Today BetterCloud is very pleased to announce the addition of eight new strategic partners to the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps. New members include AODocs, Boost eLearning, Cirrus Insight, Clearlogin, GQueues, Mavenlink, ProsperWorks and Virtru, the makers behind some of the most widely used security and productivity applications available to Google Apps customers today.
Comprised of the Google Apps Marketplace’s leading vendors, the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps seeks to establish industry best standards, publish groundbreaking content on the state of the ecosystem and truly support the vibrant developer community surrounding Google Apps. By advocating for and promoting the benefits of third-party solutions, the Alliance serves to enhance the efficacy of third-party tools and display to Apps customers the utility gained from these solutions.
As the Cloud Alliance continues to expand its impact, we’ll look to bring on new strategic partners in the months and years ahead. Interested parties can learn more about membership requirements and benefits here.
You can read more about today’s announcement and the newest Cloud Alliance members below.
Cloud Alliance for Google Apps Welcomes AODocs, Boost eLearning, Cirrus Insight, Clearlogin, GQueues, Mavenlink, ProsperWorks and Virtru
In a move to further promote the growing ecosystem of third-party solution providers, the Cloud Alliance welcomes eight prestigious vendors.
NEW YORK, December 10, 2014 — In an effort to bolster third-party developers and represent a broader section of the Google Apps ecosystem, the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps today announced the addition of AODocs, Boost eLearning, Cirrus Insight, Clearlogin, GQueues, Mavenlink, ProsperWorks and Virtru to its prestigious roster. The Alliance’s newest member companies provide some of the most widely used and popular applications on the market today.
The Cloud Alliance seeks to support the growth and vibrancy of the Google Apps ecosystem and promote the important role third-party applications play in the long-term success of the Google Apps suite. In the Alliance’s latest research, published in conjunction with Frost & Sullivan, findings show a positive relationship between the use of third-party integrated Google Apps Marketplace and Chrome Web Store applications and overall satisfaction with the Apps platform.
“Third-party applications have long played a central role in the success of the largest software platforms and Google Apps is no different,” said David Politis, Chairman of the Alliance and CEO of founding member, BetterCloud. “Our newest members provide critical end-user and administrative functionality and in all cases provide capabilities not offered by Google Apps natively. Products developed by Cloud Alliance member companies are essential to the continued success of Google Apps and as such, it is our mission to advocate for members both within Google and the community at large.”
The Alliance’s newest members join founding members BetterCloud, Esna, Fujitsu RunMyProcess, Insightly, Lucidchart, ShuttleCloud, Smartsheet, Spanning, Switch.co, Yesware and Zendesk. As the Google Apps ecosystem continues to expand and mature, the Alliance will look to add new strategic partners in the months ahead. Interested parties can learn more about membership requirements and benefits here.
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, AODOCS was founded in 2012 to provide enterprise document and file management based on Google for Work. AODOCS is now on Google for Work Domains serving more than 850,000 users across 75 countries. ADOCS SaaS enterprise Document Management and File Server services are used in healthcare, agriculture, banking, government, and manufacturing to support R&D, supply chain management, legal services, marketing, and sales. AODOCS’ unique combination of native Google Apps support and enterprise-level document management capabilities simplifies global access to shared information, overcomes challenges with limited local IT support availability and bandwidth, and assures necessary information security. AODOCS is a Google for Work Technology Partner. More information about AODOCS can be found at www.AODOCS.com.
About Boost eLearning
Boost eLearning provides and maintains the world’s most complete training on Google Apps. Boost eLearning Google Apps Training is an integral element of training and change management for small to Fortune 500 companies to fully adopt Google Apps since 2010. With deep experience in supporting enterprise accounts and a passion for customer service, Boost eLearning is the team and product your organization needs to enable your employees to develop the skills to use Google Apps. To learn more, visit: www.boostelearning.com.
About Cirrus Insight
Cirrus Insight is the number one app for integrating Salesforce with Gmail, Google Apps, Microsoft Office 365, and Outlook 2013. Cirrus Insight puts the power of your Salesforce CRM right inside your inbox to immediately see everything about your leads, contacts and opportunities. Cirrus Insight for iPad supports any email inbox including Gmail, Google Apps, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Outlook, Lotus Notes, and IMAP, and it supports any edition of Salesforce including Unlimited, Enterprise, Professional, Group, and Contact Manager. Cirrus Insight is a Salesforce ISV Partner, Google Premier Partner, and member of the Microsoft Partner Network. Learn more about Cirrus Insight at cirrusinsight.com.
Clearlogin makes secure access to the cloud easy for users, IT administrators, and developers. Clearlogin enables users to access Google Apps, business, and infrastructure applications with their existing enterprise identity – including ActiveDirectory. With Clearlogin’s feature-rich identity and access management platform, administrators can decrease the cost and complexity of identity management, while taking login pain away from everyone in their organization. Learn more about Clearlogin at clearlogin.com.
Founded in 2009 by Cameron Henneke and headquartered in Chicago, GQueues is the leading Google-integrated task management service for people and teams. From the intuitive and familiar interface to the seamless integration with Google products, ease and simplicity are woven throughout GQueues to help individuals, teams, companies and organizations work smarter and get things done. Tens of thousands of customers worldwide count on GQueues to stay in sync, including large enterprises, government agencies, small and mid-sized businesses, nonprofits and educational institutions. To learn more, visit www.gqueues.com.
Mavenlink provides powerful software and services to help organizations conduct business online. Its cloud-based applications combine advanced project management software with resource planning, collaboration, and financial tools. Mavenlink empowers businesses to better understand their productivity and take strategic action to improve profitability — all in one place. The company partners with leading cloud platforms, including Google, Intuit, NetSuite, and Salesforce.com. Mavenlink is based in Irvine and San Francisco, California. For more information, visit mavenlink.com.
Built specifically for Google Apps, ProsperWorks is designed to help companies organize and track sales opportunities and customer relationships right inside of Gmail. A simple, intuitive interface and tight integration with Gmail, Google Drive and Google Calendar, allow ProsperWorks users to get a fully functional CRM up and running in minutes. For more information, please visit prosperworks.com.
Virtru makes email encryption and digital privacy dead simple for businesses and individuals. With the flick of a switch, anyone can protect their messages and files, ensuring that confidential information is only seen by their intended recipient. No other service combines the power of end-to-end encryption, the ability to use your existing email accounts, and radical ease of use. With its browser extensions, desktop plugins, mobile apps and powerful tools for Google Apps admins, Virtru enables individuals and businesses to control who receives, reviews, and retains their digital information — wherever it travels, throughout its lifespan. This is particularly valuable for any business that shares sensitive information via email, especially those subject to regulations such as HIPAA, FERPA, and CJIS. Visit www.virtru.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps
Founded in 2011, the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps is comprised of the leading independent software vendors in the Google Apps ecosystem. Member companies provide software solutions covering a variety of objectives including management and security, backup, project management, productivity, unified communications, conference calling, workflow infrastructure, CRM, migration services and help desk support. Members include AODocs, BetterCloud, Boost eLearning, Cirrus Insight, Clearlogin, Esna, Fujitsu RunMyProcess, GQueues, Insightly, Lucidchart, Mavenlink, ProsperWorks, ShuttleCloud, Smartsheet, Spanning, Switch.co, Yesware, Virtru and Zendesk. For more information visit www.cloudallianceforgoogleapps.com.