If you use Microsoft Outlook to manage your email, calendar, and other work essentials, you probably don't want to take the time to learn a whole new interface to do your work. Never fear, because Google Cloud can work in tandem with Microsoft Outlook, allowing you to access your email, calendar, contacts, and notes from anywhere. To do this, you need to use a program called Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook.

Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook allows you to use Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 effectively with Google Apps. You get the cost savings, security and reliability of Google Apps, while you can use the interface you prefer for email, contacts, calendar and notes.

To download this tool, click here. The installation will walk you through the steps necessary to connect your account.

For more help with the installation process, click here.

For more help using Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook, see Google's Help Center for this software.