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January 30, 2012 10:17 ET

Abu Dhabi Investment Council Selects Send Word Now's Automated Notification Platform to Support Its Business Continuity Efforts

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 30, 2012) - Send Word Now, the leading provider of on-demand alerting, response, and incident management services, today announced that Abu Dhabi Investment Council will use Send Word Now's notification service as the new communications cornerstone of its security and business continuity efforts.

The Council will use Send Word Now's messaging platform to alert staff members any time that there is an emergency such as a network outage, fire, local crisis, or natural disaster.

"We have many staff members who travel overseas for business purposes," said Moayed Mahmoud, Business Continuity Specialist at the Council, "and Send Word Now's robust international messaging capabilities will help us to make sure that they are safe and informed at all times."

"We are delighted to provide our messaging services to Abu Dhabi Investment Council," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "For businesses operating in today's complex international markets, the need for effective and reliable communication solutions has never been greater. We look forward to supporting the Council in this regard."

About Send Word Now

Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident management services for both routine and emergency communication. The easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification service is used by government agencies, municipalities, universities, non-profit organizations and businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies, to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication in real-time. Send Word Now's Alert Tracer® provides a full audit trail of messages sent and received for after-action reporting and follow-up. Designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device over any type of connection, Send Word Now's mass notification system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. The company is headquartered in New York City. Visit Send Word Now on the web at or email us at Follow Send Word Now on Twitter at and check out our new blog for industry news and insights at

About The Abu Dhabi Investment Council

The Abu Dhabi Investment Council is an investment arm of the Government of Abu Dhabi. The Council started its operations in April 2007 and is responsible for investing part of the government's surplus financial resources through a globally diversified investment strategy, targeting positive capital returns through an expansive portfolio of highly diversified asset classes and active investment management strategies.

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