News : Fairfax County Upgrades to Next Generation 9-1-1 Platform
Temecula, CA, USA, May 23, 2016 -- The Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC), a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) in Virginia, continues its technological advancement to meet public expectation and population growth.
Recently, Fairfax County awarded its Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) contract to General Dynamics Information Technology, headquartered in Fairfax County, to develop, deploy and provide maintenance and support for the solution. One of the vital components in the new system is the VESTA(R) 9-1-1 call handling equipment, provided by Airbus DS Communications.
"Fairfax County has long played an important leadership role in the Public Safety industry as they adopt new strategies and technologies that improve their ability to respond to their community. They continue to set a new standard for PSAPs across the country," said Bob Freinberg, CEO of Airbus DS Communications. "Airbus DS Communications is proud to be a part of their NG9-1-1 solution with General Dynamics."
"The VESTA 9-1-1 solution not only enhances our call center's previous capabilities, but now provide us the opportunity to be NG 9-1-1 ready," said Steve McMurrer, 9-1-1 System Administrator for Fairfax County. "By taking this next step, we can ensure our community continues to have the most advanced and dependable 9-1-1 services for years to come."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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