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14 Apr 2019

External Communication and Secure Guest Access for Our Enterprise Messaging App

The external communication with partners, customers and clients can be a relevant topic for an enterprise messaging app. Some examples are the collaboration with partners on a project, the follow-up discussion of a workshop with clients, the exchange of information with a patient, the scheduling of a meeting with a customer, etc. While these use cases can improve the productivity, the external communication can also be a potential security leak of client data and intellectual property of the enterprise. Teamwire provides two different options for the external communication in order to balance productivity and security and meet different requirements. 

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30 Mar 2019

More Alerting and Crisis Communication Features for Our Enterprise Messaging App

Last summer we released several features for our secure enterprise messaging app for alerting and crisis communication (=> there is a comprehensive blog post about all the features and uses cases). These innovative alerting and crisis communication features are a great extension of our enterprise messaging app and cover use cases for critical events, in crisis situations and in emergencies. Especially for customers in the public sector, healthcare, security services, financial services, energy, critical infrastructure, logistics and manufacturing these features are of great help. In order to further improve coordination and communication in case of critical events and emergencies, we released additional alerting and crisis communication last week.

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31 Jan 2019

How an Enterprise Chooses the Right Cloud for Their Secure Messaging App?

Businesses often wonder what cloud or hosting environment is best for their organization. Because of different models and services, one cloud is actual not equal to another cloud. This also applies to the cloud of a secure enterprise messaging app. It is not just about differences in terms of privacy and security, e.g. whether data is stored in a European cloud or on own servers, but also about questions related to maintenance, connectivity, scalability and costs.

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8 Jul 2018

Effective Alerting and Crisis Communication with Our Enterprise Messaging App

This week Teamwire has released innovative features for alerting and crisis communication for its enterprise messaging app. The new alerting and crisis communication features are a useful addition to our messaging app and provide enterprises and the public sector with completely new use cases for critical events, in crisis situations and in emergencies. With our alerting and crisis communication capabilities organizations can also improve the coordination of teams, task forces and on-call personnel, as well as enhance the safety of their employees. At the same time, our alerting features are more reliable and less expensive than alternative solutions.
 

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29 Jun 2018

WhatsApp Ban in the Enterprise: GDPR-Compliant Messaging Apps, Alternatives and Solutions

The use of WhatsApp as part of shadow IT is very common in enterprises. This actually affects every industry, sector and function as well as the entire public sector. Since a WhatsApp usage in the enterprise is not legally compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and WhatsApp can not adequately protect corporate data, more and more companies are banning the use of WhatsApp for business purposes: Deutsche Bank banned WhatsApp and similar messaging apps a long time ago. The automotive supplier Continental has also recently opted for a ban of WhatsApp in the enterprise. Teamwire knows many other companies and organizations that have also banned WhatsApp for business communications. Enterprises know ask themselves the following questions:
   => What are possible solutions for the WhatsApp problem?
   => What secure and GDPR-compliant messaging apps and alternatives are there for businesses and the public sector?
We want to discuss these points in more detail in this blog article.

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30 May 2018

Teamwire at CEBIT 2018

Teamwire is going to present its secure enterprise messaging app at CEBIT in Hannover from 12th to 15th June, 2018. The new CEBIT is a business festival for innovation and digitization. CEBIT ist a triple-punch event featuring exhibits, conferences and networking. CEBIT covers the digitization of business, government and society from every angle.

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1 May 2018

The Importance of Enterprise Messaging for IoT

For many enterprises the internet of things (IoT) is a very important topic. Given the millions of devices that are forecast to be attached the internet, most enterprises are somehow affected by IoT. As part of IoT effective communication and fast information exchange is a key concern. That’s where enterprise messaging apps come into play. In this blog post we want to describe the importance, requirements and use cases of enterprise messaging apps for IoT.

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28 Apr 2018

Teamwire at MobileIron Live 2018

Teamwire is going to present its secure enterprise messaging app at MobileIron Live! in Berlin from 16th to 17th May, 2018. MobileIron Live! is a leading event for enterprise mobile security. The event brings together decision makers, leading software vendors and experts from all segments of the IT community.

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8 Jan 2018

Security Advisory for Meltdown and Spectre

Last week two critical security threats, called „Meltdown“ and „Spectre" were made public, that exploit common features of modern microchips. Teamwire is concerned about these security flaws. These issues apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and operating systems - iOS, Android, Windows, OS X, Linux, etc. For everybody, who works with smartphones, tablets, computers or other gadgets with microprocessors, it is very important to apply all software updates for operating systems and minimize the risks of potential attacks.

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26 Nov 2017

Secure WhatsApp Alternative for Enterprises and the Public Sector

Currently many large enterprises, small and medium businesses as well as the public sector look for a secure WhatsApp alternative (e.g. Teamwire) for their organization. In the following we want to give an overview why this is an important problem to solve, and what features a messaging app requires to serve as a secure WhatsApp alternative for enterprises.

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