This week on Cloud News Review
GSuite has updated their contact interaction in which business administrators have the option to decide who can view and interact with certain settings and contact using the company’s Google+ network. Android Headlines states: “administrators can select the Organizational Unit that they want to apply the settings to, and then choose between Public mode, Private mode, and Hybrid mode, each of which handle the viewing and sharing of internal and external content a bit differently.” Seems like GSuite is increasing their security for the ease of all businesses.
Microsoft Office 365 releases a new array of cloud based tools. One of these is Office 365 Groups. Groups is used to share documents and spreadsheets, schedule meetings and send group-wide communication. Shared resources can be easily accessed without having to use something like shared mailboxes now.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. acquired more than 950 thousand Okta shares in the 2nd quarter. The stock value that Chase purchased is worth almost 22 million dollars. JPMorgan Chase now currently owns a little more than 1 percent of the company.
Amazon expands their cloud computing empire by expanding into the middle east. Amazon said it will establish three data centers, which it calls “availability zones,” in the Middle East all to be headquartered in Bahrain. This comes after Amazon reached a deal for an undisclosed amount to acquire Dubai-based Souq.com, one of the largest e-commerce companies in the middle east.