If your organization has fewer than 200 users, see the Small and medium businesses deployment section.
At a glance: 90-day enterprise rollout
Phase 1: Core IT staff starts using Google Apps
Day 0-30: Set up Google Apps user accounts and Gmail for your pilot IT staff so they can start using Google Apps in their daily work. Plan your organization's data migration, mobile, and authentication strategies, and announce the upcoming transition.
Phase 2: Early adopters starts using Google Apps
Day 31-60: Create accounts and route messages for a selection of early adopters (~5% of your users). Begin migrating their email, calendar, and contacts to Google Apps and configuring their mobile devices. Continue to build your organization’s awareness about the transition, and plan your Help Desk operations.
Phase 3: Go-live for the organization
Day 61-90: Create Google Apps accounts for your remaining users. Complete the migration of users’ data and launch your authentication services. After that, you can route all users' mail to Gmail. Prepare your go-live communications, training, and support for users.
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