Quick Start Guide for enterprise businesses

For: Enterprise businesses with 250 or more users

Use our change management resources and technical guides to roll out G Suite to a large organization.

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Phase 1: Core IT staff starts using G Suite


Enterprise core IT staffDay 0–30: 

Set up G Suite user accounts and Gmail for your pilot IT staff so they can start using G Suite in their daily work. Plan your organization's data migration, mobile, and authentication strategies and announce the upcoming transition.

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Phase 2: Early adopters start using G Suite


Enterprise early adoptersDay 31–60: 

Create accounts and route messages for a selection of early adopters (approximately 5% of your users). Begin migrating their email, calendars, and contacts to G Suite and configuring their mobile devices. Continue to build your organization’s awareness about the transition and plan your Help Desk operations.

For an example of how to set up G Suite services for a small group of people, see the Quick Start Guide for small businesses.

Phase 3: Go live for the organization


Enterprise go liveDay 61–90: 

Create G Suite accounts for your remaining users. Complete the migration of users’ data and launch your authentication services. After that, you can route all users' email to Gmail. Finally, prepare your go-live communications, training, and support for users.

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Contact G Suite support.

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