RedSky Introduces Easy Way for Organizations to Determine Their E911 Risk

New E911 Risk Assessment also provides recommendations to help protect

organizations from needless liability

Dec 13, 2006, 00:00 ET from RedSky Technologies, Inc.

    CHICAGO, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your organization at risk when it
 comes to providing 911 protection to your employees and visitors? What are
 the liability implications of not actively managing E911 location
 information? RedSky Technologies, Inc. is helping organizations answer
 these important questions with its new online E911 Risk Assessment.
     RedSky, the leading developer of E911 and other location information
 management solutions, today introduced its free, no obligation E911 Risk
 Assessment which can be taken on the RedSky Web site. Available at , the assessment captures basic
 information about an organization and defines potential areas of risk in
 terms of workplace safety and corporate liability for E911. The tool
 provides organizations with information about specific aspects of their
 environment or communications network that may negatively impact prompt
 emergency response to employees, visitors and citizens operating in and
 around the workplace. Designed for an organization's telecom and IT
 management as well as corporate risk management and security directors, the
 E911 Risk Assessment also provides a candid analysis of how the company may
 be liable in the event of a mishandled emergency.
     "By some estimates, more than 60 million Americans go to work each day
 without the same level of 911 protection they have at home," said Tony
 Maier, CEO of RedSky Technologies. "This problem is becoming even more
 significant as the workforce becomes more mobile and technologies such as
 IP softphones that run on laptops and other wireless devices become more
     The new E911 Risk Assessment determines an organization's E911 risk in
 three key areas: workforce mobility and infrastructure; facility location
 and complexity; and work environment. Upon answering a short series of
 questions, participants immediately receive an online report that assesses
 their organization's risk, discusses the implications and presents initial
 recommendations for implementing an E911 solution.
     "Many factors impact corporate risk management, especially in the areas
 of employee and workplace safety," said Maier. "E911 has become a basic
 corporate service that employees expect and deserve. RedSky's software
 solutions enable organizations to provide 911 dispatchers with the
 location-specific information that is critical for effective emergency
     As part of its education effort, RedSky also is offering organizations
 who take the E911 Risk Assessment a free E911 Readiness Plan. For more
 information about RedSky's E911 Risk Assessment, visit .
     About RedSky
     RedSky Technologies, Inc. is the leading developer of E911 and other
 location information management solutions. The company helps large
 organizations of all types, including enterprises, government agencies, the
 military, schools, school districts and Voice over IP (VoIP) service
 providers, capture, manage and deliver the detailed location information
 necessary to provide effective 911 emergency response and other
 location-based services (LBS). More than 250 customers, including 50
 Fortune 500(R) companies, use RedSky's E911 Manager to automate their E911
 processes. Headquartered in Chicago, RedSky has partnerships with other
 leaders in the telecommunications and 911 industries to help shape 911
 policy, leverage emerging technology and comply with evolving regulatory
 requirements. For more information on RedSky, visit .

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