Everbridge Wins Top Tech Company Awards in the Categories of COVID-19 Response and Business Accomplishment for 2020
The Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council recognizes Everbridge for both its significant impact on helping organizations respond to the coronavirus pandemic and for its business accomplishments over the prior year
BURLINGTON, Mass., November 16, 2020 — Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced the company was recognized for its significant role in helping businesses, governments, and healthcare organizations respond to and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. Everbridge received two Tech Top 50 awards last week from the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) during a ceremony recognizing technology companies for their success in 2020. Honored among the regions’ top technology companies, Everbridge received the special honor of being distinguished in two categories for the year: COVID-19 Response and Business Accomplishment.
“Despite the challenges we faced in 2020, Everbridge and the Massachusetts tech community remained true to form, demonstrating resilience, strength and an extraordinary capacity for innovation,” remarked MassTLC CEO Tom Hopcroft. “I am excited that MassTLC is able to share these exceptional stories of dedication and innovation this year.”
The awards cap off a broader period of innovation and growth for Everbridge, which continues to experience accelerated adoption for its COVID-19 Return to Campus, next generation Contact Tracing, and Risk Intelligence solutions, helping businesses, universities, governments and healthcare organizations mitigate the impacts of the global pandemic. The company also just released third quarter 2020 results representing revenue growth of 36 percent over the same period last year.
“Recognition from Massachusetts’ leading technology association for our COVID-19 solutions and business accomplishments during the year reinforces our growing footprint in the region, where we continue to attract and hire the best talent focused on keeping people safe and businesses operating during critical events,” said Everbridge CEO, David Meredith. “We combine a category-leading market position, fast growth and a mission-driven culture to serve a wide range of customers—from towns and counties to entire states and countries, the largest health care systems, and many of the world’s leading companies and universities—through our global, unified Critical Event Management platform.”
Additional recent recognition for Everbridge includes the Best Customer Experience Award from The Help Desk Institute (HDI), a Stevie® Award in the category of “Female Executive of the Year – Business Services,” Frost & Sullivan’s Critical Event Management (CEM) Technology Leadership Award, expansion of its existing portfolio of over 160 patents with a recent new award, certification as a 2020 Great Place to Work® by the Global Authority on Workplace Culture, “Overall Best in Category” in the Emergency Mass Notification Software category for the Spring 2020 Customer Success Report, Top Enterprise IT Alerting and Incident Management Solution by IT Central Station, one of Boston’s Best Places to Work in 2020, Growth Company of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, as well as the Department of Defense’s prestigious Above and Beyond Award for promoting supportive work environments for members of the U.S. National Guard and Reserve.
Over 5,400 global organizations use Everbridge’s CEM Platform to assess threats, monitor the wellbeing of their workforce, rapidly communicate warnings, and protect supply chains. At the onset of the pandemic, Everbridge rapidly launched its COVID-19 Shield™ Return to Work and Contact Tracing software solutions, followed by the introduction of Everbridge Control Center, the industry’s first off-the-shelf physical security information management software platform to help organizations return to work while complying with social distancing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) policies. Since the pandemic began, Everbridge customers have used its software to send more than 875 million coronavirus-related communications with vital information and instructions to safeguard their populations, employees, patients, and students.
Everbridge’s recent two-day Autumn 2020 “COVID-19 R2R: The Road to Recovery” leadership symposium addressed global best practices to reopen economies amid COVID-19, while safely returning people to public spaces, offices and campuses. Tens of thousands of senior executives, government officials and healthcare experts from 150 countries attended Everbridge’s R2R summits this year. The October event featured keynote addresses by the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Director of the NIAID at NIH Dr. Anthony Fauci, and Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson. Visit Everbridge.com/R2R to learn more.
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order 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 including IT outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 5,400 global customers rely on the Company’s Critical Event Management 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 through the secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices, and track progress on executing response plans. Everbridge serves 8 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 9 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, 47 of the 50 busiest North American airports, 9 of the 10 largest global consulting firms, 8 of the 10 largest global automakers, 9 of the 10 largest U.S.-based health care providers, and 7 of the 10 largest technology companies in the world. Everbridge is based in Boston with additional offices in 14 cities around the globe. For more information visit www.everbridge.com
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