Enterprise Apps Slideshow: Google Apps Marketplace: 10 Enterprise Must-HavesBy Don Reisinger | Posted 11-30-2010
Cordys Process Factory
Price: $95 per user per yearThis app aims to give business users the tools you need to design workflows, "build situational and mashup applications," and more. The idea is to automate regular IT processes to relieve burdens on your teams.
Price:$8 per user per year If you want more control over what people can do with your Google Apps integration, this might be the solution for you. It features "role-based security and delegation" features, along with group management. LTech, the app's developer, says it's especially useful for helpdesk staff.
Office In Cloud
Price: $20 per seat per year As most Google Apps users would agree, Google Docs can't quite match Office running locally on the desktop. Realizing that, this solution delivers full Office integration with Google Docs, allowing users to merge documents between the two productivity suites, share documents from the desktop, and more. It works with Windows XP through Windows 7.
Price: Free edition available This is a fine companion to have when you deploy Google Business Apps. It gives you the ability to manage user policies, delegate access to certain functions, and even allow users to manage their Google profiles in the directory. Settings can be managed on a per-user basis.
NMA ZSentry Security Service
Price: Starts at $2.99 for pay-as-you-go If you want to be sure your integration complies with HIPAA, HITECH, GLBA, or SOA standards, this app is worth a look. You can apply it to e-mail, IM, or SMS. It even features a self-destruct option for certain messages.
Price: $12 per user per month Zoho is well known for its online suite of programs. But the company also makes its CRM available in the Google Apps Marketplace. With it, you can create automation processes, manage the sales force, plan marketing campaigns, and more. It's an affordable, simple CRM solution.
Price: Free If you're looking for an easy way to manage your helpdesk calls, consider this option. It features "centralized e-mail management" and it works online, so you can manage help desk inquiries from anywhere. Its ticket tracking will likely help you out most.
Price: $20 per month This app is designed to give small companies the ability to manage accounting from the Web. It integrates well with Google Apps, Contacts, and Calendar. Plus, it comes with invoicing, expense and time tracking, and the ability to analyze bank statements.
Googleâs Archiving & Discovery Module
Contact for pricing With the help of this app, from TestudoData, you can "store, access, and sort e-mail records in the cloud." The company offers 24/7 technical support, and requires only one seat to offer its functionality to users.
DDoS Mitigation Protecting On-Demand Users
Price: Contact for pricing As the name implies, this app from The Grove Group's helps protect your company from DDoS attacks. According to the company, the app protects against multi-Gigabit0-per-second attacks and leaves SaaS and on-demand services unaffected by potential threats.