With software costs rising year over year and the growing desire of a mobile workforce to be able to access everything, from anywhere, at any time, many businesses are considering a variety of SaaS offerings as an alternative to expensive proprietary on-premise software. While organizations should do their due diligence regarding security concerns, many viable options are available.
In the Google App Marketplace, business users can find a wide array of applications for accounting and finance, administrative tools, calendar and scheduling, customer management, document management, productivity, project management and even security and compliance. Many of these apps come with a free trial period and then a nominal fee based on usage.
In this slideshow, we've pulled together a variety of apps from the Google App Marketplace that can help businesses, especially SMBs, gain a competitive advantage in innovation, strategy, integration and customer relations. Most apps provide strong integration with Google's core SaaS offerings, such as GMail, Docs, Calendar and Drive.
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