G Suite is now called Google Workspace. The business production tools including Gmail and Docs have a new logo and additional features.
G Suite has become more and more integrated in our communication and collaboration tools. Now that we work much more from home and Google has introduced many new features in G Suite in recent months, Google thinks it's time for a new branding of the digital office environment.
The name change in Google Workspace shows users and customers that the apps are connected and more integrated with each other. The logos of the Workspace applications will therefore be changed and will have the same color scheme as the current Google logo.
With Google Workspace, Google introduces a new integrated user experience that helps users collaborate more effectively, stay connected and encourage companies to create new digital customer experiences.
There's one app that combines all the features. Gmail, Google Chat, Google Calendar and Google Meet are already integrated with each other, so you can, for example, write emails and start a video conference. This integrated app will also be available to consumers in the coming months.
Partners will get access to documents in (Google) Chat via a guest account. The Meet picture-in-picture function, which allows users to make video calls in Gmail and Chat via a pop-up window, will be extended to Docs, Sheets and Slides.
In addition, Google introduces new ways to get started with solutions tailored to the unique needs of our wide range of customers. In the coming months, Google Workspace will also become available to education and non-profit customers.
The licenses have also been adjusted. For business customers, there is a new Business Plus subscription, which gives 3TB more storage per user and allows an additional 100 participants in Meetings than the existing Business Standard subscription. Read more about the subscriptions on the licenses page.
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