Google Announces Major Updates To G Suite |

Google Announces Major Updates To G Suite

The key updates include Hangouts Meet, Hangouts Chat, and Team Drives.


The technology giant Google has announced a couple of major updates to its G Suite offering on the second day of the Cloud Next 2016 event, that are primarily focused on enterprise customers.

According to a recent press release, the new offerings include Google Drive tailor-made for the enterprise, evolved Hangouts purpose-built for teams: Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat, Add-ons platform to integrate Gmail with the applications customers use every day and @meet, a machine learning-powered bot that uses natural language to schedule meetings.

Prabhakar Raghavan, Vice President, APPS, Google Cloud, said, “In order for Google to deliver on this cloud promise, we must not only meet enterprise companies where they are today in terms of security, compliance, and connectivity standards — but also raise the bar for what’s possible with our advanced machine intelligence capabilities. That’s why we introduced G Suite.”

He also added, “In the past year, we’ve launched more than 300 features and updates to help customers reach their cloud potential. And today, at Google Cloud Next, we announced the next generation of our collaboration and communication tools, designed to help our customers take it to the next level.”

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