Yearly Archives: 2011

NJEDge.Net selects Send Word Now® Alert Service for Emergency Preparedness

NJEDge.Net is pleased to announce SendWordNow as the winner of our RFP for Emergency Notification Services (ENS).

A committee consisting of CIOs and other senior staff from numerous NJEDge.Net members reviewed all of the vendor responses to this RFP against the established evaluation criteria. At the conclusion of its deliberations, the committee unanimously agreed that Send Word Now met the required functional specifications and was best suited for the various needs of NJEDge.Net organizations.”We are very pleased with our selection of Send Word Now, and we look forward to a long-lasting relationship with the organization,” said George Laskaris, President and CEO of NJEDge.Net. “This new agreement reflects our efforts to achieve economies of scale and help our members achieve their missions more cost-effectively.”Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now, said, “We are extremely proud to be able to provide our services to academic and research institutions throughout New Jersey. Send Word Now is ideally suited to support the emergency preparedness needs of all NJEDge.Net members, given the great flexibility inherent in our robust messaging platform.”

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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..
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March 16th, 2011|

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March 15th, 2011|

Broadview Networks Wins Two-Year Extension of NJEDge.Net Contract

NJEDge.Net has extended its voice service agreement with Broadview Networks, a leading provider of network-based IP voice and data communications services for an additional two years.

The agreement calls for Broadview Networks to continue providing voice services as a preferred vendor to New Jersey-based educational institutions, including public research institutes, schools, universities and municipalities that participate in the NJEDge.Net Affiliates Program for cooperative purchasing. The service includes Local Trunks, PRI Services, Local, Long-Distance and International Usage Plans.

“We have developed successful working relationships with 18 members of NJEDge.Net consortium. Based on Broadview Networks’ solid performance over the past three years, NJEDge.Net has decided to exercise its option to extend our contract for an additional two years on the original five-year contract,” said Pete Parrinello, senior vice president at Broadview.

“Broadview Networks has consistently provided the college and university members of NJEDge.Net with highly reliable, innovative, and customized voice and managed services at competitive prices. We are pleased to extend our contract, given Broadview’s consistent quality of service and high degree of responsiveness to our members’ needs and requirements,” said George Laskaris, president and CEO of NJEDge.Net.

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February 28th, 2011|