announces collaboration with Microsoft to bring its global safeguarding platform to Microsoft Teams chat

NOTTINGHAM, UK and REDMOND, Wash. — September 8, 2020 announced a multiyear collaboration to help accelerate the adoption of Microsoft Teams chat within schools. The collaboration will allow to monitor Microsoft Teams chats with the customer’s consent.

As part of the agreement, will monitor chat messages and inspect images for visual threats using senso’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) and keyword algorithms that are focused on user safety, then raise an alert when a violation is detected; helping to create a safer digital environment with proactive and/or reactive characteristics to help encourage inclusivity and alert appropriate parties, such as teachers, when issues occur. Microsoft Teams is working with to monitor the rising demands for Teams chat while driving new innovations to make distance learning safer and more resilient for the future.

“This is an exciting step forward for schools as it will unleash the full power of Microsoft Teams while assisting schools with their duty of care,” said Michael Payne, COO, The new collaboration builds on Senso’s and Microsoft’s history of working together. After graduating from the Microsoft for Startups program and achieving Microsoft co-sell status, Senso has seen a global demand for its solution. The platform, built on Microsoft Azure, is leading the way in accelerating digital transformation and innovation in Education.

“Companies like add customer value to school administrators by integrating their solutions with Microsoft Teams,” said Mike Ammerlaan, director, Microsoft 365 Ecosystem at Microsoft Corp.“ The deep product integration with is a great example of the type of technological solution that helps schools succeed in their digital transformation.”

About Senso, is a leading Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) suite of tools that include Classroom & Network Management, Asset Utilization, Service Desk, Digital Safeguarding, Filtering and Assisted Monitoring. They have reimagined the way schools take control and support their users, devices, and systems. Senso is highly scalable and perfect for those needing a truly cloud-based RMM solution to manage devices wherever they are, in real-time. Senso delivers this vitally important technology to schools of all sizes across the globe, including school districts, multi-academy trusts and colleges.

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