Compare G Suite Basic and Business editions

Use these tables to compare features in G Suite editions. To compare features in the new Google Workspace editions, go to Compare Google Workspace editions.

Core services and usage

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  G Suite Basic G Suite Business
Storage for each user 30 GB Unlimited*
Number of users Unlimited Unlimited
Active Directory synching
Cloud Search  
Google Vault  
Advanced room/resource management  

* If there are 4 or fewer users in your organization, each user gets 1 TB of storage.

Security and controls

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  G Suite Basic G Suite Business
Alert Center
Group-based policy controls
Data regions  

Drive

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  G Suite Basic G Suite Business
Microsoft interop with Google Drive for desktop
Outlook plugin for Google Drive and Google Meet
Advanced document history management
Custom templates for Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Sites
Turn off external file and people sharing
Drive audit logs for Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Sites  
Shared drives for teams  

Google Meet

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  G Suite Basic G Suite Business
Maximum number of participants per meeting 100 150
Secure meetings
Presentations and screen sharing
External participants
Dial in (US & international numbers)
Meet app for Android and iOS

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