What Is Google Sites and Why Use It?
Why Use Google Sites?
CORE BENEFITS OF GOOGLE SITES:
- The anywhere/anytime access capability to the corporate intranet for distributed or remote users:
Google sites is securely powered by the web which means you can access company pages from your desk, on the road, at home and on your mobile phone. As an end user of Google Sites, you can even update content yourself anywhere, any place and you don't have to be the expert with web design skills. And sure enough, there is no additional software to purchase, all you can get from Google Sites is included in Google apps subscription. The Google Drive (GDrive) operating system will allow you that unrestricted access to files "anywhere", "anytime". It is an "any" file backup system you can roll out with a desktop client and web access. What is great about Google Sites is that it provides you the capacity to integrate your operating system with all your online services and personal devices--granting you unlimited storage and access which is just what your business needs to be agile in ways that will support your growth.
- Google Sites capacity to work across operating systems:
Google sites has the flexibility to work primarily with web applications. What Google Sites does best is to keep everything synced so you can access the same data from any operating platform. Google's Android-based operating system allows your business to have a uniform look and feel across the many devices you may have from multiple manufacturers and your contacts, calendar, and other data among employees become properly synchronized. Of course, the Android platform have proven to be more flexible, reliable and cost effective for small businesses. And to date, there are more and more Android activations--up to 900 million activations with 48 billion apps downloaded according to a recent Google report. You may think that Apple owns the mobile market, but there is data to show that 75% of all smart phones sold are Android based. Even more, the beauty with Google Sites operating system is that it is more open for developers to continue to create new custom applications for businesses and the system itself works efficiently in any browser--be it a PC, Mac, or Linux computers.
- Google Sites functionality with system and site-level security controls:
With Google Sites you have a full documents security controls built-in system. Your data remain secure and Google has a commitment to respect the privacy of information placed in their systems. As such, Google Sites operating system offers end users the capacity to manage site sharing permissions across the business, and authors can share and revoke file access at anytime that help keep information safe. Google Sites functionality with system and site-level security controls is a Google's security objective is made whole by a multi-layered security strategy that provides controls at multiple levels of data storage, access and transfer. Google values the privacy confidentiality, integrity and availability of data which is key for business sustainability and growth.