NorthEast Disaster Recovery Information X-Change Relies on Everbridge for Business Continuity Communications
Automated Notification System Facilitates Real-Time Communication for 2,000+ Continuity and Crisis Management Professionals
LOS ANGELES, CA – June 22, 2010 – Everbridge, the world’s recognized leader in incident notification systems today announced that the NorthEast Disaster Recovery Information X-Change (NEDRIX), a non-profit organization that provides continuity and crisis management professionals access to real time governmental agencies information during a crisis or event, has selected the Everbridge Aware emergency notification system to communicate instantly with more than 2,000 NEDRIX members.
In addition to using Everbridge Aware to send emergency alerts about critical situations—including severe weather, cyber threats, terrorist attacks and evacuations—to business continuity and emergency management professionals across Northeast, NEDRIX will leverage the automated notification service for member communications. The Everbridge system cycles through multiple contact channels, including mobile phones, landlines, smartphones, wireless PDAs, email, and text messaging, in the order specified by member preference, until messages are delivered and confirmed by recipients.
“As a premier information network for continuity professionals, our members depend on NEDRIX to provide reliable information during an emergency and share effective resources to assist in their emergency preparedness planning,” said Christine Glebus, CBCP, President, NEDRIX.
“We are pleased that NEDRIX has selected Everbridge to deliver time-sensitive information on emergency preparedness, business continuity and disaster recovery to leaders in the Northeast,” said Cinta Putra, Chief Executive Officer for Everbridge. “Like NEDRIX, we are dedicated to the BC/DR industry and appreciate the services, resources and expertise that NEDRIX members share with our community.”
NEDRIX (Northeast Disaster Recovery Information X-Change) is a non-profit organization, formed in 1991, that provides continuity and crisis management professionals access to real time governmental agencies information during a crisis or event. NEDRIX also provides industry best practices and an opportunity to meet and share ideas and experiences with peers through conferences and symposiums held throughout the year. For more information about NEDRIX, please visit www.nedrix.com
Everbridge, the world’s recognized leader in incident notification systems, merges technology with industry expertise to help millions of people communicate in a crisis, manage operational incidents and connect on a daily basis. The company’s notification platform and incident lifecycle communications model makes communicating to many as simple and effective as communicating to one. Organizations in more than 100 countries—including Salesforce.com, Marathon Oil Corporation, the State of Connecticut, the American Red Cross, and Virginia Tech—rely on Everbridge for their emergency notification and day-to-day communication needs. For more information about Everbridge, visit www.everbridge.com