Bantu can help you banter, no matter where you're at. The company provides enterprise instant messaging software that allows users to communicate and collaborate using PCs and mobile devices. Its software can also be integrated with other enterprise information systems, including customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications. Bantu has largely focused on providing a secure, enterprise-grade instant messaging and collaboration platform that has been used by clients such as Battelle Memorial Institute , Lockheed Martin , and Northrop Grumman. The company was founded in 1999 and has received venture capital funding from firms including Clearwater Capital Management.