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    Upgrade to G Suite Business.

    Get unlimited Drive and Gmail storage for your users, email archiving, and advanced audit tools for only $5 more a month per user.

    Gmail features and capabilities are different depending on which G Suite edition you have.

    Use the tables to compare:

    Email usage

      G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite Basic
    Email storage (shared with documents and photos) Unlimited * Unlimited * 30 GB
    Attachment size limit 25 MB 25 MB 25 MB
    Maximum recipients per message 500 500 500
    Maximum recipients/day per user (outside your domain) 3,000 3,000 3,000

    * G Suite Business or G Suite for Education accounts with fewer than 5 users get 1 TB per user.

    Addresses and mailing lists

      G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite Basic
    Your email address (
    Additional addresses per user (
    Addresses at multiple domains
    Mailing lists (administrator controlled)
    Mailing lists (user controlled)

    Email security and business controls

      G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite Basic
    Junk email filtering and virus blocking
    Gmail ads turned off
    Custom filtering and content policies
    Email retention policies
    IP address whitelisting
    User-managed blacklists
    Enforced compliance footers
    Email/IM search, retention, eDiscovery (Google Vault) ✘ *
    Gmail data loss prevention (see note below)
    Gmail log search in BigQuery
    Gmail integration with third-party archiving tools
    S/MIME encryption for email

    * Google Vault is available with G Suite Basic as a paid add-on.


    As of Jan 31, 2017, Gmail data loss prevention (DLP) is available only with G Suite Enterprise. Customers who are licensed with G Suite Business on Mar 31, 2017 can continue to use Gmail DLP until Jan 31, 2020, provided they continuously renew their G Suite Business license during that time period.​


    Access options

      G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite Basic
    Supported browsers
    Mobile phones and tablets
    Offline mail and Docs editors
    IMAP and POP mail support
    Microsoft® Outlook®support

    Migration services

      G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite Basic
    Migrate data using the Admin console
    Mail, contacts and calendar migration from Exchange, IBM® Notes®, and other webmail hosts
    Email import from webmail host
    Multi-user import from Microsoft Exchange®
    Multi-user import from IBM Notes

    Administrative controls

      G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite Basic
    Option to disable IMAP/POP access

    Other email delivery options

      G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite Basic
    Catch-all address
    Email routing (user and domain level)
    Inbound gateway
    Outbound gateway (for entire domain)
    Outbound relay server (for alternative From: addresses)
    Receive mail from multiple POP addresses (Mail Fetcher)
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