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4 Jan 2017

Teamwire Successfully Completes Cloud Security Alliance STAR Assessment

Teamwire has completed the Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR) assessment of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) for its enterprise messaging app, in order to show compliance with leading standards and best practices for IT security. This helps customers to assess the security of our enterprise messaging app and to make the best procurement decisions. 

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20 Nov 2016

The Best Enterprise Messaging App for European Businesses

The demand by businesses for our enterprise messaging app is strongly growing. On the one had businesses are increasingly understanding the problems of using Whatsapp for enterprises communications. On the other hand in a mobile first world there are more and more important business use cases, scenarios and benefits of an enterprise messaging app. Last year we wrote a first blog post on how to select an enterprise messaging app. Now we want to update that blog post with latest requirements, criteria and market trends, and focus on the needs of European businesses when they search for the best enterprise messaging app for their organization:

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12 Oct 2016

Mobile Application Management with Automated Roll-outs and Data Retention

In an mobile first world the management and administration of mobile applications becomes increasingly important for businesses. Enterprises need a comprehensive mobile application management in order to easily configure apps, ensure company-wide compliance, enable fast deployments and protect corporate data. Teamwire has always provided a leading feature set for professional mobile application management and has supported the most important enterprise mobility solutions. Recently we released some innovative features that further improve mobile application management with automated roll-outs and data retention policies.  

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3 Sep 2016

The New Terms of WhatsApp and the Consequences for Businesses

Last week Whatsapp updated its terms and related privacy policy, and made several significant changes that were kind expected since the acquisition of Whatsapp by Facebook in 2014. In summary, Whatsapp will share personal information and data of users with Facebook, in order to mainly improve advertising related revenue channels. For enterprises which use Whatsapp for business purposes these changes of terms have critical consequences. We have written of the disadvantages and damages of Whatsapp for business use in the past, and suggested to look for a dedicated enterprise messaging app in order to ensure company-wide security, strong data protection and maximum productivity. However, we believe the new changes of the terms of Whatsapp should now make every enterprise seriously considering to stop using Whatsapp for business purposes, if an enterprise wants to avoid damages to and sharing of employee, customer and partner data with Facebook.

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23 Jun 2016

Teamwire Releases 2-Factor Authentication for Advanced Administration Security

Teamwire today released a 2-factor authentication mechanism for its administrator portal for maximum access security. The app-based second factor for the authentication of IT administrators ensures that all sensitive and confidential enterprise data in the administrator portal remains secure and fully protected. 

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16 May 2016

Why Enterprise Messaging Is a Core Component of the Digitalization

The digitalization is currently one of the largest challenges for businesses. IT research firm Gartner describes the digitalization "as the use of digital technologies to change a business model and provide new revenue and value-producing opportunities”. It is basically the process of moving to a digital business. The increasing convergence of the physical and virtual worlds offers boundless digitalization opportunities in almost all areas of society. This convergence implies the need for enterprises to identify new business models and adapt processes in response to a world that increasingly does business digital and online.

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9 Apr 2016

Potential Damages of Using WhatsApp for Business Purposes

In January we wrote a detailed article about the disadvantages of using WhatsApp and similar consumer messaging apps for business purposes. These apps have significant weaknesses in security, compliance, administration and business productivity. If you use WhatsApp and Co. in an enterprise environment, these weaknesses can lead to substantial damages for your business. Today we want to follow up on our first article about the disadvantages and explain as well as quantify the potential damages of using WhatsApp and Co. for an enterprise: 

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23 Feb 2016

Teamwire Joins AppConfig Community and Supports Airwatch

Today we have a great announcement: Teamwire's secure enterprise messaging app joins the Airwatch ACE program for professional enterprise mobility management (EMM). The app configuration for the enterprise (ACE) program is Airwatch's initiative for native best practices for configuring and securing apps in the enterprise. The goal of the program is to enable organizations to easily deploy, manage and scale apps while providing a seamless experience for users.

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