Compare Cloud Identity features and editions

Some products might not include every feature. See the tables below for the differences between Cloud Identity Premium Edition and the free edition of Cloud Identity.

Note: For a list of features that are available for each of the different G Suite editions, see Compare G Suite Editions. Use the drop-down list at the top of the page to filter by various categories, such as Gmail or Calendar.

Device management

  Cloud Identity Premium

Cloud Identity Free

Basic Mobile Management
Advanced Mobile Management
Device inventory
Basic passcode enforcement
Advanced passcode enforcement
Remote account wipe
Security policies
Application management
Network management
Remote device wipe
Reporting
Application auditing
Company-owned devices
Mobile audit
Android
Apple® iOS®
MDM rules

Directory

  Cloud Identity Premium

Cloud Identity Free

Basic directory management
Organizational units and groups Unlimited Unlimited 
User lifecycle management *
Admin managed groups
Groups for business
Google Cloud Directory Sync
(Synchronize Active Directory and LDAP directories
with Google)
Admin roles and privileges
Google Admin App (Android and iOS®)
Admin SDK/API
Secure LDAP

 

* The free edition of Cloud Identity, by default, increases your user cap by 50. You may contact Support to request more users if needed. To learn more about user caps in Cloud Identity, see Your Cloud Identity free edition user cap.

Security

  Cloud Identity Premium

Cloud Identity Free

User security management
Self-service password recovery
2-Step verification (2SV) including security key management
2SV enforcement controls
2SV enforcement controls with security key management
2SV enforcement controls with security key enforcement
Password strength alert
First-party session management
Password management
Google security center

Single sign-on (SSO) and auto user provisioning

  Cloud Identity Premium

Cloud Identity Free

Set up SSO using Google as an identity provider to access a pre-integrated list of third-party SAML apps  Unlimited Unlimited
Set up SSO using Google as an Identity provider to access custom SAML apps
Set up SSO using a third-party identity provider with Google as a service provider
Auto user provisioning

Reporting

  Cloud Identity Premium

Cloud Identity Free

Admin console audit log
Login audit log
Security reports All events All events
SAML audit log
Groups audit log
Token audit log
Mobile audit log
Aggregate reports Identity Identity
Account activity reports

Chrome browser

  Cloud Identity Premium

Cloud Identity Free

User Policies/Reporting
Chrome Sync

Billing and support

  Cloud Identity Premium

Cloud Identity Free

Billing
Subscription and license management
Support 24x7 Email,
Chat, Phone, Online
Community support
SLA 99.9%
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