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Welcome

Welcome to the NET+ Google’s G Suite Enterprise for Education (GSEfE) wiki. G Suite Enterprise for Education entered into the NET+ Service Evaluation in May, 2020 and we expect to have an agreement in place by the end of 2020.

GSEfE includes all the productivity and collaboration tools of G Suite for Education (e.g. Gmail, Docs, Meet), plus premium tools and enhanced security controls (Learn more)

Service Evaluation Goals

Eight geographically diverse, public and private universities, will evaluate a number of aspects of the GSEfE offering, with a focus on capabilities provided in the enterprise offering and priorities identified by the service evaluation team. These areas include:

  • Reviewing enhanced security features in GSEfE
  • Developing a business model that helps institutions manage budgets and the current economic climate
  • Streamlining the management and usage of collaboration tools at institutions
  • Supporting institutional teaching and research needs
  • Integrating with other enterprise applications and services
  • Building scalable higher education specific contractual terms and pricing

Service Evaluation Status

Status by CategoryStatus Indicator% Complete

Status

InitiationG100%The service evaluation kicked off on May 11, 2020
Functional AssessmentG100%

Functional Assessment workgroup began its work on June 2, 2020. Work completed in mid August.

SecurityG100%

Security Assessment workgroup work began its work on June 5, 2020

GSuite HECVAT review is under way.

AccessibilityG80%

VPAT Review underway

  1. Google Drive VPAT - Kathy (ASU) - in progress

  2. Google Docs VPAT - Kathy (ASU) - in progress

  3. Google Sheets VPAT - Brian (IU) - done

  4. Google Slides VPAT - Brian (IU) - done

  5. Google Forms VPAT - Eudora (WF) - done

  6. Gmail VPAT - Eudora (WF) - done

  7. Google Voice VPAT  - Unassigned 

  8. Google Meet VPAT - Eudora (WF) - done

  9. Google Sites VPAT - Unassigned 

  10. Classroom VPAT - Brian (IU) - done

  11. Calendar VPAT -  David Toothe (UMBC) - done
Identity IntegrationG100%

Identity integration workgroup kicked off on June 9, 2020. Identity guidance draft was finalized on July 7,2020. Work on roadmap items wrapped up July 15, 2020

Campus Identity Guidance for NET+ GSEfE

Network IntegrationG100%Completed

Business & Legal

G10%Completed RFI for program reseller(s) and conditionally awarded to two resellers. Working on all contract negotiations. 

NET+ GSEfE Service Evaluation Participants

  • Nate Corwin, Arizona State University
  • Pete Bosanko, Cornell University
  • Justin Zemlyak, Indiana University
  • Doug Streit, Old Dominion University
  • Marc Cougle, Rice University
  • Damian Doyle, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Nick Young, University of North Carolina - Greensboro
  • Rob Smith, Wake Forest University

      To Contact the Service Evaluation group

      Email: dvoss@internet2.edu 

Questions?




 


Service Documentation and Resources

Accessibility: VPAT for G Suite

Identity: To be added

Information Security:

  1. HECVAT

  2. Google for Education Privacy and Security

  3. G Suite security and trust

  4. FAQs about G Suite security

Contract and Pricing: To be added

Community Resources

To be announced

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