Which is Better for Businesses: Office 365 or G-Suite
After you make your business website, the next step is usually to get a professional business email address, unlike @gmail.com or @outlook.com emails, a professional business email address has your business name on it. While most WordpRess hosting companies offer a free business email address, they can’t match it with the powerful business tools that Office 365 business premium and GSuite have including but not limited to more file storage, reliable emails, notes, calendar, video conferencing tools and many more.
Office 365 and GSuite: Best Productivity Suite
Office 365 and GSuite have so much in common. Both are subscription based that charge businesses per person fees every month and in varying tiers depending on the capabilities their customers are looking for. GSuite is web based and has the capability to work offline, Office 365 that is available all over the world especially in the Philippines is based on installed desktop software applications and provides less web based versions of its applications. Both suites can work well on a wide range of devices.
Office 365 and GSuite: App by App
Every business has different needs and it may place a greater value on certain apps than others. For some companies, word processing and email might be the most essential app in their office suite while others might need a powerful spreadsheet program above everything else.
Office 365 and GSuite: Pricing
When you’re starting to decide which office suite is better for you, you need to “follow the money. Individuals can use several of the online apps from both suites including Google Sheet, Docs and Slides as well as the Microsoft Word Online, Excel online and Powerpoint online for free but businesses should look to the paid GSuite and Office 365.
Office 365 and GSuite: Cloud File Storage and Sharing
One of the reasons for using a cloud productivity suite like Office 365 and GSuite is file storage. You can save all your files in the cloud so that you can access them wherever and anytime you need using any device and share them easily. GSuite gives you 30 GB of cloud storage for each user with the basic plan and unlimited storage with business and enterprise plans. 1TB of storage for each user if you have less than 5 users on a business or enterprise plan while Office 365 offers 1TB of cloud storage for each user with all their plans. Each user also gets 50GB of storage for their email which is separate from your device storage limit.
Office 365 vs GSuite: Security
Security is one of the major concerns for small businesses when using different cloud applications. Office 365 allows you to enable multiple factor authentication for all user passwords. It also uses AI tools that they created to learn each user’s work habits to detect suspicious activity and flag them if some issues arise while GSuite uses the same levels of security used by Google itself that includes automatic detection of suspicious activity, phishing attempts and other hacking attempt.
Office 365 and GSuite are both great cloud productivity suites. They both make your business to store files online, collaborate and easily share them.