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There is much more than Unlimited storage in G Suite Business.

posted Jul 11, 2017, 12:50 AM by Rahul Keluskar   [ updated Jul 11, 2017, 2:04 AM ]


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Most people differentiate G Suite business by only one feature that is unlimited storage space. However, it's under the hood, or in the G Suite admin console, where the real value of G Suite Business begins to appear.

Two key differentiators for technology experts include Google Vault (retention and ediscovery) as well as advanced reporting, sharing, app maker, cloud search, team drive and drive audit reporting features.


G Suite Business reduces IT risk, simplifies auditing and saves time. And now you can:

  • Unlimited cloud storage (or 1TB per user if fewer than 5 users)

  • Simplify legal compliance and prevent data loss: Email retention, archive, and export

  • Use Vault to track user activity. Robust audit trails let you see searches, message views, exports, and more.

  • Create automatic alerts and audit key file-related activities

  • Gain admin control: Tailor information access and Drive sharing settings by dept. or role


Consolidate your cloud storage: One storage platform centrally managed at a fixed cost per user for unlimited storage.

With G Suite Business you and your team can collaborate better, work faster and achieve more.


Advanced Sharing controls & security


In Business edition, Admins can leverage advanced sharing options and control how data is shared outside the domain.


  • Tailor info access by department or role            


Decide which department or roles can sync files and get offline access.

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  • Customize sharing by department or role

   

Decide which department or roles can share files externally.

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  • Restrict sharing to trusted partners

Only permit sharing with trusted domains.

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Drive Audit Reports & Alerts


With the Business plan, Admins get in how data is being used and shared within the domain and outside the domain.


As a G Suite administrator, you can use the Drive audit log to collect and see a list of your domain's users activity; for example, view, create, preview, print, update, delete, download, or share Drive content. The Drive audit log includes content your users create in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and other G Suite applications, as well as content, created elsewhere that your users upload to Drive, such as PDFs and Word® files


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  • Audit key file-related activities


Admin gets a report on files that are created, edited, viewed and shared.


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  • Instant alerts for critical events

Admins can configure alerts for certain events.



eDiscovery & Archiving (Vault)


The business plan also comes with a very important feature for data, email archiving which helps in storing the data even when a user deletes it.

And only Admins can access the vault data users does not have access at all.


Quick and easy legal discovery

Simple search and export to support compliance and litigation.


Preserve company data

Apps data archived in accordance with retention policies.



Get out of the eDiscovery business          

Give legal self-service tools for search, export and legal holds.



App Maker


This is a new low-code application development tool for G Suite that lets organizations quickly build and deploy custom apps tailored to their needs.Screen Shot 2017-07-10 at 2.49.15 PM.png


  • Fast: Go from idea to app in days, not months.

  • Powerful: Build integrated, tailor-made solutions for every need.

  • Turnkey: Focus on delivery, not infrastructure.


Google Cloud Search


Use the power of Google to search across your company’s content in G Suite. From Gmail and Drive to Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, and more, Google Cloud Search answers your questions and delivers proactive recommendations to help you throughout the day.



Team Drives


Google Team Drives are shared spaces where teams can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device.


Unlike files in My Drive, files in Team Drive belong to the team instead of an individual. Even if members leave, the files stay exactly where they are so your team can continue to share information and get work done.


Files are owned at domain level vs user level so files don’t get lost if users leave.Everyone sees the same files can edit at the same time.New members of a group see all shared files, making onboarding of new team members easy.

Any files you put in Team Drives are automatically shared with members of the Team Drive. However, you can also share Team Drive files with people in your organization who aren’t members of the Team Drive.



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