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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

Case study #2

In this case study, we will look at how ACME can benefit from adopting Google Workspace in terms of cost savings over the years.

Typically, TCO is calculated as the sum of the purchase price for a product, plus the operating costs over the lifespan of that product. We will drill down into the operating costs for Google Workspace and how Workspace helps companies reduce costs in this case study.

There are certain hidden areas that won't be immediately apparent as the operating costs are computed. For instance, the following areas are some of those that are typically not visible:

  • By letting employees collaborate better while working remotely, Google Workspace saves time and improves productivity for ACME.
  • Google Workspace mitigates security risks for ACME by taking care of several compliance needs and generally being secure. For instance, its powerful anti-spam feature lets almost no spam emails in, which translates to users not wasting time reading...