Google Launches Apps Marketplace for Businesses


Google has finally unveiled their Apps Marketplace for businesses where the apps developers will have access to over 2 million businesses already using Google Apps.

This new initiative is based on utilizing already popular cloud computing mechanism where businesses and developers will be able to update their Google Apps with third party add-ons and applications for better productivity and efficiency. The Google Marketplace features apps like managing company's HR, Travel plans, Project Management and many more tools and apps for businesses to choose from.

Some of the features of Google Apps Marketplace are:

  • Intuit Online Payroll: A small business application that offers business owners a new way to efficiently run payroll, pay taxes and let employees check paystubs all within one integrated online office environment.
  • Manymoon: The company's free work and project management application for Google Apps makes it simple for businesses and teams to organize and share information including tasks, projects, documents, status updates and links with co-workers, customers and partners.
  • Professional Services Connect (PS Connect): This new cloud-based offering coming soon from Appirio, pulls contextually relevant information on people, projects, customers and transactions from a user's domain and surfaces it directly inside a Gmail message so services professionals can make more informed, real-time decisions.
  • JIRA Studio: A hosted software development suite from Atlassian enables software developers to flow naturally between Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and other design and development tools in order to better track and manage project issues and workflow.

Source: Official Google Blog