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SaaS Updates Summary: June 19-June 23

BetterCloud Monitor

June 26, 2017

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Last week’s biggest news came out of the Microsoft corner of the enterprise tech world. Microsoft Teams announced integrations with Box and Dropbox.

Connecting More Americans with Jobs

Google | Starting today in English on desktop and mobile, when you search [in Google] for “jobs near me,” “teaching jobs,” or similar job-seeking queries, you’ll see in-depth results that allow you to explore jobs from across the web.

Outlook 2016 for Mac is Adding Your Most Requested Features

Office 365 | Outlook for Mac is adding several highly requested features for Office 365 customers, including the ability to send an email at the time of your choice and request delivery notifications and read receipts.

Desktop, Meet Cloud: Say Hello to Box Drive

Box | Box Drive is a new way to connect your desktop and the cloud into one secure, seamless experience.

Prevent Users from Creating Team Drives in Google Drive Indefinitely

G Suite | From Google: “As a best practice, we recommend allowing your users to create Team Drives and produce the workspaces they need for their projects. We suggest restricting Team Drives creation only when needed to aid in the initial deployment of the feature.”

Microsoft Stream Now Available Worldwide—New Intelligent Features Take Enterprise Video to New Heights

Office 365 | Microsoft Stream is now generally available as a standalone service and is rolling out to Office 365 Enterprise customers in 181 markets and 44 languages.

Lightning for Gmail and Lightning Sync for Google

Salesforce | Salesforce users who use Gmail and Google Calendar can now focus on getting their tasks done without switching between applications, and save a ton of time since their contacts and calendars can now sync automatically.

Digital Security and Due Process: A New Legal Framework for the Cloud Era

Google | Google proposes a new framework that allows countries that commit to baseline privacy, human rights, and due process principles to gather evidence more quickly and efficiently.

New Integrations with Microsoft Expand Opportunities to Collaborate

Dropbox | This is a big week for Microsoft Teams. Dropbox announces its integration.

Box + Microsoft Teams: A Seamless Way to Work in the Cloud

Box | Box is also integrating with Microsoft Teams.

G Suite Admins Can Now Automatically Provision Users to Asana, Dialpad, Freshdesk, Lucidchart, RingCentral, and Smartsheet

G Suite | Previously, Google launched auto-provisioning support for Box Enterprise, Salesforce Sandbox, Salesforce, Slack, and Workplace by Facebook, bringing the total number of supporting applications to 11.

New in Office 365 Security and Compliance—June Update

Office 365 | Recent updates for security and compliance include enhancements to Advanced Threat Protection, eDiscovery, Advanced Data Governance, Advanced Security Management and expanded support for Windows Information Protection. Read on to learn more about these updates.

Now in Sights and Reports, Activity Log Shows You What’s Happening

Smartsheet | Now licensed Smartsheet customers on a Business or eligible Enterprise plan can see who viewed Sights and reports – in addition to sheets –and find out what was changed and when (all in one place).

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

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