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MCP in the News: The Role of LTE in the Utilities Sector

The differences between public and private LTE networks are game-changing for the utilities sector. In an article for the Critical Communications Review, MCP's Darek Wieczorek explains why the industry needs to explore the benefits of private LTE networks for communications. Read it here.

MCP to Support State of Arizona in Effort to Advance Emergency Response

Phoenix, A.Z., (February 6, 2020)—The State of Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) has selected Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, to assist with the procurement of an Emergency Services Internet Protocol Network (ESInet) and Next Generation Core Services (NGCS), part of the ADOA’s ongoing efforts to enhance emergency response for its citizens by modernizing its 9-1-1 infrastructure.

MCP In the News: Seeing the Bigger Picture

Four counties in Western Pennsylvania set out to do something that hadn't been done before, and in the process, dramatically improved emergency response regionwide

The counties of Venango, Lawrence, Butler and Mercer, all located within Southwestern PA, all had computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems that had reached end of life and needed replacement. In spite of three of the counties sharing a CAD system vendor, all four counties had standalone systems and were unable to forward essential CAD data when they transferred calls to each other.

MCP in the News: Darrin Reilly, Featured in HxGN Podcast on Data and Public Safety

MCP's Chief Operating Officer, Darrin Reilly, was recently featured in a Hexagon Radio's podcast discussing the transformation taking place in mission-critical communities. Forcing that transformation is the increase multimedia data flows that can play a role helping to improve emergency response outcomes. Emergency Services Internet Protocol Networks (ESInets), are providing public safety agencies with a medium to send and receive data-rich multimedia, including images, text, video and data from other sensors.

Mission Critical Partners to Support Evolution of Central Oklahoma Governments’ 911 System

Mission Critical Partners to Assist with Implementing a Next Generation 911 System Across 21 Public Safety Answering Points in Central Oklahoma

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (June 25, 2019)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, was selected by the 9-1-1 Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (9-1-1 ACOG) to support the development and implementation of a Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) system. Located in Oklahoma City, 9-1-1 ACOG provides vital emergency response services to the surrounding suburban and rural communities.

MCP in the News: The Process of Overhauling Dispatch and Radio Systems, Law Enforcement Technology

Read Law Enforcement Technology's June/July 2019 issue, where MCP experts, Brian Melcer, program manager, and Chris Kelly, vice president and director of wireless services, take part in a discussion on the daunting task of overhauling a public safety technology system.

MCP In the News: Nebraska's Long Haul to Implement Next-Generation 911

Read Government Technology's article that discusses how the Nebraska Public Service Commission and Mission Critical Partners are addressing key obstacles to the rollout of statewide next-generation 911.

Mission Critical Partners to Help Nebraska Modernize 911 Infrastructure

NEBRASKA PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION SELECTS MCP TO LEAD IMPLEMENTATION OF STATEWIDE NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (March 12, 2019)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of independent professional, information technology (IT) and network support services for mission-critical infrastructure, was selected by the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) to support its implementation of a statewide Next Generation 911 (NG911) system.

Mission Critical Partners Announces Acquisition of Athena Advanced Networks, Enhancing IT Services Offering

STATE COLLEGE, PA (November 8, 2018) — Today, Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and lifecycle management services firm, announced the completion of its acquisition of Athena Advanced Networks (Athena).

MCP Announces April Webinar Focused on "How to Deploy an Effective 911 Network Management Program"

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (April 16, 2018) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) will host a live, 60-minute webinar on April 26 on how to deploy an effective 911 network management program and discuss strategies for preventing unplanned disruptions in 911 centers.

State of Maryland to Assess the Reliability and Security of Its 911 Network Infrastructure

PROJECT WILL HELP THE STATE UNDERSTAND ITS PSAPS’ CYBER RISKS AND PREPARE FOR NG911 TRANSITION

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (March 5, 2018) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of consulting and co-managed services for mission-critical infrastructure, along with partner SecuLore Solutions, a Maryland-based cyber security company focused on public safety, has been selected to complete a dynamic 911 network discovery for all public safety answering points (PSAPs) in the state of Maryland. A second component of the project is to complete an in-depth cyber security evaluation of its PSAPs, with the goal of protecting them against external and internal threats.