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Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 have been rolling out new features and adjusting their pricing at a breakneck speed. Here is the latest pricing information in a easy to digest format.


Google Microsoft
Apps Apps + Vault Small Business Small Business Premium Midsize
Month to Month Cost $5.00 $10.00 $5.00 $12.50 $15.00
Yearly Cost $50.00 $120.00 $60.00 $150.00 $180.00
Max Users No Limit No Limit 25 25 300
Email Storage 30GB Total Unlimited 50GB 50GB 50GB
File Storage 30GB Total Unlimited 1TB 1TB 1TB
Productivity Software Sheets, Docs, Presentation Sheets, Docs, Presentation None Office 365 Office 365
Mobile Software Smartphone / Tablets Smartphone / Tablets Smartphone Only Smartphone / Tablets Smartphone / Tablets
Video Conferencing Google+ Google+ Skype Skype Skype
Active Directory Integration Google Apps Directory Sync Google Apps Directory Sync None None DirSync
Service Level Agreement 99% 99% 99.9% 99.9% 99.9%

Key Points in the Google Apps vs Office 365: Cost Comparison 

  1. The Unlimited storage from Google is for accounts with more than 5 users.
  2. The information listed here is retrieved directly from the product websites 7/29/14
  3. The amount of storage for both files and email in the “App” plan for Google is 30GB total
  4. If you need to use the office productivity suite the break even point is around 27 months with the least expensive Google Plan.