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Bringing Google Apps Administrators Advanced Security with Drive for Work’s New Audit API


Two years ago we launched FlashPanel in the Google Apps Marketplace and just eight months prior, we founded BetterCloud. Over the past two-and-a-half years, we’ve grown to a team of 75 and have built a customer base of more than 40,000 organizations spread across the globe. Throughout this rapid growth, we’ve never lost sight of our mission – always put the customer first. To thank our customers and emphasize this mission going forward, blog content over the next month will … Read more

Industry Veteran, Kyle Quinn, Joins the BetterCloud Team as Senior Product Evangelist


Since our founding, we’ve prided ourselves on being Google Apps experts. We not only support the suite and ecosystem 100%, but are always looking for ways to better educate ourselves and our customers. As such, we’re very pleased to announce the addition of Kyle Quinn, a prominent industry expert, to our team. Quinn, who joins BetterCloud as Senior Product Evangelist, was most recently Managing Partner at Tempus Nova, a leading Google Apps reseller. There, he oversaw the migrations of Kohl’s … Read more

Join BetterCloud at Google Atmosphere Sydney and Tokyo


Taylor Gould is BetterCloud’s VP of Marketing. Find him at Google Atmosphere Sydney and Tokyo later this month. Follow Taylor on Google+ here. We’re pleased to announce that BetterCloud is a proud sponsor of both Google Atmosphere Sydney and Atmosphere Tokyo coming up July 22nd and July 30th and 31st respectively. Google’s annual Atmosphere events seek to transform the way people work by helping organizations take advantage of technological advancements and cultural changes in the workplace. Atmosphere Sydney and Tokyo will bring … Read more

How to Roll Out Google Drive: 9 Simple Steps


Last year, I wrote a post detailing how to best optimize your roll out of Google Apps following data migration from your legacy provider. The post detailed three key phases: setting yourself up for long-term success, ongoing management & optimization and mini-projects & feature rollouts. Today, we’ll focus specifically on this last phase as it relates to Google Drive – Google’s collaboration and storage application. Just last week, during Google I/O, Google announced huge updates to Google Drive making it … Read more

LIVE FROM GOOGLE I/O: Unlimited Google Drive Storage, Apps Unlimited Appears in the Admin Console


Taylor Gould, BetterCloud’s VP of Marketing, is reporting live from Google I/O, Google’s annual Developer Conference. Stay up to date with the latest Google I/O news here. Today, during the Google I/O keynote, Sundar Pichai, Google’s SVP Android, Chrome and Apps, announced huge upgrades for Google Apps customers, namely unlimited Drive storage for $10 per user per month or $120 per user per year. This unlimited storage is billed by Google as Google Drive for Work or Google Apps Unlimited … Read more

3 Reasons Why Google Apps is the Only SSO Solution You’ll Ever Need


In his article appearing in Forbes this past Monday, Ben Kepes, a noted cloud evangelist, writes about the dangers of ever-expanding cloud application ecosystems. Kepes notes that while very specific applications can give organizations just the functionality they’re looking for, too many applications in use by one organization can lead to confusion and a lack of IT security. Kepes goes on to say that each application used by an organization requires a different login and password, has a different interface … Read more

4 Reasons Why Cloud IT Application Management Will Produce the Next Billion Dollar Company

Collectively,, Workday, Google Apps and Zendesk service tens of millions of business users around the world. These once-obscure solutions are now mainstream and together, with other mature SaaS companies, have prompted countless businesses to ditch traditional on-premises systems in favor of leaner, ever-evolving, more intuitive cloud solutions. Though businesses around the world have embraced the cloud, incumbent on-premises IT management players (those servicing and securing larger enterprise platforms) like CA, BMC, Quest (Dell) and IBM have made only half-hearted … Read more

Introducing the All New BetterCloud Blog, Your Go-to Resource for the Google Apps Ecosystem


Today, I’m very proud and excited to introduce the all-new BetterCloud Blog. Rebuilt from the ground up, the new BetterCloud Blog features content from our industry-leading publications – BetterCloud, FlashPanel and Google Gooru. The all new blog is now your one-stop-shop for Google Apps product and ecosystem news, feature updates, events, best practices and cloud thought leadership from both BetterCloud’s team and industry experts around the world. Since BetterCloud’s founding, it’s been our mission to provide cutting-edge, thought leadership for … Read more

Announcing Admin Training Week, the Largest-ever Hangout on Air Training Event

Admin Training Week

When we launched nearly three years ago, we never could have predicted its astronomical success. The Google Apps resource and news site, which started merely as a side project of BetterCloud’s, has grown into a world-class website for Google Apps administrators and end users. Google Gooru serves as the preeminent Google Apps training and news site in the industry, but we’re constantly striving to bring our followers even more value. So, this past April, Gooru held the first-ever online-only … Read more