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Business Messenger

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Threema Work
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Zero-knowledge security

Efficient employee communication

Powerful user management

Comprehensive security parameters

The Advantages and Use Cases

Find out more about the use cases and advantages of a secure business messenger.

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More Than Just Messaging

Cutting-Edge Secure Messenger for Companies

Cutting-Edge Secure Messenger for Companies

Threema Work is an instant messenger that meets your employee’s needs: it’s easy to use and packed with features. Offer your employees a secure and privacy-compliant alternative to regular messaging services for efficient team communication.
Secure and proven messenger for companies as an alternative to regular chat apps

Top-Down Communication

Threema Broadcast is the perfect tool for efficient and targeted employee communication. Reach your entire staff, specific departments, and external recipients with a simple click. You can also conduct polls and receive read receipts for important messages.
Business messenger for efficient internal communication

User Management

The intuitive management cockpit allows for professional user management. Thanks to the Application Security Management (Threema MDM) and extensive configuration options, you can rest assured that the Threema Work app is used in line with your corporate policies.
Business messenger with a management cockpit for professional user management

Automation and Integration

Increase your efficiency and cut costs: the Threema Gateway API allows you to automate processes and use your own software to send, receive, and process Threema messages.
With Threema Gateway, chat messages can be sent and received securely and inexpensively via your own software


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Zero-Knowledge Security and Full Legal Compliance

The messaging service for business Threema Work is 100% GDPR-compliant and focuses on security and data protection. All communication is end-to-end encrypted. There’s no need to disclose a phone number or email address, and contact synchronization is optional. Threema Work can be used without access to the address book.

Unparalleled Metadata Restraint and Open Source

As Threema Work has been developed with a focus on rock-solid security and the “Privacy by Design” principle, the instant messaging solution for internal team communication stands out for its consistent metadata restraint. Groups and contact lists are solely managed on the users’ devices, not on the server, and the Threema Work app is open source.

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Self-hosted enterprise messaging
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Success Stories

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Mercedes-Benz Group AG
“Threema Work is the ideal complement to other collaboration tools that focus on desktop messaging and video conferencing.”
Michael Schrank
“The ways to integrate Threema Work into one’s own systems are brilliant.”
Pierre Vieweg
City of Frankfurt am Main
“Threema Work clearly offers the best bang for your buck.”
Thorsten Berner
TK Elevator
“Our service technicians are huge fans of Threema Work; it’s an essential tool for their work.”
Mustafa Tökmel
Open Circle AG
“Threema Work helps us to act quickly when disruptions occur and simplifies our internal communication.”
Pascal Mages
City of Freiburg im Breisgau
“Threema Work is a privacy-compliant messaging app our employees can use without having to worry.”
Michael Schulz
Mercedes-Benz India
“Threema Work is a reliable and secure messaging app for exchanging confidential information.”
Shivani Sawant
“With Threema Work, the research team can engage in direct dialogue with the center in charge in no time.”
Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Andreas Goetzenich MBA, FAHA, FESC
Swiss Alpine Rescue
“With Threema Work, we’ve achieved a quantum leap in mission communication.”
Theo Maurer
Emmental Hospital
“Thanks to Threema Work, we were able to significantly reduce the organizational workload we had when an employee called in sick. Finding substitutions for sick leaves has never been easier.”
Michael Eicher
Bau- und Liegenschaftsbetrieb NRW
“Having been a long-standing Threema user, opting for Threema Work was a natural thing to do.”
Jürgen Ebbinghaus
“Threema Work enables AOZ to communicate in a secure way and exchange information within the organization quickly and easily.”
Valerie Nuzzo
Baden-Württemberg Association of German Cities and Towns
“Threema Work enables excellent coordination of events behind the scenes.”
Timo Jung
City of Winterthur
“Distributing the app via our own MDM system happens to be very efficient.”
Markus Wassmer
Digital Solutions, Department of Justice and Home Affairs of the Canton of Zurich
“We have introduced Threema Work to provide our employees with a secure business messaging solution featuring a centrally managed address book they can use on their personal device independently of a phone number.”
Urs Kaderli
Hotel Estrel Berlin
“Threema Work is user-friendly and ingeniously easy to use – anyone can work with it!”
Katharina Katschorowski
Children’s Hospital Dritter Orden Passau, Dritter Orden Clinic GmbH
“Threema Work allows to combine mobile working and data protection in the best possible way.”
Alexander Traub
Hospital STS AG – Rescue Service
“Instant messaging is a contemporary means of communication, and our employees enjoy using Threema Work.”
Marc Stiller
Alliance 90 / The Greens
“Privacy protection and data restraint are not just political demands to us – with Threema, we can live up to these claims.”
Michael Kellner
Road Traffic Office of the Canton of Zurich
“Threema Work provides us with a secure mobile communication solution for situations where things have to be done quickly.”
Luca Häberlin
Tanne, Swiss Foundation for Persons with Deafblindness
“We opted for Threema Work because it prioritizes privacy protection – just like we do at Tanne.”
Sandra Fässler
Saxony State Forestry Service
“After having reviewed alternatives to WhatsApp and Telegram, we decided to use Threema Work for business purposes.”
Gerald Seiger
PESCO Switzerland AG
“Our employees are fully satisfied with Threema OnPrem because of its usability and the security it provides.”
Dorus Everwijn
“Threema Work has become an essential tool within our organization for everyday communication.”
Gabriël Benedito
Heinrich Manten Qualitätsfleisch vom Niederrhein GmbH & Co. KG
“With Threema Work, we have a tool at hand that allows us to improve the efficiency and responsiveness in communication.”
Christoph Bartels
“It has become much easier for us to reach our students.”
Arnold-Janssen-GymnasiumHarald Lohmann
Hardtschule Durmersheim
“Threema has become indispensable to us.”
Hardtschule DurmersheimVolker Arntz
App Features

App Features

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The Threema Work app provides a wide range of features that allow for fast and efficient communication and streamline processes across all departments. In addition to basic app features such as voice, video, and group calls, special features such as the off-hours policy and the poll feature are particularly useful in the business context.

Administration Tool

Administration Tool

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The backbone of the business communication software Threema Work is its management cockpit. This is where you define the ways in which your employees can use the Threema Work app – regardless of whether they're using corporate devices or their own (BYOD).



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With a single click, you reach the entire workforce, individual departments, all suppliers, or specific customers. Threema Broadcast offers the perfect communication channel for every use case.

Fast Information Distribution
Threema Broadcast for efficient business communication via messenger

Fast Information Distribution

Threema Broadcast is your tool for fast, secure, and targeted one-to-many communication. With the click of a button, you send text/image messages, files, and polls to your entire workforce or to specific departments.


  • EDEKA uses Threema Broadcast for communication with retailers. The respective distribution list is automatically maintained using Threema Broadcast’s API.
  • During the coronavirus pandemic, Mercedes-Benz Group AG’s CEO has used Threema Broadcast as primary means to keep in touch with the staff.
Feeds for fast information distribution to employees, stakeholders, and customers

Messenger Newsletters

Threema Broadcast’s feeds bring the popular concept of newsletters to instant messaging. You provide separate feeds for different topics, and your employees (or external parties) subscribe to the feeds that fancy their interest. This way, everyone gets exactly the information they’re looking for.


  • Threema Channel: A service that informs Threema users about app updates and other news related to Threema.
  • Press releases from the city of Bern: The residents of Bern receive can receive the city administration’s news directly in Threema.
  • Internal information distribution: Various Threema Work customers use messenger newsletters to complement existing news channels. This way, employees can choose where to receive news.
When the IT is down, a business messenger like Threema Work can maintain communication

Business Continuity

Outage of the internal IT infrastructure is a serious threat that can affect every company and may eventually have profound consequences. It can occur at any time without warning, and not even the most ingenious measures offer complete protection. If the IT is down, neither email nor VoIP work, which brings up the question how to maintain seamless communication during a crisis. The answer is Threema Broadcast, which allows, in combination with Threema Work, to ensure secure communication even in a serious situation like this.

Interactive chat bots allow employees to retrieve information in the chat app Threema Work

Interactive Chat Bots

Chat bots allow you to create information retrieval systems that enable your users to get predefined answers to their questions right in Threema. For example, you can create a knowledge base or make schedules available. Users simply enter a command and instantly receive the predefined answer as reply.

Group chats can be managed centrally and automated

Central Group Management

Group chats created in Threema or Threema Work can only be managed by their creator. Threema Broadcast, on the other hand, supports central groups, which can be managed manually or automatically using the API. This is to say that a group’s management can be carried out by multiple administrators and without a mobile device. Furthermore, group members can be added automatically, for example.

With Threema Broadcast, companies also reach their mobile employees without a computer via Threema Work

Employee Engagement

In order to achieve employee satisfaction and to make sure that employees identify with the organization, it’s necessary that internal communication reaches the entire staff. Instant messaging is the ideal channel for this purpose because employees without a computer or those who primarily work off-site are also easy to reach this way.

Threema Broadcast is the ideal tool for managing your messaging communication. Versatile features allow you to target employees in the most suitable way.



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Threema Gateway makes it easy to integrate Threema Work, the instant messenger for business, into your own software to send, receive, and process Threema messages. The use cases for this are endless:

Use Cases

Automatic notifications are sent to the responsible department in case of a critical system incident, e.g., to the operations team in case of server outages
Threema Work can be used as a secure second factor for multi-factor authentication
Dynamic Bots
Sophisticated information-retrieval systems dynamically respond to user questions with predefined answers
Task Distribution
Tasks can be distributed to the staff automatically, e.g., service tasks are automatically allocated to technicians
System-Status Notifications / IoT
Receive secure notifications in case of incidents in relation with IoT hardware
Content Alerts
Get informed when a file or document has been changed
Processing Threema messages in a third-party software with Threema Gateway


Quick Setup, Low Costs

The setup and distribution of Threema Work couldn’t be easier, and a variety of price plans are available, catering to every budget. SaaS or on-premises, you decide which model suits your needs. Educational institutions benefit from a special price plan.

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City of Frankfurt am Main
“Threema Work clearly offers the best bang for your buck.”
Thorsten BernerMagistrate, Office for Information and Communication Technology

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