NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire -10/26/11)- Send Word Now, the worldwide leader in emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that Carnegie Mellon University will use its communication platform to deliver voice and text messages to students and staff members during emergencies.
The university will also use Send Word Now's WeatherBlast service to send campus-wide alerts whenever there is a serious weather event that may impact the campus, students, and staff.
Send Word Now says the university will use the fully-automated notification and response system to alert the campus community via multiple channels of communication any time there is a critical event on campus.
"We are proud to provide our robust notification and response platform to such a highly acclaimed and forward-thinking educational organization," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "By selecting our services, Carnegie Mellon University is demonstrating its firm commitment to campus safety, and we applaud the university's efforts in this regard."
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Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident response 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 our website at http://www.sendwordnow.com or email us at email@example.com.