G Suite by Google Cloud

When you sign up for G Suite, you can choose between G Suite Basic, which includes the Google Apps suite of messaging and collaborative apps. Or you can choose G Suite Business, which provides additional document storage and controls. Some organizations may also qualify to use Google Apps business features for free. See below for your options.

G Suite Basic

Gives you a professional email address at your company (name@yourcompany.com); Video and voice calls; Integrated online calendars; 30GB of online storage for file syncing and sharing; Online text documents, spreadsheets and slides; Easy to create project sites; Security and admin controls; 24/7 phone and email support.

G Suite Basic @ $5 a month per user for the monthly Flex plan, or $50 a year per user for an Annual plan.

G Suite Business

Includes all the features of G Suite Basic, plus—unlimited storage per person ( or 1TB per user if fewer than 5 users); Advanced admin controls for Drive; Audit and reporting insights for Drive content and sharing; Google Vault for eDiscovery covering emails, chats,docs and files; Easily search and export to different formats; Archive all mails sent by your company; Set message retention policies; Place and enforce litigation holds on inboxes.

G Suite Business @ $10 per user per month.

G Suite Enterprise

Delivers a premium office suite that adds advanced controls and features for the most demanding enterprises. Features such as data loss prevention (DLP) and email Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) encryption.

G Suite Enterprise @ Call us for pricing.


Work better, together. With professional email, calendars, and docs that you can access anywhere, G Suite by Google Cloud makes it easy for your team to create and collaborate.

Some editions might not have every feature of a basic service. For example, all editions include Gmail, but S/MIME encryption in email messages is only available in G Suite Enterprise.

See all the tables below for exact differences.

G Suite Enterprise

G Suite Business

G Suite Basic

Maximum number of users




Email, document, photo storage per use

*Accounts with 4 or fewer users get 1 TB per user.



30 GB

Messaging: Gmail, Calendar, Contacts

Storage and collaboration: Drive, Docs, Hangouts

Web forums and shared inboxes: Groups for Business

Domain-wide mail and document search, email retention: Vault

Unified search and assist for content in various G Suite services: Cloud Search

Unified search and assist for content in various G Suite services: Cloud Search

Domain-wide admin managed security keys

Advanced Drive auditing and reports

Advanced Drive administrator controls

Drive data loss prevention

Gmail data loss prevention

Gmail log search in BigQuery

Gmail integration with third-party archiving tools

Security key management

S/MIME encryption for email