Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Selects Everbridge to Power Alert Platform Amid Continued Impact of COVID-19
Everbridge’s FedRAMP Authorization Key to Selection as Critical Event Management (CEM) Leader Experiences Continued Growth in Public Sector Helping Federal Agencies Mitigate Impacts of Coronavirus
BURLINGTON, Mass., September 8, 2020 — Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) selected the company’s Mass Notification solution to support the agency’s internal Continuity of Operations (COOP), Devolution, Pandemic, and Reconstitution Plans, as well as day-to-day emergency management efforts. The FCC joins more than 60 Federal agencies supported by the Everbridge CEM platform including the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Departments of Commerce, Energy, Interior, Defense, Justice, and Health and Human Services, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Social Security Administration, the National Cancer Institute, and the Peace Corps.
“Everbridge provides government agencies with the industry’s most scalable and reliable platform to rapidly respond to global disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic and other critical events, while helping protect those who serve our nation each and every day,” said Mike Mostow, Vice President of Federal at Everbridge.
Everbridge recently announced its ongoing partnership with the U.S. Army to track and respond to the threat of COVID-19 across more than 400 locations in 70 Countries. Powered by Everbridge’s Risk Intelligence Monitoring Center, the Army’s Joint Analytic Real-Time Virtual Information Sharing System (JARVISS) helps to protect military personnel from the impact of the pandemic by giving the Army insight into its effect on global DoD operations.
Continued momentum in the Federal space follows Everbridge’s renewal of its Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Agency Authorization, which represents the federal government’s most rigorous security and risk management review process for cloud products and services. The FedRAMP Program Management Office (PMO) certifies that Everbridge meets the standards for the 325 controls in the FedRAMP Moderate baseline and passed the rigorous security and risk management renewal process required to support the operational resilience needs of federal agencies like the FCC.
The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. An independent U.S. government agency overseen by Congress, the Commission is the federal agency responsible for implementing and enforcing America’s communications law and regulations.
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 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 including IT outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 5,300 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. The company’s platform sent over 3.5 billion messages in 2019 and offers the ability to reach over 550 million people in more than 200 countries and territories, including the entire mobile populations on a country-wide scale in Australia, Greece, Iceland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Sweden, and a number of the largest states in India. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications include Mass Notification, Incident Management, Safety Connection™, IT Alerting, Visual Command Center®, Public Warning, Crisis Management, Community Engagement™ and Secure Messaging. 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 auto makers, all 4 of the largest global accounting firms, 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 and Los Angeles with additional offices in Lansing, San Francisco, Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Bangalore, Kolkata, London, Munich, New York, Oslo, Singapore, Stockholm and Tilburg. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
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