What is RocketChat?
It is a great solution for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service or for developers looking forward to build and evolve their own chat platforms.
RocketChat is a tool in the Group Chat & Notifications category of a tech stack.
Why developers like RocketChat
Can be deployed on premise
Byos (bring your own server)
Faster than Slack
Mobile app for iphone, ipad, and ipod touch
Built using meteor
Desktop client for mac and windows
Easily deployed on Cloud Services (Heroku, etc)