Emergency alert notification has largely become table stakes for any network operator, commercial enterprise, municipality, school, or state/local government. NeuStar’s Port DR, Velleros’ AlertSlinger, and Telecom Recovery’s service provide carriers, enterprise users, and customers with three affordable and viable options for maintaining 4Ci. These value-added solutions allow you to deliver appropriate and relevant communications in times of an emergency in order to save resources, enhance productivity, and save lives.
We would like to thank NeuStar, Velleros, Telecom Recovery, and the Network and Systems Professional Association (NaSPA) for their thoughtful contributions to this article. Until next time, good luck and happy planning.
Leo A. Wrobel has more than 30 years of experience with a host of firms engaged in banking, manufacturing, telecommunications services, and government. An active author and technical futurist, he has published 10 books and more than 400 trade articles on a wide variety of technical subjects. Leo served 10 years as an elected mayor and city councilman (but says he is better now). A sought-after speaker, he has lectured throughout the United States and overseas and has appeared on several television news programs. Leo is presently CEO of Dallas-based TelLAWCom Labs Inc. and b4Ci, Inc. Contact Leo at 214-888-1300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharon M. (Ford) Wrobel served as corporate secretary and director of personnel for Premiere Network Services Inc. prior to joining b4Ci, Inc. in 2004. During that time, Sharon was instrumental in getting Premiere certified as the first CLEC to be certified in all 50 states, by aiding in filings and attending hearings. She also engaged in extensive research for Premiere, a function she continues with b4Ci as vice president of business development. Sharon was also president of the Ellis County Early Childhood PTA and the Ovilla Lions Club. She attended the University of Maryland and El Centro College in Dallas and received training as a registered nurse before joining Leo in business in the late 1990s. Sharon also served as a public official by accepting appointments to the local Planning and Zoning Commission and the Historical Commission.