Google Workspace Editions Comparison

Rocket Domains offers both monthly and annual subscription options for Google Workspace for individuals, small businesses, large organizations, and schools. 

How to check your Workspace edition

To see which Workspace edition you're using simply :

  1. On the Dashboard go to Services
  2. Look at your subscription name

You can use the following tables to compare the following editions, available to customers with 1-300 users:

  • Business Starter—Professional productivity suite with 30 GB storage per user
  • Business Standard—Enhanced productivity suite with 2 TB pooled storage per user
  • Business Plus—Advanced productivity suite with 5 TB pooled storage per user
General Email Service details

Core services

Usage and support

User access options

Security and data protection

Reports and audit logs

3rd-party app integration

Device management

Email addresses and mailing lists

Email usage and limits

Email security and compliance

Advanced email delivery options

Drive and Docs editors

Google Meet

Google Chat

 


Core and additional services

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Gmail and Calendar
Groups for Business
Chat and chat spaces
Drive storage and Docs editors
Video conferencing with Meet
Directory management
Sites
Tasks
Additional Google services: Blogger, YouTube, and more
Guest access spaces  
Google Cloud Search for internal search and assist
(across Google services, only)
 
Google Vault for eDiscovery and information governance    

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Usage and support

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Users 1-300 1-300 1-300
Email, document, photo storage per user 30 GB 2 TB pooled* 5 TB pooled*
99.9% uptime guarantee
24/7 phone support

*Requires 5 or more users (1 TB if 4 or fewer users).
Pooled storage means total storage available available per user will be pooled in a way that it's available to the entire organisation.

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User access options

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Supported browsers
Access across devices (computers, phones, tablets)
Offline access
Microsoft Outlook 
IMAP and POP mail clients

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Reports and audit logs

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Usage trends of apps and users (many reports)
Audit logs of user and admin activity (many logs)
Advanced Drive auditing and reports  
Google Meet attendance reports    

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Device management

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Fundamental endpoint management  (many features)
Android app management    
Advanced endpoint management  (many features)    
Enterprise endpoint management (see below)
Selectively distribute mobile apps    
Devices audit log    
Report inactive company owned devices    
Company owned Android devices    

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Email addresses and mailing lists

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Your email address (you@yourcompany.com)
Additional addresses per user (sales@company.limited)
Addresses at multiple domains (you@company2.limited)
Admin-controlled mailing lists
User-controlled mailing lists

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Email usage and limits

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Email storage (shared with documents and photos) 30 GB 2TB 5TB
Attachment size limit (sending) 25 MB
Attachment size limit (receiving) 50 MB
Recipients per message (To, Cc, Bcc fields combined)  2,000 (500 external)
Unique recipients/day

3,000 (2,000 external, 500 external for trial accounts) 

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Email security and compliance

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Junk email filtering and virus blocking
Gmail ads turned off
Custom filtering and content policies
Email and chat retention policies
Allowed IP addresses
User-managed denylists
Enforced compliance footers
Option to disable IMAP/POP access
Vault for email/IM eDiscovery and archiving    

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Advanced email delivery options

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Catch-all address
Email routing options for split and dual delivery 
Inbound gateway
Outbound gateway (for entire domain)
Outbound relay server (for alternative From: addresses)
Receiving from multiple POP addresses 

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Drive and Docs editors

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Turn Docs creation on or off
Shared drives for teams  
Advanced Drive auditing and reports (Drive audit log)  
Advanced Drive sharing permissions  
Manage document approvals  
Manage Drive metadata (custom labels and fields)  
Organizational branding (custom templates)  

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Google Meet

  Business Starter Business Standard Business Plus
Maximum number of participants per meeting 100 150 250
External participants
Secure meetings
Presentations and screen sharing
App for Android and iOS
Dial in (U.S. & international numbers)*
Digital whiteboard
Noise cancellation  
Hand raising  
Breakout rooms  
Record meetings & save them to Drive  
Polls  
Q&A  
Track attendance (requires 5 or more attendees)    

* Powered by Google Voice 

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