Nonprofit organisation Family for Every Child do more good with ‘Google for Nonprofits’

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Registered charity, Family for Every Child migrate their global workforce to Google Apps for Nonprofits with the support of Google Enterprise Premier Partner, AppsCare.

Being able to chat in real time, in our multilingual environment will revolutionise operations for our organisation. - Ceallaigh Dee, Family for Every Child

AppsCare® is proud to have been chosen by Family for Every Child, a registered charity, to provide support during the organisation’s migration to Google Apps for Nonprofits. A need for improved email service and collaboration were the key drivers that initiated the change of web platform within the organisation.

Family for Every Child, a registered charity, is a global network of national civil society organisations working with millions of children in institutions, kept in detention and on the streets, as well as those without adequate care within their own families. With a diverse, global network of hands-on national organisations, Family for Every Child has over 300 years’ combined experience supporting children.

The catalyst for change happened when a user lost business critical information through hardware failure (the employee had saved all their work to the desktop as their existing cloud storage was not performing to their needs).

Ceallaigh Dee, ICT Manager at Family for Every Child attended a Google Apps seminar, hosted by AppsCare, which provided a unique opportunity to learn more about Google’s cloud based suite. The organisation also considered Zoho and in house technologies but having researched these options, Family for Every Child chose Google Apps for its close integration and functionality across an Enterprise range of totally web based products.

The migration itself was very quick and relatively painless. Family for Every Child migrated employees scattered across the globe in less than 7 weeks, with minimal post-deployment internal queries.

Ceallaigh commented on the partnership with AppsCare, “The support and guidance from AppsCare was there right from the beginning. Before we commissioned the migration we had spoken to others [Google Apps Partners] but from the minute detail AppsCare went into from the start, we knew we were in safe hands. They went above and beyond what others would have delivered.”

As one of the first organisations to go through Google’s Not for Profit program, Family for Every Child is planning further opportunities with Google and cloud based services.

Read the full story of Family for Every Child’s migration to Google Apps for Nonprofits here.

About Google for Nonprofits
Google for Nonprofits offers organisations like yours access to highly discounted or free products. These tools can help organisations find new donors and volunteers, work efficiently and get supporters to take action. Google provides free Google Apps licenses to enable Nonprofit organisations to reduce IT costs and help staff and volunteers work together more effectively.

About AppsCare
AppsCare®, Google Enterprise Premier Partner is a world leader in cloud services provisions, supporting over 2500 customers in 33 countries. AppsCare® comprise 10+ years’ experience deploying technical solutions for organisations of all sizes and geographies utilising their GStall delivery methodology and AppsCare® support programmes. Their engineers were some of the first to achieve both Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist (GACDS) and Cisco IronPort Certified Security Specialist (CICSS) accreditations providing unrivalled expertise in their customer care teams.

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