Google announced a significant new change to its productivity suite of office apps on 6 October 2020, rebranding G Suite with a new name: Google Workspace. In this time, more advanced features are added and tighter integration is provided between the core applications of G Suite, including Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, Calendar, and Meet, particularly in collaboration. Google is also providing a broader range of pricing options for different needs from different sized companies.
Differences between G Suite & Google Workspace
The three editions of G Suite: Basic, Business and Enterprise, have been rebranded and renamed to Google Workspace. The available editions in Google Workspace are Business Starter, Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Standard and Enterprise Plus.
G Suite Enterprise
|Meet Participants Limit||100||150||100||150||250||250||150||250||250|
|In-domain Live Streaming||100k||10k||100k|
|Device Audit Log|
|Integration with Third-party Archiving Solutions|
|Advanced Enterprise Control and Customization|
**Only valid for 5 users and above.
Things You Need To Know About the New Changes:
30 GB for G Suite basic, unlimited storage for G Suite Business and G Suite Enterprise; while for Google Workspace: 30 GB for Business Starter, 2 TB for Business Standard, 5 TB for Business Plus, 1 TB for Enterprise Essentials, 5 TB for Enterprise Standard and Enterprise Plus.
For Google Workspace, the support available 8/5 for Business Starter, 24/5 for Business Standard and Business Plus, 24/7 for Enterprise series.
Available in Business Plus, Enterprise Standard and Enterprise Plus.
Gmail and Google Calendar have not changed much. It is noteworthy to mention that the “Link Previews” feature has been added to collaborative documents, such as Docs, Sheets, and Slides, and plans to launch other new features, like Smart Boxes, Picture-in-Picture (PiP), etc.