What is Google Workspace?
Google Workspace is Google's cloud Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform offering select à la carte tools and features at a monthly cost. This helps keep your IT budget predictable month-to-month and provides enough tools and features for smaller new organizations.
How do I get started?
Google Workspace tenants can be created at any time and can be created on a demo/trial basis at first. The standard trial period is 30 days and the amount of trial licenses is dependent on licensing type and size of your organization. Google also offers discounted pricing for non-profit organizations. Note that Google Workspace does not include the Microsoft Office desktop applications and while many tools in the Google Workspace ecosystem have apps for computers and mobile devices, leveraging any of these services will ultimately be cloud-based. If you conduct business in an online-only fashion, don't need full fledged word processing programs like Outlook, Word, and Excel, and don't have a considerable on-premise server ecosystem then Google Workspace is the SaaS solution for you.
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