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Mission Critical Partners Announces Acquisition of URL Integration, Expanding its Data-Integration Capabilities

Mission Critical Partners Announces Acquisition of URL Integration, Expanding its Data-Integration Capabilities

STATE COLLEGE, PA (January 15, 2020) Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, today announced the acquisition of URL Integration, an IT consulting company specializing in the planning and implementation of complex data-exchange points for the criminal justice and public safety sectors.

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Mission Critical Partners Acquires Black & Veatch’s Public Safety Consulting Business

Addition strengthens MCP’s capabilities to modernize critical infrastructure networks through increased IT support services and wireless communications systems

STATE COLLEGE, PA (January 7, 2020) Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Black & Veatch’s Public Safety (BVPS) consulting division. With BVPS—a unit of Black & Veatch’s Connected Communities business—MCP strengthens its capabilities to design and deploy reliable, advanced radio and wireless broadband systems targeting the public safety sector.

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MCP In the News: MCP Featured as One of Pennsylvania Startup Winners

Mission Critical Partners' was recently featured as one of Pennsylvania's startup winners in Keystone Edge magazine. The following is a excerpt from the article by writer Elise Vider:

For every tech entrepreneur working out of a garage and dreaming of unicorns — not the mythical creatures, but the legendary startups that ultimately hit a $1 billion market valuation – the hard truth is that the odds of survival are daunting. As Forbes reported last year, as many as 75 percent of venture-backed startups fail; the failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years is over 50 percent.

Meanwhile in Pennsylvania, a healthy cohort of growing tech startups are beating the odds. We spoke to three founders about what it takes to get solidly on the path to success.

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Posted on November 20, 2019

MCP In the News: Study Proposes Organizational Changes for Volunteer, Career First Responders

MCP recently completed a project in Charles County, MD on the county's fire and emergency medical services that makes a number of recommendations to help the county reduce emergency response decision-making time and improve operational standards. MCP completed the first comprehensive review of the state of the county's fire and EMS capabilities in 15 years.

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MCP In the News: Three-Digit Suicide Prevention 'Lifeline' Would Benefit Public-Safety Communications

MCP's Glenn Bischoff recently contributed an article on the FCC's proposal to create a three-digit number—988—for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This proposed three-digit number could improve call volumes in the nation's already overburdened 911 centers and help improve emergency response. 

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