The technical integrations by this partnership embody 4 most important features:
- Amazon Chime infrastructure with Slack Calls
- AWS Key Management Service with Slack Enterprise Key Management (EKM)
- AWS Chatbot integration with Slack
- Amazon AppFlow integration with Slack
Slack, which just lately additionally rolled out a brand new design, will use Amazon’s Chime for audio calls, video calls, and display screen sharing in calls. Switching to Amazon Chime is believed to drastically enhance the general calling expertise within the platform.
The firm will even combine AWS Chatbot and Amazon AppFlow into its platform. For the uninitiated, AWS Chatbot makes use of an interactive agent to maintain groups within the loop with the newest developments. Amazon will present Slack customers entry to greater than 175 AWS providers by AWS Chatbot.
Amazon AppFlow, alternatively, is a service that customers can make the most of to securely switch information between Slack and AWS providers akin to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Redshift.
With all these integrations, Slack goals to draw enterprise clients towards the likes of Microsoft Teams. Meanwhile, Microsoft just lately introduced new options for Teams at its Build 2020 developer convention.
“Strategically partnering with AWS allows both companies to scale to meet demand and deliver enterprise-grade offerings to our customers. By integrating AWS services with Slack’s channel-based messaging platform, we’re helping teams easily and seamlessly manage their cloud infrastructure projects and launch cloud-based services without ever leaving Slack,” mentioned Stewart Butterfield, CEO, and co-founder of Slack.