Google Workspace

What is Google Workspace?

Google Workspace (formerly known as G Suite) is a cloud-based productivity suite developed by Google that includes a range of collaboration and communication tools such as Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Meet, and Google Calendar, among others.

The suite is designed to help individuals and organizations work more efficiently and effectively by providing a range of powerful tools that can be accessed from any device with an internet connection. Google Workspace is widely used by businesses, educational institutions, and individuals to manage their email, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other data.

Google Workspace

Everything you need to get anything done, now in one place.

As we’ve evolved G Suite into a more integrated experience across our communication and collaboration tools, we’ve rebranded to Google Workspace to more accurately represent the product vision.

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How much does Google Workspace cost?

Google Workspace offers various pricing plans depending on the number of users and features required. The basic plan starts at $6 per user per month and includes 30 GB of cloud storage, while the Business plan starts at $12 per user per month and includes unlimited storage and advanced administration features. There are also Enterprise plans available for larger organizations.

What are the benefits of using Google Workspace?

Google Workspace offers several benefits, including easy collaboration and communication, cloud storage, real-time editing, and access to a wide range of productivity tools. It also integrates with other Google services such as Google Calendar and Google Analytics.

Is Google Workspace secure?

Yes, Google Workspace is designed with security in mind and includes features such as two-factor authentication, data encryption, and advanced spam filtering. Google also complies with various security and privacy standards, including GDPR and HIPAA.

Can I use Google Workspace for personal use?

Yes, you can use Google Workspace for personal use by signing up for a personal account. However, some features and applications may not be available in personal accounts.

GmailCustom business email
MeetVideo and voice conferencing
ChatMessaging for teams
CalendarShared calendars
DriveCloud storage
DocsWord processing
SlidesPresentation builder
FormsSurveys builder
SitesWebsite builder
CurrentsEngage employees
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Cloud SearchSmart search across Google
Snippet from Wikipedia: Google Workspace

Google Workspace is a collection of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed and marketed by Google. It consists of Gmail, Contacts, Calendar, Meet and Chat for communication; Drive for storage; and the Google Docs Editors suite for content creation. An Admin Panel is provided for managing users and services. Depending on edition Google Workspace may also include the digital interactive whiteboard Jamboard and an option to purchase add-ons such as the telephony service Voice. The education edition adds a learning platform Google Classroom and today has the name Workspace for Education. It previously included Google Currents for employee engagement.

While most of these services are individually available at no cost to consumers who use their free Google (Gmail) accounts, Google Workspace adds enterprise features such as custom email addresses at a domain (e.g., an option for unlimited Drive storage, additional administrative tools and advanced settings, as well as 24/7 phone and email support.

The suite was first launched in February 2006 as Gmail for Your Domain, before being expanded into Google Apps for Your Domain in the same year, later rebranded as G Suite in 2016, then rebranded again in 2020 as Google Workspace.

As of October 2021, Google Workplace had 9 million paying businesses. The number of Education users in Google Workplace surpassed 170 million.

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  • tools/google_workspace.txt
  • Last modified: 2023/09/02 08:38
  • by Henrik Yllemo