Google launched a collection of apps for business users earlier in 2006. The Google Apps for Work have now gained a collective name, G Suite, which is a collection of software and tools for collaboration and productivity. The biggest advantage of G Suite is that it completely embraces cloud computing technology, making information available for easy access at any time anywhere. The G Suite essentially includes the infamous Gmail, Calendar, Hangouts, Google+, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, Sites along with Vault and Admin panel. These individual services are available for free, but you can take it up a notch when you purchase the G Suite for your business brand.
It is high time for your business IT department to embrace ubiquitous computing and G Suite makes the process much easier. Employees can now have real-time and live information about their projects irrespective of where they are located. More than 137500 websites have embraced G Suite and about 30.2% of the workload will be transferred to the public cloud in the upcoming years. 29% of existing admins who use G Suite have started using 100% cloud-based IT infrastructure while about 73% admins believe that it is inevitable to use cloud system completely.
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G Suite VS Gmail
It is extremely common for SMEs to use Gmail accounts for their business email communication. When you start your business, you need help from professional email service without having to spend a lot of money. However, as you improve your business and want to establish business branding, you should start using a professional @company-name.com email address. However, migrating to a new email system is tiring and cumbersome, especially if you don’t have a dedicated IT department. With G Suite, you don’t have to worry about going away from the familiar Gmail interface because G Suite simply provides an extension of Gmail free email service.
If you have been using free Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Forms and other Google services, you don’t need any additional training to migrate to G Suite. You and your employees can continue to use the same interface while enjoying a business touch to every feature. Customers are more likely to believe that you are a professional if you use a business email address for communication. A simple migration to G Suite will help you to claim the ownership of all your employees’ professional email accents. Apart from email accounts, all company documents can be stored in the cloud with separate user access controls. You can change the Google logo and replace it with your company’s logo when you get G Suite.
Email security and business controls
Ownership of email accounts and files is one of the key benefits of G Suite. You can have your own domain email addresses for all your employees and continue to use the same Gmail interface. Cloud-based storage makes document sharing and ubiquitous computing much easier. With a few clicks, you can create group email addresses and multiple email addresses quickly. Rebranding is as easy as changing the domain name with the G Suite account to reflect changes on all accounts.
G Suite also comes with a standard 2-step verification from Google which enhances security. Currently, G Suite is compatible with ProsperWorks CRM and you can also integrate the components using Cirrus Insight. Various business applications can be accessed using single sign-on option. The entire business application suite can be easily branded with your business name and logo. As a G Suite customer, you are also entitled to a dedicated, 24/7 Google customer support through chat, email, and phone. The transition from existing Gmail to G Suite takes only a few minutes of setup and emails sent to the old account will automatically be received from the G Suite account.
G Suite greatly improves coloration inside the company as you can create a personal network for employees using Google+ and encourage them to communicate. All the necessary information is available on the cloud, which will help your employees to provide excellent customer service. Irrespective of the location of your employees, they can communicate with coworkers in real time to finish the projects quickly.
G Suite pricing
G Suite offers two types of pricing plans – basic and business. The basic plan costs $5 per user while the business plan costs $10 per user. The G Suite package remains the same for both the plans, but business users have more access control and unlimited storage. Basic G Suite plan comes with a maximum of 30GB cloud storage per user. Apart from unlimited cloud storage, business G Suite users can also enjoy unlimited archive. You can also set retention policies for emails and chats. The business plan also includes audit reports useful in keeping track of the activities.
Check emails, share files, edit documents, hold video meetings and more, whether you’re at work, at home or in transit. You can pick up where you left off from a computer, tablet or phone.