Send Word Now Announces the Release of Secure Chat Feature for its SWN Direct Mobile App

SECAUCUS, NJ, DECEMBER 12, 2016 – Send Word Now, the worldwide leader in enterprise communications, including emergency notification and mobile collaboration, announced today that it has released a new secure chat feature for SWN Direct, the company’s award-winning mobile communication app for alert recipients.

The new secure chat feature allows app users to communicate via secure text-based messages, either one-on-one, or with a group.  The messages are encrypted both while in transit and while at rest.  This highly secure environment makes communication through the app compliant with even the strictest confidentiality requirements, such as those mandated by HIPPA.

“We are very pleased to announce our release of this secure chat feature into our SWN Direct mobile app,” said Tony Schmitz, Send Word Now’s President and CEO.  “Our clients, especially those in the healthcare and finance sectors, need to message each other in an environment they know, without a doubt, is 100% secure. With our new secure chat feature, they can easily achieve this and more.”

SWN Direct is a groundbreaking recipient mobile app that enables rapid, secure and encrypted interactions between an organization and its employees, customers and stakeholders. SWN Direct utilizes IP networking end to end for the secure delivery of voice, text and files seamlessly to recipient mobile devices anywhere in the world.

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Send Word Now is the leading worldwide provider of critical communications solutions. The company’s easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification, enterprise collaboration and mobile applications are used by businesses, government agencies, universities and non-profit organizations worldwide to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most.

Among its many accolades, Send Word Now recently received the DRI Notification System of the Year Award and the BCI Global Continuity and Resilience Innovation Award. It was named a “Leader” in Gartner’s most recent Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services. It also won the Small Business Achievement Award from the Department of Homeland Security for its work with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Send Word Now and its recently acquired One Call Now group messaging company serve the
critical communications needs of more than 30,000 public and private sector organizations
around the globe.

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