BCG Announces Strategic Partnership with Epicenter Media & Training to Provide Emergency Management Technology Consultation and Training
Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) has partnered with Epicenter Media & Training to provide additional services including planning, exercise, training, consultation, and deployment support to their customers.
"This partnership spells out direct value to customers of both BCG and Epicenter Media & Training," says Tim Masterson, DLAN Software Manager at BCG. "By connecting technology solutions, training, and direct guidance where it counts most, public safety and emergency management professionals will build deeper competency, communicating and operating more effectively."
Epicenter Media & Training will provide a number of extension services to help DisasterLAN customers enhance their emergency management capabilities. This includes Training & Exercises and Crisis Management; HSEEP-Compliant Exercises with all design and delivery overseen by Master Exercise Practitioners and Certified Emergency Managers; Virtual Operations Support Team (VOST) and Social Media Analysis & Response Team (SMART) Training & Exercises; Program Evaluation; and Communications Strategy & Plan Development. These services, combined with BCG's DisasterLAN software and other emergency management services, help provide customers with a total incident management solution that reflects the current needs and emerging focus of emergency managers across North America.
"Everything we do [at Epicenter Media & Training] is geared toward our core values and the belief that community resilience and innovation go hand-in-hand. Our partnership with BCG is a truly natural fit with our mission to educate and enhance the emergency management community, while simultaneously connecting practitioners to the resources and information they need most to do their jobs," says Christopher Tarantino, CEO of Epicenter Media & Training.
BCG has developed similar partnerships with companies including Adjusters International, Early Alert, and Futureshield, Inc. These partnerships help BCG meet its mission to provide clients with a full service solution that supports emergency managers throughout every phase of all-hazards emergency management.