Cloud App Categories

The service organizes cloud applications into the twelve categories below. For seven of the categories, you can create rules with simple allow or block options. For the other five categories, you can create rules to control the specific actions a user can take within the application.

Cloud Application Categories with Simple Allow or Block Options

This category includes the following cloud applications used for consumer activities like personal shopping.

  • Alibaba
  • Amazon
  • Bit.ly
  • Coupons
  • Coursera
  • eBay
  • Fatwallet
  • Flipkart
  • Groupon
  • PayPal
  • Zappos

This category includes the following cloud applications used to connect and collaborate with business partners online.

  • Acrobat Connect
  • Active Collaboration
  • GotoMeeting
  • GotoWebinar
  • HipChat
  • Hootsuite
  • Jive
  • Level 3
  • Live Meeting
  • MegaMeeting
  • Microsoft Forms
  • Microsoft Staffhub
  • Microsoft Sway
  • Netviewer
  • Radian
  • Sharepoint Online
  • Slack
  • WebEx
  • Yammer

This category includes the following cloud applications that are web hosting providers.

  • Amazon Web Services
  • AppFog
  • Caspio
  • Engine Yard
  • Google App Engine
  • Google Cloud Compute
  • Heroku
  • IBM Smart Cloud
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Rackspace Open Cloud
  • RedHat OpenShift

This category includes the following cloud applications that help users with identity and device management.

  • Airwatch
  • Microsoft AppSource
  • Microsoft Azure AD
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Microsoft Volume Licensing
  • Mobileiron
  • Okta
  • OneLogin
  • Ping One
  • Sailpoint

This category includes the following cloud applications used for business functions like email or customer management.

  • AdobeEchoSign
  • Common Office 365 Applications
  • Docstoc
  • Docusign
  • Evernote
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Apps for Business
  • IBM Connections iNotes
  • Microsoft Delve
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Microsoft Flow
  • Microsoft Planner
  • Microsoft Power BI
  • Salesforce
  • SAPAriba
  • SlideShare
  • SpredFast
  • SugarCRM
  • Twilio
  • Zimbra
  • Zoho CRM

This category includes the following cloud applications used as sales and marketing tools.

  • Archway
  • BazaarVoice
  • Brainshark
  • CheetahMail
  • ConstantContact
  • Data
  • DoubleClick
  • Eloqua
  • Exacttarget
  • Hubspot
  • Leadlander
  • Leadlife
  • Mailchimp
  • Marketo
  • Moo
  • Raybec
  • Responsys
  • Shopwyre
  • Silverpop
  • SocialBakers
  • Sprinklr
  • Successfactors

This category includes the following cloud applications used for system and development purposes.

  • AutoHotkey
  • Bitbucket
  • Browserstack
  • Bugaware
  • Bughost
  • Bugtrack
  • Cloudant
  • Creately
  • Formstack
  • Github
  • Microsoft Codeplex
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Mongohq
  • Patternry
  • Pivotaltracker
  • Swig
  • Usertesting
  • Weebly

Cloud Application Categories with Action-Specific Allow or Block Options

This category includes the following cloud applications used for Instant Messaging. For each of the following apps, you can allow or block Chatting or File Transfers or both.

  • AIM Express
  • eBuddy - Web IM
  • Facebook - Web IM
  • Google Talk
  • ILoveIM - Web IM
  • IM+ - Web IM
  • IMO - Web IM
  • Meebo - Web IM
  • Mibbit - Web IRC
  • MSN Web Messenger
  • QQ - Web IM
  • Yahoo Web Messenger

This category includes the following cloud applications used for social networking or social media. For each of the following apps, you can allow or block Viewing or Posting or both.

  • 2-channel
  • Bebo
  • Blogger (blogspot.com)
  • Craigslist
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Florestaald
  • Foursquare
  • Friendster
  • Google Groups
  • Google+
  • Hi5
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • LiveJournal
  • Mixi
  • MySpace
  • Orkut
  • Pinterest
  • Reddit
  • Slashdot
  • Tuenti
  • Tumblr
  • Twitter
  • Typepad
  • VKontakte
  • WordPress
  • XING
  • Yahoo Groups

This category includes the following cloud applications used for streaming media. For each of the following apps, you can allow or block Viewing/Listening, Uploading or both.

  • AOL.com Video
  • Bbciplayer
  • BINGO Vedio
  • blinkx
  • Blip
  • Break
  • Clipfish.de
  • Crackle
  • Dailymotion
  • Deezer
  • Giphy
  • Google Video
  • Grooveshark
  • Hotstar
  • Hulu
  • iPlayer
  • iqiyi.com
  • Joost
  • Last.fm
  • Liveleak
  • Megavideo
  • Metacafe
  • Microsoft Stream
  • Motionbox
  • musicMe
  • MyVedio.de
  • NetFlix
  • Pandora
  • Radionomy
  • Revver
  • sevenload
  • Sling TV
  • Smotri.com
  • SnagFilms
  • Spotify
  • TV.com
  • Twitch TV
  • Veoh
  • video.mail.ru
  • Vimeo
  • Vision.rambler.ru
  • Yahoo! Video
  • Yandex.ru Vedio
  • Youku
  • YouTube

This category includes the following cloud applications used for sharing large files. For each of the following apps, you can allow or block Viewing or Uploading.

  • 2Shared
  • 4Shared
  • ADrive
  • Amazon Cloud Drive
  • Box.net
  • Dochub
  • Dropbox
  • Dropsend
  • Druva
  • Egnyte
  • FileDropper
  • Filemail
  • FileSend
  • FilesTube
  • Firefox Send
  • FlipDrive
  • GDrive
  • Gigasize
  • Google Photos
  • Grosfichiers
  • Hightail
  • iCloud
  • iDrive
  • Jumpshare
  • Justcloud
  • LeapFILE
  • MediaFire
  • Mozy
  • My-files
  • OneDrive
  • Onehub
  • OpenDrive
  • RapidShare
  • Rusfolder
  • Screencast
  • Sendthisfile
  • Sharefile
  • SugarSync
  • Syncplicity
  • Uploaded
  • WeTransfer
  • Wikisend
  • Yandex.Disk
  • Ziddu

This category includes the following cloud applications used for personal email. For each of the following apps, you can allow or block Viewing Mail, Sending MailSending Attachments, or all.

  • AOL Mail
  • comcastmail
  • Fastmail
  • freenet.de Email
  • Gmail
  • Gmxde
  • Inbox
  • Laposte
  • Lycos Mail
  • mail.ru
  • MailRamblerru
  • Mailtonlinede
  • MailYandexru
  • Orange Mail
  • Outlook
  • RediffMail
  • Roadrunner Mail
  • Webde
  • Yahoo Webmail
  • Zoho