Cloud Computing: Google Apps Marketplace to Stoke Partner Software Sales
Google Apps Marketplace to Stoke Partner Software Sales
by Clint Boulton
Meet the Google Apps Marketplace.
Developers can create cloud applications that integrate with Google Apps through open protocols and sell them to millions of businesses. Customers may purchase and run applications from this Website.
The Administrator Control Panel
Google Apps Marketplace behind the scenes.
Users can navigate around their application in the marketplace.
Atlassian Software's JIRA Studio for Google Apps is a hosted development suite that integrates with Google Apps and Google Talk.
Aviary makes a suite of free Web applications for editing photos, making logos and remixing music.
Box.net's Cloud Content Management platform handles workflow, comments and administrator oversight.
The Google Apps Marketplace also resells Concur, a Web-based provider of business travel and expense management applications.
This application lets users create invoices.
This social productivity tool lets teams get work done online.
The Google App Marketplace allows customers to combine their Google Docs information and content with SlideRocket's presentation design and management capabilities.
Zoho CRM Integration
Long-time partner and cloud collaboration rival Zoho offers Zoho CRM, which integrates with different Google Apps products and data.
Through this integration, Google Apps customers or any user with a Google account can use their existing Google credentials as a single sign-on mechanism, and access their Skytap Cloud environments within Google Apps.
The Partners in Total
Here is a complete list of the 50 Google Apps Marketplace partners at launch.
The Business Model
A flexible payment model will give Google a 20 percent cut of applications sold through the marketplace.