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G suite is gone, please welcome Google Workspace

Google’s paid suite of Office software and services was called G Suite is now called Google Workspace.

Source: Google

Google Workspace plans have custom email for businesses with collaboration tools like Gmail, Calendar, Meet, Chat, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Sites and more

That’s not all, Google Workspace comes with new icons using the Google color scheme.  Please try to contain your excitement.

What’s in Google Workspace – Source: Google

New plan – Business Plus

There’s a new option ‘Business Plus’  adds more to the existing Business Standard plan.

Business Plus offers (upgrades from Standard in bold)

  • Custom and secure business email + eDiscovery, retention
  • 250 participant video meetings + recording, attendance tracking
  • 5 TB cloud storage per user
  • Enhanced security and management controls, including Vault and advanced endpoint management

What’s the difference between G Suite and Google Workspace?

This is Google’s explanation of the difference between G Suite and Google Workspace. Get ready for some quality corporate doubletalk …

“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”

They’ve got all the magic words required; evolved, integrated, experience, collaboration and the always vague ‘vision’.

When does Google Workspace start?

Today!  For consumer and business plans, G Suite renaming to Google Workspace is happening now.

Education and Non-Profit plans will get the name change in coming months.

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