Deployment guide for large organizations

For: Organizations with 300 or more users

Follow our 90-day rollout plan to introduce Google Workspace to your users, test services and data migration, and successfully transition your entire organization. Or find a partner to help with your deployment.

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Phase 1: Core IT staff starts using Google Workspace


Enterprise core IT staffDay 0–30: 

Set up user accounts and Gmail for your pilot IT staff so they can start using Google Workspace 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 Google Workspace


Enterprise early adoptersDay 31–60: 

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

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Phase 3: Go live for the organization


Enterprise go liveDay 61–90: 

Create Google Workspace accounts for your remaining users. Complete the migration of users’ data. 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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