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Effectively Configure Your Domain from Day One with the Google for Education Kickstart Package

The Google for Education KickStart Package is a guided configuration of your institution’s Google Admin console by a Google IT Specialist to ensure settings, structure, permissions, and policies support and continue to support your strategic goals for technical, administrative, and academic success.

Successfully Launch Your Institution into the Google Cloud

When institutions “go Google,” the Google Admin console does not come out of the box configured to operate within the education industry. As a result, technical staff spend time and resources building out a Google Workspace for Education domain that is flexible, reliable, and secure for administrators, educators, and students. Without a solid foundation of Google for Education knowledge, domains can end up with misconfigurations, improper OU structure, an abundance of delegated permissions, and security vulnerabilities. The Google for Education KickStart Package equips your technical staff with a configuration guide that is based on EDU best practices and tailored to your stakeholders unique needs so that your domain is safe and ready for teaching and learning on day one. Additionally, Google IT Specialists will help your team maintain your domain with an included 10 hours of technical support to use for other CDW Amplified Services.

Avoid a Misconfigured Domain

The “Top Misconfigurations of a DIY Google Workspace Domain” checklist gives you the information necessary to avoid the most common initial configuration errors that occur when institution’s “go Google.”

Evaluate Your Google Admin Console Configurations

The KickStart Package provides consultancy for the following:

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The Google for Education KickStart Package will configure your institution’s domain by setting up your profile and security policies.

Google IT Specialists will determine the most effective settings for Gmail, Contacts, Calendar, Drive, Classroom, Meet, Groups, Sites, and many more core and additional services.

Chrome management settings will be customized for your institution’s users so the network and devices are prepared for usage.

Provided recommendations for Organizational Unit structure, account provisioning, and usernames for domain users.

Institutions receive 10 hours of support for the Google IT Specialists proposed Amplified Services and Google Marketplace applications to help train your technical staff, manage your settings, and secure and backup the domain.

Tailor your Google Workspace for Education domain to your institution’s goals and EDU best practices.

Contact your account manager to get started with the Google for Education KickStart Package.

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