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Mike DeWeese

NGA 911 Announces New VP of Technology

We are excited to announce that Mike DeWeese recently joined the company as Vice President of Technology. “We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the NGA 911 family. He shares our customer-centric focus, drive, and commitment to leading-edge technology that will bring our public safety customers into the 21st century and beyond,” said Don Ferguson, NGA 911 CEO. With an impressive 29 years of industry experience behind him, Mike’s wealth of knowledge in public safety technology and infrastructure will be a crucial component in the continued growth of NGA 911. “The dynamics, teamwork, and the company’s 9-1-1 mission attracted me…

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Your Partner in Next Generation 9-1-1

Last month we shared some information with you about how one of our customers was able to overcome funding challenges to prepare for Next Generation 9-1-1. However, we know that funding is just one of several challenges you face in moving to nex gen. The promise of Next Generation 9-1-1 is a big one. It will mean that PSAPs gain access to the critical infrastructure that powers the technology, bridging the gap between the emergency and the response. Less discussed in the glitz and glamour of new technology is the anxiety produced by the thought of learning new technology. The…

Demystifying the Cloud for Public Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Robert Scovill, Executive Director Email: executivedirector@theindusrycouncil.org New Publication “Public Safety Grade Data Centers Evaluation Guidelines Series; Step 2 – Rising of the Cloud.” WASHINGTON, DC, USA, March 11, 2020  — The Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT), the leading trade association for providers of emergency communications, software, and emergency response technologies, announced the second in its continuing series of evaluation and best practices white papers on the management of cloud technology; “Public Safety Grade Data Centers Evaluation Guidelines Series; Step 2 – Rising of the Cloud.” In keeping with tradition from our first Cloud…

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There’s a Dinosaur in your system… oh that’s just a Selective Router!

Are you ready to stop talking about NG9-1-1 and get back to the business of what you do best – serving and protecting the residents and visitors of your community? We’ve got your back. One challenge in understanding Next Generation 9-1-1 is that we often talk about it in terms of solutions, or products, rather than levels of maturity. Many know the basic building blocks are the Next Generation Core Service (NGCS) and the Emergency Services IP network (ESInet), but it seems to go a little off the rails after that. And well, to put it plainly, not everything on…

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