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What’s the best SMS IT support alerting system?

What does everyone use to send SMS alerts to employees for things like server alerts, planned downtime, that sort of scenario? Do you go to an SMS provider, buy the credits and then make your own sending system (or hook in to their API)? Or do you use the gateway provider’s sometimes rather rubbish system […]

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US gets disaster warnings by SMS

What do people do during disasters? Turn to their mobiles, of course. The Federal Communications Commission has adopted a plan that will see mobile networks used to transmit alerts during disasters or emergencies. The system, called the Commercial Mobile Alert Systems, will see texts sent to mobile users including, presidential alerts, imminent threat alerts and […]