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SaaS Updates Summary: April 29 – May 3

BetterCloud Monitor

May 5, 2019

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Lots of SaaS updates this week: The “Team Drives” feature of Google Drive will be renamed to “shared drives,” Microsoft Office rolls out new privacy controls, and more. Read on for more details.

Team Drives Is Being Renamed to Shared Drives
G Suite Updates | The “Team Drives” feature of Google Drive will be renamed to “shared drives.” This will impact Drive on web and mobile, as well as Drive File Stream.

New Adaptive Meeting Layouts in Hangouts Meet
G Suite Updates | Hangouts Meet is launching adaptive layouts that automatically adjust to give you the best view of the people and presentations in your meeting.

Six New Third-Party Applications Added to G Suite Pre-integrated SAML Apps Catalog
G Suite Updates | Google is adding SAML integration for six additional applications: Comeet, CyberArk, Drift, Qmarkets, Qualtrics, and Swrve.

New Ways to Manage Language Settings Using the Gmail API
G Suite Updates | Google is extending the Gmail API by bringing developers new ways to manage your users’ language settings.

Improvements to Gmail Approved and Blocked Address Lists in the Admin Console
G Suite Updates | Google is adding a few improvements to help you easily view and manage your admin address lists for approved/blocked senders.

Microsoft Office Brings You New Privacy Controls
Microsoft 365 | Microsoft announced a new update to Office that reflects their approach to increasing transparency and customer control over data.

Add and Update Reports and Dashboards Across Your Portfolio With Smartsheet Control Center
Smartsheet Blog | Smartsheet announced new capabilities that extend seamless change management controls to dashboards and reports.

For last week’s SaaS updates (and beyond), click here for our archive.