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Why Governments Choose Mattermost Over Microsoft Teams
Learn why mission-focused teams choose Mattermost for high security, high availability collaboration.
Open source codebase is supported by community contributors and is publicly available.
Proprietary software can only be modified by Microsoft; source code is not publicly not available.
Can be deployed at any Impact Level
Only deployed at IL5 and GCC High
On-premise and private cloud
Easily deployed on-premise to your private cloud environment and behind your firewall. Customers have total control over security. No FedRAMP required.
Provided as a SaaS publicly-hosted product only as part of MS 365 Suite. There is no on-prem or private-cloud option. FedRAMP required.
Your data stays in your hands
Keep your data within your existing compliance system. All data in Mattermost, including chat history, can be backed up and exported, and always remains under your ownership and control.
Data managed by Microsoft
Requires FedRAMP to implement compliance and retention policies, run analysis on chat data, and migrate data to other systems.
Fully customizable and extensible
Extensible through various existing and custom plugins. All plugins currently are free or come bundled with a Mattermost license. Use custom commands to extend the functionality or integrate with other services via webhooks.
Limited extensibility; additional purchases required
Extensible through prebuilt apps to integrate with other platforms; some require additional purchases. Create custom applications to add additional integrations within Teams. Outgoing webhooks are operated through bots that call the external service.
Designed for technical team workflows
Best suited for developers and mission-focused team collaboration who operate within air-gapped networks from the headquarters to the edge.
Designed for general collaboration
Best suited for general collaboration for day-to-day activities.
Mobile app allows for voice calls (beta) and chats. Currently only supports a single Mattermost server and no plugins or file management. API can be used to build custom app and add additional layers of security and customization. Can be used on your personal device (does not require a Government device).
Mobile app allows video calls, calendar views, chat, integrated cloud storage (Office 365), dashboards, support for multiple team accounts, etc. No ability to customize the mobile app.
The Complete Guide to Mattermost Government Solutions
One platform for developer collaboration
Mattermost is the command and control hub for technical teams
For us, using Mattermost offers a huge benefit in mission velocity and safety. We found that also gave us a lot more time to fix cargo and fuel problems before the crew even shows up at the airplane.
Why Governments Choose Us
Secure solutions for government operations
- Self-hosted or secure cloud deployments
- Integrates with existing security and compliance frameworks
- Enforced multi-factor authentication (MFA)
- Active Directory/LDAP authentication
- Custom admin roles & granular user permissions
- Custom data retention & granular audit logs
- Automated compliance exports
- High Availability (HA) configuration
- Custom Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)
- Multi-network options
- Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) for Section 508 Accessibility Standards Compliance
- US General Services Administration (GSA)
- Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP)