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.
|Apps||Apps + Vault||Small Business||Small Business Premium||Midsize|
|Month to Month Cost||$5.00||$10.00||$5.00||$12.50||$15.00|
|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|
|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
- The Unlimited storage from Google is for accounts with more than 5 users.
- The information listed here is retrieved directly from the product websites 7/29/14
- The amount of storage for both files and email in the “App” plan for Google is 30GB total
- If you need to use the office productivity suite the break even point is around 27 months with the least expensive Google Plan.