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Send Word Now to Assist ASIS UK During 2012 London Olympic Games(May 30, 2012)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 05/30/12 -- Send Word Now, the leading global provider of emergency notification and on-demand alerting and response services, announced today that the UK Chapter of ASIS International will use Send Word Now's messaging service to send general security alerts and urgent messages throughout London during the 2012 Olympic Games.
As a part of the Olympic Cross Sector Security Communication program (CSSC), ASIS UK will use Send Word Now to quickly deliver security and business continuity information throughout this summer's Games. The service will allow the organization to communicate important and potentially critical information to its members, which include senior security professionals across a wide range of industries and sectors.
"Send Word Now will allow us to react quickly to any security threats that may arise during the Olympics and to send critical information to our members with just the click of a button," said Mike Hurst, Vice Chairman of Strategy at ASIS UK. "We are also very excited by the system's ease of use, flexibility and security features. Additionally, after the Games have finished, quick security communications will remain one of our highest priorities. We are convinced that Send Word Now will continue to lend us tremendous support in all of our future endeavors."
"We are delighted to provide our services to ASIS UK during this year's Olympic Games, when the whole world will turn its attention toward London," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "Since its inception, the organization has done a tremendous job in supporting security professionals around the world, and we are happy to be able to assist with that effort."
ASIS International, founded in 1955, is the largest organization for security professionals worldwide. It counts more than 38,000 members including c.750 in the UK. The UK Chapter runs dynamic seminars and training days throughout the year, publishes a quarterly Newsletter containing articles from some of the country's leading security practitioners and acts as a voice for the security profession, representing its members' views at the highest levels. In 2012 the UK Chapter hosted the ASIS European Conference attracting over 500 security professionals from around the world.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Sheri Ann Laza-Schmitz
Send Word Now
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