Gmail.com is a free of cost webmail service offered by Google. Gmail is one of the most popular emailing services used for personal purposes and business around the globe. Gmail service is available as a part of Google Apps suite along with other features like Docs, Gmail Calendar offered from Google. Google being the number one search engine, use of Gmail has made it easier to share files, schedules among colleagues, students with a Gmail account. A large number of companies and universities have switched to using Gmail officially, which includes gmail RIT, Rochester Institute of Technology. RIT has decided Gmail to be their official Emailing platform as the sync with other widely used programs from Google Apps suite such as, Calendar, Google Talk, Google Docs are much easier and requires less maintenance.
RIT has urged all the members of the institute, staffs and students to use Google Apps @ RIT with the aim to provide an easy platform to educate, communicate and collaborate. Students and staffs can access Google Apps at RIT through the web at any hour of the day by visiting the website google.rit.edu.
All members will be required to use their RIT computer account username and password to login with google.rit.edu. For any non – web access, all members will need to use their Google username and password. Google username is in the form of email@example.com. Its best to use different passwords for RIT user ID and Google user ID as Google password is sent to Google for verification.
The goal of Gmail RIT encouraging the members of the institute to use Google Apps @ RIT is to create a familiar platform where everyone would easily be able to discuss meetings, share schedules, arrange meetings, collaborate and educate.
As members using other forms of email could be reluctant to switch to a new interface, RIT has taken an effort to point out the benefits, they are:
- Google provides 7 + GB of free storage to every account holder.
- Spam filters and virus protection are top of the line and will help to keep your emails secure.
- Security is guaranteed with Google as Google will never sell any of the members’ data.
- The Google services offered by Google Apps @ RIT include Google Docs, Google Talk, Google Calendar, Gmail RIT along with Google sites.
- There will be no any advertisements bothering you with RIT Gmail account.
You can even get to know about Gmail NCSU if you want.