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Outsourcing E-Mail and Other Commodity Services

Tuesday, June 19, 2007


Increasingly campuses are considering outsourcing commodity IT services such as e-mail, instant messaging, and calendaring, either for students or for the entire institution. One of the most widely discussed options is Google Apps for Education, and the mailing lists are abuzz with strong feelings on all sides. In this presentation, we'll welcome a speaker from Google to discuss their offering, as well as a speaker from Northwestern University, which recently selected Google’s solution after a lengthy and intense investigation of alternatives.

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