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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

Configuring applications in Workspace

As we know already, Google Workspace is a collection of productivity and collaboration apps that enable you to run your teams efficiently. The Google Workspace application suite can be broadly classified into the following three segments:

  • Core applications developed by Google
  • Additional Google services that fall outside of the core applications
  • Marketplace or third-party applications

The following table shows the different categories of applications and some popular applications in each category:

Google Workspace allows you to enable various apps included within the Workspace suite of services and provides integrations to extend its capabilities to other third-party apps. This list is ever-growing. There are hundreds of Marketplace applications.

Marketplace Apps

Marketplace apps are applications developed by aspiring developers or product owners trying to integrate their product with Google...