Telarus and Everbridge Partner to Deliver Essential CEM Capabilities

Accelerated adoption of CEM can help organizations mitigate the effect of COVID-19.

Buffy Naylor, Senior Managing Editor

May 12, 2020

3 Min Read
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Telarus and Everbridge today announced they have partnered to deliver essential CEM capabilities to organizations. Master agent Telarus is a leading distributor of business cloud services. Everbridge is a global leader in critical event management (CEM). Telarus’s network of more than 4,000 partners will have the full suite of Everbridge products available for their clients.

Everbridge and its platform currently reach more than 550 million people across the world, delivering essential CEM capabilities to leading Fortune 500 companies as well as cities, states and entire countries. The company’s partnership with Telarus helps organizations overcome the struggle of managing employee safety and operational resilience on their own. Everbridge products can enable organizations to seamlessly mitigate critical events with one unified platform.

Keep up with the latest developments in how the channel is supporting partners and customers during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Everbridge CEM platform automates and accelerates a company’s response to critical events such as COVID-19 to keep employees safe and the business running efficiently. In March, the company supplemented the platform with COVID-19 Shield, a set of purpose-built pandemic solutions. Earlier this month they introduced Return to Work, a software solution for help businesses prepare to bring back their workforces. Both products are included in the distribution agreement.

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Telarus’s Amy Bailey

“Telarus partners with Everbridge because they pioneered the critical event management category globally and have extended their leadership in recent years to include leading Fortune 500 customers, the largest U.S. states and now even entire countries,” said Amy Bailey, vice president of marketing, Telarus. “As the coronavirus pandemic escalated, Everbridge continued to lead by helping businesses protect their people, supply chains, operations and brand. Everbridge’s unique capabilities such as COVID-19 Shield and Return to Work software provide differentiation that allow our partners to be true technology consultants for business success.”

In response to COVID-19, Everbridge launched a coronavirus data feed which supplements its existing real-time risk intelligence based on 22,000 data sources across 175 countries. The data feed tracks everything from virus hot spots and travel restrictions to protests and civil unrest.


Everbridge’s Vernon Irvin

“Organizations around the world are increasingly turning to Everbridge to manage all kinds of threats and that has never been more important than during the current COVID-19 pandemic,” said Vernon Irvin, Everbridge chief revenue officer.  “As such, we wanted to partner with the leading and largest technology services master agent distributor of business cloud services.  We’re eager to make Everbridge’s CEM technology available to Telarus’s partner community so that more businesses can get the support they need through challenging times, including the expected return to work during COVID-19 and beyond.”

Channel Pandemic Resources

Telarus was at the forefront of organizations helping the channel community deal with the coronavirus crisis. In February, they formed a committee that developed a playbook of responses to possible scenarios created by the pandemic. Their plans helped employees and partners quickly adapt to work-from-home arrangements.

Everbridge recently announced its “Coronavirus: the Road to Recovery” virtual leadership summit to be held May 20-21, 2020. The conference will feature two marquee keynote speakers. General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) who will speak about leadership in challenging times. Scott Gottlieb, M.D., former FDA Commissioner, will discuss a road map to recovery.

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Buffy Naylor

Senior Managing Editor, Channel Futures

Buffy Naylor is senior managing editor of Channel Futures. Prior to joining Informa (then VIRGO) in 2008, she was an award-winning copywriter and editor, then senior manager of corporate communications for an international leisure travel corporation and, before that, in charge of creative development and copywriting for a boutique marketing and public relations agency.

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