Branham Ranks Benbria in Top 25 Canadian Up and Coming Information and Communications Technology Companies

Branham Ranks Benbria in Top 25 Canadian Up and Coming Information and Communications Technology Companies










Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) April 17, 2010

Benbria has been ranked as one of the Top 25 Up and Coming ICT firms in Canada by Ottawa’s Branham Group Inc. The ranking is part of the annual Branham300 listing of the top information and communications technology companies in the nation. The Top 25 Up and Comers list ranks the top technology companies based on creativity and innovation, whether the company is leveraging a new technology or using existing technology in a new manner.

Benbria’s product offering is BlazeCast, a cross-media unified notification solution that is designed to meet the communication needs of different organizations, from schools to hospitals, corporations to retail chains. Benbria focuses on intelligently reaching large and targeted groups of people, and ensuring important information is received.

“Benbria’s next generation unified notification applications are revolutionizing the mass communication challenges of today and tomorrow,” stated Wayne Gudbranson, President & CEO of Branham Group. “In addition, it’s solid financial backing, prominent strategic partnerships, impressive list of customers and sound management team leads Branham to believe that there is no question that Benbria has the potential to be a leader within the Canadian ICT Industry in the years to come.”

“We are very pleased that Benbria has been selected to represent the forefront of Canadian technology start-up companies”, said Andrea Baptiste, CEO of Benbria. “Being ranked in this list is important because it shows that the company is getting recognized on a nationwide scale as a technology leader.”

The 2010 Branham300 list was released in early April on the Branham300 website (http://www.branham300.com) and in the April/May issue of Backbone Magazine, which is distributed nationally with The Globe and Mail.

About Benbria

Benbria delivers unified notification applications that help organizations communicate more effectively to large and targeted groups of people. Benbria’s flexible solutions enable rapid information delivery during emergencies and simplify tedious day-to-day notification tasks. Employing the latest IP and web technologies, Benbria products provide increased reach, intelligent workflow, and extend existing communication mediums. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Benbria has customers in education, government, and industry. (Additional information at http://www.benbria.com)

About Branham Group Inc.

Branham Group is a leading industry analyst and strategic consulting firm servicing the global information technology marketplace. Branham Group assists information technology companies and related institutions in achieving market success through its custom consulting services (Planning, Marketing and Partnering), and through its multi-client research subscription programs (eHealth, Outsourcing, Green IT and Wireless). Branham also produces an annual listing of the top information technology companies in Canada (http://www.branham300.com), tracks the Canadian Outsourcing industry (http://www.branhamoutsourcing.com) and monitors over 450 eHealth vendors. For more information regarding Branham Group, please visit http://www.branhamgroup.com.

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Nation’s Largest Critical Incident Response Providers Merge Networks Leading crisis intervention companies form single network and advisory board

Nation’s Largest Critical Incident Response Providers Merge Networks

Leading crisis intervention companies form single network and advisory board










(PRWEB) May 7, 2004

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Grand Rapids, Mi. and Atlanta, Ga. — May 6, 2004 – Grand Rapids-based Crisis Care Network, Inc. and Atlanta-based Crisis Management International, Inc. have announced a strategic merger of the Critical Incident Response Division of CMI into the CCN organization. Crisis Care Network will assume operational control of the response business. The partnership will become operationally effective July 1, 2004. This agreement will significantly broaden the response network coverage and availability for CCN while allowing CMI to focus on its crisis preparedness services. Financial terms of the agreement will not be disclosed.

As part of this merger, Crisis Care Network will establish a clinical advisory board, including industry experts, practitioner associations, human resources professionals, and academic and research communities, whose mission will be to define the next generation of standard of care for critical incident response. The goal will be to incorporate the best elements of the traditional Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) model, the CMI resiliency program, and emerging empirically-based approaches to early crisis intervention.

“This transaction significantly raises the bar as we lead the industry towards a higher standard of care, a new level of enhanced customer service, and a more rigorous credentialing requirement for the combined provider network” said Lyle Labardee, CEO of Crisis Care Network.

“This agreement will allow CMI to concentrate on our integrated crisis preparedness services, while becoming aligned with the largest and most sophisticated critical incident response network in the world. It is truly a win-win situation,” said Bruce Blythe, CEO of Crisis Management International.

Both CCN and CMI will be exhibiting at the EASNA 16th Annual Institute Conference in Ottawa, Canada, May 13-15, 2004.

Crisis Care Network, Inc. is the leading provider of Critical Incident Response services, training and resources. With advanced on-line dispatch and reporting technology, CCN provides telephonic and on-site intervention 24 x 7 to employers, employee assistance programs, and insurers.

Crisis Management International, Inc. is an Atlanta-based crisis consulting firm that provides crisis preparedness services to employers worldwide. In situations ranging from natural disasters to terrorist attacks, CMI has enhanced and promoted individual and organizational crisis recovery.


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CONTACT:

Grace Burley                    

Crisis Management International, Inc.    

800.274.7470

gburley@cmiatl.com

Tonya Slawinski

Crisis Care Network

888.736.0911

tonya.slawinski@crisiscare.com

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