Bandwidth Launches New "Send-To" App, Bringing Built-In SMS Messaging to Microsoft Teams
September 08, 2022
"As messaging becomes an increasingly preferred way to communicate, employees shouldn't have to use their personal phone numbers to conduct mission-critical communications–whether with their co-workers inside an organization, or when reaching out to customers, partners, suppliers or other stakeholders," said
For IT leaders, the new Send-To app can be installed quickly and deployed easily, in keeping with Bandwidth's reputation for simplicity and customer satisfaction. As a result, Teams users can send SMS and MMS messages from within their Teams channels, on desktop or mobile, using a Bandwidth-provided phone number, which minimizes the need for context switching and increases efficiency. It also mitigates the security and governance issues stemming from the use of personal devices for business messaging. To further protect privacy, customers control how messages and contacts are retained within their own Teams tenant.
Bandwidth engineered the Send-To app to solve for a wide variety of use cases. One of the app's first users is Camden Property Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust. With heavy personnel needs to manage its 58,000+ apartment homes in more than 170 communities across the
"Send-To has revolutionized our recruitment efforts," said
"Send-To by Bandwidth has become a key part of our Microsoft Teams environment," said
Send-To is yet another example of Bandwidth's decade-long track record of innovation alongside Microsoft. For example, Bandwidth's Duet for Microsoft Teams is a Bring Your Own Carrier (BYOC) solution to help enterprises move to the cloud. With BYOC, enterprises can unbundle their telephony and easily integrate their entire communications stack, while replacing legacy telecom carriers and most on-premises equipment with the Bandwidth platform–built on its own global, software-driven, all-IP network.
Find out more about Bandwidth's Send-To app here.
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Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND) is a global communications software company that helps enterprises connect people around the world with cloud-ready voice, messaging and emergency services. Backed by a network reaching 60+ countries covering 90 percent of global GDP, companies like Cisco, Google, Microsoft, RingCentral, Uber and Zoom use Bandwidth's APIs to easily embed communications into software and applications. Bandwidth has more than 20 years in the technology space and was the first Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider offering a robust selection of APIs built around our own network. Our award-winning support teams help businesses around the world solve complex communications challenges every day. More information is available at www.bandwidth.com.
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