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How Cloud based Service like G Suite and Office 365 differs?

More Posted time:Jul 22, 2022 16:18 PM
In easy words,  if you're already using Exchange Server,  Office 365 is for you. And if you're using Gmail, GSuite is for you. However, most organizations prefer to use Office 365  for their business email service instead of Gmail. Also, some organizations who are using G-Suite prefer  to Migrate Google Workspace to Office 365 and vice-versa.

Data security with SharePoint
When it comes to filing storage, G Suite uses its own personal Google Drive storage for all types of data files. It can be shared with anyone while effectively collaborating. However, Google Drive has its drawbacks. It often complicates enterprises to organize their data because it does not provide structured file storage. In addition, if a file is accidentally deleted by the user,  you need to go to that file and look specifically.
Meanwhile, Office 365 also uses its own OneDrive storage feature powered by SharePoint, a great content management system. Even if the files are deleted from SharePoint,  all the files will be restored in-place so you can restore the missing files without any problems.

It's not like G Suite is neither flexible nor scalable, but G Suite is a web-based platform that offers limited flexibility.  Office 365, on the other hand, is a more flexible, scalable, and fully cloud-based system compared to on-premises systems. In addition, a centralized admin center with built-in integration of Office 365 and Azure makes it even more ideal for on-demand scaling.

Offers Better Productivity
The main difference between Office 365 and GSuite is  offline support for applications. G Suite apps can only be accessed via the web or mobile apps, but Office 365 comes with a desktop version of each app for offline access. For example,  in addition to browser-based use, you can install MS Outlook on your system.
Some GSuite applications can be accessed offline for editing, but each document must be made available offline and re-uploaded after editing.
Therefore, if your employees travel extensively and work in different locations, you may have problems working with GSuite applications. However,   Office 365 applications have more privileges because offline support and desktop apps make it easier to access and edit documents.

Better Environment

G Suite offers a variety of applications such as Gmail, Google Voice, Meetup, Hangouts, and Google Sheets, but it's still not enough for collaboration. Also, these applications are not integrated with each other. However, When you opt to Migrate to Office 365, applications such as SharePoint, Teams, Yammer,  Stream, Planner, Calendar, Dynamics 365, and Outlook are more collaborative than GSuite apps. And because these apps are beautifully integrated with each other,  users can easily collaborate on files and perform independent actions.

To know more visit O365CloudExperts.