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April 26, 2012 09:00 ET

Notification Industry Leader Send Word Now Shortlisted for 2 CIR Business Continuity Awards

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2012) - Send Word Now, the leading global provider of emergency notification and on-demand alerting and response services, announced today that it has been shortlisted for 2 CIR Magazine awards in Business Continuity.

The Business Continuity Awards recognize those business continuity, security, resilience and risk professionals whose innovative strategies and industry savvy make them stand out above the rest. Send Word Now has made the shortlist for Specialist Company of the Year, and its robust iPhone application has been shortlisted for Most Innovative Product of the Year. Winners in all categories will be announced on Wednesday, May 30 at an awards ceremony in London, UK.

"We are very proud to be shortlisted in two categories this year," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "Send Word Now has been a technological leader in the notification industry for years. These nominations confirm that leadership position, as well as our commitment to innovation, security, and great customer service."

Send Word Now continues to lead the emergency notification market in feature development, international support and security, and is the first mass notification vendor to release features such as single-sign on (SSO), full encryption of data at rest, digital signatures and two-factor authentication. Send Word Now was also the first emergency notification provider to offer native mobile applications for iPhone® and BlackBerry®, integrated weather alerting, and incident management services.

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

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