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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

Google Workspace Marketplace apps

We gave a brief introduction to Marketplace apps in Chapter 2, Configuring Users and Apps, where we covered the intent behind these apps and some of the popular Marketplace apps. In this section, we will talk about how to install and manage Marketplace apps across the userbase as an administrator. We will also talk about add-ons and how they integrate with some of the core services. This will be followed by a deeper look at access control for third-party applications, which enables administrators to keep Workspace data and users secure.

Important Note

As you may recall, Marketplace apps are applications developed by aspiring developers or product owners trying to integrate their product with Google Workspace and help extend the tool set's functionality beyond Google Workspace.

As an organization with multiple functional groups, there may be several business needs and workflows to solve daily. While Google Workspace tries to solve several...