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FEATURED: Best Practices for Managing Google Apps Using FlashPanel

Third-Party Apps: 5 Steps to Empowering Your Users While Minimizing Risk

A major draw of Google Apps is its ability to integrate with other SaaS applications. Whether there’s a specific feature from a legacy system that isn’t available in Google Apps out of the box, or a user is just looking […]

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Protect Your Google Apps Users Against Heartbleed Using FlashPanel

If you haven’t heard, Heartbleed, a serious online bug causing a vulnerability in the widely-used OpenSSL software, was discovered this week. OpenSSL provides “secret keys” to protect and encrypt sensitive information as it passes through the internet, such as usernames, […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Features in FlashPanel Enterprise

1. Streamline new user provisioning and never miss a step by following the guided workflow, making sure to add new users to the appropriate Org. Unit and groups. 2. Update users’ profiles in bulk using a spreadsheet to fill in […]

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Introducing Scheduled Reporting

Note: The full scheduled reporting functionality is within FlashPanel Enterprise, but customers using FlashPanel Basic and Partner will receive a free 14-day trial of this feature. Expanding on the existing canned report database and customizable reporting engine within FlashPanel Enterprise, […]

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5 Most Important Group Settings to Check

Allowing a user to send a message to a single email address and reach an entire group of people, Google Groups provide a way for users, teams, and communities to engage in discussion and collaborate online. Whether discussing a project […]

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Google Introduces Add-ons, Monitor with Apps Explorer

Yesterday, Google announced add-ons, a valuable new update to Drive and a power play to win over even more Microsoft Office users. Available now within Docs and Sheets, add-ons offer advanced functionality, such as citation formatting, mail merge, and graphs, […]

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Google Drive Sharing: Let’s Meet in the Middle

Based on a question we asked in our recent customer survey, we discovered most admins take an all or nothing approach when it comes to Drive sharing. The question, “Which of the following most accurately describes your organization’s policy regarding […]

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8 Google Apps Admin Communities You Should Join

Any Google Apps admin knows that Google is regularly rolling out updates and adding new features to its existing suite of products, and though this evolution is welcomed and exciting, technical changes also mean changes to the way we work. […]

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Bulk Functions Added to Email Delegation Tool

FlashPanel’s email delegation tool is a widely popular one, allowing admins to delegate the inbox of one user to another so they can read and send messages on the user’s behalf. After hearing several requests from customers to add bulk […]

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Top Tips for Google Apps Admins

This is an ongoing series on Google+, where we post one tip per day for Google Apps administrators. Follow +FlashPanel to receive the daily tip, and check back for the full roundup. 1. Onboarding a new user? Fill in their […]

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WHITE PAPERS

Report: 2014 State of the Google Apps Ecosystem

Download Report Summary Growing adoption of and satisfaction with Google Apps is placing the messaging and collaboration suite at the center of corporate IT. The 2014 State of the Google Apps Ecosystem report includes responses from 1,158 Google Apps administrators […]

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FlashPanel Technical Security Overview

Download White Paper This security white paper gives IT administrators an in-depth look at the security measures taken by BetterCloud to protect customer data as well as the specific access points required by FlashPanel. The policies described in this document […]

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Best Practices for User Onboarding and Deprovisioning in Google Apps

Download White Paper As an IT professional, you know how crucial user onboarding and deprovisioning processes are. You need to outline processes that include input from a number of stakeholders, then follow those processes to a T to ensure that […]

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Guide: Best Practices for Managing Google Apps

View Guide Uncovering the full potential of FlashPanel can be challenging. This guide provides specific recommendations for leveraging FlashPanel to increase business intelligence and better manage and secure your domain. The guide serves as an excellent project plan for managing […]

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1st Annual Benchmark Report for Google Apps (Cloud Alliance for Google Apps)

Download Report This survey from the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps reached over 50,000 Google Apps customers to understand how they are using Google Apps, their satisfaction with the product, and their use of Google Apps Marketplace applications. Some of […]

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