We are pleased to announce that we've chosen Google Apps as our new students’ email and calendar platform. Our students will receive their new Google Apps accounts that will allow them to use Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, and all the other Google apps.
What is Google Apps?
Google Apps is a suite of web-based messaging and collaboration applications that Google hosts on their own servers. Google provides these applications as a "service," rather than as software you have to download and install. To access these applications, you simply use a web browser on any computer that's connected to the Internet.
Why did we choose Google Apps?
Based on our recent growth and cost trends, we looked for an email and calendar solution that could provide with us the following benefits:
What does Google Apps include?
Your new Google Apps account will include the following services:
What are the key benefits? Lots of storage — You get a full 25 GB of online storage for your email (much more than the 50MB you have now), so you can archive all of your email online. You'll no longer need to worry about deleting messages or saving them in offline folders.