Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring Google Apps, part of Cloud Computing First Look (2012).
Google Apps is a suite of cloud-based Google applications that brings together essential …services to help businesses. It is a hosted service that allows businesses, schools, institutions, …access to a variety of Google products on a unique domain. …If you own the rouxacademy.org for example, and you sign up for Google Apps services, …everyone at your organization will get things like a custom email address with their own …username. You also get a shared calendaring system. Here you can create your own events …and you can share and allow others to view your calendar and likewise with them.…
Also, you'll find tools for creating web pages and sites for your businesses. Again you can …share these sites, it's a great way to share data and other types of content. And with …Google Drive on your Mac, or on your PC, or on your mobile device, even in a web browser, …you get a single place for up-to-date versions of your files from anywhere. In addition to …any file type you choose to upload here, Google Docs are also stored here in the Google Drive automatically. …
David also presents an overview of migration and common cloud technologies as you contemplate a move to the cloud, including Google Apps, Microsoft Windows Live, and more. The final chapter outlines how to evaluate the ongoing effectiveness of the cloud for your business.
- Understanding the components and infrastructure of the cloud
- Working with storage and database services
- Understanding the benefits of cloud computing
- Assessing security risks
- Obtaining cloud storage
- Working with Google Apps, Windows Live, iCloud, and more
- Migrating to the cloud
- Training others on cloud use
Skill Level Beginner
1. Cloud Computing Basics
2. Evaluate whether Cloud Computing Is Right for Your Business
3. Explore Cloud Storage
4. Explore Cloud Tools
5. Migrate to the Cloud
Securing data2m 26s
6. Evaluate Cloud Performance in Your Business
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