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SaaS Updates Summary: Aug. 14 – Aug. 18

BetterCloud Monitor

August 21, 2017

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Last week was a big week for BetterCloud. Our customers got an opportunity to see what’s next on our roadmap, and we released two major updates: Multi-instance SaaS and the ability to clone Workflows.

Better Together: How Slack and Dropbox Make Team Communication Easier

Dropbox | Here are four ways Slack and Dropbox work well together to make your life a little easier.

Anti-Phishing Security Checks in the Gmail App for iOS

G Suite | Going forward, when you click on a suspicious link in a Gmail message on your iPhone or iPad, a warning will show up on your mobile device. Google recommends that you use caution before proceeding if this occurs, because the link is likely unsafe.

Microsoft Acquires Cycle Computing

Microsoft | Cycle Computing is a twelve-year-old Connecticut-based company that focuses on helping enterprises orchestrate high-performance computing jobs, large data workloads and other “big computing” jobs in the cloud.

Security Updates in Summer ’17 Release

Salesforce | Salesforce digs into some of their security updates in Summer ’17 that will help you stand out as a security-minded admin.

Check Out the Most Recent G Suite Launches

G Suite | In June, Google introduced a new resource for admins that shares all admin-related updates in one place.

Get On the Same Page: New Google Docs Features Help Power Team Collaboration

G Suite | Yesterday, Google introduced new updates to better help with “version control,” to customize tools for your workflows, and to help teams locate information when they need it.

Find Content and Communities from All Across Google+ with the New Discover Stream

G Suite | Google+ lives! A new “Discover” tab on iOS devices and the web has been added to Google+. Also, Google has simplified tab navigation.

Introducing Answer Bot

Zendesk | Today, Zendesk released a new way for customers to find the answers they seek even faster – introducing Answer Bot. Answer Bot is built into Zendesk Guide and uses machine learning to respond to customer questions with content from your knowledge base.

BetterCloud Releases Multi-Instance SaaS Connectors

BetterCloud | BetterCloud can now manage multiple instances of the same SaaS connector. This release gives IT and Security teams deep insight and context into multiple instances of connected applications combined with automation functionality to dynamically enforce policies without changing the end-user experience.

You Can Now Cloud BetterCloud Workflows

BetterCloud | BetterCloud now offers the ability to clone existing workflows right from the Workflows Manager. You can now quickly duplicate workflows that have already been built for your domain, and customize them easily with Workflows Builder.

Intelligent Image Recognition in Box

Box | Box is applying machine learning to images, making it even easier for companies to discover, organize and drive actionable insights from their content.

Microsoft Intune Gets Role-Based Access Control

Microsoft | Role-based access control (RBAC) capabilities are now available for the Intune mobile management service, Microsoft recently announced.

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