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Business editions

Professional office tools for up to 300 users

Google Workspace offers these subscription options for small to medium-sized organizations. You can use any Business edition with your domain or with only a business email address. If you sign up with your email, some features, such as Gmail and Google Calendar, aren’t available unless you later verify your domain. This article describes the features that you can use if you verify your domain.

Learn about each edition and sign up below. You can also purchase any Business edition through Google Sales or a local reseller.

Google provides storage on an incremental basis up to the purchased eligible storage limit.

Business editions overview

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Flexible Plan (price per user, per month) $7.20 USD* $14.40 USD* $21.60 USD*
Annual/Fixed-Term Plan (price per, user per month)** $6 USD* $12 USD* $18 USD*
Feature highlights Professional productivity suite with 30 GB pooled storage per user Enhanced suite with 2 TB pooled storage per user Advanced suite with 5 TB pooled storage per user

* Or equivalent in supported local currency.

** Annual/Fixed-Term Plans are billed annually or monthly, depending on your region, your subscription type, and how you signed up for your subscription.

Business Starter

The Business Starter edition is a set of collaborative productivity apps that offers your business professional email, secure video conferencing, shared calendars, online document editing, and much more.

Office suite of collaborative apps

With Business Starter, your organization gets Google Workspace services, such as:

  • Gmail—Send and receive mail using your professional address, as in bob@your-company.com.
  • Google Meet—Join secure video meetings from a laptop or other device (up to 100 participants).
  • Calendar—Share calendars to easily schedule meetings and events.
  • Google Docs—Collaborate in real time on online documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • Google Workspace storage—Store and back up files securely in the cloud with 30 GB pooled storage per user.
  • Google Chat—Communicate in groups or one-on-one, with text and rich media.
  • AppSheet Core—Build mobile and web applications with no coding experience. Learn more
Administrative controls
Your administrative or IT team can also:
  • Centrally manage user accounts and security settings from the Google Admin console.
  • Control user access to features and services.
  • Remotely manage your mobile fleet.
  • Track usage trends using audits and reports.
  • Get 24/7 support from Google Workspace experts.

Business Standard

The Business Standard edition includes everything in Business Starter, plus additional storage and enhanced collaboration and productivity tools, as listed below.

 Upgrade to Business Standard

More cloud storage With Business Standard, you get 2 TB of pooled storage for each user in your organization to store Gmail messages, images in Google Photos, and files in Google Drive.
Shared drives With shared drives, files belong to a team instead of an individual. If members leave, files stay where they are so the team can continue to share information and get work done. Learn more
Enhanced meetings
  • Up to 150 meeting participants
  • Meeting recordings saved to Drive
  • Hand raising
  • Breakout rooms
  • Audience polling and Q&A
Enhanced Chat messaging
  • Turn Chat history on or off by default
  • Auto-accept invitations
  • Chat outside of your organization
Advanced document versioning & management
  • Organizational branding
  • Approvals and labels

Business Plus

The Business Plus edition includes everything in Business Standard, plus enhanced security, compliance, and meeting capabilities, such as those listed below.

Upgrade to Business Plus

More cloud storage With Business Plus, you get 5 TB of pooled storage for each user in your organization. Learn more
Advanced meetings
  • Up to 500 meeting participants
  • Attendance tracking
Advanced administrator controls
  • Information governance with Google Vault—Use Vault to retain, search, and export your organization's data for eDiscovery and compliance needs. Learn more
  • Advanced endpoint management—Have more control over your organization's data. You can require stronger passwords, remotely wipe devices, manage iOS apps, use Android work profiles, and more. Learn more

Before upgrading to Business Plus edition

If you already have Google Vault: Before switching editions, follow these steps to make sure you don’t accidentally lose data.

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