IBM Cloud Push Notification – Now available in Washington Region
We are pleased to announce the availability of Push Notification Service in US- East Washington region. This service is already available in US-South Dallas, EU-GB London, EU-DE Frankfurt & AU-SYD regions.
Push Notification Service provides unified API’s to send real time notifications to mobile and web applications at scale. You can leverage an intuitive dashboard or rich set of REST API’s to send notifications to segment of users, individual user or all users. It helps manage device registrations, subscriptions and push notification mediator relationships letting you focus on engaging with your user base by sending notifications.
If you are a new user to IBM Cloud, then you could sign up for a free lite account and leverage the lite plan this service offers to send allowed number notifications at no cost.
Key Capabilities :
Web Push Notifications
You can send notifications to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari Browsers and Chrome Apps & Extensions in addition to Android and iOS devices
Monitor Notification Performance
You can view reports on number of notifications sent, list of devices registered and analyze information on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. You can also get stats on number of notifications seen, sent, invalid and opened. You can also configure web hooks to be informed about events in app life cycle and message processing
Leverage notification enhancements from Mobile OS vendors
You can use Push Notification Service to send silent & interactive notifications. We also support latest notification enhancements like Rich media , actionable notifications for iOS, Expandable notifications for Android to name a few
Send notifications with Cloud Functions
Push Notification is available as Cloud Function action to facilitate sending notifications in a serverless sequence