Not fun enough? So go for XMPP notification then! Get your XOA talking to you directly through XMPP protocol:
This new plugin is pretty easy to use, here with a local server (but it's compatible with any XMPP server):
What about people to notify? Inside the same report plugin, you have now a specific entry for XMPP users:
So after any backup event (successful or not), "email@example.com" will receive an email, but "olivier@localhost" will receive a XMPP text message too!