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G Suite Editions

Compare G Suite editions

Trying to decide which version of G Suite to sign up for? Or maybe you're considering upgrading from your current version to one that offers more features.

Use the tables to compare:

Basic services and features 

Some editions might not have every feature of a basic service. For example, all editions include Gmail, but S/MIME encryption in email messages is only available in G Suite Enterprise.

See all the tables below for exact differences.

 G Suite EnterpriseG Suite BusinessG Suite Basic
Messaging: Gmail, Calendar, Contacts
Storage and collaboration: Drive, Docs, Hangouts
Web forums and shared inboxes: Groups for Business
Domain-wide mail and document search, email retention: Vault✘*
Other Google services: Blogger, YouTube, and more

* Google Vault is available with G Suite Basic as a paid add-on.

Usage and support

 G Suite EnterpriseG Suite BusinessG Suite Basic
Maximum number of usersUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Email, document, photo storage per userUnlimited *Unlimited *30 GB
99.9% uptime guarantee
24/7 phone support
Priority email support
Video conferencing

* Accounts with 4 or fewer users get 1 TB per user.

 

Security and business controls

 G Suite EnterpriseG Suite BusinessG Suite Basic
Password monitoring and strength control
2-step verification
Single Sign On (SSO)
Enforced SSL connections
User-managed security keys
Domain-wide admin managed security keys
  
Mobile device management *
Mobile audit **
Advanced Drive auditing and reports
Advanced Drive administrator controls
Drive data loss prevention
Gmail data loss prevention (see note below)
Gmail log search in BigQuery
Gmail integration with third-party archiving tools
Security key management
S/MIME encryption for email
  

* Some Mobile Device Management features (like Device Owner) are not available in G Suite for Education and can be purchased.

** Mobile audit is not available in G Suite for Education.

As of January 31, 2017 Gmail data loss prevention (DLP) is available only with G Suite Enterprise. Customers who are licensed with G Suite Business on Mar 31, 2017 can continue to use Gmail DLP until Jan 31, 2020 provided they continuously renew their G Suite Business license during that time period.​

 

Your company brand

 G Suite EnterpriseG Suite BusinessG Suite Basic
Your custom email address
(you@yourcompany.com)
Your www address in Google Sites (www.yourcompany.com)
Ad-free experience
Addresses at multiple domains
(you@company2.com)

Contacts, lists, and groups

 G Suite EnterpriseG Suite BusinessG Suite Basic
Mailing lists (admin controlled)
Mailing lists (user controlled)
Global directory (internal contacts)
Global directory (external contacts)
Forums and collaborative inboxes

 

Access options

 G Suite EnterpriseG Suite BusinessG Suite Basic
Supported browsers
Mobile phones and tablets
Offline mail and Docs editors
IMAP and POP mail support
Microsoft® Outlook®support

Migration services

 G Suite EnterpriseG Suite BusinessG Suite Basic
Migration tools and services
Mail, contacts and calendar migration from Exchange, IBM® Notes®, and other webmail hosts
Email import from webmail host
Multi-user import from Exchange
Multi-user import from IBM Notes

Enterprise sync options

 G Suite EnterpriseG Suite BusinessG Suite Basic
Sync user data with your LDAP server
Use Exchange Calendar with G Suite
 

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