Google Announces G Suite Enterprise for Education

By SADA Says | Cloud Computing Blog

G Suite Enterprise for Education

The needs of educational institutions are evolving and we’re happy to announce Google’s cloud collaboration suite, G Suite for Education, now has an upgraded version, G Suite Enterprise for Education. On January 23rd, 2018, Google announced updated features to G Suite for Education at no additional cost, including:

  • Valuable security tools like Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • Security key management and enforcement
  • Hosted Gmail S/MIME

Google also announced the launch of G Suite Enterprise for Education. Like businesses, large education institutions often desire more comprehensive tools, from advanced data and device controls to sophisticated communication tools. The new G Suite Enterprise for Education will offer schools and universities a more robust set of enterprise-grade tools they can use to manage their entire organization, especially valuable for administrative departments with more complex technology needs. This new Enterprise suite offers more advanced features, including:

Advanced mobile device management

  • Control which apps are installed
  • Access mobile reports, audits, and alerts
  • Approve personal devices before users can synchronize their school data
  • Apply policy settings to your managed devices

Cloud Search

  • Google-powered search and proactive assistance for G Suite
  • Intelligent suggestions to stay on top of emails, documents, and meetings
  • Search for colleagues and start a conversation with just a click

Security Center

  • Access to security analytics, actionable insights, and best practice recommendations so admins can protect their organization, data, and users
  • Access to a unified security dashboard
  • Record meetings and save them to Drive
  • For schools wanting to capture faculty meetings or online lectures, Hangouts Meet can be used to record them and save them directly to Drive
  • Recordings are readily accessible for those that weren’t able to attend
  • Hangouts Meet supports up to 50 participants
  • Hangouts Meet has a dial-in feature for those that need to connect via phone and is available in more than two dozen countries

Gmail logs and admin reports in BigQuery

  • Analyze logs using sophisticated, high-performing custom queries
  • Retain data as long as required using a user-configurable retention period
  • Utilize BigQuery web UI, command line, or third-party tools, such as Google Data Studio

G Suite Enterprise for Education is a paid product, offered at a minimal cost with pricing options. As a Google Cloud Premier Partner, SADA Systems is happy to assist you in evaluating the new product offering and advise on additional solutions available.

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