Google Apps Ecosystem Comes Together to Support Largest-ever Google Apps for Work Training Event

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gCON will bring together more than 15,000 IT professionals and end-users to transform and optimize use of the Google Apps suite.

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By providing training events like gCON, tens of thousands of Apps customers come away with knowledge and best practices to help transform how they’re using Google Apps and complementary third-party products built to further enhance the platform.

The Gooru, the number one resource site for Google Apps, today announced gCON, an online event giving Google Apps administrators and end users alike the information needed to make day to day tasks in Google Apps easier. The four-day event held exclusively through Hangouts on Air, will bring together experienced IT professionals, power users and third-party experts for in-depth training covering a range of topics from optimizing Google Drive to getting the most out of Gmail.

Following on the heels of The Gooru’s Admin Training Week, which saw more than 10,000 attendees join online events over three days, gCON is expected to bring more than 15,000 IT professionals and end users together for an unmatched online learning experience.

gCON, which takes place Monday, September 22 to Thursday, September 25, aims to provide targeted information for each area of the Google Apps suite. Participants can join a range of presentations over the course of four days:

Day 1 - Best Practices for Administering & Securing Your Google Apps for Work Domain

  • Google Apps Administrator Certification Exam Training
  • Assessing your Google Apps Domain’s Health
  • Protecting Google Apps Data with Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

Day 2 - Tips & Tools for Mastering Google Drive

  • Using Google Drive in the Enterprise
  • Project Management in a Google World

Day 3 - Working Together with Google for Work

  • The New Digital Enterprise and How it Gets Work Done
  • Get More Done Google Apps: Communications
  • How the Changing Nature of IT is Pulling Support & Operations Out of the Basement

Day 4 - Take Back Control of Your Gmail Inbox

  • How to Hate your Gmail Inbox a Little Bit Less
  • Stop the Leak: An Admin's Guide to Encryption for Gmail & Google Apps
  • Make your Customers your BFF with Limited Resources

Attendees will receive a free gCON t-shirt, a chance to become gCON Certified for Google Apps and will be registered to win giveaways including Nexus 5, Moto 360, Bose Headphones, Samsung Chromebook 2 and more.

The Gooru is partnering with leading third-party solution providers FlashPanel, Esna, AODocs, Virtru, Spanning, Insightly, Smartsheet and Zendesk to bring gCON to Google Apps users around the world.

“gCON is the third event of its kind put on by The Gooru and we're pleased with its evolution and success,” said David Politis, CEO and Founder of BetterCloud, the company behind The Gooru. “We continue to hear from Google Apps administrators and end users who are looking to further leverage the Google Apps suite in their daily lives. By providing training events like gCON, tens of thousands of Apps customers come away with knowledge and best practices to help transform how they’re using Google Apps and the complementary third-party products built to further enhance the platform.”

For more information and to register for gCON, visit gcon.thegooru.com.

About The Gooru
Powered by BetterCloud, The Gooru is a completely free, community-driven website full of tips, tricks and training resources that help Google Apps customers with migration, adoption and enhancement of the Google Apps suite. The site currently features more than 500 videos and text articles authored by Google Apps experts. For more information, please visit thegooru.com.

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