Every change comes with a change. Google have discontinued its unlimited Drive storage in Google Workspace — the most recent rebrand Google made this week after changing Gmail logo. So the new change came with a change.
Before Google rebrand its G Suite name to Workspace users with the Business tier had been given an unlimited Google Drive storage but as of now — the very unlimited is going away. Google spokesperson say businesses that need additional storage can request.
G Suite rebrand came as a surprise to me —although I didn’t except the change to its name so soon, and I was sure that Google would still hold on its formal name — but that change on Monday after the company announced it rebrand.
Google product apps have seen some recent changes this few months. All Workspace apps logo have been change and include the Google brand colour; red, blue, green and yellow. A move to blend in with other Google product.
Apart from Drive not getting unlimited storage in Google Workspace — changes have been made to the plan. Take a look at G Suite plan before the rebrand — the Basic tier allowed many users but with a 30GB of storage each, while for the Business tier allowed unlimited users with unlimited storage. And that’s something.
For the rebrand G Suite now Google Workspace — the Basic plan have been shifted from its tier leaving “Business Starter” and adding two more tier — “Business Standard” and “Business Plus.” And the Google Workspace tier have a serious problem with users and storage — cutting short of everything. The Business Starter tier allowed 300 users but with a limited 30GB of storage. The Business Standard offer 2TB for 300 users while the Business Plus goes for 5TB per users at 300.
A Google spokesperson told Android Police businesses can request to get more additional storage if it’s needed. “A relatively small number of organizations in a few specific industries actually realize the full benefit of unlimited storage. With the new editions, we’re providing more value with features that are useful to more customers, like Meet recordings in the new Business Standard edition, while maintaining pricing and plentiful storage. And with the Enterprise editions, available to customers of all sizes, more storage can be requested if needed.”