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G Suite Business: A few new very compelling reasons to upgrade

posted Mar 14, 2017, 5:21 AM by Faustino Rodriguez   [ updated Mar 14, 2017, 5:25 AM ]
As Google Next 2017 event closed up last week, I have gather a few news among the many, where Google is showing their focus on your Business

The top 5 in my view, that will make you switch to G Suite Business (formerly Google Apps Unlimited)

1. Team Drives - a Drive space for each team / project
* The files owner is the Team, not each file creator user
* Quick access powered by machine learning

2. Drive File Stream - quickly stream files directly from the cloud to your computer
* No more Google Drive local syncing, on demand data stream from the Cloud to your local app

3. Vault for Drive, Teams and Groups - eDiscovery and retention / archiving solution
* As for Gmail, now including content retention for Drive and Team Drive files

4. Hangouts Meet and Chat - new enterprise ready communication tool
* 30-person easy access video conferences without accounts, plugins or downloads
* Virtual chat rooms for each team / project, fully integrated and searchable

5. Gmail add-ons - your other apps functionality within Gmail
* Expect your preferred apps (CRM, PM, Accounting, etc) coming to Gmail as "a card"

Resources for further review:
- Top 5 for G Drive Introducing new, enterprise-ready tools for Google Drive
- Hangouts Meet and Chat: Meet the new enterprise-focused Hangouts
- More? 100 announcements (!) from Google Cloud Next '17
(see 45-54 for G Suite related)