"Google Sites is a structured web page-creation tool for making a team-oriented sites where multiple people can collaborate and share files."
Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people who need quick, up-to-date access. People can work together on a Site to add file attachments, information from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Google Calendar, YouTube), and new free-form content.
It is possible to launch an intranet for the company, a project site for the team or a portal for customers with this site builder. All without writing a single line of code.
Custom Domain Name Mapping: Owners of both personal Google accounts and Google Apps for Business accounts are allowed to map their Google Site to a custom domain name.
Google-powered search to find content across Sites.
Multi-tier Permissions and Accessibility: There are three levels of permissions within Google Sites: Owner, Editor and Viewer.
For business use:
Google Apps: $5 per user per month, or $50 per user per year.
Google Apps with unlimited storage and Vault: $10 per user per month, or $120 per user per year.
Users are individuals and companies that need their internal sites.
This service is generally used for creation company intranet sites and team project platforms.
The Google Sites web application is accessible from any internet connected computer.
It is commonly used in tandem with other tools from Google apps suite.
Google Sites is integrated with other Google products, so users can insert videos, docs, spreadsheets, presentations, photo slide shows, and calendars directly onto their Google Sites pages.
Group email aliases (firstname.lastname@example.org) are included free and don't count as users.
Google Sites users can easily invite anyone with a Google Account to be able to edit/share the whole site, or just individual pages. They can take advantage of Google Groups, too, to enable a particular group of people access to a subset of pages within the website.
They offer phone and email support, as well as help desk.
It offers an API.