Alexa for Business
Administration Guide

Document History for Alexa for Business Administration Guide

The following table describes important changes to the Alexa for Business Administration Guide, beginning in November 2017. For notifications about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

Change Description Date

Use the Device Setup Tool for WPA2 Enterprise network security type

For more information, see Run the Device Setup Tool in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

December 10, 2018

See how Alexa for Business helps your organization by creating usage reports

For more information, see Creating Usage Reports in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

December 7, 2018

Use Alexa for Business to control your Polycom Group Series systems and join meetings by using your voice.

For more information, see Use Polycom Group Series with Alexa for Business in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

December 6, 2018

Register an Alexa Voice Service (AVS) device with Alexa for Business by giving access to the Alexa built-in device maker.

For more information, see AVS Permissions in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

October 24, 2018

Ask Alexa to check whether a room is available, book a room, and tell you who reserved a room

For more information, see Link Alexa for Business to Your Calendar System in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

October 9, 2018

Use the Device Setup Tool - Beta for WPA2 Enterprise network security type

For more information, see Run the Device Setup Tool in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

September 24, 2018

Link Alexa for Business to Office 365 with delegate or application permissions

For more information, see Link Alexa for Business to Office 365 in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

August 15, 2018

New deregistered device status

For more information, see Managing Devices in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

August 3, 2018

Calendar voice restriction and Alexa Smart Scheduling Assistant

For more information, see Require Users to Restrict Calendars to Voice and Instruct Users to Use the Alexa Smart Scheduling Assistant in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

May 21, 2018

Connect Alexa for Business to your Zoom Rooms system

For more information, see Use Zoom Rooms with Alexa for Business in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

May 9, 2018

View the network connection status of a device and monitor devices using CloudWatch

For more information, see Managing Devices in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

April 30, 2018

Password expiration emails

For more information, see Set up Microsoft Exchange Access for Users in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

April 26, 2018

Various conferencing updates

For more information, see Managing Conferencing in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

April 10, 2018

Change permissions for a skill

For more information, see Managing Skills in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

April 6, 2018

Make calls from your shared devices with Alexa for Business

For more information, see Managing Calling in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

March 28, 2018

Updates to the Device Setup Tool

For more information, see Run the Device Setup Tool in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

March 26, 2018

Added support for Fuze and Google Hangouts Meet

For more information, see Understanding Alexa-enabled Conferencing in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

March 16, 2018

Use the Alexa for Business gateway to connect Alexa for Business to your Cisco TelePresence systems

For more information, see Use the Alexa for Business Gateway in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

February 8, 2018

Assign multiple devices to a room

For more information, see Managing Devices in the Alexa for Business Administrator’s Guide.

January 26, 2018

Initial release

Initial release

November 29, 2017