Google recently announced that Colorado, the Centennial State, is joining its neighboring states, Wyoming and Utah, by moving to Google Apps for Government.
According to Google, Colorado’s OIT office has six main goals:
1. Customer success
3. Information security
4. Service excellence
6. Trusted partnership
The office chose to make the move to the cloud in order to meet this priorities and help close gaps in its email systems. The move will allow Colorado to save about $2 million a year and will allow employees to communicate more effectively with one another. Better communication among employees equals better communication and customer service for citizens.
Welcome to the cloud, Colorado!
For more information on Colorado’s move to Google Apps, be sure to check out the Official Google Enterprise Blog.
Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. It’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Check out their Google for Gov group on GovLoop as well as the Technology Sub-Community of which they are a council member.
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