G Suite

News and Upcoming Changes:

  • Chat: Beginning January 11th, 2021 all GPLS hosted G Suite users will be transitioned to Google’s newest enterprise-grade collaboration product, Google Chat. Chat has a modern UI, team rooms that support better team collaboration, bots to help you be more productive, and much more. Starting the 11th, staff will begin using Chat for 1:1 direct messages (DMs), group messages, and team discussions.

  • Meet: Through September 30th, 2020 all GPLS hosted G Suite users will be able to have up to 250 participants per call, record meetings, and configure live streaming. After the 30th, the maximum participants total will reduce to 100 and the live stream/recording options will be disabled.

GPLS has completed Migrating our statewide hosted email system to G Suite, Take a look at a few of the productivity tools included below

Want to join us on G Suite?

  • Please first contact GPLS IT to formally request to join. Include:

    • Name and email address of director and IT contact

    • Number of full and part-time employees

    • Current email system, amount of data

    • What you need migrated to the new system (email, calendar, contacts, etc.)

    • Required timeline (Is this an emergency? Has your current platform failed?)

What can you do to help Prep for migration?

  • Clean up any old accounts that are no longer needed

  • Make a list of accounts that can be converted to mailing lists/groups (any non employee account)

  • Alert GPLS of any planned domain changes