Dayton City School Launches AlertU Emergency Notification System
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – March 3, 2008 – Waterfall Mobile announced today that Dayton City School, Dayton, Tennessee, has launched its AlertU emergency notification system. With AlertU, school administrators can send critical text message alerts and updates to the mobile devices of its K-8 students, parents, faculty, staff and campus community in real-time.
“It is essential for us to communicate effectively with our subscribers during a crisis,” said Matt Marcus, Technology Director for Dayton City School. “Even in situations such as poor weather or traffic delays that can cause school closings, AlertU simplifies the notification process tremendously.”
AlertU is a web-based, emergency text alert notification platform designed by Waterfall Mobile for schools, college and university campus communities and enterprise facility management. There are no fees to subscribers for enrolling in the service, however standard text message rates apply.
“This is a great way to mobilize campus communities quickly and securely,” said Jason Saroyan, Director of Business Development, Waterfall Mobile. “We’re excited to see Dayton City use this convenient alert messaging platform, with its simple setup and easy-to-use management tools, AlertU is a great solution for schools during an emergency.”
AlertU is available to Dayton City School students, parents, faculty, staff and campus community. Friends and family are also able to receive alert updates. To subscribe for Dayton City text alerts, please text DCS to AlertU (253788) and reply Y to confirm or sign up through the widget on the school website at www.daytoncity.net.
About Waterfall Mobile
Waterfall Mobile helps companies of all types and sizes get the mobile channel flowing via a user-friendly, web-based technology platform designed to reach the 243 million mobile phones currently deployed by U.S. mobile carriers. Waterfall Mobile’s products include AlertU and its flagship service, Msgme. Waterfall’s web-based platform brings unprecedented flexibility and ease of use to mobile content distribution. Founded in 2005, Waterfall Mobile is located in San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit www.waterfallmobile.com or text wm to 67463.