SOURCE: Send Word Now

August 22, 2006 08:00 ET

Send Word Now Sponsors Computerworld Webinar on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

Webinar Includes AT&T Business Continuity Expert and Provides Real World Case Study

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 22, 2006 -- Send Word Now, the leader in Smart Notification Services, today announced that it is sponsoring a webinar on the communications tools, including wireless, online, voice and text technologies, used to ensure continuity during a business disruption.

The Computerworld webinar titled, "Essential Communications Tools of Business Continuity" is available on demand. To register please click:

The webinar features Jerry Shammas, Director, Business Continuity and Recovery Services, AT&T, who comments on AT&T Inc.'s annual business continuity study, which revealed that 28 percent of U.S.-based companies do not have adequate plans in place to cope with natural or other potential disasters.

The webinar also features Dean Ross, the National Emergency Manager for the Indian Health Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and one of the largest healthcare and pre-hospital care systems in the country. Ross provides a real-world example, discussing how the agency uses technology to communicate and coordinate during natural and man-made disasters while ensuring continuity of operations.

Send Word Now's Smart Notification Services enable organizations to simply and quickly communicate and coordinate via voice or text with hundreds or thousands of people anytime, anywhere. Leading organizations rely on Send Word Now's services to safeguard people and protect corporate assets during routine, time sensitive and emergency events. The webinar will conclude with a short demonstration of Send Word Now's Smart Notification Services.

About Send Word Now

Send Word Now is the leading provider of user friendly, secure, on-demand notification and incident management services. Fortune 1000 and government organizations depend on Send Word Now's services to coordinate resources and safeguard people during critical, time sensitive and unexpected events. The easy-to-use, web-based solution ensures smart, effective organization-wide coordination in real time, improving day-to-day business operations and ensuring continuity during crises. Anywhere, anytime, regardless of location or device connection. The company is headquartered in New York City. More information about Send Word Now can be found at

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