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SSBS Systems of Strategic Business Solutions
Business challenges are changing
Information overload
• Volume of information is increasing radically
• Sort, file, and find is a broken paradigm
Collaboration is central
• Work with global, distributed teams
• Connect with external partners
Access anywhere
• Proliferation of smart phones
• Struggles with VPNs
Messaging challenges
Collaboration challenges
Built on the cloud computing model
Benefits of Google Apps
Best tools for business.
Dramatically lower costs.
More reliable and secure.
Best tools for business
Information overload
• Lots of storage: don't worry about quotas
• Search built into every application
• Labels and threading: new ways to cope
Collaboration is central
• Make collaborating as easy as creating
• Remove the IT barrier to collaboration
Access anywhere
• Mobile versions for applications
• Web-based, no VPN and no thumb drive
That just keep getting better
Frequent, small updates
• ~2 week release cycle
• Easier for users to adjust
Learn from users
• Research
• Usage analysis
Easy to manage
• No server or client upgrades
• No data migration
• Everyone is on the latest release
Dramatically lower costs
Source: Microsoft Online Services Business Value White Paper (Microsoft, 2009)
Source: Should Your Email Live In The Cloud?’ (Ted Schadler, Forrester, 2009)
More reliable and secure
Purpose-built infrastructure
• Hundreds of thousands of
identical servers
• Custom, hardened Linux OS
• Can rapidly update all systems
• No third-party security issues
Better uptime than on-premise
World Class Security
• Industry-leading experts
• Obfuscation of data at rest
• Security reviews for all code
SAS 70 Type II certification
FISMA certification (in progress)
Downtime per month (in minutes)
Corporate IT Survey – Messaging & Collaboration, 2008-2009,” The Radicati Group, 2008.
Google's enterprise vision
Solution providers: this is a
good time to talk about any
custom solutions or
integration services you
Google Apps: tools for today's user
Gmail Huge inbox with search: keep and find everything.
Talk Business class IM and VC as easy as email.
Let users easily create and work in teams.
Make sharing calendars and schedules easy.
Makes collaborating as easy as creating
Allow users to manage their own sites.
Unlock the power of video within your business.
Security and compliance solutions.
Manage information better
• 25GB quotas per user - never waste
time managing quotas again
• Search your email -- find what you need
quickly and easily
• Use labels to filter and sort messages
• Conversation threading to help manage
your inbox
Anytime, anywhere access
• Web access from any connection
• Mobile access: Blackberry, iPhone, Android,
Windows Mobile
• Outlook Connector: allow users
• to keep their existing client
Real-time communications
Instant messaging with text
Simple voice and video communications
IMs archived and searchable with email
Integrated directly into the Inbox
Simple to deploy and manage
• No client applications
• Built right into the web-browser
• Video available on any machine with a
Simple configuration by users
• Users can create and manage groups -without help from IT
• Rich capabilities to customize groups
• IT can control access to some features
Use groups everywhere
• Groups serve as email distribution lists
• Full searchable archive online for users
• Also useful for defining access controls on
documents, sites, and videos
Rich functionality
• Quickly add meetings and find available
times and resources
• Sync to Blackberry, iPhone, Android and
Windows Mobile
Share calendars for easier collaboration
Corporate calendars
Team calendars
Launch calendars
Even external calendars
Essential editing capabilities
• Word processing, spreadsheet, and
presentation capabilities
• Unique features like forms for
spreadsheets and remote viewing of
Focused on collaboration
• Real time co-authoring built into all of the
• Control access to documents at user,
group, and company levels
Simple creation of rich sites by users
No knowledge of HTML required
No need for admin assistance
WYSIWYG editor
Use templates to define default Site and
page types
• Embed Docs, Calendars, Maps and other
content Gadgets
Lots of use cases
Personal sites
Team sites
Project sites
Department sites
Even public sites
Easy to upload and share
• YouTube-like interface for uploading
• Share with individuals, groups, or the
whole company
• User can rate and comment on videos
• Variable speed play-back to save time
Lots of use cases
Internal messages
Executive communications
Internal training
Team motivation
Extend Google Apps
• Easily discover, purchase and deploy web
apps that integrate with Google Apps
• Move faster: SSO, easy navigation from
Google Apps, shared data across all apps
• Access all your apps anytime, anywhere
Your entire business in the cloud
• Ditch your servers and let all of your
apps work together in the cloud...
o Accounting / Finance
o Project Management
o Web Meetings
o Many more...
Thank You!