Fusion and Everbridge Partner to Deliver Integrated Critical Communications
November 7, 2017
Fusion Risk Management, Inc. (“Fusion”), the leading provider of business continuity risk management software and services, and Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety applications, today announced an enhanced integrated connector offering for businesses. Enterprise organisations are able to leverage the Fusion Connector™ for Everbridge® to easily integrate the Fusion Framework® Continuity Risk Management System with the Everbridge Critical Event Management Platform.
Fusion Connector for Everbridge is a pre-built, out-of-the-box offering for Everbridge Mass Notification and IT Alerting that provides flexible initiation and tracking of communications, leveraging customer-defined data and workflows to orchestrate workstreams across all aspects of incident response, business continuity and disaster recovery. The announcement was made during the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) World Conference and Exhibition in London on 7 and 8 November 2017, where Fusion is onsite discussing its expanding presence in Europe and demonstrating its latest software solutions.
"Unlike typical one-off API integrations, the Fusion Connector series delivers out-of-the-box functionality for customers with basic needs, and unmatched configurability and flexibility for enterprises with more complex integration requirements, and provides consistent and reliable bi-directional synchronization of data and functionality between our systems," said Steve Richardson, Vice President of Product Management at Fusion. "A key aspect is that Fusion Connectors are continuously maintained to ensure ongoing compatibility as both systems are upgraded and enhanced over time."
"We look forward to working with Fusion to further automate business continuity plans and incident response processes during critical events,” said Imad Mouline, CTO of Everbridge. “The integration can improve an organisation’s ability to coordinate the appropriate resources and rapidly communicate to mitigate the impact of any emergency or business disruption."
In October, Fusion announced the strategic expansion of its European presence to keep pace with rapidly growing market demand. On 6 November 2017, the company hosted a gathering for its UK Regional Users Group, during which leading European practitioners learned more about the new services Fusion is making available to ensure business resilience in enterprise organisations. Richard Cooper, who Fusion recently named Managing Director of Europe, attended the users group meeting, and is currently representing the company at the BCI World Conference and Exhibition.
“The need for rapid, coordinated response to business disruptions is well-recognized among enterprise organisations throughout Europe," noted Richard Cooper, Managing Director of European Operations at Fusion. “It’s not just about having contingency plans and the ability to send notifications when day-to-day operations are disrupted, it's about ensuring the plans can be activated and the information is accurate. Organisations can then quickly notify the appropriate personnel and effectively and efficiently deliver a well-orchestrated response.”
About Fusion Risk Management, Inc.
Founded in 2006 by an experienced team of industry leaders, Fusion Risk Management is now the most innovative and fastest growing provider of business continuity and risk management solutions. With its introduction in 2010, the Fusion Framework® System™ signaled a paradigm shift in the marketplace for enterprise software addressing Business Continuity, Crisis/Incident Management, IT Disaster Recovery, and Integrated Risk Management agendas. Built by experts and delivered via Software as a Service, the Fusion Framework adapts and evolves with your business. For more information, visit www.fusionrm.com.
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety applications that automate and accelerate an organization’s operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running faster. 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-attack incidents, over 3,400 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 over 200 countries and territories with secure delivery to more than 100 different communication devices. The company’s critical event management and enterprise safety applications include Mass Notification, Incident Management, IT Alerting, Safety Connection™, Community Engagement®, Visual Command Center®, Crisis Commander® and CareConverge™, and 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, all 25 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.