Google Apps Vault now available to new customers directly from Control Panel

Google officially rolled out a new service to Apps customers in March, called “Google Vault“, that helps users securely preserve and manage important data. The service has since launched to new and recent customers, and Google announced today that Vault is being made accessible directly from the Google Apps Control Panel:

Starting today, Apps customers can purchase Google Apps Vault online directly from the Control Panel…Google Apps Vault can be added to your Google Apps account for an additional $5 per user per month… Google Apps Vault is available for new and recent Google Apps for Business and Education customers. We’re working to enable Vault for existing customers, and we’ll announce availability when it is ready.