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SaaS Updates Summary: June 12-June 16

BetterCloud Monitor

June 19, 2017

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Last week, BetterCloud announced a major release that will make automated policy enforcement much easier for our customers. All was slow on the Office 365 front, although Google did release a few admin related improvements.

More Precise, Reliable Data and Other New Features in Google Vault

Google | When you use Google Vault for your legal and compliance needs, it’s important that you have the ability to retain exactly the data you wish and that the data you retrieve from the tool be accurate, precise, and comprehensive. Today, Google introduces four new features in Vault to help you address those needs.

Making the Internet Safer and Faster: Introducing reCAPTCHA Android API

Android | With this API, reCAPTCHA can better tell human and bots apart to provide a streamlined user experience on mobile. It will use our newest Invisible reCAPTCHA technology, which runs risk analysis behind the scene and has enabled millions of human users to pass through with zero click every day.

Four Signs You’re Wasting Time at Work and How G Suite Can Help

G Suite | In this post, the Google team uses some common distractions to highlight some of G Suite’s best new features.

New BetterCloud Release: Alerts Meets Workflows

BetterCloud | We’re excited to announce that our newest release enables you to trigger Workflows off of Alerts you create in BetterCloud. This allows you to automate policy enforcement across your SaaS applications and opens the door for exponentially more automation capability.

New Ways to Discuss and Review Images in Dropbox Paper

Dropbox | Dropbox Paper is slowly making headway, and the product seems to be gaining steam. Now, new features in Dropbox Paper let teams easily review ideas, provide feedback, and add context to projects that include photos and designs.

New Admin Tools Simplify Team Management and Protect Company Data

Dropbox | Dropbox announced new tools as part of our AdminX initiative, which applies our user-first design approach to the admin experience. These tools provide you with stronger user controls and greater visibility into Dropbox usage.

More Google Alerts and Namely Now in Workflows

BetterCloud | Additional alerts related to email forwarding and Group settings for Google have been added to BetterCloud. These alerts can now be used as triggering events in Workflows. Additionally, Namely events and actions are now available in Workflows for the Namely connector.

Drive Compliance Policy Condition in BetterCloud for G Suite

BetterCloud | A new condition has been added to the Drive Compliance Audit/Policy Builder in BetterCloud for G Suite; “Last Updated Before” will scope your audit/policy results to include only those Drive items that have not been updated since the date set in your Builder. Also, be sure to check out our new Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for Google Drive whitepaper.

Backup and Sync from Google Available Soon

G Suite | Backup and Sync is primarily intended for consumer users. We recommend that our G Suite customers continue to use Drive for Mac/PC until our new enterprise-focused solution, Drive File Stream (currently in EAP), is made generally available to all G Suite Basic, Business, Enterprise, Education, and Nonprofit domains later this year.

Is Project Fi Right for You?

Google | Choosing a new wireless plan is a big decision. There are a lot of things to consider—like coverage, prices and devices. But how do you know if you’ll get what you’re looking for?

Introducing Slack Highlights

Slack | Slack is launching Highlights, a set of new Slack features designed to help you focus on what’s important first and catch up quickly when you fall behind. At the top of All Unreads, Slack will surface a selection of the most important messages, powered by how you uniquely work in Slack.

Gmail Admins Can Now Notify Internal Senders When Their Email Gets Quarantined

G Suite | Through Gmail compliance and routing settings, Gmail administrators can now choose to notify internal senders when their messages get quarantined, depending on your compliance rule.

5 Ways to Improve Your Help Docs

Salesforce | This isn’t a SaaS update, but it’s still a great article about documentation from Salesforce.

Smartsheet Updates its Salesforce and JIRA Integrations to Provide More Visibility and Control

Smartsheet | Smartsheet has added a user permissions feature for their JIRA and Salesforce connectors to add another layer of visibility and control to your data.

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

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