Google Workspace Enterprise Plan: Features, Price Comparison and Key Points of Edition Selection

The Google Workspace Enterprise Plan has three editions: Essentials, Standard and Plus. Below we present the differences between the features and prices of the Enterprise Plan and the Business Plan.

High-Spec Enterprise Plan With No User Limit

The Google Workspace Enterprise Plan has no limit on the number of users. It offers three editions: Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Standard and Enterprise Plus. You can use various features that are exclusive to the Enterprise Plan.

The maximum number of users in the Business Plan is 300, and if you have more than 300 users, you can choose only the edition from the Enterprise Plan. If you want to choose the Business Plan, please follow the steps below:

Related Article: Please refer to the edition selection guide for the Business Plan
Price and Features Comparison of Google Workspace’s Business Starter, Standard and Plus

Features Exclusively for Enterprise Plan

What are the functional differences between the Enterprise Plan and the Business Plan? Let’s start with the comparison of Business Plus, which has the closest function to the Enterprise Plan (Essentials, Standard, and Plus).

  Business Enterprise
Plus Essentials Standard Plus
User Maximum Limit 300 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Google
Drive
Storage/user 5TB
(shared)
1TB
(shared)
5TB* 5TB*
Gmail Availability V X V V
Meet Live Streaming X X V V
Noise Cancellation V V V V
Analysis Connected Sheets X V V V
Search Cloud Search V
(Google repository)
V
(Google repository)
V
(Google repository)
V**
(Google and third-party repositories)
Security & Compliance Data Loss Prevention(DLP) X X V V
Audit Log V X V V
Security Center,
Data Regions
X X V*** V
Work Insights X X X V
AppSheet AppSheet Core X X X V

*Only valid for 5 users and above (1 TB of storage for less than 5 users).
**To search content from third-party repositories, your organization needs at least 500 licenses and 1 Google Cloud Search Platform license.
***Some features in the security center are not available in Enterprise Standard.

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Based on the table above, the Enterprise Plan has many features that are not available in the Business Plan, especially in the use of Google Meet and security guarantees. Next, we will elaborate on the features that are designated exclusively for Enterprise Plan.

Google Drive

Google Drive is the cloud storage provided by Google Workspace. You can store, access, and share all your files in a secure location. Compared with the 5TB storage per user of Business Plus, the cloud storage of Enterprise Standard and Enterprise Plus is unlimited(only valid for 5 users and above).

Google Meet

Google Meet is a video conferencing tool for businesses. Like other Google services, it offers security measures to protect your information and maintain your privacy. The recording feature is available in all editions of the Enterprise Plan, which can save them directly to Drive. As for the number of participants, Enterprise Standard and Enterprise Plus can have up to 500 participants join Google Meet at the same time.

In-Domain Live Streaming

Google Meet live streaming means that the organizer can invite other users within your organization to watch a live stream from your organization. The maximum number of live stream viewers in Enterprise Standard is 10,000 and 100,000 in Enterprise Plus, but this feature is not available in Business Plan.

Noise Cancellation

Noise cancellation is used to philtre out noise from your video conversations with Google Meet, such as dog barking and car noises. By using noise cancellation, video conferencing can be conducted smoothly even when background noise is present. Please note that this feature is only available in Enterprise Plus.

Connected Sheets

Connected Sheets (also known as the new BigQuery data connector) lets you access, analyze, visualize, and share billions of rows of data from your spreadsheet. This allows you to perform analysis even if you are not specialized in programming languages like SQL. Please note that this feature is available only in Enterprise Plan..

Cloud Search (for third-party repositories)

Cloud Search makes it easy for your organization to search across Google Workspace services, such as Drive, Contacts, and Gmail, and third-party data sources. You can retrieve your files via Gmail and Drive, but when you can’t remember where the files are stored, Cloud Search can come in handy.

For Business Plus and Enterprise Standard, Cloud Search can be used to search first-party repositories, while for Enterprise Plus, it can search first-party and third-party repositories.

Security

This section will explain the functions that are exclusively for the Google Workspace Enterprise Plan.

Security Center & Data Regions

Security Center provides advanced security information and analysis, as well as additional visibility and control over security issues affecting your domain. Security Center extends the advanced settings in the Google Admin Console to present your security data in insightful, customizable reports.

In addition, the region where the cloud-based service’s data center setting is located is called the “data region.” Google Workspace administrators can store their covered data in a specific geographic location by using a data region policy. The options for geographic location are the United States or Europe. Please note that this feature only

Work Insights

Work Insights provides detailed metrics about how Google Workspace is being used in your organization. Get data-driven insights into Google Workspace adoption, work patterns, and cross-team collaboration. Please note that this feature is only available in Enterprise Plus.

AppSheet

AppSheet is an application development platform without code. Google Workspace Enterprise Plus users can create apps without paying additional fees through the AppSheet Pro feature and share them with other Enterprise Plus users. In addition, other Enterprise Plus users can use AppSheet to create prototypes for free. Please note that this feature is available only in Enterprise Plus.

Price

  Enterprise Essentials Enterprise Standard Enterprise Standard
Google Official Price USD10/month USD20/month USD30/month
TS Cloud’s Price SGD168/u/yr SGD336/u/yr SGD505/u/yr

Which Edition Is Suitable for You?

From the Enterprise Plan, if you do not know how to choose the edition that best meets your business needs, the detailed description for each edition is listed below.

Suitable for Enterprise Essentials:

  • The number of users is more than 300.
  • The average storage that is used by each user will not exceed 1TB.
  • Not requiring Gmail (business email).
  • Prefer to have a copy of the recorded video on Dive.
  • Prefer to use Cloud Search to make file search more efficient.
  • Require enterprise-grade communication software – Google Chat
  • Analyze BigQuery data from your spreadsheet with Connected Sheets.

Suitable for Enterprise Standard:

  • The number of users is more than 300.
  • The average storage that is used by each user will not exceed 5TB.
  • The number of Meet participants does not exceed 500.
  • Prefer to have a copy of the recorded video on Dive.
  • Prefer to use Cloud Search to make file search more efficient.
  • Require information governance and eDiscovery tool for Google Workspace.
  • Require live-streaming for Meet (participant limit: 10,000 pax).
  • Require enterprise-grade communication software – Google Chat
  • Analyze BigQuery data from your spreadsheet with Connected Sheets.
  • Require advanced security, controls, and customization.

Suitable for Enterprise Plus:

  • The number of users is more than 300.
  • The average storage that is used by each user will not exceed 5TB.
  • The number of Meet participants does not exceed 500.
  • Prefer to have a copy of the recorded video on Dive.
  • Require live-streaming for Meet (participant limit: 100,000 pax)
  • Prefer to use Cloud Search to make file search more efficient.
  • Require information governance and eDiscovery tool for Google Workspace.
  • Require no-code application development platform – Appsheet to build applications.
  • Require enterprise-grade communication software – Google Chat
  • Analyze BigQuery data from your spreadsheet with Connected Sheets.
  • Require Gmail security enhancement with data loss prevention (DLP).
  • Analyze BigQuery data from your spreadsheet with Connected Sheets.
  • Require data analysis and data visualization.
  • Require advanced security, controls, and customization.

Choose the Enterprise Plan if You Need Advanced Features or Your Company Has More Than 300 Users

The Google Workspace Enterprise Plan consists of Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Standard and Enterprise Plus. You can choose based on the number of users or features that best fit your organization’s needs.

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