SOURCE: Everbridge

Everbridge

January 06, 2010 11:00 ET

Everbridge Emergency Notification System Now Available on Centralized New York State Contract

NY State Office of General Services Awards a Contract to Everbridge to Meet Demands of State Agencies After Rigorous Evaluation and Review Process

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Everbridge, the world's recognized leader in incident notification systems, today announced that it is one of the vendors selected by New York State to provide emergency notification services under the Comprehensive Telecommunications Services contract Group 77017, Award 20268. The Everbridge contract PS64719 enables authorized users -- including state agencies, local governments, municipalities, and higher education institutions -- to bypass using their own procurement process and readily acquire the Everbridge Aware emergency notification system pursuant to an OGS centralized contract.

"We're proud to have earned this statewide contract and help keep the public sector in the State of New York safe and informed during emergencies and hazardous events," said Cinta Putra, Chief Executive Officer for Everbridge. "In addition to shortening the procurement process, this award ensures that state agencies and local municipalities will receive the most reliable, feature-rich and user-friendly emergency notification system available at a lower total cost of ownership."

The State of New York established stringent criteria and examined multiple emergency notification system providers to ensure that contract awards would meet the discerning demands of authorized users. After a thorough and rigorous evaluation process, Everbridge was awarded a contract based on numerous factors, including leadership, technology, functionality, and vendor responsibility. For Everbridge contract pricing, please visit the OGS website: http://www.ogs.state.ny.us/purchase/prices/7701720268PL_Everbridge.pdf

The Everbridge Aware system allows one person to communicate critical information to tens, hundreds or thousands of individuals, anywhere, anytime and on any device. The automated system cycles through each and every communication device -- including mobile phones, landlines, smartphones, wireless PDAs, email, text messaging, and instant messaging -- in the contact path order specified by individual preference, until messages are delivered and confirmed by recipients.

About Everbridge

Everbridge, the world's recognized leader in incident notification systems, merges technology with industry expertise to help millions of people communicate in a crisis, manage operational incidents and connect on a daily basis. The company's notification platform and incident lifecycle communications model makes communicating to many as simple and effective as communicating to one. Organizations in more than 100 countries -- including Salesforce.com, AirTran Airways, the American Red Cross, and Virginia Tech -- rely on Everbridge for their emergency notification and day-to-day communication needs. For more information about Everbridge, visit www.everbridge.com

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