February 14, 2012 — Business Intelligence 101 (Bi101) announced today that it has become a Premier SMB Reseller of the Google Apps™ suite of communication and collaboration tools.  This new designation from Google enables customers to more easily assess a reseller’s expertise advising on and deploying Google products.  Bi101 has moved from an Authorized to a Premier Reseller based on their expertise and success in helping customers deploy and use Google Apps.  Bi101 provides full-service Google Apps setup and maintenance from an experienced team of consultants.  They deploy Google Apps communication and collaboration tools; Postini Email Solutions (hosted security and archiving) as well as Bi101’s custom product, SendSecure that works with Google Message Encryption.

“The Google Apps Reseller program has been a critical component of our business,” said Kevin Lalor, Founder & CEO at Bi101.  “We’re pleased to be recognized as a Premier Reseller, and we look forward to continuing our work helping SMB customers take advantage of Google Apps.”

Google Apps brings simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools to organizations of any size – all hosted by Google to streamline setup, minimize maintenance, and reduce IT costs.  With Gmail (including Google email security, powered by Postini), Google Calendar, and integrated IM, users can stay connected and work together with ease. And, using Google Docs and Google Sites, which include word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and website creation tools, they can share files and collaborate in real-time, keeping versions organized and available wherever and whenever users work.

The Google Apps Reseller program includes companies globally that sell, service and customize Google Apps for Business for their customers. As a part of the Apps Reseller program, Bi101 receives training, support and deployment tools from Google, as well as access to APIs for integrating Google Apps into their customers’ business operations.  To learn more about becoming a Premier Reseller, including eligibility criteria and benefits, please visit the Google Reseller Program website: http://www.google.com/enterprise/resellers.


About Business Intelligence 101
Bi101 is the leading Google Apps provider in Northern California. Bi101 also provides companies an integrated suite of tools and support services that give them a competitive edge and the visibility they need to make better, faster decisions. Bi101’s consultants take companies through a guided process to transition their software to the cloud, starting with the highest ROI computing areas. For more information, please visit: www.bi101.com


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