Google Apps for Education hits 8 million users milestone

Google “reached another milestone — 8 million students, faculty and staff around the world have gone Google Apps. Google says that the US has about 16 million college students total. This new milestone has been keeping us especially busy since it comes less than 60 days after we announced 7 million active users. In total, […]

Google “reached another milestone — 8 million students, faculty and staff around the world have gone Google Apps. Google says that the US has about 16 million college students total. This new milestone has been keeping us especially busy since it comes less than 60 days after we announced 7 million active users. In total, Google has around 25 million Apps users, according to Campus Computing survey, more than 80% of US schools moved to cloud computing or are considering it, and of those almost 60% choose Google Apps. It’s pretty cool to see adoption growing even as the school year wraps up, because it means more freshmen get to come to campus and dive into using Google Apps for email & collaboration next fall. Some new schools are Morehouse, University of Rhode Island, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Metropolitan State College of Denver and North Carolina State University. These colleges & universities join thousands of others that’ve gone Google, some of which you can see on this map,” writes Google.

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