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Research reveals how to make mobility work best for your business

It’s essential for businesses today to use technology to solve problems and become more efficient. Of course, this kind of digital transformation doesn’t happen overnight. There are lots of new tools to explore to help move your business forward. If you’re managing user devices, you know that finding the right balance of empowering users and protecting the business is essential.
And according to research firm IDC, the mobility enabled by cloud-native tools and devices like Android is a key way businesses can address the challenges they face in a fast-paced tech world—namely security, compatibility, and device capabilities. Mobility generally, and Android in particular, has the potential to help teams collaborate across devices and work in new ways. IDC recently published new research, sponsored by Google, that describes how organizations can take advantage of business solutions, platform security, customizable hardware options, and user-friendly management and deployment capabilities t…

Work with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides in Dropbox with a new beta

This Dropbox beta will allow Dropbox users to work with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides directly in Dropbox.

G Suite admins with a Dropbox Business subscription for their organization can find more details and apply for the beta here.


When users are signed in to both their Google and Dropbox accounts, they can create and store Docs, Sheets, and Slides files in any Dropbox folder, alongside traditional files. You’ll be able to:

Create and edit web-based files: You can start a shared Docs, Sheets, or Slides file right from dropbox.com or from apps on Windows and Mac, and have it stored in Dropbox. When you open files, you’ll be taken straight to familiar Google editors within Dropbox.You can also open .docx, .xlsx, or .pptx files from Dropbox in Docs, Sheets, or Slides, and save them back to Dropbox in their original format. 

Share Files and manage access: Adding a Docs, Sheets, or Slides file to a shared Dropbox folder will automatically grant members access. You can also share files on a …

Increasing trust in Google Cloud: visibility, control and automation

At Google Cloud, every data center we bring online, network cable we lay, and service we deploy is designed through the prism of security. And we are explicit in our commitment to our Cloud customers: you own your data, and we put you in control.

Today, we are announcing a variety of security tools to further bolster your trust in Google Cloud: to gain increased visibility into your environments, to detect threats, to speed response and remediation, to mitigate data exfiltration risks, to ensure a secure software supply chain, and to strengthen policy compliance. These will help you:
Gain meaningful oversight over provider operations: Access Transparency (new GA and beta services, GA for G Suite) and Access Approval (beta)

Prevent data exfiltration and risk: Data Loss Prevention (DLP) user interface (beta) and VPC Service Controls (GA)

Centralize security management: Cloud Security Command Center (GA) with new Event Threat Detection (beta), Security Health Analytics (alpha), Cloud Securit…