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4 Reasons Why Native Cloud Management Companies Will Disrupt Legacy Providers

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Collectively,, Workday, Google Apps and Zendesk service tens of millions of business users around the world. These once-obscure solutions are now mainstream and together, with other mature SaaS companies, have prompted countless businesses to ditch traditional on-premises systems in favor of leaner, ever-evolving, more intuitive cloud solutions. Though businesses around the world have embraced…

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New Updates to Google Apps Admin Console Provide More Intuitive Reporting Capabilities

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Today, Google released new reporting functionality as well as a major UI overhaul to the reporting section of the Google Apps Admin Console. New capabilities, a streamlined designed and a step by step introductory guide make the process of reporting on and auditing Google Apps accounts more seamless for Google Apps administrators. This update undoubtedly…

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Essence – A FlashPanel Enterprise Case Study

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Essence is a global digital agency and the world’s largest independent buyer of digital media. They help top brands like Google, eBay, Expedia and Barclays earn valuable connections with their consumers. With expertise in data science, objective media and captivating experiences, their mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. The agency is more than 450 people strong, manages over $500MM in media spend and deploys campaigns in 71 markets through offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Singapore.

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Best Practices for Securing Mobile Devices in Google Apps

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The cloud has given employees and organizations more choices than ever before. We can work from anywhere on any device at any time. While this mobility serves us well for the most part, it can also be a cause of concern for the IT department. Employees have important and often private company data at the…

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Bring Enhanced Security and Visibility to Your Google Apps Domain with Apps Explorer

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Today, we’re very pleased to announce the general availability of our cloud application access dashboard, Apps Explorer. First released in beta late last year, Apps Explorer is now available to all FlashPanel Enterprise customers. The dashboard is the first of its kind to provide IT administrators with the ability to monitor and control the use…

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Introducing Apps Explorer Policies, Apps Explorer Out of Beta

When we announced Apps Explorer late last year, the new feature gave admins the ability to audit third-party applications installed by users, view the permissions the app requested, and add applications to a whitelist or blacklist. Today, we’re excited to announce that Apps Explorer is now out of beta in limited release, and we’ve added…

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BetterCloud Named to AlwaysOn 2014 OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies


Today, BetterCloud was named a 2014 OnDemand Top 100 company in the cloud management and tools category. We’re honored to be included among prestigious winners like New Relic, Okta, CloudFlare and MobileIron. This achievement marks a huge moment in our history and is a strong vote of confidence for our continued success and pioneering development…

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Recapping the Largest Google Apps Admin Training Event

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This April,, the number one Google Apps training resource, held what was arguably the largest Google Apps administrator training event ever. The event, held completely online through Google Hangouts, saw more than 3,000 administrators join six presentations over the course of three days. Presenters included some of the Google Apps ecosystem’s foremost experts covering…

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Top Tips for Google Apps Admins


As of February 2015, FlashPanel is now BetterCloud for Google Apps. The items in this post reflect the product as it existed at the date of publication. Subscribe by submitting your email in the form at the top of this page for the latest content.   This is an ongoing series on Google+, where we post one tip…

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