SOURCE: RedSky Technologies, Inc.

RedSky Technologies, Inc.

September 15, 2016 05:00 ET

RedSky Technologies E911 Anywhere® Cloud Service Achieves Certification With Microsoft Skype for Business

Cloud E911 Now Available for Skype for Business UC Users

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - September 15, 2016) - RedSky Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of automated E9-1-1 solutions, announced that RedSky and its E911 Anywhere® cloud service have been certified as an E911 Service Provider by Microsoft for Skype for Business (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dn947484). Now, Skype for Business Unified Communications clients can have their location discovered anywhere in the United States and Canada and have their 9-1-1 calls routed to the correct Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP).

The RedSky E911 Anywhere® cloud service leverages the Next Generation 9-1-1 capabilities of Skype for Business whereby the Skype UC client requests and holds its location as an object (PIDF-LO) and when an emergency call is made, it sends out the location object in the SIP signaling stream.

RedSky's E911 Anywhere® cloud service accepts the 9-1-1 call and routes the call based on the location of the caller. The E911 Anywhere® service connects to over 5,000 Public Safety Answering Points in the USA and in Canada, providing a cost-effective, centralized, cloud service approach for distributed enterprises.

"The Skype for Business adoption of i3 NG9-1-1 standards is providing a strong boost to NG9-1-1 in the enterprise market" said Nicholas Maier, RedSky's SVP of Marketing and Channels. "Our goal is to keep our cloud services aligned with NG9-1-1 so we can deliver all the benefits of NG9-1-1 to our enterprise customers."

For more information on RedSky and our solutions for Skype for Business visit our website at http://www.redskye911.com/e911-for-skype or contact RedSky at 877-REDSKY-1 (877-733-7591) or by email at info@redskytech.com.

About RedSky

RedSky is the leading provider of automated E9-1-1 solutions with more customers, more technology, and more experience than any other provider. More than a million workers, students, guests and visitors rely on RedSky for E9-1-1 protection. RedSky delivers a full suite of on-premise and cloud-based software solutions and services for virtually any telephony platform to help organizations of all types capture, manage and deliver the detailed location information necessary to provide effective 9-1-1 emergency response, comply with state E9-1-1 regulations and meet business requirements for safety, risk management and efficiency. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, RedSky has partnerships with other leaders in enterprise telecommunications and the 9-1-1 industries to help shape 9-1-1 policy, leverage emerging technology, and comply with evolving regulatory requirements. For more information, visit www.redskyE911.com.

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Contact Information

  • Contact information:
    Nicholas Maier
    Senior Vice President
    RedSky Technologies, Inc.
    (312) 432-4300
    nmaier@redskytech.com
    Follow @RedSkyE911