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Everbridge Completes Acquisition of xMatters to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Enterprise IT and Cyber Resilience

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Everbridge, a leading global provider of critical event management (CEM), has announced the completion of its acquisition of xMatters, a leading provider of IT Service Operations, Cybersecurity, and DevOps incident response management.

On April 6, 2021, Everbridge announced a definitive agreement between the parties pursuant to which Everbridge would acquire all of the outstanding equity of xMatters.

Everbridge’s end-to-end CEM platform, combined with xMatters’ solutions, digitally transforms how organizations manage, respond to, and mitigate IT and cyber incidents, helping organizations protect and enable revenue while reducing expenses.  CEM can be deployed rapidly on a modular basis supporting hundreds of positive-ROI use cases, including for people and life safety, operations and business continuity, supply chain risk, IoT and the smart enterprise, and IT incidents and cybersecurity.

“xMatters’ strong position within many of the Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 adds even greater value to our CIO and C-suite customers and prospects across large enterprises. For many of these C-level decision makers, IT incident and cyber response management remains critical to protecting revenue, productivity and reputation – one of Everbridge’s fastest growing use cases,” said David Meredith, CEO of Everbridge.  “xMatters’ technology will complement our successful IT alerting business, providing a natural combination to further strengthen our CEM for Digital solution. Our two companies share award-winning cultures as best places to work, and we are excited to welcome the talents of the xMatters team into the Everbridge family.”

With the rising challenges and opportunities associated with the Future of Work, Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, and 5G, Everbridge’s CEM suite of software solutions digitally transforms how organizations keep their digital and physical operations running, mapping risk intelligence with the automated tools to manage the full-lifecycle of an IT disruption or services issue.

Automating and streamlining how organizations manage, respond to, and mitigate a crisis, as well as protecting revenue while improving cost efficiencies, CEM represents a ‘must have’ set of standards and best practices that forward-looking CEOs and boards increasingly incorporate into how they govern operational risk from unplanned events.

Read the full announcement.

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