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Compare Google Workspace editions

Google Workspace offers subscription options for individuals, small businesses, large organizations, and schools. Compare editions in these categories:

  • Business—Productivity suites for businesses with 1-300 users
  • Education—Discounted suites for qualifying educational institutions
  • Enterprise—Adds premium security and advanced controls for unlimited users
  • Essentials—Productivity and collaboration tools without Gmail

To find out your edition, go to What's my subscription and payment plan?

Compare Business editions (1-300 users)

Use these tables to compare the following editions, available to customers with 1-300 users:

To learn about subscription plans tailored for your specific needs, contact sales.

Suite wide Service specific

Service availability

Usage and support

User access options

Migration products

Reports and audit logs

Security and data management

Endpoint management

3rd-party app integration

Gmail

Drive and Docs editors

Groups / Groups for Business

Google Meet

Google Chat

Calendar

Service availability

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Chat and chat spaces
Digital whiteboarding with Jamboard
Drive storage and Docs editors
Video conferencing with Meet
Directory management
Sites
Tasks
Notetaking with Keep
Gmail and Calendar ✔* ✔* ✔*
Groups for Business ✔* ✔* ✔*
AppSheet Core ✔* ✔* ✔*
Additional Google services ✔* ✔* ✔*
Gemini for Google Workspace (add-on)
Gemini (gemini.google.com
(as an additional Google service, no user licenses required). Learn more
Gemini (gemini.google.com) **
(as a core service with enterprise-grade data protections, user license required). Learn more
 
Google Cloud Search for internal search and assist
(across Google services, only)
  ✔* ✔*
Google Vault for eDiscovery and information governance     ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.
** Requires a Gemini for Google Workspace add-on.

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Usage and support

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Number of users 1-300 1-300 1-300
Email, document, photo storage per user 30 GB pooled 2 TB pooled 5 TB pooled
99.9% uptime guarantee
Standard Support

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User access options

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Supported browsers
Access across devices (computers, phones, tablets)
Offline access
Microsoft Outlook  ✔* ✔* ✔*
IMAP and POP mail clients ✔* ✔* ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.

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Migration products

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Migrate email (< 100 users) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Migrate email, calendars, contacts, files (many tools) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Migrate from Gmail or other webmail ✔* ✔* ✔*
Migrate from Outlook ✔* ✔* ✔*
Have users migrate their data ✔* ✔* ✔*
Migrate from Exchange   ✔* ✔*
Migrate data with Google Workspace Migrate   ✔* ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.

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Reports and audit logs

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Usage trends of apps and users (many reports)
Audit logs of user and admin activity (many logs)
Advanced Drive auditing and reports  
Google Meet attendance reports    

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Security and data management

Security and data protection

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Enforced SSL connections
Alert center: Notifications of potential security issues
Set session length for Google Cloud services
2-Step Verification ✔* ✔* ✔*
Security keys for 2-Step Verification ✔* ✔* ✔*
Password monitoring and strength control ✔* ✔* ✔*
Generative AI security protections **  
Collaboration with trusted external domains   ✔* ✔*
Data protection insights report   ✔* ✔*
Set session length for Google services     ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.
** Requires a Gemini for Google Workspace add-on.

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Data regions

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Fundamental data regions
Set a data region policy for everyone in your organization     ✔ ✔ 
Enterprise data regions*
Set policies for organizational units or groups   ✔* ✔*
View data regions move progress   ✔*  ✔*

* Enterprise data regions features are available as a paid add-on.

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Endpoint management

Device security settings

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Fundamental endpoint management
Basic passcode enforcement (mobile) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Google Credential Provider for Windows (standalone) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Network management (excluding mobile) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Advanced endpoint management**
Strong passcode enforcement     ✔*
Network management
(ChromeOS, meeting room hardware)
    ✔*
Mobile device security policies     ✔*
Android work profiles     ✔*
Enterprise endpoint management**
iOS data protection      
Mobile device certificates      
Context-Aware Access      

* Requires verifying your domain.
** Feature set requires enabling advanced mobile management.

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Device management

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Fundamental endpoint management
Basic mobile device management ✔* ✔* ✔*
Fundamental management for computers ✔* ✔* ✔*
Endpoint verification ✔* ✔* ✔*
Company-owned device inventory (endpoints) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Remote account sign-out ✔* ✔* ✔*
Remote account wipe (mobile) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Block devices ✔* ✔* ✔*
Drive for desktop ✔* ✔* ✔*
Advanced endpoint management**
Advanced mobile management     ✔*
Zero-touch enrollment for Android devices     ✔*
Admin approval of devices     ✔*
Remote device wipe     ✔*
Windows device management     ✔*
Enterprise endpoint management**
Company-owned device inventory (Android)     ✔*
Company-owned device inventory (iOS)      
Mobile device management rules      
BeyondCorp Alliance partner integrations      

* Requires verifying your domain.
** Feature set requires enabling advanced mobile management.

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Mobile app management

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Fundamental endpoint management
Public and private app management (Android) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Advanced endpoint management**
Public app management (iOS)     ✔*
Android app runtime permissions     ✔*
Selectively distribute mobile apps to users     ✔*
Publish private Android web apps     ✔*
Managed Android app settings configurations     ✔*
Enterprise endpoint management**
Private iOS app management      

* Requires verifying your domain.
** Feature set requires enabling advanced mobile management.

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Device details

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Fundamental endpoint management
Basic device details (mobile) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Basic endpoint details
(computer & smart home devices)
✔* ✔* ✔*
Basic device reports (Chrome & mobile) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Advanced endpoint management**
Advanced device reports (mobile)      ✔*
Enterprise endpoint management**
Devices audit log     ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.
** Feature set requires enabling advanced mobile management.

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3rd-party app integration

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Single Sign On (SSO) using Google as IdP ✔* ✔* ✔*
Single Sign On (SSO) using a 3rd-party IdP  ✔* ✔* ✔*
App catalog of 200+ preconfigured SAML apps ✔* ✔* ✔*
Autoprovisioning of SAML apps  (maximum number) 3 Unlimited Unlimited
Secure LDAP: Connect LDAP-based apps and services     ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.

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Gmail

Email addresses and mailing lists

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Your email address (you@yourcompany.com) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Additional addresses per user (sales@yourcompany.com) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Addresses at multiple domains (you@company2.com) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Admin-controlled mailing lists ✔* ✔* ✔*
User-controlled mailing lists ✔* ✔* ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.

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Email usage and limits

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Email storage (shared with documents and photos) 30 GB* 2 TB* 5 TB*
Attachment size limit (sending) 25 MB*
Attachment size limit (receiving) 50 MB*
Recipients per message (To, Cc, Bcc fields combined)  2,000 (500 external)*
Unique recipients per day
(Each unique address counts once.)

3,000 (2,000 external, 500 external for trial accounts)*

* Requires verifying your domain.

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Email security & compliance

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Junk email filtering and virus blocking ✔* ✔* ✔*
Gmail ads turned off ✔* ✔* ✔*
Custom filtering and content policies ✔* ✔* ✔*
Email and chat retention policies ✔* ✔* ✔*
Allowed IP addresses ✔* ✔* ✔*
User-managed denylists ✔* ✔* ✔*
Enforced-compliance footers ✔* ✔* ✔*
Option to disable IMAP & POP access ✔* ✔* ✔*
Advanced phishing and malware protection ✔* ✔* ✔*
Advanced email attachment scanning (Security sandbox) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Vault for email/IM eDiscovery and archiving     ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.

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Advanced email delivery options

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Catch-all address ✔* ✔* ✔*
Email routing options for split and dual delivery  ✔* ✔* ✔*
Inbound gateway ✔* ✔* ✔*
Outbound gateway (for entire organization) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Outbound relay server (for alternative From: addresses) ✔* ✔* ✔*
Receiving from multiple POP addresses  ✔* ✔* ✔*

* Requires verifying your domain.

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Drive and Docs editors

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Google Drive for desktop
Turn Docs creation on or off
Connected Sheets
Advanced Drive auditing and reports (Drive audit log)
Shared drives Viewer only *
Generative AI in Docs, Sheets, & Slides  
Proofread documents  
Advanced Drive sharing permissions  
Smart chip data extraction  
Manage document approvals  
Manage Drive metadata (custom labels and fields)  
Organizational branding (custom templates)  
Organizational branding (default templates and themes)     

* They can comment on and edit files that are directly shared with them from shared drives.

Requires a Gemini for Google Workspace add-on.
 ‡ Only Google Slides, Forms, and Sites.

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Google Meet

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  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Maximum meeting length 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours
Maximum number of participants per meeting 100 150 500
External participants
Secure meetings
Presentations and screen sharing
App for Android and iOS
Dial in (U.S. & international numbers)*
Digital whiteboard
Add Meet video to Microsoft Outlook
Hand raising
Raise a room's hand using Meet hardware
Reactions
Generative AI in Meet **
Noise cancellation  
Breakout rooms  
Record meetings & save them to Drive  
Polls  
Q&A  
Add co-hosts to meetings  
Control Slides presentations  
Transcribe meetings & save them to Drive  
Set recording quality for screen shares  
Track attendance (requires 5 or more attendees)    

Powered by Google Voice
** Requires a Gemini for Google Workspace add-on.

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