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.