small business change management for Google Apps

Recommended for businesses with:

Single domain
Fewer than 750 users
Small volume of user data to import
No SSO or advanced authentication That is, no Single Sign On (SSO) system or  advanced authentication such as OpenID or OAuth.
No complex CRM/ERP integration
No legacy BlackBerry® Enterprise Server That is, no BlackBerry Enterprise Server that you want to keep using after the transition.

4-week rollout strategy at a glance:

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
Sign up  
Add users & announce switch  
Set up your MX records Finalize routing  
Plan your mobile strategy Configure mobile  
  Import user data
  Plan / run your Help desk

Need more thorough details about migration and setting up Google Apps? Check out our technical transition guides.

Training & deployment quick-links

Quick-start admin guides

Get your organization ready for your users. Set up Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, Drive and Groups for Business for your organization.

Train your users 

Train your users to make the most of their new services. Videos, updates, and the Learning Center are there to make the transition easier for your team.

Build your support team

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Add your organization support details to your users' sign-in page and build your own support team.