Everbridge Acquires Vocal – Extending Global Leadership Position
Glendale, CA, March 17, 2014 – Everbridge, the leader in Unified Critical Communications, announced today that it has acquired UK-based Vocal, the leading UK provider of Business Continuity and Communication solutions. The strategic acquisition further elevates Everbridge’s status as the world’s largest provider of emergency notification and critical communication solutions. With the addition of Vocal, Everbridge now offers the broadest product family in the industry, delivered through 12 distributed datacenters, and supported by employees in 7 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. The combined entity will serve more than 2,500 global clients who use the solution to communicate with over 50 million unique end-users every year.
“Our rapidly growing market continues to demand increased global scale and connectivity.” said Jaime Ellertson, president and CEO of Everbridge. “Today’s announcement demonstrates our commitment to creating the industry’s most comprehensive global ecosystem of local support, strategic partners, and world-class solutions for critical communications.”
Vocal are recognized as Europe’s most trusted innovators, and awarding winning providers of business continuity, emergency notification and incident response solutions. Today, Vocal serves over 1,000 customers across 85 countries including some of the world’s largest employers and central government organizations as well as being selected as the supplier of the Emergency Messaging System for Incident Management at the London 2012 games.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the Everbridge team,” said Trevor Wheatley-Perry, founder and Managing Director of Vocal. “With two industry leaders joining forces, we are now positioned to provide our customers with the industry’s richest solutions, coupled with the broadest and deepest global support and expertise available.”
Vocal will continue to support its full product line and customers as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Everbridge. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
For complete details of how Everbridge and Vocal can help you prepare for critical events and emergencies, manage daily incidents, and reduce operational risk and IT downtime please visit www.everbridge.com.
Everbridge provides a critical communication suite that helps clients be better prepared, make better decisions, and respond quickly and confidently during disruptive events. When an incident happens, whether it’s a natural disaster or an IT outage, we automate communications to ensure that the right messages get to the right people at the right time.</p.
When an incident happens, whether it’s a natural disaster or an IT service outage, Everbridge automates communications to ensure that the right messages get to the right people at the right time.
Recognised by analysts such as Gartner as the market leader, Everbridge solutions are trusted by clients in all major industries and government sectors to connect with over 50 million people around the world.
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