UniversityTickets Taps RainedOut For Free+ SMS
LEESBURG, Va., May 23, 2012 – RainedOut™, the leading provider of free event and group communication services, announced today that UniversityTickets has become their latest partner to adopt the integration of RainedOut’s FREE+ SMS service. UniversityTickets multifaceted system will offer RainedOut’s services to their various student activity groups, performing arts centers, and many different ticketing outlets.
“It’s critical that our clients stay in touch with their customers, and RainedOut provides the best way for them to do that,” said Derek Mitchell, director of client services for UniversityTickets. “RainedOut’s reliable Tier 1 platform, integrated seamlessly into the UniversityTickets platform, ensures that ticket holders will never miss cancellations, updates or reminders sent by our clients.”
“UniversityTickets has a tremendous presence in their industry, and we are pleased to help them reach their goals in communicating with their clients and customers,” said Jim Fitzmaurice, director of user development with RainedOut. “We have great experience working with the colleges and universities through our e2Campus service, so we know firsthand how well our platform can help this market.”
UniversityTickets is a leading provider of ticketing services for colleges and universities. Founded in 1999 after a successful pilot at Cornell University, UniversityTickets offers simple, cost-effective ways for college and university organizations to sell tickets and collect payments online, along with access control, season ticket, student authentication and mobile ticketing technology. Our products were born in a college environment and have been built from the ground up around the unique needs of college event ticketing. Headquartered in New York City, UniversityTickets is a privately-owned corporation. Learn more at UniversityTickets.com.
Used by 1,000s of organizations, award-winning RainedOut is the leading event and group communication service. This FREE+, sponsor-supported service enables non-technical people to send instant alerts to the entire community for improved communication. It is used to cancel events, change plans, send reminders, and much more. Groups can raise money with every alert sent. As a cloud-based service, messages can initiate from any net-connected computer or from the field using a standard cell phone. With one simple interface, RainedOut instantly and simultaneously broadcasts alerts to subscribers’ mobile phones (via SMS text message) and e-mail accounts, and to the organizations’ own Web pages, RainedOut Page, Facebook Page, and Twitter Account. Learn more at www.RainedOut.com.
Omnilert, LLC develops intuitive communication technologies that keep communities safe and connected. The company’s flagship service is a Tier-1 interactive unified mass notification system that enables a single person to communicate critical information to thousands of people anywhere, anytime, on any device or service. This affords better crisis communications, emergency management, business continuity, and disaster recovery. The award-winning company's 6,000 clients include the U.S. Army, Bayer, Mazda, sanofi-aventis, Arizona State University, Penn State, Marine Corps Marathon, YMCA, American Red Cross, and UNICEF. Omnilert solutions are sold under the brand names e2Campus, Amerilert, and RainedOut. The privately held company is headquartered in Leesburg, Va., and at www.omnilert.com online.