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Slack

http://slack.com

Slack is a team communication application providing services such as real-time messaging, archiving, and to search for modern teams. It offers one-on-one messaging, private groups, persistent chat rooms, and direct messaging as well as group chats organized by topic. All content inside Slack is searchable from one search box and it integrates with a number of third-party services, including Google Docs, Dropbox, Heroku, Crashlytics, GitHub, and Zendesk. Slack was launched in 2013 by Serguei Mourachov, Eric Costello, Cal Henderson, and Stewart Butterfield. It is based in San Francisco, C.A. The application is available for Mac, PC, iOS, and Android.

Government Customers:

Reviews

  • Federally-Compatible TOS (link)

  • Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA)

  • Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)

  • System of Records Notice (SORN)

Authority to Operate (ATO)

  • FedRAMP (JAB)

  • FedRAMP (Agency)

  • FedRAMP (CSP Package)

  • Agency Approval

Procurement Options

  • If a product costs less than $3,500 / year you can use a purchase card to procure the product. If the annual cost exceeds that amount, you'll need to use another procurement option.