Keep conversations moving forward by bringing context from an email into a Slack channel or direct message with the Slack for Outlook Add-In available in the Microsoft AppSource. You can choose to add a message and include attachments along with the email as well.When to send email into Slack: • Email chain getting too noisy? Send it into Slack where you can discuss quickly and move forward. • Have an idea you want to share with your team? Send it along to a relevant channel with a note about your insights. • Need to coordinate a response to a customer question? Flag your teammates in Slack and use the email content to set context.How the Add-On works: • Start by installing the Slack for Outlook Add-In from the Microsoft AppSource. • Open any email and click on the slack icon in the right-hand side of your inbox. • Choose the channel or person you’d like to forward the email to inside of Slack. • Add a message and include attachments if you’d like. • Voilà! The email is forwarded into Slack where anyone in the channel or direct message. you shared it to can see the email content and open attachments.Compatibility: • Slack for Outlook works with any version of the Outlook client which is tied to O365 cloud, and which supports addins. • You must have a Slack account and an Office 365 Commercial subscription to use this add-in. On-premises Exchange Server is not supported.Please note that the following limits apply to emails shared via this app:• The combined headers and body of an email cannot be larger than 1MB. • When combined with attachments, an email cannot be larger than 30 MB. • There is a maximum of 20 attachments per email.
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Customers can choose their retention settings directly through their workspace. The default retention setting for Customer Data is to keep everything for as long as the workspace exists.
Data archiving and removal policy
Upon customer deletion, Slack deletes customer data from our production environments within 24 hours and backups are deleted within 14 days.
Data storage policy
Customer Data is stored redundantly at multiple locations in our hosting provider’s data centers to ensure availability. We have well-tested backup and restoration procedures, which allow recovery from a major disaster. Customer Data and our source code are automatically backed up nightly. The Operations team is alerted in case of a failure with this system. Backups are fully tested at least every 90 days to confirm that our processes and tools work as expected.
Data center location(s)
United States, France, Japan, Australia, Canada, UK
While this app may offer HIPAA compliance, Slack does not have a business associate agreement with any third-party application providers, including those in the Slack App Directory, so you are responsible for validating the provider's compliance and executing an appropriate agreement before enabling.
Supports Single Sign On (SSO) with the following providers
Supports Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)