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Everbridge was founded in 2002 in the aftermath of the tragic events of 9/11 with the mission of helping to keep people safe during critical situations and is a trusted provider of Critical Event Management solutions for both enterprise and government organisations.

Everbridge has significantly broadened its capabilities for public warning in recent years.  In April 2018, Everbridge acquired the leading location-based SMS technology from Unified Messaging Systems (UMS) based in Oslo, Norway and in March 2020, Everbridge added best in class cell broadcast technology by acquiring One2many, the leading global vendor of nationwide public warning solutions for governments and the telecommunications industry.

Everbridge now delivers an unrivalled integrated platform for multi-channel, multi-agency public alerting which ensures that the message gets through to the right people at the right time, to mitigate the threat to the life or safety of citizens during a major incident.

About Everbridge Public Warning

The Everbridge public warning platform is the most comprehensive, feature rich, multi-channel multi-agency solution available.

Designed to be both flexible and scalable to meet the needs of sending authorities both large and small from city, municipal or state level up to large scale countrywide alerting systems. The solution combines location intelligence to help authorities make informed decisions before sending an alert, with a choice of communications channels including cell broadcast, location-based SMS, standard SMS, voice, email, native apps, CAP (sirens, Radio, TV, digital signage etc) and social media. 

Customers can be assured that no matter which technology they select, Everbridge is the proven expert for meeting and exceeding EECC Article 110 and other global initiatives for countrywide population alerting.

COVID-19 & Beyond

The Everbridge public warning platform provides immediate help for countries to protect against coronavirus; share updates on viral hotspots and pandemic best practices; coordinate first responders and healthcare resources; establish lockdown zones, two-way communications with at-risk populations; and manage disruptions to transportation, education and other critical services. In addition, the platform also provides critical event management capabilities across a broad range of threats including manmade and natural disasters, terrorism, cyber, and other security events.


Everbridge already leverages its Critical Event Management solutions to deliver the world’s most widely used population alerting solution, reaching over 550 million people, with over 3,700 active deployments at the municipal, citystate, and province level in thirteen countries including the U.S., Canada, and India. As the global leader in countrywide deployments, Everbridge supports five European countries: Greece, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. In addition to Europe, Everbridge supports countries in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America including Saudi Arabia, New Zealand and India with recent wins announced in AustraliaPeru and Singapore. Everbridge also offers its services to industries including public security, telecommunication, hospitals, oil and gas, aviation, educational institutions, public service and national security. 

Unique Advantages of Everbridge

  • Over 20 years’ experience in the field of emergency and mass notification.
  • More than 4,800 customers, reaching over 500 million globally.
  • Unrivalled number of successful national alerting systems worldwide.
  • Sophisticated geo targeting capabilities
  • Communicate across all phases of the incident’s lifecycle:
    Plan, Alert, Respond, Recover.
  • Communicate with all stakeholders:
    People who are impacted, people who can help and people that need to know.
  • Define incident zones and automatically alert people entering or leaving.
  • Meets and exceeds the requirements of EECC Article 110.
  • Best in class technology for Cell Broadcast including:
    • Speed of message delivery when time is of the essence
    • Congestion free notification by-passing SMS network
    • Unique recognizable alert tone
    • Messages in native language
  • Best in class technology for Location-Based SMS including:
    • Location intelligence to target alerts to specific groups
    • Multi-lingual messaging based on SIM card
    • Two-way engagement and communication
    • Target people with special requirements or needs.
    • Traveller alerts to citizens that are overseas
    • Target alerts based on static, dynamic and expected location
    • Target alerts based on historic ‘footprint’
  • The only vendor to have successfully deployed a hybrid solution combining CB & LB-SMS for nationwide population alerting.
  • On premise, hosted or cloud-based model as well as customised platform deployments.
  • Flexible solutions that can be optimised to the needs of the sending authority, helping to meet functionality expectations and resource constraints. 

About Everbridge

Everbridge Inc. is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications to automate and accelerate organisations’ operational response to critical events to keep people safe and businesses running. The company’s platform sent over 3.5 billion messages in 2019 and offers the ability to reach over 550 million people in more than 200 countries and territories. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications include Mass Notification, Incident Management, Safety Connection™, IT Alerting, Visual Command Center®, Public Warning, Crisis Management, Community Engagement™ and Secure Messaging.  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 auto makers, all 4 of the largest global accounting firms, 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 and Los Angeles with additional offices in Lansing, San Francisco, Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Bangalore, Kolkata, London, Munich, New York, Oslo, Singapore, Stockholm and Tilburg. For more information, visit, read the company blog, and follow on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook.

last updated: November 2020