NEW YORK, March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification services for the enterprise, announced today it was presented the "2016 Notification System of the Year" award by Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International.
According to DRI, the award was given to the company "whose system has done the most for companies of all sizes to improve their crisis communications, whether servicing the public or private sector." The judges also sought to award the company that "incorporated into the product best practice within the field of business continuity management."
"Send Word Now is highly honored to have been selected for this prestigious award," said Lorin Bristow, Chief Marketing Officer for Send Word Now. "DRI is well known around the world for its promotion of best practices in business continuity and disaster recovery. We greatly appreciate the recognition of our notification system as the top in the industry by this esteemed professional organization."
The award was presented last night at the DRI International Professional's Conference during the organization's Awards of Excellence Gala in Atlanta, GA. Send Word Now was selected in a blind evaluation process by a panel of senior business continuity professionals serving as independent judges.
Send Word Now is the most trusted worldwide provider of communications solutions for the enterprise. The company's easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification and mobile collaboration applications are used by businesses, government agencies, universities and non-profit organizations worldwide to ensure fast, effective communication in both routine and urgent situations. Send Word Now and its recently acquired One Call Now group messaging company serves the critical communications needs of more than 30,000 public and private sector organizations around the globe.
Among its many accolades, Send Word Now recently received the CIR Cloud Services Provider of the Year Award and the BCI Continuity and Resilience Innovation 2015 Award. It was named a "Leader" in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services. It also won the
DRI Notification System of the Year Award, and the Small Business Achievement Award from the Department of Homeland Security for its work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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