From April 2, 2019, Google would be hiking prices for its trending online workflow improvement tool namely G Suite.
This application helps companies and internet marketing experts in boosting their performance in slide designing , digital communication, improvisation in organizational tasks, business publicity etc.
Members under the basic plan would now need to pay 6 instead of 5 dollars per month to continue using this online professional productivity solution.
Whereas, subscribers enrolled under the business edition would be charged 12 in place of 10 dollars per month.
The original version of this immaculate set of online applications helping in enhancing office work, contained the following !
- Google For Work.
- Education Partner Program.
- And Sites !
Having been upgraded continuously, one gets the feeling that despite this hike in charges, these products in this pack are still being offered at a throw away cost.
Recently Refined Services By Google
Mentioned below are few of the fresh functions attached inside various individual software as in the list above, since 2016 !
- Hangouts has been vastly modernized by offering powerful video conferencing amenities to promote your company online !
- It is now possible to track changes made by team members in Docs, Slides and Sheets. Morever, templates with innovative design having in-built add-ons are now available within the same applications.
- Drive too has been updated, aiding team members work in a more secured manner than before. Additionally, “Vault for Drive” now enables admins have greater control to manage and control data on the Cloud. But, these two features are not available to the basic edition subscribers.
- The “Quick Access” facility in Drive is now powered by artificial intelligence helping management teams save time and make smarter decisions.
- Calendar too has been improved to assist companies (while using Hangouts Meet) in creating add-ons, view and join a video conference, directly through either the timetable event or from book rooms in Microsoft Exchange.
- Sheets has become a stronger software after integration with SAP with the ability to import ERP content inside.
- Hangouts Chat is permitting much more secure team messaging opportunity than it did before.
- The machine learning technology incorporated in G Suite Gmail is efficiently removing spam messages from user accounts. It has been refurbished with checking phishing emails that may have links. It also contains a software called “Smart Reply” which presents three options as short simple answers which users can choose from, for responding to messages quickly. Furthermore, “Smart Compose” is another fantastic innovation, suggesting complete sentences while people draft mails.
- Finally, the entire productivity pack has been revamped with mobile management controls. It has been assisting IT admins know about suspicious activities or understand when a device was hijacked, rooted or jailbroken.
- Cloud Search, which is one of the latest inclusions in this set of tools now integrates Slides, Sheets and Docs through the “explore option”. However, this amenity is not available for the basic category subscribers. It now shows informational details across Gmail, Drive, Calendar and Sites too.
Features in all of the products in this collection have been undergoing regular enhancements at an extremely fast pace.
Hence, it is totally understandable if G Suite is increasing rates for its subscription for its workflow improvement and digital promotion tools.
List Of Innovative Products Introduced By Google
In the last three years, the company has inducted following 5 new items in this basket of amazing collaborative online programs, as follows !
- Google Keep.
- Cloud Search !
- Work Insights.
Not to forget, the five new items in the list above are supplemental to the recently refined services by Google.
By the way, prices are being hiked for annual membership under the basic and the business edition only.
The enrollment cost for the Enterprise category would remain the same as before, for the time being.