VOLO Press Releases

VOLO expands its Executive Leadership team appointing world renowned expert in emergency, disaster and crisis communication, Dr. Bob Chandler as its Director of Education.

Posted by Derek Dragojevic on Mar 9, 2016 3:43:40 PM

Ormond Beach, FL – VOLO, LLC. provider of the VOLO Recovery solution announced today
that Robert Chandler, Ph.D. has partnered with VOLO to serve as the Director of Education.
Dr. Chandler will be responsible for developing VOLO’s thought leadership; creating
exclusive communication expert content and an authoritative resource library; delivering
specialized training and unique educational services to VOLO clients; and supporting VOLO
in maintaining its premier position within the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Industry.

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Ormond Beach tech firm doubles office space to accommodate an expanded workforce due to the growth of its business.

Posted by Derek Dragojevic on Feb 17, 2016 4:04:07 PM

Ormond Beach tech firm VOLO has doubled its office space to accommodate an expanded
workforce due to the growth of its business. The new space will provide enough space for upwards of
50 employees. All new positions will be high-paying technology jobs.

VOLO's software suite enables businesses to proactively address, manage and communicate with
employees during unforeseen events. According to Mr. Felipe Portocarrero, the firm’s president, "In
today's world, threats to businesses take many forms: bomb threats, active shooters, severe weather
events are all realities impacting business today." Portocarrero adds, "Our business is growing so
quickly because our technology is no longer perceived as a luxury. To operate in today's world,
businesses must be prepared or face the consequences." Although VOLO serves clients globally,
VOLO's communications software has been used recently to help contain an active shooter right here
in Daytona Beach. (See Halifax press release.)

In addition to expanding its Ormond Beach workforce, VOLO is also increasing its footprint on the
West Coast by opening a second headquarters in Las Vegas. Portocarrero explains: "Having a second
headquarters in Las Vegas makes sense. We can expand our normal operating hours and better service
our clients on the West Coast. Additionally, we will have access to prime development talent
located nearby in California.”

ABOUT VOLO
Founded in 2007 starting with only 2 employees, VOLO is now the premier provider of SaaS Solutions
for the Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery community. VOLO
delivers high availability in-bound and out-bound communications, event monitoring, automated
alerting, and storage applications via a proprietary cutting-edge platform. VOLO's reach extends
globally, working with clients from the Fortune 100 list and the United States Armed Forces to
businesses and healthcare facilities in almost every U.S. city.

(For inquires, please contact Felipe Portocarrero at VOLO, LLC. 386-676-0326 –
New physical address – VOLO, 9 Sunshine Blvd. Ormond Beach, FL 32174)

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VOLO ThunderCall® Weather Warning Faster Than Weather Radio

Posted by Felipe Portocarrero on Jun 12, 2015 4:09:02 PM

 

AnMed Health employees receive Thundercall® Tornado alerts minutes before the storm and even before the weather radio.

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VOLO Restores Inbound Phone Service to OTS Legal

Posted by Derek Dragojevic on Jul 7, 2014 10:21:00 AM

Ft. Lauderdale, FL - VOLO uses its Virtual Switchboard to restore inbound phone service for OTS Legal following a lightning storm which knocked out phone service to their corporate headquarters.

During an intense thunderstorm on July 6th, OTS Legal headquarters was struck by lightning causing them to lose phone service to their corporate headquarters.

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Jacksonville Jaguars choose VOLO Recovery® for Employee Communications

Posted by Derek Dragojevic on Jun 26, 2014 5:31:57 PM

Jacksonville, FL - The Jacksonville Jaguars announced today that they
have selected VOLO, LLC. - the premier provider of SaaS solutions for Enterprise Risk
Management, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery - to provide emergency
communications for sending time-sensitive alert messages to its employees.
Ensuring the safety and security of all employees is of critical importance to the Jaguars,
which prompted it to invest in VOLO Recovery’s services. After comparing various
vendors, the Jaguars selected VOLO Recovery because of the comprehensiveness and
ease of using the service.

VOLO Recovery is in use by thousands of businesses and subscribers nationwide to
send both critical and non-critical messages. “We were thrilled to find VOLO” says Kitty
Cash of the Jaguars “Their software is very easy to use. I can send phone, text, and even
email messages to groups of employees instantaneously. Our management team is
always interested in leveraging new technology to create a better working
environment,” says Ms. Cash.

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VOLO Adopts IceWarp to Power Advanced Emergency Communications Systems

Posted by Derek Dragojevic on Jun 2, 2014 12:33:12 PM

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Halifax Hospital Uses VOLO During Shooting

Posted by Derek Dragojevic on Jan 24, 2014 12:44:00 PM

Ormond Beach, FL - January 24, 2014. Kevin Noel, Director of Safety and Security at Halifax Hospital, used the VOLO Recovery® cloud-based communication system to contact hospital executives and employees after a dangerous shooting occurred at the hospital on Monday, January 6th, 2014. According to witnesses, Jonathan Rodriguez, a 20-year-old man, threatened patients and nurses with a gun before killing himself. Fortunately, the event ended without serious injury to Halifax employees or patients.

Cloud-based communication systems like VOLO are becoming increasingly popular among businesses such as hospitals, banks and retailers. According to Mr. Noel, "With the increase in severe weather and violent threats that exist today, I decided it was time to stop depending on the antiquated call-tree method of communicating to my staff. Technology today is so powerful and inexpensive; there is no reason to put off acquiring a mass communications system". Kevin goes on to state, "I was able to use our notification system to provide real-time updates to our executive team as the situation unfolded. We have since expanded the user base to all employees as this is a great way to inform them of situations on campus that may impact how they get to work or what's going on before they get here."

Register for the upcoming VOLO active shooter webinar: Register here today!
(for inquiries please contact Felipe Portocarrero at VOLO, LLC. 386-676-0326)

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The Disaster Recovery Experts Choose VOLO for Their Own Disaster Recovery

Posted by Derek Dragojevic on Sep 19, 2013 1:30:00 PM

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