Send Word Named Named a Finalist for DRI International’s 2015 Notification System of the Year Award
NEW YORK, NY, February 12, 2015– Send Word Now, the worldwide leader in enterprise-class critical communications, is proud to announce its selection by DRI International as a finalist for the 2015 Notification System of the Year award. Winners of the organisation’s prestigious Awards of Excellence will be disclosed during the Gala Dinner Ceremony at the DRI2015 conference in San Antonio, TX, on March 3, 2015.
“It is a privilege to again make the shortlist of companies recognised by this highly regarded business continuity and disaster recovery organisation,” said Lorin Bristow, Senior Vice President, Marketing, for Send Word Now. “We certainly appreciate their acknowledgement as a top service provider, and have high hopes of carrying this distinguished honour in the year ahead.”
DRI, long recognised for its work toward helping organisations prepare for – and recover from – disasters, certifies individual professionals from more than 100 countries and conducts training in more than 50 of those nations. There are currently more than 12,000 active certified professionals worldwide. DRI also advises numerous governments and organisations in creating national and international standards for preparedness, and works with private sector leaders and professional associations to promote readiness.
Send Word Now serves the critical communications needs of more than 1,800 public and private sector organisations worldwide. Its SaaS-based Alerting Service, which features a 100% up-time service guarantee, is time-tested to provide rapid, multi-modal and two-way messaging during business disruptions, and support everyday business operations.
The company’s latest innovation, SWN Direct, extends the robust capabilities of Send Word Now’s Alerting Service to mobile alert recipients using iPhone® and Android® devices.
About Send Word Now
Headquartered in New York City, Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting for crisis communication. The company’s easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification solutions and mobile applications are used by businesses, government agencies, universities and non-profit organisations worldwide to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most.
Among its many accolades, Send Word Now was named a ‘Leader’ in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services. Its Alerting Service was recently awarded “Notification System of the Year” by DRI International, and the company received the 2013 Small Business Achievement Award from the Department of Homeland Security for its work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).