Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced a new milestone for the adoption of Google’s G Suite productivity tools. “G Suite achieved a significant new customer milestone last quarter,” he said. “More than 3 million paying businesses are now using G Suite to collaborate smartly and securely in the cloud.”
Let your people do their jobs faster, together and virtually wherever they go, and work becomes a lot more fun.
With G Suite, your people get familiar personal productivity tools with the added agility of a real-time collaborative cloud environment.
There’s a whole host of cloud-based apps, all compatible with the widest range of operating systems and browsers. Including business-grade Gmail, Google Drive, Calendar, Hangouts, Docs, Sheets, Slides and more.
Gmail : For Work
Gmail is a very popular email application for both personal and professional use. Gmail lets you create a business email for your work and access it from anywhere. The Android and iOS apps enable you to read and draft email responses without an internet connection, which are then sent once you’re back online. You can also create Google Hangouts where you can move from conversations from emails to chat or video calls.
Hangouts : For Meetings & Chat
You are in constant contact with your employees and partners, and you can set up video meetings from anywhere using the HD video, voice or text capabilities. You will be able to add upto 25 participants to the meeting who can join through desktops, smartphones or tablets. Also, you will be able to share your screen with other, making it easier to share links and ideas.
Calendar : For Planning
Google has an integrated online calendar designed for people working in teams. You can access the online calendar feature with Gmail, Drive, Hangouts and contacts. It allows you to be on track with your schedule and be more productive. Within a team, it is easier to group specific members and see who is available to meet and at what time exactly.
Google Plus : For Social Network
Google+ makes it easier to share and collaborate with customers or coworkers. You can share a doubt or question with an entire organization using Google+. You can add filters to the content to get relevant information and can also organize your connections. You can selectively view posts that you like, from the people you like. Google+ can be integrated into your Gmail, documents and calendars to help you work with ease.
Drive : For Storage
Google Drive is an online cloud for storing files safely. You can access to your work from your laptop, smartphone or tablet. The default space available is 30GB per user, across Gmail and Drive with an option to upgrade. Sync the files from your drive and computer and any changes made on either platform shall reflect on the file in the cloud automatically. You can view about 40 popular file formats files such as word documents and excel sheets without buying the Microsoft app for them.
Docs : For Online Documents and Sharing
Google Docs makes editing and sharing documents very easy. You can edit text in documents through your browser, without software such as Microsoft Word. Multiple people can work on one single document file and can communicate with each other through a built-in chat feature. Also, you can see, track and review edits made to the text document. You can work on the document in offline mode, and the changes will be updated once you connect to the Internet.
Sheets : For Accounts, Data Analysis and Other Business Activities
Like Docs, Google Sheets lets you share spreadsheets online. All the features such as setting tasks, analyzing charts, etc. are available on it. You can work with most popular file types and can import spreadsheets onto your computer. You can work on it remotely using a desktop or a laptop and has an offline feature too.
Forms : For Surveys, Questionnaires and more
Google Forms lets you create forms and surveys for free. You can add custom questions and make questionnaires and use the date for analysis. You can select from various question types, with a drag and drop features. They can be edited to look professional, and you can add custom images and logos. There is also drag and drop feature that lets you add various elements. You get to see the responses in real time.
Slides : For Presentations
Google Slides can help you make, collaborate and share presentations, which are often very tricky and complicated. With Slides, you can create presentations on the go using your smartphone, tablets and give access to your team. With the chat and edit review options, you can effectively collaborate on a presentation.
Sites : For Intranet, Project Sites For Teams And Clients
Sites is a website builder that can help you create an intranet for your company, a project site for your team or a consumer portal. It doesn’t require for you to write a single piece of code. You don’t have to rely on web developers or the IT department to create sites. You can develop sites for teams with their specific content. You can edit and update it at one place for everyone to see.
Admin : For Managing Users, Devices, Security
Easily add users, manage devices and configure security and settings so your data stays safe. Administration shouldn’t need a manual. Centralized administration makes setup and management fast and easy. Add and remove users, set up groups, and add security options like 2-step verification and SSO. Distribute apps to employees and keep data secure on employee’s iOS and Android devices. Use mobile management to distribute apps and get employees up and running quickly, check usage, manage security settings, and lock or wipe devices remotely. Use the Google Apps Marketplace to find integrated solutions like CRM, project management, compliance and more – all available with a single sign-on.
Vault : For Secured Preservation Of Data
Find and retrieve valuable information, even from closed accounts. It’s a smart way to gather what your legal team needs and prevent data loss from employee turnover. they hope it never happens, but your business may face a lawsuit someday. Vault keeps you prepared by letting you preserve users’ Gmail data beyond standard retention periods. Export messages retrieved through search to standard formats for additional review. You can export results for any licensed account. Track user activity within Vault. Robust audit trails let you see searches, message views, exports and more.
How Much Does G Suite Cost ? Way less than the equivalent software.
The pricing for G Suite is simple, scalable and predictable so that any size of company can make the most of it. Here’s how it works:
G Suite Basic : For $5 per user per month, or $50 per user per year plus tax (to be clear, this means a reduced price for a full year commitment, paid monthly) you’d get:
- Business email addresses
- Video and voice calls on Hangouts*
- Integrated online calendars
- 30GB of online storage for file syncing and sharing
- Google Docs, Sheets and Slides
- Easy-to-create project sites
- Security and admin controls
G Suite Business : For $10 per user per month (or $120 per user per year) you’d get everything in G Suite plus all this great stuff:
- Unlimited storage (or 1TB per user if you’ve got fewer than five people using it)
- Google Vault for eDiscovery covering emails, chats, docs and files
- Advanced admin controls for Google Drive
- Audit and reporting insights for Drive content and sharing
- The ability to search and export to different formats
- An archive for all your company emails subject to any retention policies or litigation holds
- Set message retention policies
- Litigation holds on inboxes
Google has made the most comprehensive business suite useful for teams of any size. With a list of useful apps, management and admin controls, security features, it will become lot more easier for organization to function smooth.
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