Everbridge Inc., the global provider in critical event management (CEM), announced that Siemens, one of the world’s producers of energy efficient technologies and #62 on the 2020 Forbes Global 2000, will adopt the Everbridge CEM 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 and more. The two companies have also formed a technology alliance in which Siemens will share domain know-how, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology to enhance Everbridge capabilities. Corporate security and incident monitoring and assessment “We are 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 to keep people safe and operations running,” said Marco Mille, Chief Security Officer, Siemens. “Corporate security executives’ ability to ensure business resilience globally, through fast and bespoke response strategies based on comprehensive and pro-active incident monitoring and assessment, will be a key success factor in the coming years.” Everbridge will enhance Siemens’ capabilities to rapidly pinpoint threats and automate response to avoid costly impact Over 5,000 businesses, governments, and healthcare organisations currently rely on Everbridge’s CEM Platform to assess threats, monitor the wellbeing of their workforces, rapidly communicate warnings, protect supply chains, and accelerate the analysis of their operational response. With its holistic approach to critical events, Everbridge will enhance Siemens’ capabilities to rapidly pinpoint threats and automate response to avoid costly impact- whether it’s the ongoing pandemic, cyberattacks, an IT outage, severe weather, workplace violence, or any number of critical events that impact life safety, business assets, supply chain or brand. AI and machine learning with Siemens alliance “With critical events such as COVID-19 on the rise, we are proud to form an alliance with such a forward-thinking global brand like Siemens,” said Javier Colado, Senior Vice President, International at Everbridge. “We are excited to work with Siemens to roll out CEM as part of our recent launch of the platform in Europe and to also collaborate in the areas of AI and machine learning to continue to advance our capabilities.” To date, the Everbridge platform has delivered over 600 million communications specific to coronavirus As the global provider in critical event management and public warning, Everbridge and its platform reach over 550 million people across the world while serving Fortune 500 companies as well as cities, states, and entire countries. “Given Siemens role as a technology provider, their alliance with Everbridge represents a significant milestone in the continued adoption of our CEM platform in the DACH region,” said Andreas Junck, GM of Everbridge DACH Region. Real-time risk intelligence based on 22,000 data sources 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 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 mitigating the threat of coronavirus. Everbridge recently launched its award-winning software platform in Europe, demonstrating the power and breadth of CEM during a virtual executive summit. The summit featured C-level speakers from Siemens, Accenture, Syniverse, Finastra and Control Risks.
The German company, Siemens, one of the companies in Europe, purchases the Safeture Enterprise platform for its employees with a focus on business travellers. The initial order value is estimated to 767 thousand EUR over the next three years. Safeture is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company based in Lund, Sweden. The company offers a complete cloud-based platform, Safeture Enterprise, designed to manage employee security and safety and risk/crisis management and is used globally by more than 3000 major companies. Internal security analysts The platform enables the implementation of security processes and the distribution of reliable and fast security-related information to individuals and organisations. Siemens will use Safeture Enterprise open platform architecture to mix content from Safeture analytic departments with content from Siemens internal security analysts. “Siemens is a world class industry leader with global operations. We are very happy to begin working with them and at the same time strengthen our DACH operations.,” says Magnus Hultman CEO of Safeture AB. “Safeture enables us to keep up two-way-communications with our travelers and employees in case of an emergency. Real-time mass notifications and strong geo location services enhance our travel security portfolio for the sake of our employees’ life and limb”, says Marco Mille, Head of Siemens Corporate Security.