Glendale, Calif. – Aug. 19, 2013 – Everbridge, the leading provider of critical communication solutions, announced today that it is enhancing its location-specific severe weather alerts with Weather Decision Technologies (WDT), the world’s most advanced value-added weather content provider. With the partnership, Everbridge deepens its commitment to its clients to offer the most comprehensive set of severe weather alerts in the industry.
WDT utilizes its global expertise to provide unique content, applications, services, and systems to its partners and customers. The company uses state-of-the-science technologies from the world’s leading weather research organizations to provide superior weather prediction capabilities to companies with weather-sensitive end consumers. As a result of the partnership, Everbridge SMART Weather Alerting now leverages both WDT and AccuWeather meteorological resources to enhance and optimize over 150 severe weather alerts, such as lightning, tornadoes, thunderstorms, hail, ice, snow, extreme temperatures, high winds, flash floods, and flooding.
“WDT strongly believes that responding quickly and effectively to major weather events protects property and lives. Through this partnership with Everbridge, we are excited to offer customers the most accurate weather content delivered through the industry’s leading critical communication technology,” said Michael Eilts, WDT president and chief executive officer.
“Severe weather is often tough to predict far in advance, but it can cause significant damage in a short period of time,” said Jaime Ellertson, chief executive officer, Everbridge. “Everbridge SMART Weather Alerting provides instant location-specific severe weather alerts at the speed of click, and an automated rules engine always delivers fast, accurate notifications to the right people at the right time.”
Everbridge provides critical communication solutions to more than 30 million end users in all major industries and government sectors around the globe. The Everbridge solutions suite allows clients to manage emergencies, mass notifications, incident communications, and situational intelligence from a single system. Ultimately, these solutions help clients save lives, manage critical activities and improve the efficiency of daily operations. For more information about Everbridge, please see www.everbridge.com.
About Weather Decision Technologies® (WDT)
Founded in 2000, Weather Decision Technologies is a high technology leader in the weather industry, providing weather decision support services and systems to our partners and customers. WDT’s iMap® services provide dynamic, web-based and mobile interactive mapping solutions for the world’s leading local media companies. WDT maintains operational offices in Norman, Oklahoma. Corporate website: wdtinc.com.