Emergency Notification & Mass Communication - News and Events

ERMS at the WCDM 2016, June 7 and 8

May 31, 2016 – Oakville, ON | The 2016 World Conference on Disaster Management is fast approaching and ERMS is again looking forward to attend this prestigious industry event. Every year, Business Continuity, Crisis Management and other professionals gather for a few days of learning, sharing, networking with the industry's who's who and top vendors.

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Residents of Fort McMurray Need Our Help

May 9, 2016 – Oakville, ON | For over a week, wildfires have been raging in Fort McMurray, AB and officials say there is no end in sight. First responders, including the Canadian Red Cross staff and volunteers are working around the clock, managing home evacuations in the area.

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ERMS Mobile Enhanced With Real-Time Location-Based Notification

April 23, 2016 – Oakville, ON | ERMS is pleased to announce Phase 2 of its mobile app, available as of this morning to registered customers for update or download on Apple, Android and BlackBerry devices. 

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ERMS Releases a Powerful Mobile App

November 8, 2015 – Oakville, ON | ERMS is thrilled to annonced the launch of its new mobile App.
Thousands of stakeholders will now receive emergency alerts faster than ever through push notifications. At the first sign of an incident, instant messaging can make all the difference in mitigating serious consequences, and even avoiding a crisis altogether. At ERMS, our product development is always focused on saving lives through technology and our new Mobile App is our latest commitment to this vision. 

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ERMS to exhibit at WCDM 2015

May 28, 2015 – Oakville, ON | Once again ERMS will be exhibiting at the World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM). This Canadian industry leading event will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from June 8 – 11.

This year is the 25th anniversary of WCDM, which is renowned for bringing together business continuity and disaster management professionals from around the world for education and networking.


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ERMS and KingsBridge Announce Partnership to Integrate Disaster Recovery Planning Software with EMNS

May 5, 2015 – Oakville | ERMS is proud to announce their partnership with KingsBridge Disaster Recovery. Through the ERMS Advantage comprehensive API, KingsBridge is able to offer their customers seamless integration of emergency and incident mass notification with business continuity and disaster recovery planning software.

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ERMS wins Canadian Red Cross RFP for Mass Notification System Provider

April 30, 2015 – Oakville | As part of a renewed strategic plan, The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) issued a Request for Proposal in November 2014 to assist with the selection of a mass notification system provider to improve business operations and enhance disaster management response capabilities. ERMS Corporation’s (ERMS) bid proved to be the best fit for their needs.

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ERMS Sponsors World Water Day (Hamilton Walks for Haiti)

Oakville - March 18, 2015 | ERMS is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the World Water Day Walkathon—

Hamilton Walks for Haiti. This year’s walkathon is the 11th annual campaign by Public Works’ Hamilton Water Division, supporting the Rotary Club of Ancaster’s “Haiti Water for Life” program. Prior to this year the campaign has raised over $190,000 and has built 38 wells.

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Drop! Cover! Hold on! - Great ShakeOut 2014

October 16, 2015 — Oakville | ERMS will participate in the largest Earthquake Drill ever. The Great ShakeOut now spans the entire globe and the number of participants keeps growing each year.

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ERMS Adds Esri Emergency-Grade Maps to Advantage Mass Notification System 5.06

Oakville – June 20, 2014 | ERMS Corporation announced partnership with Esri, the world leader in GIS (geographic information system) modeling and mapping software and technology, to add their emergency-grade maps within Advantage, an award-winning emergency and incident mass two-way notification system.

With the inclusion of Esri mapping, within the Advantage Mapper module, ERMS provides its customers with the most precise and clear world map—from which they can draw impact zones of any shape and size, select groups and stakeholders, and quickly initiate a notification campaign.

“Esri is without a doubt the best mapping software in the world. We’re happy to provide our customers with an emergency-grade mapping functionality that is perfectly suited to crisis management,” says Sylvain Rollin, President and CEO at ERMS Corporation. “Our partnership with Esri allows us to develop a series of informative map overlays, in the near future, that will give emergency response professionals a more comprehensive understanding of the crisis at hand.” he added.

The Esri powered map is available in version 5.06 of Advantage—which also includes reporting and subscription management, data management, and security features. Contact an ERMS representative to learn more about the comprehensive Advantage emergency mass notification system.

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