TigerText Joins the Box Assured App Ecosystem

05.12.15 Press Releases

Company Delivers Advanced Secure Messaging and Privacy Capabilities to Box Customers; Brings Enterprises a Secure Way to Send Files

Santa Monica, CA (May 12, 2015)TigerText, a provider of secure, real-time messaging for the enterprise, today announced it has been named a Box Assured App. The Box Assured Apps Program assesses the enterprise-readiness of apps in Box’s ecosystem, ensuring the apps have met a series of critical industry security and privacy requirements. With this recognition, TigerText is expanding its relationship with Box as a key platform partner for the healthcare industry, enabling customers to easily and securely share documents, photos and videos stored in Box via its secure messaging platform.

“We are pleased to be named a Box Assured App,” said Itamar Kandel, TigerText’s Chief Strategy Officer. “Both Box and TigerText have a keen focus on facilitating secure information exchange for the healthcare industry and place a strong emphasis on the developer community. We understand the impact of integrating with great technologies and being an open platform for developers – all with the goal of solving key challenges in healthcare. Our partnership with Box and inclusion in its Assured App Program demonstrates our commitment to providing customers with a secure and reliable enterprise messaging solution.”

Box announced Tiger Text’s participation in the Box Assured Apps program in a keynote presentation at Box’s recent developer conference, Box Dev. TigerText first announced its integration with Box in April 2013. TigerText is a leader in secure, real-time HIPAA compliant messaging for hospitals and allows organizations to create private and secure mobile messaging networks. This controlled platform replaces the unsecured SMS text message that leaves protected health information at risk. The integration with Box enables customers to:

  • Securely send Box-stored files, photos, or videos to any PC, Mac or mobile device
  • Bring enterprise-class cloud storage into secure texting workflows
  • Set time limits on a recipient’s ability to access files
  • Recall sent texts to prevent further access
  • Stay compliant with HIPAA, SOX and other security and privacy regulations

“TigerText is an important partner for Box for Healthcare,” said Missy Krasner, Managing Director for Healthcare and Life Sciences, Box. “With Box, healthcare organizations have the ability to securely collaborate, manage and store sensitive documents and through our integration with TigerText, our customers can send Box files via their secure messaging app to maintain complete end-to-end HIPAA compliance. By certifying TigerText as a Box Assured App, we’re providing a seamless way for our customers to quickly and safely share information with each other from any device.”

Used by 38 percent of Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of the top healthcare systems in the U.S., TigerText has established itself as the leader in the secure enterprise messaging space. The speed, compatibility, and ease of TigerText’s secure messaging tool helps to increase workflow and employee satisfaction. Users can communicate from any smartphone or computer with key features that include an integrated company directory, delivery and read notifications, user controlled message lifespan, group messaging, and secure file sharing. To date, the app has been downloaded over 4 million times. It is available for download for free on Apple and Android devices.

About TigerText
TigerText provides secure, real-time mobile messaging for the enterprise, empowering organizations to work more securely. TigerText’s encrypted messaging platform keeps communications safe, improves workflows, and complies with industry regulations. Developed to address the security needs, BYOD policies, and message restrictions in the enterprise, TigerText is committed to keeping mobile communications secure, private and impermanent. More than 5,000 facilities and four of the top five largest for-profit health systems in the nation, including Universal Health Services, rely on TigerText to comply with HIPAA and replace unsecured SMS text messaging that leaves protected health and other confidential information at risk. For more information visit www.linkedin.com/company/tigertext, www.facebook.com/tigertext, or www.twitter.com/tigertext.

For press inquiries, please contact:
Kristin Tinsley
PR Manager
TigerText
Kristin@tigertext.com
Tel: 310-401-1820 Ext. 316