>.
The Everbridge system was selected partially based on its established scalability and reliability in order to support plans to grow the subscriber base of NY-ALERT.
NY-ALERT disseminates public safety information such as Amber Alerts, sex offender alerts, weather warnings and evacuation notifications throughout the state. The system uses multiple communication methods including SMS, email, IPAWS, reverse 911 and social media to send geographically-targeted alerts. Citizens can subscribe to alerts at www.nyalert.gov/home. Government agencies and other authorized organizations also use the system to send notifications to specific groups.
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate an organization´s 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 or cyber-attack incidents, over 3,400 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.