OfficeChat 1.4 – General Availability Release

Office Chat is simple and secure messaging for business teams. Coworkers can securely collaborate no matter where or how they work – no need to exchange numbers or friend anyone first.

We are pleased to announce the release of Office Chat 1.4 for mobile, desktop and Mac platforms. This release contains some awesome new features including wire-to-wire encryption & HIPPA compliance. The full release notes with bug fixes and changes are as follows:

New features and improvements in Office Chat 1.4

  • Ability to mute a team conversation.
  • 2 factor authentication including Google authenticator integration.
  • Ability to see your network’s current security level.
  • Improved network connection handling for fast & reliable messaging from mobile.
  • UI speed improvements.
  • End-to-end encryption of messages and files.
  • Strong password policies supported with intuitive UI to set strong passwords.

New controls for administrators in Office Chat 1.4

  • New enterprise plan designed for companies that demand the highest level of security now available. All messages & files, sent under the enterprise plan, are now encrypted when stored on the client, sent over the network or stored on the server.
  • 2FA authentication set-up with choice of delivering token over Email or Google Authenticator.
  • New user management capabilities – e.g. ability to reset 2FA.
  • New capabilities to configure strong password policies.
  • HIPAA compliance (requires private cloud deployment).
  • Enterprise plan with monthly and yearly payment choices.
Latest PC & Mac clients are available for download from OfficeChat.com. iOS & Android apps are under review by Apple & Google and will be available soon from respective app stores.
Thank you for your continued patronage. Let us know if you have any questions or feedback as you start to use these new features & improvements.

Why Office Chat?

1_2Built for Business: Office Chat premium gives company admins a web-based admin portal with full administration control to: manage users, teams, messages, SSO integration with company's active directory, the usage and engagement  dashboard, and email support 24x7.
 
2_1Email Interoperability: Office Chat allows you to send a message to anyone in your company. Users without the Office Chat app installed on their phone or desktop can participate in conversations via email.
 
1_1Available on Mobile, Desktop, and Mac: Office Chat is the only business messaging solution today that can get everyone in the company on board. It connects your mobile workforce using iPhone, iPad, or Android along with workers using Windows Desktop or Mac.