With an increasing number of enterprises taking their communications to the cloud, E911 hosted solutions are needed now more than ever. At the eighth annual Real Time Communications conference, industry leaders, including E911 hosted solutions provider 911 ETC (News - Alert), will gather to discuss trends in the industry pertaining to the cloud and why the cloud is an interesting place for enterprise compliance as well as PSAP compliance. One highlight of this track is a panel, “Enterprise 9-1-1 and the Cloud,” which will take place on Tuesday, September 11th.
The conference, held in Chicago this year from September 10-12, features business owners specializing in E911 and next-gen 911 services. More and more enterprises in the United States and Canada are becoming aware of the challenges and risks they face, and public safety answering points (PSAP) also understand that they cannot sit back and rely on old technology.
According to Samantha Kane, founding partner of Kane-MacKay & Associates and moderator for the “Enterprise 9-1-1 and the Cloud” panel, one goal of the conference is to help people understand what E911 in the cloud is and what is driving the necessity of enterprises looking toward the cloud. Kane said that organizations like 911 ETC that understand these needs come to market with the kind of services enterprises need.
During the panel representatives from companies such as Intrado, Global Communications Systems (News - Alert) Research, 911 ETC and more will discuss case studies where customers made the decision to move to E911 in the cloud. Also, PSAP Shared Services, which has 44 PSAP locations in Texas, will talk about delivering 911 services at the PSAP level in the cloud. During the 90 minute panel, the floor will be open to questions and comments.
William Svien, vice president of corporate strategy at 911 ETC will speak on the panel. In an exclusive interview with TMC (News - Alert), Svien stated that he feels that the conference is important because of its focus on education. Participants at the conference include end users, PSAP operators, technology providers and more who are excited about telecommunications technology and forming a consortium of thought leaders. He thinks the panel will be exceptional because it features end-to-end experts, enterprise experts, provider experts, PSAP representatives and policy makers from NENA.
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Edited by Rich Steeves