Search Engine leader Google has announced today that more than 3 Million business users have adopted various Google App tools for their business needs. Company also announced the 2 steps authentication process to edit document from mobile which will boost the confidence of mobile users in company’s document sharing services.
Company is currently hosting more than 300 CIOs and IT professionals from around the world in Paris at Google Atmosphere – annual European event dedicated to cloud computing—web-based applications that are built on shared infrastructure and delivered through the browser. This year the discussion at Atmosphere is based on how companies can benefit from the breakthroughs in productivity and security that cloud-based applications are uniquely capable of delivering.
As per the official announcement “More than 3 million businesses have gone Google, and over 30 million users within businesses, schools and organizations now depend on our messaging and collaboration tools.”.
Google has also launched cloud-powered capabilities – A two-step verification process to help enhance security and soon, mobile editing in Google Docs on Android and the iPad.
With this announcement, Google Apps Premier, Education and Government Edition administrators can now have users sign in with the combination of their password and a one-time verification code provided by a mobile phone. Users can continue to access Google Apps from Internet-connected devices, but with stronger protections to help fend off risks like phishing scams and password reuse.
By such move, company is trying to boost the confidence of users in Online Data & Document sharing services which in-turn will benefit Google as more and more people will start leveraging online app services without any fear of data loss or theft. Furthermore, company made it clear that in the coming months, Standard Edition and hundreds of millions of individual Google users will be able to enjoy this feature as well.
As on today, mobile editing capability of Google Doc is available for Android and iPad users only. In next few months users across the different platform shall be able to do so seamlessly, company said.