internationally recognized standards of safety and security.
After a 9 months audit, Google can claim compliance with one of the most widely used security certificates in the world. The ISO 27001 certificate joins other security certificates Google Apps have received such as SSAE 16 / ISAE 3402 and FISMA.
That's about it, folks. It's not exciting news unless you're an IT manager at a company that requires super-high levels of security, like a financial institution. This'll definitely open some big doors for Google Apps.