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Business Continuity During the 2012 London Olympics

With less than 150 days to the opening of the event it's worth thinking about how the Olympics could affect your organisation's staff and logistics. Products and services are available that can help your organisation maintain levels of resilience.
  • <strong>With the Olympic games coming to London this summer, have you considered how the congestion could affect your business?</strong>
  • <strong>PageOne has over 25 years experience in delivering products and services for business continuity and critical messaging.</strong>
    BRENTFORD, ENGLAND, April 07, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- This summer, the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic games is expected to attract an estimated 8 million spectators in and around London. This contrasts greatly with the mere 85,000 spectators that attended the opening ceremony of the last London Olympic games, held in 1948. How the crowds will affect London's infrastructure is a concern for any London based public service provider or private business; what will be the impact on day to day council services, public transport and the emergency services, and will there be spare capacity to cope with unexpected events?

With less than 150 days to the opening of the event it's worth thinking about how the above issues could affect your organisation's staff and logistics. Products and services are available that can help your organisation maintain levels of resilience, and to continue to operate efficiently throughout this busy period.

PageOne have over 25 years of experience in delivering business continuity and critical messaging services that support our clients' day-to-day operations and incident management. As such, our services are designed around accommodating ad-hoc, transient increased demand for our services when our clients need it most.

- Resilient 'SmartGroup' broadcast messaging
Delivering information, alerts and instructions to any combination of mobiles, smartphones, pagers and landlines ensures you can keep your staff informed during normal operations and in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

- Location services
Knowing where key staff are enables you to respond more effectively and allows more informed management of resource. Working with any GSM mobile phone, without any special hardware or software, PageOne's 'Locate' service enables you to locate individuals or groups of staff and also target messaging to a specific geographic area.

- Paging services
With the public mobile networks expected to be under increased load during the Olympics, paging offers a quick, simple communications medium that is wholly independent of the mobile network. Delivering alerts to individuals and groups in seconds, PageOne's national paging network offers resilience and diversity in times of emergency or major incident when mobile networks may be unavailable.

- Lone worker alarm
From SOS alerts to automated periodic check-ins, PageOne's 'Responder' Smartphone app helps improve safety by monitoring remote field-based staff, delivering peace of mind and exercising your organisation's duty of care requirements. 'Responder' also allows staff to update their status so you can know exactly who is available to respond at any moment. Available for Blackberry, Android and iPhone.

PageOne is a Government-approved provider of messaging services to the NHS, Emergency Services, MOD and local/central government for the provision of high-volume critical messaging and our fully redundant infrastructure has been designed from the ground up with resilience in mind.

With over 25 years experience in business continuity and critical messaging, find out how you can improve the resilience of your organisational communications with PageOne http://www.pageone.co.uk/.


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