Friday, December 18, 2009

The Apps in Google Apps

All of our schools are set up with Google Apps accounts, so here's an overview of the available features (adapted from  These may not all be enabled by your local administrator.

  • Email: 7+ GB storage, mobile access, spam and virus protection, contact sharing, IMAP, and POP.  If chat is enabled, it includes built-in instant messaging, voice and video chat.  Can include message filtering and security through Postini.
  • Calendar: Multiple calendars, shared and public calendars, room/resource scheduling, mobile access
  • Docs: Online word processing, spreadsheets, forms, presentations, mobile access
  • Sites: Collaborative website creation with videos, images, gadgets, and documents integration
  • Groups: User-created groups providing mailing lists, easy content sharing, searchable archives
  • Video: Securely share videos with your school - anyone can add comments, tags and ratings - with 10GB included free with every domain

If you have questions or comments about any of this, feel free to contact any of the consultants or comment on this post.

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