Google Workspace Essentials provides robust collaboration and productivity applications like Docs, Sheets, Slides that help teams collaborate in real-time from anywhere.
Google Meet is a reliable video conferencing tool designed to meet privacy and security standards. Up to 250 participants can attend the call from anywhere and record the meeting video and audio for the teammates who miss the meeting.
Google Drive is a one-stop solution for all the file needs. We can create, share, store, and access the content in Google Drive from any device. File owners can give access to people who should have it and teams can collaborate in real-time on the same file.
|Features||Google Workspace Essential||Zoom|
|Pricing||$10-$18 per user per month||$14.99-$19.99 per user per month|
|In-Built Apps Provided||Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, and more||No such in-built collaboration app is available|
|Features||-Share Screen -Breakout Rooms -Connect to Conference Equipment -Call Recording -Group Messaging||-Share Screen -Breakout Rooms -Connect to Conference Equipment -Call Recording -Group Messaging|
|Video Call Participants||Up to 250 participants||Up to 1000 participants|
|Security Features||-Secure, professional business email -Google's cloud security protection -2-factor authentication -Data Loss and Leak Prevention -Built-in spam, virus, and unusual activity detection||- Calls that are not set to private or are password protected can be accessed by anyone - Prone to hijacking or Zoom-bombing|
|Set Up||Google Workspace Essentials need not be installed locally. Set up quickly and easily with the Google Workspace setup wizard||Zoom needs to be installed locally|
|Call-In Charges||Free of cost||Audio plans start at $100/month and users are billed based on their country’s rates. If you exceed the $100/month commitment for calls, you will be charged for the extra usage|
|Email Integration||Google Mail, Outlook||Outlook|
|Other Integrations||Salesforce, Zapier, Dropbox, and more||Salesforce, Zapier, Dropbox, and more|
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