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hebbet [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, February 5, 2008
11 years ago4,144 views

Google had launched 3 security services.


google.com/a/help/intl/en/secu ...


google.com/a/security
googlewatchblog.de/2008/02/05/ ...

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Looks like they've designed the Google Apps home page so that it returns 404s too:

google.com/a/
Redirects > google.com/a/help/intl/en/inde ...

With Google Apps, you can get...

Applications including Gmail, Google Talk, Google Calendar and Google Docs. Learn more.

Links to: google.com/a/help/intl/en/admi ... (Dead link)

[Edit: they've just updated the link to:
google.com/a/help/intl/en/busi ...]

Perhaps they're making Google Sites live too...?

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Yes it is a new Design:
new one:


lh3.google.com/pascal.herbert/ ...


picasaweb.google.com/pascal.he ...

old:


lh4.google.com/pascal.herbert/ ...


picasaweb.google.com/pascal.he ...

Dead link seems to be fixed.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

yes its new..the google press release is on the wire as I write this..

"Check out

+ Show video

to hear what some of our customers have to say about using Google Message Security."

Google Message Filtering(tm) * $3 per user per year
Google Message Security(tm) * $12 per user per year
Google Message Discovery(tm) $25 per user per year for one year of archived data!!

Above 4 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

Artem [PersonRank 4]

11 years ago #

Hmm, isn't Google Mail already doing spam filtering and virus checks for free?

DPic [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

i assume this is better. but why do they have to charge for it instead of just making their existing stuff better and keep it free?

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

In the title field 'Securitiy Power' should be 'Security Power'

Martin Porcheron [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

<<...just making their existing stuff better and keep it free?>>

Businesses will look at it and say, it costs money – it must be good! Its the age old belief of you get what you pay for.

macbeach [PersonRank 6]

11 years ago #

I'm starting to worry about Google's future. As one of the early Yahoo users I'm getting a feeling of dejavu all over again.

Free services, paid services, individual services, group services. I have an original Gmail id and affiliations with several organizations using Google Aps and already I can't keep it all straight.

I download the Google Firefox toolbar and try and get it to check one of my Aps for Domain IDs and find IT CAN'T BE DONE!

In the process I accidentally create yet another GMail ID, and get error messages that point to non-existent help files.

Under Aps it constantly tells me I need to merge my Docs files with some other (un-named) account, and when I tell it to go do that it comes back and tells me it can't!

I really get the feeling that there are parts of Google for which the old saying "no ones minding the store" is very applicable.

It will take a year for Microsoft to finalize it's takeover of Yahoo and one of the biggest problems they will have to resolve is confusion over multiple "namespaces". But I have a feeling they WILL resolve it. That's about how long Google has to clean up its act in this area. As much as I'd like to, I can't in good conscience recommend Google Aps for small businesses right now. There are just too many pot-holes to fall into unless the company has a dedicated help-desk to help them out. The muddle gets worse with each added layer of services, and no end in sight.

John L [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

When you try and add this to an existing Apps domain, it comes back and says you are an existing customer and this service is only open to new customers???

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