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Siemens enters new partnership with Everbridge on critical event management

03 July 2020

EVERBRIDGE, THE critical event management concern, has announced that Siemens will now adopt its platform to help protect Siemens’ workforce and operations against critical events of all kinds, from the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest to sudden economic changes.

The two companies have also formed a technology alliance whereby Siemens will share domain know-how, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technology to enhance Everbridge’s capabilities.

“We’re very excited about our shared vision of combining Everbridge’s critical event management portfolio with our own capabilities in the field of data analytics, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence into one end-to-end platform designed to keep people safe and operations running,” said Marco Mille, CSO at Siemens. “Corporate security executives’ ability to ensure business resilience globally through fast and bespoke response strategies based on comprehensive and proactive incident monitoring and assessment will be a key factor for success in the coming years.”

Over 5,000 organisations currently rely on Everbridge’s critical event management platform to assess threats, monitor the well-being of their workforces, rapidly communicate warnings, protect supply chains and accelerate the analysis of their operational response. With its holistic approach towards critical events, Everbridge will enhance Siemens’ capabilities to rapidly pinpoint threats and automate response to avoid costly impact, whether it’s the ongoing pandemic, cyber attacks, an IT outage, severe weather, workplace violence or any number of critical events that impact life safety, business assets, the supply chain or the brand.

“With critical events such as COVID-19 on the rise, we’re proud to form an alliance with such a forward-thinking global brand like Siemens,” said Javier Colado, senior vice-president for international business at Everbridge. “We’re excited to work with Siemens on rolling out the critical event management platform as part of our recent launch in Europe and also to collaborate in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in order to continue to advance our capabilities.”

In response to COVID-19, Everbridge quickly launched a Coronavirus data feed which supplements its existing real-time risk intelligence based on 22,000 data sources across 175 countries. To date, the Everbridge platform has delivered over 600 million communications specific to Coronavirus and launched its COVID-19 Shield rapid deployment software templates in order to protect people and maintain operations amid the pandemic.

More recently, Everbridge introduced its COVID-19 ‘Return to Work’ and Contact Tracing solutions to help customers manage the process of bringing back their people to offices and other public places, while always mitigating the threat of Coronavirus.