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 Education editions

K–12 and higher-education institutions may qualify for our Education editions, which provide a suite of productivity tools tailored for teaching and learning. Use these tables to compare the following editions, available to qualified education institutions:

  • Education Fundamentals—Access core and additional Google services for qualifying schools and universities. Add-on features available with the Teaching and Learning Upgrade and Endpoint Education Upgrade
  • Education Standard—Same features as in Education Fundamentals with premium security and IT features. Add-on features available with the Teaching and Learning Upgrade
  • Teaching and Learning Upgrade—Premium teaching and learning features that can be added to Education Fundamentals or Education Standard.
  • Education Plus—Includes all the features in Education Standard and the Teaching and Learning Upgrade.
  • Endpoint Education Upgrade—Adds advanced device management features to your Education Fundamentals edition. Learn more
     
Suite wide Service specific

Service availability

Usage and support

User access options

Security and data management

Migration products

Reports and log events

Endpoint management

3rd-party app integration

Gmail

Drive and Docs editors

Groups / Groups for Business

Google Meet

Google Chat

Calendar

Classroom and Assignments

Service availability

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Gmail and Calendar ✔ 
Groups for Business ✔ 
Chat and chat rooms ✔ 
Digital whiteboarding with Jamboard
Storage and collaboration: Drive, Docs editors ✔ 
Sites ✔ 
Tasks ✔ 
Notetaking with Keep
Video conferencing with Meet ✔ 
Directory management ✔ 
Google Vault for eDiscovery and information governance ✔ 
Additional Google services ✔ 
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 licenses required). Learn more
Gemini for Google Workspace (add-on)
AppSheet Core     ✔     ✔
Google Cloud Search for internal search and assist (across Google and third-party services)      

✔**

Integrate third-party repositories in Cloud Search       ✔**
Index third-party data using Cloud Search       ✔**

* Requires a Gemini for Google Workspace add-on.
** For third-party services your organization must have at least 500 user licenses and a Google Cloud Search certified partner.

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Usage and support

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★ Marks where the Teaching and Learning Upgrade adds value to Education Fundamentals or Standard edition

  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Cost Free* Fee per user
Allowed number of users Any number Any number
99.9% uptime guarantee
Standard Support
Email, document, photo storage 100 TB pooled storage
Additional pooled cloud storage**     100 GB per user  20 GB per user

* For qualified educational institutions
** Education customers can also purchase Google Workspace Additional Storage, which adds 10 TB to pooled storage per subscription.

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User access options

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Supported browsers
Access across devices (computers, phones, tablets)
Offline access
Microsoft Outlook
IMAP and POP mail clients
 

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Security and data management

Security and data protection

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
2-Step Verification
Security keys for 2-Step Verification
Enforced SSL connections
Alert center: Notifications of potential security issues
Collaboration with trusted external domains
Password monitoring and strength control
Data loss prevention (DLP)
Set session length for Google Cloud services
Set session length for Google services
Generative AI security protections *  
Advanced data exports  
Security center: Security dashboard    
Security center: Security investigation tool    
Security center: Security health page    
Control access based on user and device context    
Client-side encryption    

Requires a Gemini for Google Workspace add-on.

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Data regions

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education 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      ✔

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Migration products

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education 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 data with Google Workspace Migrate    

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Reports and log events

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★ Marks where the Teaching and Learning Upgrade adds value to Education Fundamentals or Standard edition

  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Usage trends of apps and users
Log events of user and admin activity 
Advanced Drive logs and reports
Export reports to BigQuery    
Google Meet attendance reports     ✔ 
Access Transparency logs of admin activity    
 

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Endpoint management

Device security settings

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

* Feature set requires enabling advanced mobile management
** Add Endpoint Education Upgrade to Education Fundamentals to get all endpoint management features

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Device management

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  Education Fundamentals** Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education 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    

* Feature set requires enabling advanced mobile management
** Add Endpoint Education Upgrade to Education Fundamentals to get all endpoint management features
‡ Remote device wipe of Windows 10 devices also requires Windows device management

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Mobile app management

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  Education Fundamentals** Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education 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    

* Feature set requires enabling advanced mobile management
** Add Endpoint Education Upgrade to Education Fundamentals to get all endpoint management features

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Device details

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  Education Fundamentals** Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education 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 log events    

* Feature set requires enabling advanced mobile management
** Add Endpoint Education Upgrade to Education Fundamentals to get all endpoint management features

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3rd-party app integration

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education 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) Unlimited
Secure LDAP: Connect LDAP-based apps and services ✔  ✔  ✔ 
 

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Gmail

Email addresses and mailing lists

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education 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
Mail merge    

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Email usage and limits

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Email storage (shared with documents and photos) 100 TB pooled cloud storage
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)


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Email security and compliance

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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
Vault for email/IM eDiscovery and archiving
Gmail data loss prevention (DLP) 
S/MIME encryption for email
Advanced phishing and malware protection
Gmail log search in BigQuery    
Malware detection in email attachments (Security Sandbox)    
Client-side encryption for email    
Use optical character recognition to read images    

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Advanced email delivery options

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education 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 

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Drive and Docs editors

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Drive for desktop
Turn Docs creation on or off
Connected Sheets
Advanced Drive logs and reports (Drive log events)
Shared drives
Drive data loss prevention (DLP)
Smart chip data extraction
Organizational branding (custom templates)
Generative AI in Docs, Sheets, & Slides*  
Proofread documents *  
Delegate access to Connected Sheets    
Target audience groups (preset sharing options)    
Manage Drive metadata (custom labels and fields)    
Trust rules for Drive sharing permissions    
Client-side encryption for Drive files    
eSignature      
Drive inventory export    
Manage document approvals      
Organizational branding (default templates and themes) **      

* Requires a Gemini for Google Workspace add-on

** Only Google Slides, Forms, and Sites

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Groups/Groups for Business

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Email list groups
Groups for content sharing, calendar invitations
Collaborative Inboxes and message moderation
User managed groups
Configuration groups for use by admins
Target audience groups (preset sharing options)    
Inspect group membership    
Restrict group membership    
Dynamic groups (manage membership automatically)     
View members of nested groups (indirect members)    

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Google Meet

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Maximum meeting length 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours
Maximum number of participants per meeting 100 250 1,0001
External participants
Secure meetings
Presentations and screen sharing
App for Android and iOS
Hand raising
Raise a room's hand using Meet hardware
Moderation controls
Digital whiteboard
Add Meet video to Microsoft Outlook
Custom backgrounds
Closed Captions, viewer initiated
Add co-hosts to meetings
Reactions
Generative AI in Meet **
Dial in (U.S. & international numbers)* U.S. only
Control Slides presentations  
Record meetings & save them to Drive     ✔ 
In-domain live streaming (maximum number viewers)    

10k 

100k

Noise cancellation     ✔ 
Breakout rooms     ✔ 
Polls     ✔ 
Q&A     ✔ 
Track attendance (requires 2 or more attendees)     ✔ 
Set recording quality for screen shares    
Live translated captions    
Client-side encryption for audio and video    
Meet eCDN      

Powered by Google Voice
** Requires a Gemini for Google Workspace add-on.
† Dependent on Google Calendar limit of 200 invitees.
1After 500, the next 500 join as View only.
★ 
Marks where the Teaching and Learning Upgrade adds value to Education Fundamentals or Standard edition.

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Google Chat

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Turn chat history on or off
Set space history option for users
Automatically accept chat invitations
External chat for 1:1 and group direct messages
Allow or restrict external chat
Allow or restrict Chat apps
Turn external spaces on or off
Integrate Chat with a third-party archiving solution
Use discoverable spaces
Chat data loss prevention (DLP)
Automatically delete Chat messages for your organization    
Control file sharing in Chat    
Moderate Chat content    

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Google Calendar

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  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Team calendars
Resource booking (rooms, buildings, equipment)
Add video conferencing to events 
Automatically add events to calendars
Sync calendars with Microsoft Exchange
Set a default duration for events
Set up appointment schedules
Automatically free unused meeting rooms
Allow users to share working location
Let users view analytics about their time allocation    
Client-side encryption for event descriptions    

Classroom and Assignments

★ Marks where the Teaching and Learning Upgrade adds value to Education Fundamentals or Standard edition

  Education Fundamentals Education Standard Teaching and Learning Upgrade Education Plus
Originality reports for student assignments 5 assignments per course Unlimited 
Peer comparison on originality reports     ✔ 
Practice sets     ✔ 
Designate users with analytics data access      
Designate users with temporary class access      
SIS roster import       U.S. only

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