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What’s new with Google Cloud

  Want to know the latest from Google Cloud? Find it here in one handy location. Check back regularly for our newest updates, announcements, resources, events, learning opportunities, and more.  Week of Jan 25-Jan 29 2021 BeyondCorp Enterprise now generally available —BeyondCorp Enterprise is a zero trust solution, built on Google’s global network, which provides customers with simple and secure access to applications and cloud resources and offers integrated threat and data protection. To learn more, read the  blog post , visit our  product homepage,  and register for our upcoming  webinar . Week of Jan 18-Jan 22 2021 Cloud Operations Sandbox now available —Cloud Operations Sandbox is an open-source tool that helps you learn SRE practices from Google and apply them on cloud services using Google Cloud’s operations suite (formerly Stackdriver), with everything you need to get started in one click. You can read our  blog post , or get started by visiting  cloud-ops-sandbox.dev , explori

Enable offline support for Google Calendar on web from your computer

  You can now enable offline support for Google Calendar on Google Chrome from your computer. When enabled, you can view your calendar and events from four weeks prior or any time in the future by week, day, or month. This is particularly useful when you’re offline or have unreliable internet access.  Admins - This feature will be ON by default and can be disabled on domain or OU level. To disable this feature for your organization, in the Admin console go to Workspace > Calendar > Settings for Calendar > Advanced Settings > Calendar web offline and uncheck “Allow using Calendar on the web when offline”.  End users: When enabled by your admin, this feature will be OFF by default and can be enabled on a per device basis. Admin Control   Rapid and Scheduled Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) beginning on January 20, 2021  End User Setting   Rapid Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on January 25

Go green: Sustainable disaster recovery using Google Cloud

  At Google, we’re dedicated to building technology that helps people do more for the planet, and to fostering sustainability at scale. We continue to be the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, and in September  made a commitment  to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy in all our data centers and campuses worldwide by 2030. As we’ve  shared previously , our commitment to a sustainable future for the earth takes many forms. This includes empowering our partners and customers to establish a disaster recovery (DR) strategy with zero net operational carbon emissions, regardless of where their production workload is. In this post, we’ll explore carbon considerations for your disaster recovery strategy, how you can take advantage of Google Cloud to reduce net carbon emissions, and three basic scenarios that can help optimize the design of your DR failover site. Balancing your DR plan with carbon emissions considerations: It’s easier than you think A DR strategy entails th