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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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26 Apr 2018

Audit-Proof Archiving of the Communication via an Enterprise Messaging App

There are several legal requirements that oblige companies to archive business communications. This applies to traditional media such as the letter and the fax as well as to digital media for the communication such as the email but also instant messaging and chat apps and even chat bots. In the following, we describe which communications have to be documented and archived by an enterprise messaging app.

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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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3 Jan 2018

Happy New Year - Predictions for Enterprise Messaging Apps for 2018

We want to thank all our customers, users and partners for the great collaboration in 2017 and wish everyone a happy, healthy and successful year 2018! Since this is the time where many people reflect on the past year and plan for the new year, we would like to make some predictions and highlight some trends for enterprise messaging apps in 2018:

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3 Dec 2017

Checklist for GDPR Compliance for Secure Enterprise Messaging Apps

With the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in May 2018 for all enterprises in the European Union, we currently get increasing enquiries for Teamwire from businesses that seek a secure enterprise messaging app. Due to the potentially high fines of the GDPR and related financial risks, many businesses are not willing to tolerate WhatsApp as part of the shadow IT anymore and as an alternative look for a secure enterprise messaging app that is compliant with the GDPR. 

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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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31 Oct 2017

Use Cases and Advantages of Chat Bots for Enterprises

Chat bots and integrations are a very important topic for digitization and enterprise productivity in the mobile age. Chat bots help to speed up work processes, simplify the exchange of information and automate processes. Today, we discuss which concepts are possible for chat bots and which use cases and advantages result for enterprises.

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28 Sep 2017

Finanz Informatik Chooses Teamwire as Secure WhatsApp Alternative

Finanz Informatik, based in Frankfurt am Main, is the IT service provider of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe. Its customers include hundreds of savings banks, eight state banks, DekaBank, eight state savings banks, public insurers as well as other companies of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe and the financial sector. Finanz Informatik offers comprehensive IT services - from application development, infrastructure and datacenter operation to consulting, training and support. With OSPlus, the company now represents one of the leading global banking systems for the German market.

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9 Sep 2017

Self-Hosted Messengers and Chat Apps for Enterprises - Important Requirements

Enterprises often want to have full control of the data and thus the servers of the software which they use. This is important to ensure maximum data protection and security. Those enterprises require a self-hosted solution of a messenger or chat app, which can be deployed in a private cloud or the on-premise infrastructure of the business.

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