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SaaS Updates Summary: June 8 – June 12

BetterCloud Monitor

June 15, 2020

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Lots of G Suite news last week! Google announced improvements to layouts in Google Meet, plus now you can use group-based controls for LDAP client access permissions. To get caught up on these updates (and many more), keep reading.

Use Group-based Controls for LDAP Client Access Permissions
G Suite Updates | You can now configure the access permissions for an LDAP client by group. Previously, controls were only available at the organizational unit (OU) level.

Admin Console Improvements: API Client Access, GSM Apps, Admin Roles, Domain Management, and Unmanaged Users
G Suite Updates | Google has made several updates to the Admin console interface. They’ve streamlined the API client access page, improved and expanded the G Suite Marketplace apps (GSM) settings, and more.

New Document Save Status and Offline Indicator for Docs, Sheets, and Slides
G Suite Updates | Google is updating the interface which tells users about the file save status and whether they’re working online or offline in Google Docs editors and Drawings.

New Comment Interface for Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android
G Suite Updates | Google is updating the user interface for comments and action items in the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps for Android. You’ll notice a larger, clearer interface, shortcuts and gestures, and more.

Cloud Covered: What Was New in Google Cloud in May
The Keyword | Here’s a recap of all the Google Cloud updates released in May.

Edit Calendar Events Directly from Gmail and Docs
G Suite Updates | You can now edit Google Calendar events in the quick-access side panel in Gmail and Docs, without having to go to the full Calendar page in your browser. You can even use “Find a Time” to see others’ calendar availability when scheduling events.

Improvements to Layouts in Google Meet
G Suite Updates | Google is making some changes in Meet to ensure you can better see who, and what, you need to see in your meetings.

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