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SaaS Updates Summary: Aug. 28 – Sept. 1

BetterCloud Monitor

September 4, 2017

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August is over. And with it comes recaps and highlights of the latest G Suite and Office 365 releases.

Managing Android Wear 2.0 devices with Google Mobile Management

G Suite | G Suite admins should be able to manage any device—not just smartphones and tablets, but watches as well.

Expanding Kubernetes in the Enterprise: Google Container Engine + Pivotal Container Service

Google | Google announced another collaboration with Pivotal, based on the open-source project Kubo, a tool that instantiates, deploys, and manages Kubernetes clusters with high availability on public and private clouds.

YouTube Has a New Look, and for the First Time, a New Logo

YouTube | Did you know that “tube” is slang for a television set, which used to be powered by vacuum tubes. Neat! But neither tubes nor TVs are central to the world’s biggest video service, which now reaches over 1.5 billion people each month, streaming to almost any screen with an internet connection.

An Update on Performance: Asana is Now 2x Faster

Asana | Over a year ago, Asana embarked on their largest engineering project ever. The goal: Make the app faster.

Introducing Textback, Born in Zendesk’s Hackathon

Zendesk | With Textback, the new feature of Talk, you can now add an option to your IVR, or phone tree. Callers will be able to choose text support instead of waiting for an agent.

Check Out the Most Recent G Suite Launches

G Suite | Google is promoting their new product updates page, which features all new releases that admins need to know about. You can visit the release calendar here.

Introducing New Features That Make Teamwork Easier

Dropbox | Yesterday, Dropbox unveiled new features that make it easier to locate your most frequently used files, stay on top of projects, and work seamlessly as a team. Now everything you need is in one place, with up-to-date, easy-to-find information.

What’s New in Office 365 for August 2017

Office 365 | August flew by. What exactly changed on the Office 365 front?

Pardon Slack’s Sawdust: It’s August

Slack | As the Northern Hemisphere Summer winds down, Slack has a few things they’d like to share.

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