Are you transitioning to Google Workspace Plans?
Google announced February 2023 price changes. Annual rates are unchanged. Monthly rates increase for flexibility. Effective March 2023, except <10 accounts, changes in Jan 2024.
Let us explore the current Google Workspace plans and pricing, considering key features, to make an informed decision and find the perfect fit for your business.
Google Workspace Business Plans
Google Workspace plans include three business options: Starter, Standard, and Plus plans, as well as two Enterprise choices: Standard and Plus plans. Come, let us look at each of the Google Workspace plans one by one:
i) Business Starter
The Business Starter Edition of Google Workspace offers a comprehensive suite of collaborative productivity apps, including professional email, secure video conferencing, shared calendars, and online document editing, among other features.
✓ Price: ₹ 90 per user per month
✓ Ideal for very small organizations with around 10 employees
✓ Storage: 30 GB per user
✓ Max participants per meeting: 100
✓ Offers security and compliance tools.
✓ Custom email address for the organization
✓ Access to Gmail, online documents, Drive storage, Calendar, Meet.
✓ Administrative controls for user access, service policies, mobile devices
✓ Includes standard support.
ii) Business Standard
The Business Standard edition includes everything from the Business Starter edition, with additional features:
✓ Price: ₹ 850 per user per month
✓ Productivity suite with 2 TB pooled storage
✓ Max participants: 150+
✓ Recording & saving meetings to Drive
✓ Shared Drives for team collaboration
✓ Approvals & labels for branding
✓ External communication enabled.
✓ Search for companies using Google Workspace
✓ Centralized Admin Console for management
✓ User access & feature restrictions
✓ Remote mobile fleet management
✓ Audits & reports for usage tracking
✓ 24/7 support from Google experts
iii) Business Plus
Business Plus includes everything from Business Standard, with additional features:
✓ Price: ₹ 1300 per user per month
✓ Productivity suite with 5 TB storage
✓ Max participants: 500+
✓ Recording & Attendance Tracking
✓ Customizable, secure business email, eDiscovery, and retention
✓ Premium analytics, security controls, and email encryption
✓ Automated mobile device tracking & control
✓ Standard support (upgrade to enhanced support)
✓ Greater data control: Stronger passwords, remote device wipes, iOS app management.
iv) Workspace Enterprise
The business enterprise plan includes two options:
✓ Price: ₹ 1800 per user per month
✓ Max participants: 500+
✓ Recording, Attendance Tracking, Noise Cancellation, and in-Domain Live Streaming for meetings
✓ Advanced Security, Management, and Compliance Controls: Vault, DLP, Data Regions.
✓ Customizable, secure business email, eDiscovery, retention, and S/MIME encryption
✓ Enhanced Support (upgrade option for Premium Support).
Enterprise Plus Plan
✓ Price: ₹ 2100 per user per month
✓ All features from Enterprise Standard are included.
Key Features of Workspace Plans
User Limits: Business plans allow a maximum of 300 users. Beyond that, an Enterprise plan is required. Microsoft 365 Business plans also have a 300-user account limit.
Storage Limits: Vary across plans.
|Workspace Plan||Storage limit|
|Essentials Starter||15GB per user|
|Business Starter||30GB per user|
|Business Standard||2TB per user, pooled|
|Business Plus||5TB per user, pooled|
|Enterprise Standard/Plus||As much as you need|
External Sharing: Business Standard and Business Plus allow administrators to manage and restrict external file sharing with specific domains. Business Basic lacks this control, making it less suitable for restrictions.
Selecting the Ideal Workspace Plan
By considering these steps and exploring Google Workspace pricing, you can make an informed decision and choose the most suitable Google Workspace plan for your organisation, whether you are a new or current customer:
For the New Customers
Your needs: Consider users, storage, collaboration, and security.
Budget: Allocate for Google Workspace tools.
Find balance: Match needs with a suitable plan.
For Current Customers
✓ Sign into the Admin console: As an administrator, access the admin console at https://admin.google.com.
✓ Navigate to Billing: Select the three-horizontal line menu located in the upper left corner, then click on “Billing.”
✓ Access Get More Services: From the Billing page, choose “Get More Services” from the sub-menu.
✓ Explore More Plans: Admin Get More Services for available Google Workspace plans. Review features and pricing to align with your organization’s needs.
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