Tony Parrott | VP of Sales

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Three Ways NG9-1-1 Call Handling Is Helping the Gwinnett County E911 Center Increase Efficiency

Posted by Tony Parrott | VP of Sales on July 09, 2019

When Gwinnett County, Georgia, upgraded to Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call handling, E911 Center operations immediately improved. Tony Parrott explores the new efficiencies.

Until recently, the team at the Gwinnett County Police Department’s E911 Center in Georgia was using an end-of-life legacy system to manage the one million 9-1-1 calls the Center receives each year. Today, the team is processing calls faster and more efficiently with our Guardian 9-1-1 Call Handling solution. Shortly after the upgrade was complete, we talked to the Gwinnett County team to learn more about the improvements they’ve been able to make.

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Meeting the Need for Speed in Phoenix and Maricopa County

Posted by Tony Parrott | VP of Sales on July 03, 2019

Tony Parrott explains how Solacom helped Maricopa Region 911 bring lightning-fast NG9-1-1 call routing and delivery to more than four million people in Arizona.

As home to more than half the population of Arizona, including the city of Phoenix, Maricopa County is the fourth-most populous county in the country. That means the team at Maricopa Region 911 has one of the most challenging mandates in the country. It also means everyone involved in upgrading the Maricopa Region 911 network routers knew that a network interruption or failure during the transition could have catastrophic results.

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Key Cost Considerations for NG9-1-1 Call Handling Solutions

Posted by Tony Parrott | VP of Sales on May 15, 2018

Tony Parrott explains why PSAPs need to look well beyond the initial purchase price when choosing an NG9-1-1 call handling solution.

Like any major purchase, the upfront costs for an NG9-1-1 call handling solution can be daunting, especially in the face of ongoing budget constraints. While cost concerns can make it tempting to pick the solution with the lowest initial purchase price, that’s often a short-sighted decision. To get the best value for your money, you need to look at the long-term total cost of ownership (TCO) for the solution.

There are four main factors to consider when trying to determine TCO for an NG9-1-1 system.

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