9-1-1 Industry Experts Come Together to Test Next Generation 9-1-1 Systems & Services

Dec 10, 2014

CHICAGO (Wednesday, December 10, 2014)--Beginning November 9 in Wheaton, Illinois, Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) experts and vendors participated in the latest in a series of Industry Collaboration Events (ICE) hosted by NENA: The 9-1-1 Association. The interactive event focused on the testing of end-to-end NG9-1-1 system functionality, interaction between vendor elements, and interoperability.

In order to ensure the introduction of NG9-1-1 goes smoothly, it is imperative that vendors work together. Through the ICE program, NENA provides these stakeholders with a venue for collaboration that can facilitate the building of reliable, secure, interoperable networks and NG9-1-1 services.

“I am thrilled to see so many of our 9-1-1 industry partners working together at this event for the benefit of public safety,” said NENA President Christy Williams, ENP. “I appreciate the time, talent, and energy committed by all for this important endeavor.”

“RedSky has participated in ICE 1, 2, 3, 4, and now ICE 6. These events have proven to be an invaluable opportunity to test our RedSky Horizon® Next Generation 9-1-1 products with our industry partners. As a result, the quality of our products has always been improved. Additionally, the opportunity to network with our peers fosters a stronger end solution set which benefits our industry and the calling public,” says Jerry Eisner, RedSky Director of Public Safety.

“It has been exciting to watch successful end-to-end NG9-1-1 system testing,” Williams continued. “We thank the Illinois Institute of Technology for hosting this critical event and INdigital Telecom for assisting in establishing the network connectivity between participants.”
Additional ICE program details are available at www.nena.org/ice.

For more about RedSky solutions for NG9-1-1 and all other E911 products and services, visit: http://www.redskye911.com or call 312-432-4300.

About RedSky
RedSky is the leading provider of E911 software and cloud solutions to the enterprise market with more customers, more technology, and more experience than any other provider. More than a million workers, students, guests and visitors rely on RedSky every day for E911 protection. RedSky delivers a full suite of on-premise and cloud-based software and services for all telephony platform to help large and small organizations of all types capture, manage and deliver the detailed location information necessary to provide effective 9-1-1 emergency response, comply with state E911 regulations and meet business requirements for safety, risk management and efficiency. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, RedSky has partnerships with other leaders in the telecommunications and 9-1-1 industries to help shape 9-1-1 policy, leverage emerging technology, and comply with evolving regulatory requirements. For more information, visit www.redskyE911.com.

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