Concentric Offers Secure and Affordable Instant Messaging for SMBs

March 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on Concentric Offers Secure and Affordable Instant Messaging for SMBs 

Webmaster NewsSAN JOSE, CA – Concentric┬« announced the launch of Concentric Business Messenger, an enterprise-class, encrypted, fully managed messaging and collaboration solution designed for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Concentric Business Messenger helps employees communicate more efficiently using real-time instant messaging without the security risks of a public chat service. All communications via Concentric Business Messenger are encrypted with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) giving SMBs security comparable to online banking applications. Unlike public chat services, Business Messenger allows IT managers to take control of instant messaging by restricting communications just to people in the organization, ensuring that information shared is secure and private.

“Concentric Business Messenger is part of our continued strategy to provide our SMB customers with enterprise-class applications at affordable prices,” said Craig Collins, president of Concentric. “A growing concern for SMBs is the increase in instances where worms or viruses enter their network through a public instant messaging network. By using Concentric Business Messenger, SMBs can have the benefits of chat without the risks while enabling employees to stay connected in the office and on the go.” Read more