Everbridge has launched its new critical event management (CEM) capabilities across the Internet of Things (IoT) for corporate, government and healthcare organizations to protect people, assets, operations, supply chain and brand from critical events such as coronavirus (COVID-19), the company announced on Tuesday.
“The CEM platform monitors threat data streams continuously, alerts stakeholders when there is a relevant issue, and automatically orchestrates a coordinated response—it is always on,” said Imad Mouline CTO of Everbridge.
Everbridge’s CEM platform will include a new IoT extension module that will leverage the intellectual property from the company’s acquisitions of Connexient and CNL Software. Through the software, enable organizations to retrieve a wider range of situational intelligence and automate targeted responses.
The company’s new platform will also utilize electronic data, including IoT sensors, to digitally transform safety and security management of employees, customers, patients, first responders, residents and visitors, in addition to the resiliency of operations and supply chain.
CEM for IoT will extend the number of use cases for the Everbridge platform within the critical event management market, adding to the company’s existing offerings for supply chain and wearable devices. A variety if sectors, including government and healthcare organizations, will be able to leverage CEM to mitigate risks from coronavirus (COVID-19).
Through integrating millions COVID-19 related communications deployed by Everbridge, the expansion of CEM for IoT enhances coronavirus-related use cases to better protect people, operations, supply chain and brand.
The company will also improve the ability to coordinate first responders and other critical healthcare resources such as intensive care unit (ICU) beds, respirators and expert medical staff based on real-time data on the broader impact of COVID-19.
Everbridge’s IoT initiative will harness the same CEM framework currently being used by industry leaders from aircraft manufacturing, financial services, entertainment and media, high tech, healthcare, hospitality, retail, pharmaceuticals, the federal government and other sectors.
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 5,000 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.