Beta 80 International & Avaya join forces at NENA Conference & Expo 2017!

WASHINGTON D.C., USA – May 16, 2017.  Beta 80 International and Avaya will join forces at NENA Conference & Expo 2017, one of the largest events for public safety professionals in North America taking place June 03-08 in San Antonio, Texas. Visitors are invited to stop by booth #233 & #235 to see our integrated solution platform and our latest innovations in Public Safety Communications.

Beta 80 International and Avaya initially joined forces as DevConnect Technology Partnership  to support the needs of technology companies (ISV, IHV, SI and Service Provider) in the development, qualification and marketing of products & services that are synergistic with Avaya’s strategic goals and the needs of our customers.  In 2016, Beta 80 received the Avaya DevConnect New Partner of the Year Award for its iO® suite, an innovative and powerful Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) solution for e911 public safety and the cooperation between both companies has grown into an in-depth partnership, allowing the companies to progress to co-exhibit during NENA 2017.

Avaya DevConnect Partnership means joining forces with a global Vendor that has the same understanding that we have on how much the Public Safety industry is in need of innovation. Avaya’s platform simplifies the delivery of compliance-tested solutions like ours, and is all part of an innovative vision of Public Safety; providing us with tools to develop the next generation of secure, reliable solutions for PSAPs and to accelerate their deployment time,” said Francesco Frugiuele, President & CEO, Beta 80 International.

 “The Avaya-Beta 80 partnership will create a powerful source of innovation that will help propel public safety into the next generation of service to match citizen expectations” said Gregory L. Rohde, General Manager of Beta 80 International. “We are integrating an innovative leader in the telecommunications industry with a company that has over 25 years’ experience developing the best technology to provide tailored public safety solutions that will be a driving force towards NG 9-1-1.”

Beta 80 International’s iO® System integrates with the Avaya’s Aura® Platform to provide Call Taking, CAD, Mapping, Mobile Apps, Radio Integration and Reporting Services for 911 agencies as well as emergency medical services, fire departments and private medical services. The integrated solution helps PSAP call takers and dispatchers focus on their life-saving job tasks, and CAD managers to secure the proper governance for community emergency services.

Ready for next generation EMS, Fire and Law Enforcement PSAPs, iO® provides an agile and powerful CAD solution supporting PSAP operators in focusing on their life-saving job tasks and CAD managers in securing the proper governance of emergency services supplied to their Community. Leveraging on a single, easy-to-use CAD interface, 911 call takers and dispatchers can now streamline incidents and dispatches management as well as efficiently handle data delivered within incoming calls. iO® CAD integration with Avaya Aura® comes into two different levels:

  • Client level, extremely lean telephony integration with Avaya One-X Agent
  • Application level full-featured telephony integration with Avaya Application Enablement Service

“The integration of Beta 80 and Avaya creates a complete end-to-end solution with global reach,” said Mark J. Fletcher, Chief Architect – Worldwide Public Safety Solutions of Avaya. “Together, through our DevConnect Program, our companies will embrace the future of NG9-1-1 through innovation delivering new ideas around technology and services for PSAPs worldwide. The key to success lies in collaboration. Together, we can provide the support PSAPs need to keep pace and take control of the complexity during their NG9-1-1 transition.”

At NENA 2017 we will feature:

  1. iO® CAD & AURA® INTEGRATED PLATFORM: iO® CAD System now integrates with the Avaya’s Aura® Platform to provide Call Taking, Computer Aided Dispatch, Mapping, Mobile Apps, Radio Integration and Reporting Services for 911 agencies as well as emergency medical services, fire departments and private medical services.
  2. NG9-1-1: Beta 80 International, together with Avaya, are ready to support PSAPs with the NG9-1-1 transition
  3. NEW iO® CAD INTERFACE. We will be debuting our brand-new CAD interface, powerful, easy to use and intuitive.
  4. iLoc8: We will showcase Avaya’s application that allows data from cellular devices to reach PSAP operators, even before new NG9-1-1 network is built.
  5. THE TAVOLO®. Check out the most efficient tool to manage large emergencies and new Interface and new functionalities.
  6. WAZE INTEGRATION: iO® CAD is now fully integrated with Waze.

About Beta 80 International.  Beta 80 International, a subsidiary of Beta 80 Group, provides innovative end-to-end solutions for Public Safety in North America. For over 25 years, Beta 80 has been developing innovative technology to provide tailored public safety solutions that go beyond the expected. Our iO® solution is a leading software platform for PSAPs and emergency call centers in several countries. Today, it covers 33.000 municipalities and protects more than 27 million citizens. It’s currently active in Italy, USA, Europe and Central America with over 62 PSAPs (Law, EMS, Fire, Healthcare systems, Civil Defense) and Control Rooms.

About Avaya.  Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As the global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya provides the most complete portfolio of software and services for Public Safety with our contact center and unified communications solutions including integrated, secure networking— offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today’s digital world requires some form of communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya.

About NENA Conference & Expo 2017. The venue of NENA Conference & Expo 2017 is Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, in San Antonio, TX. It’s expected more 120 exhibitors and over 2,000 visitors. Visitors will be connected to the pulse of 9-1-1, joining thousands of public safety professionals, telecommunications specialists, public safety industry leaders for a week filled with opportunities to discuss the issues facing public safety and build the skills necessary to tackle these challenges head on.