The recent spate of hurricanes in the South may have employers wondering how they would best communicate benefits and other vital information with their workers should a natural disaster — or other emergency — hit their city. One technology company aims to give employers a solution.

AlertMedia, an Austin, Texas-based software company, offers an emergency communications system to hundreds of employers, such as Greyhound, DHL, AT&T and Volkswagen, in more than 80 countries. The cloud-based platform and mobile app sends prepared information through various channels, such as text messages, voice calls, push notifications and emails, to employees before and during a disaster.

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