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November 26, 2012 10:48 ET

Send Word Now Ranked on Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™ List as One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America

Send Word Now Ranked as the 399th Fastest Growing Technology Company for Its Award-Winning Mass Notification Software

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 26, 2012) - Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and on-demand alerting and response services, announced today that it ranked 399 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Send Word Now grew 186% from 2007 to 2011.

Send Word Now's President and CEO Tony Schmitz credits the company's innovation, commitment to excellence, and outstanding customer support with its strong revenue growth. "We are extremely honored to be named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 again this year," he said, adding, "Send Word Now has long been the world's leading provider in automated notification services, and we look forward to continued growth."

"We are proud to honor the 2012 Technology Fast 500™ companies, and commend them for their outstanding growth," said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) leader. "These ground-breaking companies have outpaced their competition and are reinventing the way we do business today."

"The companies on the Fast 500 list are among those that have demonstrated remarkable innovation, creativity and business savvy," said Bill Ribaudo, Deloitte & Touche LLP partner and national TMT leader for audit and enterprise risk services (AERS). "As a result, these companies have continued to successfully forge ahead in a challenging economic environment. We applaud the leadership and employees of Send Word Now for this impressive accomplishment."

This is the second consecutive year that Send Word Now has made the list of Technology Fast 500™ award winners.

For more information about Send Word Now please contact us at info@sendwordnow.com or call us at (212) 379-4900.

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 http://www.sendwordnow.com or email us at info@sendwordnow.com. Follow Send Word Now on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sendwordnow and check out our new blog for industry news and insights at http://www.sendwordnow.com/Company/Blog.

About Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies -- both public and private -- in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2007 to 2011.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

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