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Infrastructure Services

As a Microsoft Teams App, nBold relies on several "first-party" components and services such as the Microsoft Teams platform and Microsoft Azure.
In addition the nBold platform uses several "second-party" or "third-party" services, especially:

  • GitHub Enterprise is our source code repository platform and issue tracking tool. Learn more...
  • Intercom is our chat application for communication with our prospects and customers from our website, and users in our apps. Learn more...
  • As nBold is not in the business of storing or processing payments, all payments made to nBold goes through our partner, Stripe. Learn more...

Microsoft Teams​

nBold relies on the Microsoft Teams extensibility platform to automate governance, bring business solutions and integrate LoB and CRM apps seamlessly into Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365 that integrates with the apps and services that people use to get work done together.

Especially, nBold leverages the following Microsoft Teams extensibility components:

Embedded web experiences with TabsnBold brings 5 custom tabs to meet specific audiences expectations and requirements
Bots in Microsoft TeamsnBold intelligent assistant relies on the Microsot Bot Framework and is fully integrated with Microsoft Teams to bring a seamless experience across devices, desktop and mobile
Adaptive CardsnBold intelligent assistant brings actionable notifications through Adaptive Cards
Microsoft GraphSecure and cross-platform authentication with Azure AD. Cross-functional features across the whole Office 365 suite through the Microsoft Graph unified programmability model.
Messaging Extensions (Search & Share)Search for CRM objects right from conversations
Messaging Extensions (Custom Actions)Initiate actions from conversations
Deep linksInitiate conversation based on business processes

Microsoft Azure​

The nBold Platform relies entirely on the Microsoft Azure platform.
Here is a summary of the key architecture components involved:

Azure Traffic ManagerAzure Traffic Manager is a DNS-based traffic load balancer that enables us to distribute traffic optimally to services across global Azure regions, while providing high availability and responsiveness. We're using it to increase application availability, improve application performance and perform service maintenance without downtime. Learn more...
Azure App ServiceThe nBold Platform is hosted as a containerized app on Linux, enabling vertical and horizontal scale-up based on application needs and reach high availability. Learn more...
Azure Application InsightsApplication Insights is an extensible Application Performance Management (APM). We're using it to monitor our live production environments, gather telemetry such as performance counters, Azure diagnostics, Docker logs and diagnostic trace logs. Learn more...
Azure Cache for RedisAzure Cache for Redis is based on the popular software Redis. It is used as a cache mechanism to improve the performance and scalability of the nBold Platform, especially for back-end data store access and external APIs requests. Learn more...
Azure Cosmos DBAzure Cosmos DB is a globally distributed, multi-model database service that supports document, key-value, wide-column, and graph databases. The nBold Platform relies on it as the main back-end data store. Learn more...
Azure Key VaultMicrosoft Azure Key Vault is a cloud-hosted management service that allows the nBold Platform to encrypt keys and small secrets by using keys that are protected by hardware security modules (HSMs). The nBold Platform relies on it to store securely its encryption keys. Learn more...
Azure Blob StorageAzure Blob Storage is a massively scalable object storage for unstructured data that allows the nBold Platform to store securely blobs contents such as images. Learn more...

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Security MeasuresDescription
HTTPSAll data received from and sent to GitHub is encrypted in transit.
Verified DomainsYou can verify the domains controlled by your organization to confirm your organization's identity on GitHub. Organization owners are be able to verify the identity of organization members by viewing each member's email address within the verified domain.
2FAAccess to our private repository requires two-factor authentication for everyone in the nBold organization. Learn more...
Protected BranchesProtected branches ensure that collaborators on our repositories cannot make irrevocable changes to branches. Enabling protected branches also allows us to enable other optional checks and requirements, like required status and security checks and required reviews. Moreover, deployment to production environments requires at leats two human validation steps. Learn more...
Security AlertsGitHub automatically tracks public vulnerabilities in packages from supported languages on MITRE's Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) List, and use a combination of machine learning and human review to detect vulnerabilities that are not published in the CVE list.

Learn more about GitHub Security.


Security MeasuresDescription
HTTPSAll data received from and sent to Intercom is encrypted in transit.
2FAAccess to our Intercom dashboard requires two-factor authentication for everyone in the nBold organization.Learn more...
Verified DomainsWe created an "allow list" of specific nBold domains that the Intercom Messenger can be seen on. The Intercom Messenger will only appear on these domains (it won’t appear in unintended locations). Learn more...
Identity VerificationIdentity Verification helps to make sure that conversations between you and us are kept private and that one user can't impersonate another. Identity Verification works by using a server side generated HMAC (hash based message authentication code), using SHA256, implemented using the Node Crypto API. Learn more...
Cookies PolicyLearn more about Intercom cookies policy...

Learn more about Intercom Security.


Security MeasuresDescription
HTTPSAll data received from and sent to Stripe is encrypted in transit.
2FAAccess to our Stripe dashboard requires two-factor authentication for everyone in the nBold organization.Learn more...
Platform SecurityStripe has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. To accomplish this, we make use of best-in-class security tools and practices to maintain a high level of security at Stripe.
CompliancenBold integration with Stripe follows the Stripe Integration Security Guide.

Learn more about Stripe Security