Acquisition brings enhanced product offerings and services to Canadians
OAKVILLE, Ontario, Aug. 22, 2017 /CNW/ — Emergency Response Management Services Corp (ERMS), a SaaS (software-as-a-service)-based emergency notification system provider based in Ontario, Canada, today announced it has been acquired by Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), provider of critical communication and data platform solutions trusted to save lives. The acquisition enables Rave to bring its award-winning technology and services to the Canadian market, with emphasis on government agencies.
ERMS’ emergency communication system is the most secure, reliable and comprehensive system available in Canada. With best-in-class French language product and support used by most Federal Canadian clients, ERMS is the leading Canadian provider of emergency notification software supporting all functionality any Incident Management professional would ever need.
“ERMS is in the business of helping Incident Managers to save lives, and we’ve always had a keen interest in any technologies that help us have the opportunity to better serve our customers,” said Sylvain Rollin, president of ERMS. “Rave is a true leader in the market and consistently drives innovation and sustainable growth. We’re excited to join the Rave team to provide additional resources and value to our clients.”
Given ERMS’ brand recognition in Canada, it will become a business unit within Rave Mobile Safety and will keep the ERMS name. Working together, Rave and ERMS will create a comprehensive solution to provide best-in-class, life-saving technology and will incorporate components of the Rave platform and ERMS’ emergency notification system, ERMS Advantage.
“The ERMS team’s experience and product knowledge will help us better serve the Canadian market,” said Tom Axbey, president and CEO of Rave. “ERMS has a loyal and highly referenceable client base and is the leading emergency notification system provider of the Canadian federal government, making them an easy, logical choice to join the Rave family.”
Rave’s technology is deployed by over 4,700 colleges, universities, businesses, and communities who rely on Rave to protect 45 million citizens and send more than 500 million notifications annually. For more information on Rave and ERMS please visit http://www.ermscorp.com.
Emergency Response Management Services Corp. (“ERMS”) is a software-as-a-service-based emergency notification system provider. ERMS is based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada (approximately 40 kilometers southwest of Toronto). The flagship ERMS product is ERMS Advantage, and is supported by seven tightly integrated modules. Please read more about ERMS here: http://www.ermscorp.com/
About Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety provides the leading critical communication and data platform trusted to help save lives. Used by leading education and healthcare institutions, enterprises and state and local public safety agencies, the award-winning Rave platform including Rave Alert™, Rave 911 Suite, Rave Panic Button™, Rave Guardian™, Rave Prepare™ and Rave Eyewitness™ protects millions of individuals. Rave Mobile Safety is headquartered in Framingham, MA. For more information, please visit https://www.ravemobilesafety.com.