Google Groups joins Google Apps Premier and Education Editions

Google Apps now allow business and school IT administrators to let users create, manage and collaborate in groups without needing IT help. As a result administrators can now enable new groups functionality from control panel by enabling "user-managed groups" service. Following “Google Groups” features are now included in Google Apps Premier and Education Editions: • […]

Google Apps now allow business and school IT administrators to let users create, manage and collaborate in groups without needing IT help. As a result administrators can now enable new groups functionality from control panel by enabling "user-managed groups" service. Following “Google Groups” features are now included in Google Apps Premier and Education Editions: • Fast set-up lets employees and students create collaborative groups instantly without burdening IT • Searchable archives allows users to easily search and view archieved discussions via web • Sharing with a group lets employees and students share a document, spreadsheet, presentation, shared folder, site, calendar, or video with that group • Reply on behalf of a group lets group managers send a message on behalf of a group, in addition to communicating via email or web interface • IT capabilities lets IT administrators manage if and how users can create groups from administrative control panel.

More info: Google blog