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Product Tip Tuesday: 5 Things You’re Not Doing with BetterCloud (That You Should Be)

When BetterCloud first arrived onto the scene in late 2011, we were a free product to help IT admins manage various aspects of their G Suite environment. Fast forward to 2019, and we’ve evolved into a powerhouse platform that can manage and secure any SaaS application. In fact, you might be surprised by our recent functionalities. Here are five things you may not be doing with BetterCloud now (but should be).

Product Tip Tuesday: Automatically Pause Your Workflows When You Need with Wait for Duration

This week we’ll show you a simple step you can add to your workflows that makes them more flexible and eliminates the need to remember manual steps later. Wait for Duration allows you to automatically pause a BetterCloud Workflow at specific times, and for a specific duration, before continuing on to subsequent actions. This action gives you the flexibility to build in natural breaks to your automation, whether that’s a few hours, days, weeks, or months.

On-Demand Workflows: Macros for IT (And Why Customers Love Them)

Last month, we released a heavily requested feature: On-Demand Workflows. Think of these workflows as customizable automation sequences (kind of like macros) where you can string together a collection of actions across SaaS apps and press play when you want, instead of waiting on a trigger. Here are a few of the most valuable ways you can use them.

Paranormal (User) Activity: 4 Terrifying IT Stories on Insider Threats

For IT and security professionals, spooky season can feel like a year-round experience. Research shows that insider threats — specifically, those caused by end users — are keeping folks up at night. At BetterCloud, we’re seeing insider threats take shape in a variety of surprising forms. Here are four frightening tales from implementation sessions with new customers where we uncovered both malicious and negligent employees jeopardizing confidential business information.

6 Takeaways from Altitude 2018

Last week, we hosted Altitude, our annual customer summit, in Denver, Colorado. It was our best customer summit yet, with over 140 IT and security professionals attending. Thirty speakers from all over the country gave insights and tips on security automation, SaaS management efficiency, and the future of IT and technology. Missed it? No worries. Here are six key takeaways from the conference.

Here’s What We Found in One Customer’s SaaS Environment That Caused Their IT Director to Say “Nooooo”

The widespread adoption of SaaS apps is creating new risks and ways to expose data. Unbeknownst to IT, these blind spots lie undiscovered below the surface, waiting like a dormant volcano to erupt. Over the last few months at BetterCloud, we’ve uncovered major blind spots during dozens of implementation meetings with new customers, and what we found in their SaaS environments stunned many IT teams. Here’s what we discovered.

SOM vs. CASB vs. IDaaS: The Unique Value of BetterCloud Demonstrated in 10 GIFs

“What is BetterCloud? Is BetterCloud a CASB? An IDaaS?” People ask us these questions all the time. But BetterCloud is solving a set of challenges that no other vendor addresses. We’re not a CASB or an IDaaS (in fact, many of our customers use us alongside those solutions). Instead, we’re pioneering a new IT market: SaaS Operations Management, or SOM. Here are 10 GIFs that illustrate the unique value of BetterCloud.

How IDaaS Provider Ping Identity Uses BetterCloud

BetterCloud Core was a “no-brainer for us,” says Woody Grover, IT Manager at Ping Identity. Both BetterCloud and Ping streamline the onboarding process and drastically cut down manual work. “BetterCloud builds on what Ping already does, providing a similar automated process for Google, Zendesk, and Atlassian apps.”