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Everbridge to Discuss the Changing Role of Telemedicine at ATA 2017

BURLINGTON, Mass., – Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced it will showcase its critical communications platform and discuss the evolution of telemedicine at ATA 2017, taking place April 23 – 25, 2017 in Orlando, FL. Everbridge is  a leading critical communications provider, supporting hospitals and emergency departments with emergency preparedness, patient management, and IT communications. During the event, Everbridge will be making a presentation on telemedicine. WHAT:                 From Volume to Value: Changing the Role of Telemedicine WHEN:                 Tuesday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE:               Room: W230 BC WHAT:                 U.S. healthcare is rapidly moving from a volume-to-value based model of care. Providers today are actively looking for ways to improve quality, decrease costs, and expand services to a broad and often difficult-to-engage population. This panel will discuss clinicians’ experience leading telemedicine programs across several different healthcare settings including primary care, pediatric care, and emergency departments. Attendees will learn about the unique challenges for each setting, the commonalities all providers face in meeting this triple aim and the evolving role of telemedicine. WHO:                   Eric Chetwynd, General Manager for Healthcare, Everbridge Ranya Habash, MD CMO, MAB, Chief Medical Officer, Everbridge Geeta Nayyar, MD, MBA, Chief Healthcare & Innovation Officer, Femwell Group Health Cydne Marckmann, DNP, ARNP, FAANP, Nurse Practitioner, Frontier Nursing University In addition to the presentation, Everbridge will share statistics from its “Care Communications Gaps in U.S. Hospital Emergency Departments” research. The study polled more than 150 hospitals  to gather insights on clinical communications within the emergency room. Some of the findings include:

  • A majority of emergency room employees reported more than 10 percent of patient care hand offs contain communication errors – errors that could endanger patient outcomes; 22 percent reported more than 1 in 5 hand offs involve errors.
  • Emergency room staff ranked the most, and least, effective forms of communication; real-time, face-to-face communication is most used and most effective. Secure-text messaging came in second for valued communication, an asset in today’s healthcare system where specialists and other medical resources are often not on-site with the patient.
“Everbridge is excited to participate in this year’s ATA 2017,” said Everbridge General Manager for Healthcare Eric Chetwynd. “Many health systems are trying to implement telemedicine programs across the country, but are challenged to implement the right real-time communication systems, policies, and workflows that can drive adoption and improve patient care. Everbridge is proud to be working with some of our over 1,000 U.S. hospital customers along their journey to usher in this new era of connected, highly accessible, highly effective healthcare.” About Everbridge: 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. 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-attacks incidents, over 3,200 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. The company’s platform sent over 1.5 billion messages in 2016, and offers the ability to reach more than 200 countries and territories with secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications, which include Mass Notification, Incident Management, IT Alerting, Safety Connection™, Community Engagement™, Secure Messaging, Visual Command Center and Crisis Commander, are easy-to-use and deploy, secure, highly scalable and reliable. Everbridge serves 8 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, all four of the largest global accounting firms, 24 of the 25 busiest North American airports and 6 of the 10 largest global automakers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in San Francisco, Lansing, Beijing, London and Stockholm. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook. Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including but not limited to, statements regarding the anticipated opportunity and trends for growth in our critical communications and enterprise safety applications and our overall business, our market opportunity, our expectations regarding sales of our products, and our goal to maintain market leadership and extend the markets in which we compete for customers. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and were based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections as well as the beliefs and assumptions of management. Words such as "expect," "anticipate," "should," "believe," "target," "project," "goals," "estimate," "potential," "predict," "may," "will," "could," "intend," variations of these terms or the negative of these terms and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which involve factors or circumstances that are beyond our control. Our actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including but not limited to: the ability of our products and services to perform as intended and meet our customers’ expectations; our ability to attract new customers and retain and increase sales to existing customers; our ability to increase sales of our Mass Notification application and/or ability to increase sales of our other applications; developments in the market for targeted and contextually relevant critical communications or the associated regulatory environment; our estimates of market opportunity and forecasts of market growth may prove to be inaccurate; we have not been profitable on a consistent basis historically and may not achieve or maintain profitability in the future; the lengthy and unpredictable sales cycles for new customers; nature of our business exposes us to inherent liability risks; our ability to successfully integrate businesses and assets that we may acquire; our ability to maintain successful relationships with our channel partners and technology partners; our ability to manage our growth effectively; our ability to respond to competitive pressures; potential liability related to privacy and security of personally identifiable information; our ability to protect our intellectual property rights, and the other risks detailed in our risk factors discussed in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including but not limited to our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 filed with the SEC on November 14, 2016. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We undertake no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.   All Everbridge products are trademarks of Everbridge, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.   Contacts Everbridge Jeff Benanto, 781-373-9879 jeff.benanto@everbridge.com  

Hulu Selects Everbridge to Enhance Global Employee Safety

Everbridge’s Safety Connection Greatly Improves Digital Streaming Company’s Ability to Locate and Communicate with Employees During Critical Events

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced that Hulu, a premium streaming television destination, has selected Everbridge’s Safety Connection™ solution to improve their ability to locate and communicate with mobile, travelling and remote employees during critical business incidents and emergencies.

Traditional manual approaches to critical communications may be insufficient in ensuring physical security and employee safety. Crises occur quickly and without warning so deploying Everbridge Safety Connection to keep track of employees’ locations, even when they are traveling or moving between buildings and campuses, is a critical component to ensuring global employee safety. The solution aggregates geo-location data from multiple systems – wireless network access points, travel itineraries, home and office location records, and check-ins through its mobile application – to take a multi-pronged approach to locating employees, responders, contractors or visitors who are potentially at risk. Leveraging this data, organizations can then target notifications via SMS text, voice, mobile app, digital signage or desktop alerts. “During a location-specific critical event, time is of the essence so companies need to be able to quickly find and communicate with their global employees,” said Jaime Ellertson, CEO of Everbridge. “Everbridge’s Safety Connection solution dynamically locates people who may be at risk, or can respond to an incident, and automates targeted, relevant communications to keep people safe and informed.” About Everbridge 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. 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-attacks incidents, over 3,200 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. The company’s platform sent over 1.5 billion messages in 2016, and offers the ability to reach more than 200 countries and territories with secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications, which include Mass Notification, Incident Management, IT Alerting, Safety Connection™, Community Engagement™, Secure Messaging, Visual Command Center and Crisis Commander, are easy-to-use and deploy, secure, highly scalable and reliable. Everbridge serves 8 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, all four of the largest global accounting firms, 24 of the 25 busiest North American airports and 6 of the 10 largest global automakers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in San Francisco, Lansing, Beijing, London and Stockholm. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.
Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including but not limited to, statements regarding the anticipated opportunity and trends for growth in our critical communications and enterprise safety applications and our overall business, our market opportunity, our expectations regarding sales of our products, and our goal to maintain market leadership and extend the markets in which we compete for customers. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and were based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections as well as the beliefs and assumptions of management. Words such as "expect," "anticipate," "should," "believe," "target," "project," "goals," "estimate," "potential," "predict," "may," "will," "could," "intend," variations of these terms or the negative of these terms and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which involve factors or circumstances that are beyond our control. Our actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including but not limited to: the ability of our products and services to perform as intended and meet our customers’ expectations; our ability to attract new customers and retain and increase sales to existing customers; our ability to increase sales of our Mass Notification application and/or ability to increase sales of our other applications; developments in the market for targeted and contextually relevant critical communications or the associated regulatory environment; our estimates of market opportunity and forecasts of market growth may prove to be inaccurate; we have not been profitable on a consistent basis historically and may not achieve or maintain profitability in the future; the lengthy and unpredictable sales cycles for new customers; nature of our business exposes us to inherent liability risks; our ability to successfully integrate businesses and assets that we may acquire; our ability to maintain successful relationships with our channel partners and technology partners; our ability to manage our growth effectively; our ability to respond to competitive pressures; potential liability related to privacy and security of personally identifiable information; our ability to protect our intellectual property rights, and the other risks detailed in our risk factors discussed in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including but not limited to our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 filed with the SEC on November 14, 2016. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We undertake no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release. All Everbridge products are trademarks of Everbridge, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts

Everbridge Jeff Benanto, 781-373-9879 jeff.benanto@everbridge.com

Wake County, NC Selects Everbridge to Power Emergency Notifications to Nearly One Million Residents

Everbridge Connects Public Safety Officials with Residents to Deliver Critical Safety Information

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 10 2017Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced it has been selected by North Carolina’s Wake County, the second most populous county in the state, to power its emergency notification system. With this announcement, Everbridge expands its already extensive presence in the state, where it currently serves over 30 counties and cities, including Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte, as well as numerous healthcare organizations and businesses.

Wake County selected Everbridge’s Mass Notification system to allow area residents and businesses to receive time-sensitive text messages, e-mails or voice messages directly from County officials. During critical situations, such as a hurricane or missing person search, public officials can issue emergency alerts to communicate with the largest amount of people as quickly as possible. Wake County will also deploy IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert & Warning System) to send geographically targeted messages to residents on their mobile phones, should an urgent situation arise. The County will also use Community Engagement to provide easy SMS opt-in functionality and the ability to issue event-specific notifications to residents and visitors during area events such as the upcoming Ironman Competition.

“With an increasingly mobile population, traditional methods of emergency communication can no longer be relied upon in emergency situations,” said Bill Greeves, Chief Information & Innovation Officer, Wake County, NC. “Everbridge’s Mass Notification System gives local officials the ability to interact with area residents and businesses in situations where they may be in danger. Everbridge was appealing because it is used extensively through our state and it empowered us with a multi-modal solution that allows Wake County to quickly reach people with important information.”

In addition to Wake County, Everbridge works with a number of other communities and businesses in North Carolina, creating a “Network Effect”—a strong cluster of users in the area that can share incident intelligence and best practices to improve coordination, notification and response during crises. These customers include: City of Charlotte, Durham County, Guilford County, Mecklenburg County, Orange County, as well as the Biltmore Company, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Hanesbrands Inc.

“Assessing threats, automating incident processes and communicating directly with area residents and businesses is essential to keeping people safe during critical events,” said Jaime Ellertson, CEO of Everbridge. “In Wake County, Everbridge is proud to support enhanced communication and coordination between multiple North Carolina area cities, businesses and schools to ensure more engaged, safe and informed communities.”

Wake County plans to expand its use of Everbridge’s Mass Notification System to include internal operations. Officials intend to use the Everbridge system to improve the county’s event coordination and management efforts.

For more information on Everbridge’s public safety communications, please visit: https://www.everbridge.com/public-safety-communications/ 

About Everbridge: 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. 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-attacks incidents, over 3,200 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. The company’s platform sent over 1.5 billion messages in 2016, and offers the ability to reach more than 200 countries and territories with secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications, which include Mass Notification, Incident Management, IT Alerting, Safety Connection™, Community Engagement™, Secure Messaging, Visual Command Center and Crisis Commander, are easy-to-use and deploy, secure, highly scalable and reliable. Everbridge serves 8 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, all four of the largest global accounting firms, 24 of the 25 busiest North American airports and 6 of the 10 largest global automakers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in San Francisco, Lansing, Beijing, London and Stockholm. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.

Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including but not limited to, statements regarding the anticipated opportunity and trends for growth in our critical communications and enterprise safety applications and our overall business, our market opportunity, our expectations regarding sales of our products, and our goal to maintain market leadership and extend the markets in which we compete for customers. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and were based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections as well as the beliefs and assumptions of management. Words such as "expect," "anticipate," "should," "believe," "target," "project," "goals," "estimate," "potential," "predict," "may," "will," "could," "intend," variations of these terms or the negative of these terms and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which involve factors or circumstances that are beyond our control. Our actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including but not limited to: the ability of our products and services to perform as intended and meet our customers’ expectations; our ability to attract new customers and retain and increase sales to existing customers; our ability to increase sales of our Mass Notification application and/or ability to increase sales of our other applications; developments in the market for targeted and contextually relevant critical communications or the associated regulatory environment; our estimates of market opportunity and forecasts of market growth may prove to be inaccurate; we have not been profitable on a consistent basis historically and may not achieve or maintain profitability in the future; the lengthy and unpredictable sales cycles for new customers; nature of our business exposes us to inherent liability risks; our ability to successfully integrate businesses and assets that we may acquire; our ability to maintain successful relationships with our channel partners and technology partners; our ability to manage our growth effectively; our ability to respond to competitive pressures; potential liability related to privacy and security of personally identifiable information; our ability to protect our intellectual property rights, and the other risks detailed in our risk factors discussed in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including but not limited to our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 filed with the SEC on March 23, 2017. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We undertake no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release. All Everbridge products are trademarks of Everbridge, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts: Maryellen Marini fama PR for Everbridge everbridge@famapr.com 617-986-5035 Jeff Benanto Everbridge jeff.benanto@everbridge.com 781-373-9879

Everbridge Upgrades and Enhances the Performance of Its Critical Event Management Platform’s Communication Engine

New Engine Delivers 300% Performance Increase and Dynamic Mobile Alerting Based on Proximity to Critical Events

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 14, 2017 — Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced the release of a major new version of its Communication Engine that delivers a 300% performance increase. The new release also introduces the ability to create “Incident Zones™,” which provide instant alerts to people who enter an area located near a currently occurring critical event. Everbridge’s Communication Engine takes advantage of a new, innovative back-end architecture which enhances the efficiency of initiating and broadcasting a message. The new engine also continues the company’s focus on making its applications more dynamically location aware.

Traditionally, mass notification systems have sent messages at a given time based on a specified, static location – typically, a person’s home or work address. Incident Zones make this process much more dynamic: notifications can be broadcast continuously for a specified duration of time to the mobile phones of people who come within a prescribed distance of a critical event. For example, if a beach area was experiencing dangerous rip tides, alerts could be sent to people who come to that beach for the next several days. Alternatively, if there was a hazardous discharge, instructions could be sent directly to people who come near it until the situation was fully resolved.

Everbridge’s Safety Connection® enhances the concept of dynamic locations even further. The solution enables organizations to locate and share two-way communications and instructions with traveling or remote workers, with workers located in a campus office environment, and with first responders. This feature helps to ensure people’s safety and the business continuity of organizations during severe weather, workplace violence, terrorism, disrupted local conditions or other critical events.

Everbridge’s continued investment in the core technology powering its Critical Event Management platform has resulted in several improvements to its Communication Engine, including:

  •  300% Performance Increase – enables organizations to deliver critical messages faster through an enhanced architecture that increases both speed of delivery and throughput.
  • Incident Zones – makes it possible to dynamically send alerts and information based on a specified geographical region around a critical event, notifying people who enter the area.
  • Improved Scalability, Redundancy and Capacity – increases the elasticity of the Communication Engine and the rapidity and ease with which new deployments can be scaled up. This helps assure that the solution can expand globally as demand requires and as volume surges during wide-scale critical events.
  • Redundant Global SMS Providers – leverages Everbridge’s ongoing commitment to utilize redundant, multiple SMS aggregators to deliver notifications around the globe, enabling the company to move traffic for improved performance and to failover to additional aggregators when one provider has an outage. The uptime performance and reliability of using multiple providers far exceeds that of reliance on a single option.

“Speed and reliability are essential for managing critical events – and we are continually enhancing our platform to be out in front of the performance and scalability our enterprise customers require,” said Claudia Dent, SVP of Product Management, Everbridge. “At the same time, we continue to innovate in making our system more dynamic in locating people and sending notifications to match the needs of an increasingly mobile world.”

About Everbridge: Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides critical event management and enterprise safety applications that enable customers to automate and accelerate the process of keeping people safe and businesses running during critical events. 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 incidents, over 3,000 global customers rely on the company’s SaaSbased platform to quickly and reliably construct and deliver contextual notifications to millions of people at one time. The company’s platform sent over 1.5 billion messages in 2016, and offers the ability to reach more than 200 countries and territories with secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications, which include Mass Notification, Incident Management, IT Alerting, Safety Connection™, Community Engagement™, Secure Messaging and Internet of Things, are easy-to-use and deploy, secure, highly scalable and reliable. Everbridge serves 8 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, all four of the largest global accounting firms, 24 of the 25 busiest North American airports and 6 of the 10 largest global automakers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in San Francisco, Lansing, Beijing, London and Stockholm. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook. Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including but not limited to, statements regarding the anticipated opportunity and trends for growth in our critical communications and enterprise safety applications and our overall business, our market opportunity, our expectations regarding sales of our products, and our goal to maintain market leadership and extend the markets in which we compete for customers. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and were based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections as well as the beliefs and assumptions of management. Words such as "expect," "anticipate," "should," "believe," "target," "project," "goals," "estimate," "potential," "predict," "may," "will," "could," "intend," variations of these terms or the negative of these terms and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which involve factors or circumstances that are beyond our control. Our actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including but not limited to: the ability of our products and services to perform as intended and meet our customers’ expectations; our ability to attract new customers and retain and increase sales to existing customers; our ability to increase sales of our Mass Notification application and/or ability to increase sales of our other applications; developments in the market for targeted and contextually relevant critical communications or the associated regulatory environment; our estimates of market opportunity and forecasts of market growth may prove to be inaccurate; we have not been profitable on a consistent basis historically and may not achieve or maintain profitability in the future; the lengthy and unpredictable sales cycles for new customers; nature of our business exposes us to inherent liability risks; our ability to successfully integrate businesses and assets that we may acquire; our ability to maintain successful relationships with our channel partners and technology partners; our ability to manage our growth effectively; our ability to respond to competitive pressures; potential liability related to privacy and security of personally identifiable information; our ability to protect our intellectual property rights, and the other risks detailed in our risk factors discussed in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including but not limited to our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 filed with the SEC on November 14, 2016. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We undertake no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release. All Everbridge products are trademarks of Everbridge, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Contacts: Jeff Drew fama PR for Everbridge everbridge@famapr.com 617-986-5004 Jeff Benanto Everbridge jeff.benanto@everbridge.com 781-373-9879

Lenel, Everbridge Announce Strategic Alliance to Protect, Communicate with People Wherever They Are

PITTSFORD, N.Y., March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenel and Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) today announced an alliance to interface their leading solutions. With the combination of Lenel's OnGuard® platform and Everbridge's Safety Connection® software, organizations will now be able to offer comprehensive security management on-premises and off-premises – to help protect and notify employees, contractors or visitors during critical incidents regardless of their location. With the Everbridge interface, system users can now aggregate data about severe weather, terrorism and other incidents and use last-known location data to locate potentially at-risk individuals and nearby first responders and enable two-way communication. Lenel is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The alliance will provide users with a more powerful solution to deliver critical communications, including real-time assessment and notification of important safety information. Safety Connection's ability to actively collect, assess and respond to events from OnGuard and external data inputs provides users with a real global view of their environment and potential threats to their workforce.
"The interface of the Everbridge Safety Connection software with the OnGuard system provides a unique opportunity for our customers – a 360-degree solution," says Ron Virden, managing director, global access solutions, Lenel. "As Lenel continues to enhance its value proposition from an on-premises platform to a complete, mobile security solution, Safety Connection plays a critical role. With the increasing complexity and frequency of global threats, it is no longer adequate to just look at doors and video within the enterprise. Lenel can now deliver a solution that helps protect people wherever they actually are." Everbridge's Safety Connection collects multiple data inputs. These include severe environmental conditions, terrorism and other threat intelligence feeds and incident reports. The system then locates people and responders and enables two-way communication so security teams can provide instructions to and confirm if people are safe or need help. Its certified interface to the OnGuard system enables Safety Connection users to acquire last-known-location data to aid in locating employees, contractors or visitors during critical incidents. Safety Connection can synthesize data from company wired and wireless network access points, travel itineraries, home and office location records, and check-ins through its mobile application to take a multi-pronged approach to locating people. The solution also offers panic button functionality through a mobile application that employees can use to send a geo-tagged SOS message to their security team when they are in distress. "With an increasingly mobile workforce, distributed teams and large campuses, organizations cannot rely on physical and perimeter security alone to keep people safe," says Jaime Ellertson, CEO of Everbridge. "The Lenel and Everbridge alliance showcases our commitment to transforming the traditional paradigm of physical security – by enabling customers to locate and assist people wherever they are—whether that is on or off the premises." Lenel and Everbridge will be presenting a demo of their joint solution at The Great Conversation in Security conference, Seattle, Washington, on March 6-7, and at ISC West in Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 5-7. Everbridge Safety Connection is available now through Lenel value added resellers worldwide. About Lenel Lenel is a global leader in advanced security systems and services developing innovative solutions to protect buildings, people and assets. Incorporating open architecture and third-party interfacing, Lenel's enterprise software manages multiple best-in-class systems to provide a single, seamless security solution for customers worldwide, including corporate and government segments. Lenel is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.lenel.com or follow @LenelSystems on Twitter. About Everbridge Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications that enable customers to automate and accelerate the process of keeping people safe and businesses running during critical events. 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 incidents, over 3,000 global customers rely on the company's SaaS-based platform to quickly and reliably construct and deliver contextual notifications to millions of people at one time. The company's platform sent over 1.5 billion messages in 2016, and offers the ability to reach more than 200 countries and territories with secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices. The company's critical communications and enterprise safety applications, which include Mass Notification, Incident Management, IT Alerting, Safety Connection™, Community Engagement™, Secure Messaging and Internet of Things, are easy-to-use and deploy, secure, highly scalable and reliable. Everbridge serves 8 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, all four of the largest global accounting firms, 24 of the 25 busiest North American airports and 6 of the 10 largest global automakers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in San Francisco, Lansing, Beijing, London and Stockholm. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook. This press release contains "forward-looking statements" regarding the performance and market opportunity for Everbridge products, and those statements are subject to risks and uncertainties outside Everbridge's control as detailed in our risk factors discussed in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.