Cloud Computing: Google Apps Marketplace Gets Down to Serious Business

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2010-03-12
 
 
 

Google Apps Marketplace Gets Down to Serious Business

by Clint Boulton

Google Apps Marketplace Gets Down to Serious Business

Google Apps Marketplace Homepage

The Marketplace landing page.

Google Apps Marketplace Homepage

Before You Start Searching for Apps ...

Learn more about the Marketplace here.

Before You Start Searching for Apps ...

Looking for Apps

Similar to the Android Market, the Marketplace displays top-rated, most-reviewed and most-installed applications.

Looking for Apps

Google Apps Market Categories

The Marketplace offers several application categories to choose from. Products include accounting and finance and calendar and scheduling. Services cover archiving and discovery implementation and custom app development. There are also enterprise search products and services. Pictured here are calendar and scheduling applications in the Marketplace.

Google Apps Market Categories

Refinements

The highlighted key lets buyers know whether the applications include Google Calendar integration, universal navigation, single sign-on, Google Docs integration and Google Contacts integration.

Refinements

Vendor Pages

Clicking on a vendor page reveals all one needs to know about the application and vendor at a glance. Well, not everything, but what the application does, its price and the location of the vendor.

Vendor Pages

Write a Review

Users may post reviews of the applications they like right in the Marketplace.

Write a Review

Great Success!

Google lists application vendor success stories here.

Great Success!

How to Join

Google offers explicit instructions for how to join the Marketplace here.

How to Join

TOS

The omnipresent terms of service page explains the rules of the Marketplace.

TOS

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