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SaaS Updates Summary: August 3 – 7

BetterCloud Monitor

August 10, 2020

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Google and Microsoft launched more features to enable professionals to stay productive while working from home. Some of the standouts included a cloud-based phone system in Microsoft Teams, link previews in the Google Docs mobile app, and additional “Hey Google” functionality. Learn more about these new features and more in the links below.

Take Your Communications to the Next Level With New Offerings in Microsoft Teams
Microsoft 365 Blog | Organizations looking to create more sustained transformation are seeing that Teams serves communications needs well beyond group meetings, taking communications to the next level with broad scale company-wide events. At the other end of the spectrum, Teams modernizes 1:1 calling with a cloud-based phone system in the same Teams app that keeps you in the communications flow.

Updating Video Conferencing Policies for Delegated and Transferred Google Calendar Events
G Suite Updates | Google is making some changes that will affect the Google Meet video conferencing policies applied to a Google Calendar event that is organized by a delegate or when a meeting is transferred.

Google Docs Mobile Improvements: Link Previews and Smart Compose
G Suite Updates | Google is improving the Android and iOS experiences for Google Docs users with two new features. These were previously available on the web, and are now available on mobile as well.

New Beta Adds IRM Controls for DLP to Help Protect Sensitive Content in Documents
G Suite Updates | You can now automatically restrict the ability to download, print, and copy sensitive documents through data loss prevention (DLP) rules. These new DLP-driven information rights management (IRM) controls, currently available in beta, will make it more difficult for users to make copies of documents that might expose sensitive content.

Say “Hey Google” to Do More With Your Voice on Google Meet Hardware Kits
G Suite Updates | You can now automatically restrict the ability to download, print, and copy sensitive documents through data loss prevention (DLP) rules. These new DLP-driven information rights management (IRM) controls, currently available in beta, will make it more difficult for users to make copies of documents that might expose sensitive content.

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