We are excited to announce the availability of Matrix instances as part of our managed open source hosting services. As an organization committed to providing secure and reliable communication solutions, we understand the importance of offering cutting-edge, encrypted, and open source platforms that cater to your organization’s specific needs. And Matrix is exactly that! A powerful, open source communication platform designed to provide end-to-end encrypted messaging, voice, and video calls. Developed and maintained by Matrix.org, this protocol has gained significant attention for its privacy-focused approach and customizable features. It has become a popular alternative to Slack and other mainstream communication tools, particularly for NGOs, small to medium-sized teams, and any organization that values secure communication for their distributed teams.
Matrix Key Features:
- End-to-end encryption: All your messages, voice, and video calls are encrypted from the sender to the recipient, protecting your data from unauthorized access and potential eavesdropping.
- Decentralized architecture: Matrix’s unique architecture allows for decentralized communication, eliminating single points of failure and ensuring greater resilience and scalability.
- Interoperability: It supports bridging with other chat networks, enabling seamless communication between Matrix users and users of other platforms like Slack, IRC, and more.
- Open standard: As an open standard, Matrix promotes innovation and flexibility, allowing developers to create custom integrations and applications for specific use cases.
- File sharing: Secure file sharing allows users to send documents, images, and other file types within the platform.
- Group and one-on-one chats: With Matrix, you can create public or private rooms for group discussions, as well as conduct one-on-one conversations.
- Presence and read receipts: Stay informed about the online status of your team members and see when they have read your messages with Matrix’s presence and read receipt features.
- Voice and video calls: Matrix offers built-in voice and video call functionality, enabling your team to collaborate more effectively.
- Push notifications: Keep your team informed and engaged with push notifications for new messages and other important updates.
Matrix Managed Hosting by Cloud68.co
Our managed Matrix hosting offering ensures that you can enjoy all the benefits of Matrix without the hassle of managing the technical aspects yourself. We take care of:
- Deployment of the software: Our team members will set up your Matrix instance, ensuring a smooth and seamless deployment process.
- SSL certificates using Let’s Encrypt: We handle SSL certificate management, providing a secure connection for your users and protecting their sensitive information.
- Backups: Choose between weekly or daily backups based on your preferred package, ensuring that your data remains safe and accessible.
- Monitoring system: Our proactive monitoring system helps us detect and resolve hosting-related issues before they impact your Matrix instance.
- Latest software updates: We keep your Matrix instance up-to-date with the latest software updates, ensuring you always have access to the newest features and security enhancements.
- Friendly and user-centric tech support: Our team is always available to assist you with any questions or concerns, providing prompt and effective solutions to help you make the most of your Matrix instance.
By choosing our managed Matrix hosting service, your team can focus on its core activities while we handle the technicalities of providing a secure and reliable communication platform. Our expertise, commitment and operational set-up makes our Starter and Medium+ packages the ideal solutions for NGOs and small to medium-sized teams that require a secure, out-of-the-box alternative to Slack and similar platforms.
To learn more about our managed Matrix hosting offering and to get started with your 15-day no commitment trial, visit the Matrix instance page or contact our team members. Our team is ready to help you explore the benefits of Matrix and guide you through the setup process, ensuring that your organization stays connected, protected, and supported.