NOAA goes for Google Apps as agency-wide e-mail, collaboration platform

Google Apps

Google has already served consumers with numerous serviceable apps dedicated to simplifying several facets of their life. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration now chooses Google Apps as the agency-wide e-mail and collaboration platform for its employees, contractors and associates worldwide.

To glimpse over NOAA’s functional aspects, the agency puts forth dependable weather forecasts, life-saving storm warnings, vital climate monitoring, sustainable fisheries management, safer navigation, protection for oceans and coasts, and job-creating coastal restoration. By taking advantage of Google Apps, it will be enabled to keep pace with fast-accelerating environmental change.

By sifting out feature-rich, useful apps from Google, NOAA is anticipated to improve sharing information and strengthen its teamwork. Apart from this, the company is also encouraging new telework options, whereby Google Apps will allow staff to access their e-mail, documents and data from anywhere, on any internet-connected device.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s workforce is expected to migrate to Google Apps from its present systems by the end of the year. This will further put forth employees’ tools like video chat and real-time document collaboration alongside support for an extensive range of mobile devices.