The Redsky E911 Blog
More and more businesses are migrating to a cloud-based communications system, enabling their workforce to connect from anywhere. Decentralizing operations has the benefit of reducing cost in office space, allowing employees more flexibility, and allowing anytime/anywhere company-wide collaboration. However, when we disp
E911, or Enhanced 9-1-1, was developed in order to more accurately locate a person who has dialed 9-1-1. Relying on a person in an emergency to articulate their exact location can oftentimes lead to delays in response times or incorrect dispatching. Furthermore, the address associated with many company phones defaults to
Last week in Chicago, a man who was experiencing a stroke was left to endure unnecessary delays in receiving help due to a lack of automatic location information. The man was on a business trip, and staying in a hotel room when he began experiencing symptoms.
A recent article in Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine began with, “In an age where school shootings are becoming commonplace”. Combine school shoo
The FCC has recently adopted Kari’s Law, requiring enterprise communication systems to be able to directly dial 9-1-1 as well as provide notification of any emergency call. Although we are awaiting its official publication in the Federal Register, the rapidly approaching compliance date will remain fixed.
Problem: Need to Maintain E911 through System Migration
Soon, every enterprise is going to be required to comply with newly adopted legislation including Kari’s Law and Section 506 of RAY BAUM’s Act. These will require enterprises to implement an E911 solution that allows communication systems to directly dial 9-1-1, provide a notification of the 911 call to appropriate securi