Google Apps customers get e-mail lockdown

Summary:New functionality in Google's cloud-based productivity suite lets administrators specify which e-mail contacts a user may have.

Companies and organisations using Google Apps are now able to restrict the e-mail access of selected users.

Google introduced the functionality for customers of its corporate Gmail service on Wednesday, saying in a blog post that it had been a particular request of schools that use the cloud-based productivity suite.

"It can also help businesses where the email access of particular contractors and other groups should be limited," Google Apps product manager Adam Dawes wrote in the post.

Read more of "Google Apps customers get email lockdown" at ZDNet UK.

Topics: CXO, Apps, Browser, Networking, Software

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