Everbridge And Sequential Technology International, One Of The Largest Minority-Owned IT BPO Firms, Partner To Drive Critical Event Management Adoption Amid COVID-19
BURLINGTON, Mass. & WINDERMERE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), and Sequential Technology International (STI), an innovative leader in IT business process outsourcing (BPO) and one of the largest, African American-owned IT BPO firms in the world, today announced a partnership to bring the Everbridge CEM solution to more organizations worldwide amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and other crises. The partnership will give STI’s client base, including some of the largest multinational telecom companies, access to and expert technical support for the Everbridge solution, which helps organizations protect their people and keep their businesses running.
Over 5,300 public and private sector organizations currently rely on 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 675 million coronavirus-related communications with vital information and instructions to safeguard their populations, employees, patients, and students.
“We chose to partner with Everbridge because the company offers our clients the most sophisticated and integrated solution for managing critical events like the pandemic that we have seen in the market,” said Alex Parker, Chief Executive Officer of Sequential Technology International. “We look forward to working with our clients to rapidly integrate Everbridge CEM into their enterprise technology portfolios, complement their growth strategies and more easily manage COVID-19, severe weather and more, all at the same time across multiple regions.”
“STI delivers truly innovative IT BPO services at scale for some of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world, and remains ideally positioned to help organizations of all kinds expedite their adoption of Everbridge CEM and begin to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on their operations, provide a safer return to work and other public places, and kickstart revenue-generating activities following COVID-19 lockdowns,” said Vernon Irvin, Chief Revenue Officer, Everbridge. “This agreement also represents an exciting new route to market for Everbridge CEM as we continue to expand our channel.”
As the global leader in critical event management and public warning, the Everbridge Platform reaches over 550 million people and currently supports the countrywide public warning system deployments in all major regions of the world. Everbridge supports population-wide alerting in 11 countries across Europe, Asia, Oceania, The Middle East, Africa, and South America including Australia, Greece, Iceland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Singapore and Sweden. Everbridge’s population alerting capabilities also power the entire states of California, Massachusetts, Vermont, New York, Connecticut, and Florida, as well as municipalities, counties and cities within 49 of the 50 United States, within all of Canada’s provinces, and throughout Europe and Asia, including deployments within multiple populous states in India.
Additional recent recognition for Everbridge includes 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.
About Sequential Technology International
STI focuses on simplifying complex internal processes for large enterprises. Through its Software, IT Consulting, and Business Process Outsourcing capabilities, STI delivers innovation and savings to its customers which include some of the largest communication service providers globally. STI provides solutions for B2C, B2B, Retail, eCommerce and other business models, at global scale. For more information visit www.sequentialtech.com
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 5,300 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. 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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