Google is marking its transition to a extra unified G Suite workspace by altering Google G Suite’s identify…to Workspace.
In July, Google introduced a extra unified search for G Suite, asserting that you just’ll have the ability to collaborate in apps like Sheets, for instance, whereas inside a completely totally different app. For now, this built-in expertise is simply out there to paying prospects of Google Workspace, Google mentioned in a weblog put up.
Within the coming months, Google mentioned, the corporate plans emigrate the brand new UI over to the buyer expertise, too, “to assist them do issues like arrange a neighborhood group, handle a household funds, or plan a celebration utilizing built-in instruments like Gmail, Chat, Meet, Docs, and Duties,” the corporate mentioned.
What’s modified? In addition to the identify, and a few new limits on cloud storage, not that a lot. Google considers its UI adjustments to be an evolution of the fundamental G Suite apps, which haven’t modified. “The productiveness apps you understand and love in G Suite aren’t going away—Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Meet, Chat, and all of the others will proceed to be the inspiration of the Google Workspace expertise,” Google added in a help doc. “Sooner or later, we’ll proceed to evolve our merchandise to be extra versatile, extra useful, and less complicated.”
Google has additionally revealed the costs of its three Workspace plans: the $6/person/mo Enterprise Starter, the $12/person/mo Enterprise Normal, and the $18/person/mo Enterprise Plus plans.
The Enterprise Starter plan comes with 30GB of cloud storage per person, video conferences as much as 100 contributors. Enterprise Normal affords a pointy leap in per-user cloud storage: as much as 2 terabytes, together with 150-particpant conferences plus the power to document them. The premier new Enterprise Plus tier provides 5TB of cloud storage per customers, conferences as much as 250 contributors with attendance monitoring, plus further options like eDiscovery and enhanced safety and administration controls.
Each the Enterprise Starter and Enterprise Normal plans existed beneath G Suite already, on the identical costs, although they had been referred to as “Primary” and “Enterprise,” respectively. The transition to Google Office comes with some tighter strings, although. Beforehand, customers acquired limitless cloud storage with G Suite’s $12/mo Enterprise providing, however Google Workspace’s new Enterprise Starter and Enterprise Plus tiers put 2TB and 5TB limits on accounts, respectively. That’s spacious for positive—however not limitless.