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BCG partners with PEASI to provide Alert Ready notifications through DLAN

BCG has partnered with PEASI to enhance our alerting capability throughout Canada, including integration with Alert Ready. Through this partnership, we are able to combine our proven incident management software, DLAN, with their alerting capabilities to provide a unified, comprehensive system.

DLAN 11.5-11.5.4: New Features

New reporting features in the Asset Tracking and Streaming Video modules coupled with increased customization makes it easy to view the information you need. The new quick editor and other improvements throughout DLAN make the system faster than ever.

DLAN Implemented to Improve Ontario's Emergency Response Operations

We are happy to welcome the Province of Ontario Emergency Management to the DLAN Community!

White Paper: Tools to Help Manage COVID-19

As this crisis continues to evolve, responders need the right tools to share real-time information,
visualize data, and track everything.

BCG & FutureShield Provide Rapid Implementation to Assist the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Prepare and Respond to COVID-19

We are happy to welcome RMWB and all of our new clients to the DLAN Community!

DLAN COVID-19 Monitoring

Improve your COVID-19 Readiness and Response with DLAN

DLAN Adds Multi-Factor Authentication

DLAN now includes improved security with multi-factor authentication.

Case Study: Toronto Hydro Simplifies Emergency Response with DLAN

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited (THESL) recently implemented Buffalo Computer Graphics’ DLAN software to help improve overall situational awareness during incidents. Using DLAN’s core configuration tools, THESL was able to tailor their system to meet their specific needs and workflows. By choosing a dashboard-driven approach over the typical menu-driven navigation, THESL created a very simplified environment for users to view information pertinent to their specific role and complete tasks without the need for formal training.

BCG partners with CenturyLink to Provide Scalable Secure Cloud Services

DLAN team utilizes CenturyLink's scalable cloud services to provide 24/7 accessibility to mission-critical information.

Case Study: DLAN Helps Ventura County Office of Emergency Services Simplify Public Notifications

Ventura County Office of Emergency Services (OES) simplifies public notifications using DisasterLAN (DLAN), which allows them to automatically push incident information to a public facing incident map saving time and ensuring the public is always viewing the most up-to-date information.

Buffalo Computer Graphics makes the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Buffalo Computer Graphics, Inc. (BCG) is proud to be a part of the Inc. Magazine’s 2019 list of America’s Fasting-Growing Private Companies.

Case Study: Rochester, Minnesota Improves Flood Preparedness with DLAN

Rochester Minnesota’s commitment to preparedness paid off as they were able to easily visualize all likely scenarios and prepare accordingly. With proper planning and the right system, Rochester Minnesota was able to efficiently respond to a rapidly changing situation and keep their community safe.

BCG Announces Powerful New DLAN Features

BCG is committed to continually updating and enhancing the DLAN system. Over the past few months, BCG has added several powerful tools to the system. This includes enhancements to task management, mapping, workflows, and personnel tracking. Combined these tools work to create a robust, unified tool for emergency preparedness, response, and overall situational awareness. 

Penn State expands use of DLAN to include football and large campus events

Penn State University Emergency Operations Center (EOC) recently expanded its use of DLAN to include all home football games and other large on campus events. DLAN keeps all stakeholders informed and includes all the tools necessary to move from event monitoring to emergency activation.

Colgate University Successfully Utilizes New DLAN Features During Inter-Agency Exercise

Colgate University used their full scale inter-agency emergency management exercise as an opportunity to test some of the newest DLAN Features. Specifically, they utilized the Mobile Responder App and GIS Premium to improve field coordination and situational awareness.

Incident Management Software Interoperability Challenges and Solutions: White Paper

Interoperability is the key to large scale multi-jurisdictional responses. This paper will review some of the challenges BCG customers have faced with both external and internal interoperability challenges and how DLAN was able to meet these challenges. Specifically the paper will go over system to system, mapping, mass communication, and authentication or security challenges.

Ventura County Office of Emergency Services switches to DLAN Incident Management Software

After a decade of using our competitors software, Ventura County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is the latest organization to switch to DisasterLAN (DLAN) for their emergency management needs.

Case Study: Bruce Power Improves Control Room Operations with DLAN

BCG and FutureShield recently worked with Bruce Power to improve their Control Room Operations using DLAN.

DLAN Helped Make the Invictus Games a Safe and Successful Event

"Having the support of BCG and their partner FutureShield through the provision of the DLAN System for the Invictus Games was instrumental in the successful operations of the Invictus Games Main Operations Centre. The DLAN system was easy to use and allowed us to track activities and issues across the Games theatre and to communicate with our workforce out at venues, all key in operating a successful Games." - Dena Coward, Chief Operating Officer.

DLAN’s GIS Premium Integrated Traffic Monitoring Enhances Situational Awareness

DLAN’s GIS Premium module now provides fully integrated world-wide live traffic monitoring for improved situational awareness. Other feeds that can be incorporated into GIS Premium include Aeris Weather, AVL Trackers, Mesonet Services, and many premium ESRI ArcGIS Server or ArcGIS Online services. These services are included free of charge for all DLAN GIS Premium customers.