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Google Workspace User Guide

By : Balaji Iyer
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Google Workspace User Guide

By: Balaji Iyer

Overview of this book

Google Workspace has evolved from individual Google services to a suite of apps that improve productivity and promote efficient collaboration in an enterprise organization. This book takes you through the evolution of Google Workspace, features included in each Workspace edition, and various core services, such as Cloud Identity, Gmail, and Calendar. You’ll explore the functionality of each configuration, which will help you make informed decisions for your organization. Later chapters will show you how to implement security configurations that are available at different layers of Workspace and also how Workspace meets essential enterprise compliance needs. You’ll gain a high-level overview of the core services available in Google Workspace, including Google Apps Script, AppSheet, and Google Cloud Platform. Finally, you’ll explore the different tools Google offers when you’re adopting Google Cloud and migrating your data from legacy mail servers or on-premises applications over to cloud servers. By the end of this Google Workspace book, you’ll be able to successfully deploy Google Workspace, configure users, and migrate data, thereby helping with cloud adoption.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: Getting Started – Google Workspace
Part 2: Data Security
Part 3: Data Integrations
Chapter 6: Designing Custom Applications
Part 4: Migrating Data

Business Case Studies

With everything we have learned so far, it is apparent that Google Workspace is here to stay and can solve various problems for companies in this globally interconnected business environment. I would like to elucidate a couple of real-life business case studies that highlight how Google Workspace is helping businesses today.

The first case study will focus on how Google Workspace is helping companies move away from legacy technology and digitally transform how their employees collaborate. The second one will focus on how to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) that is required to maintain and run legacy environments.

For both of these case studies, we will look at a company named ACME with over 1,000 employees. They have been using legacy technology for their mail infrastructure for several years now. This company is looking to modernize its mail infrastructure to support growth across geographic locations internationally.

Let's look at how ACME...