Rocket.Chat and Gluu announce partnership at All Things Open

October 23, 2018 — Raleigh, NC USA — Live from All Things Open 2018 – Gluu and Rocket.Chat jointly announced today an extensive partnership to collaborate on identity and access management (IAM) and strong authentication for community, enterprise, and institutional customers.

Under the partnership, Rocket.Chat will work with Gluu to identify and support best practices for single sign-on (SSO), two-factor authentication (2FA), user enrollment, and access management in its industry-leading messaging platform.

“Rocket.Chat is the premier open source solution for team communication and the platform of choice at Gluu,” said Gluu CEO Michael Schwartz. “We are excited to work with the Rocket.Chat team to offer organizations around the world a secure and scalable solution for team collaboration and identity and access management.”

Rocket.Chat supports OAuth 2.0 out-of-the-box and can quickly be configured to use an Authorization Server (AS) like Gluu for user sign in. By leveraging open web standards like OAuth, OpenID Connect, and FIDO, organizations can significantly improve account security and reduce the likelihood of password-related hacking incidents.

“We are delighted to work with the amazing team at Gluu to offer our community and customers a robust, industry proven solution for single sign-on (SSO) and two-factor authentication (2FA),” said Gabriel Engel, CEO of Rocket.Chat.

About Gluu

Gluu publishes open source identity and access management (IAM) software that companies, universities and government agencies can use to securely identify people and manage what resources they are allowed to access. Using Gluu’s integrated IAM platform organizations can control access to APIs and offer customers, employees, and partners single sign-on (SSO) and two-factor authentication (2FA).

About Rocket.Chat

Rocket.Chat is the leading open source team communication platform. A free Slack alternative to take back control of your data, save time and increase productivity. Communicate anywhere with our web, embeddable, desktop and mobile clients. Message, screenshare and conduct audio and video conferences in private, public and guest channels. Secure user roles with our advanced access control tools. Embed chat in your web and mobile applications with LiveChat and transform your team chat into a single communication platform for messaging, customer support and lead generation. Make Rocket.Chat your own with our open source community, partnership integrations, plugins and powerful APIs.

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