Google Drive for Work with Unlimited Cloud Storage, Only USD$10 per Month

Google Drive for Work with unlimited storage
Google Drive for Work with unlimited storage
Google Drive for Work with unlimited storage

Google Drive for Work with unlimited cloud storage has been announced during the Google I/O today. The unlimited storage Google Drive is part of Google Apps Unlimited, the new Google Apps edition. (Compare Google Apps editions)

For USD$10 per user per month, your Google Apps Unlimited account includes all Google Apps for Business features, plus the following new features:

  • Unlimited Google Drive storage (or 1TB per user if fewer than 5 users)
  • Store extremely large size files (up to 5TB per file).
  • Google Vault: email and document search, email retention. (available for Google Apps for Business as a paid add-on)
  • Advanced Drive auditing and reports
  • Advanced document security and control

The new Google Drive audit view allows you to see activities like moving, deleting or sharing a file within or outside your company. Google Vault now search all content (any file type) stored in Drive. Admins can set sync client, offline, Drive app and add-on settings at the Organizational Unit (OU)-level.

Drive for Work also offers enterprise-grade security and compliance, including a SSAE 16 / ISAE 3402 Type II, SOC 2-audit, ISO 27001 certification, adherence to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles, and can support industry-specific requirements like HIPAA.

All your files uploaded to Google Drive (Google Account and Google Apps alike) will be encrypted, from your device to Google to transit between Google data centers to Google servers.

Currently, each Google Apps for Business ($5/month) user can have 30GB cloud storage for their Gmail, Google Drive, and Google+ Photos. You can buy more storage for $1.99/month (100GB) or $9.99/month (1TB).

➤ Drive for Work (via Google Official Enterprise Blog)

Free QuickOffice Office Suite for All Google Apps for Business Customers

QuickOffice for Google Apps Business
QuickOffice for Google Apps Business
QuickOffice for Google Apps Business

Now every Google Apps for Business customer can download free QuickOffice office suite app for their iPhone, iPad, Android devices to edit Microsoft Office files on-the-go.

QuickOffice is a mobile app which allows you to create, edit and view Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files. Google has acquires QuickOffice in June 2012.

This exclusive version of QuickOffice works for Google Apps Business subscribers only (starts from USD$5/month for each user). It adds instant access to all your files stored in Google Drive cloud storage, allows you to save files to Drive and access them from anywhere.

Don’t need to install if you are using free Google Apps account, which Google killed in December 2012.

Download QuickOffice for Google Apps for Business on Google Play or Apple App Store

For non-Google Apps for Business users, QuickOffice Pro is USD$15 and HD version for tablet is USD$20. Both are available for iOS and Android.

Screenshots: QuickOffice for Google Apps for Business

Thoughts

I know this is exclusive benefit for paid customers, but I hope that Google makes QuickOffice free for all and only charges for additional Google Drive space. Agreed?

Which app are you using to edit office files on mobile devices?

[via Official Google Enterprise Blog]

No More Free Google Apps, Alternative Solutions Found!

No Free Google Apps

No Free Google Apps

Google has killed the free Google Apps for your own custom domain. Available plans now are Google Apps for Business ($50/user/year) or Google Apps for Education (Free). Existing Free Google Apps users are not affected, Google do not charge them now.

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Google Apps is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps you and your team connect and get work done from anywhere on any device.

With USD$50 per year, you get 25GB Gmail inbox size, 5GB Google Drive storage, 24/7 customer support and 99.9% uptime guarantee.

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