10 objections to G Suite
A warts-and-all look at whether it's for you
G Suite is changing the way teams get things done. So, to help you make sure it’s right for you, we’ve answered the most important questions about moving to G Suite. (If we’ve missed anything, ask us here.)
You can upload any type of file to Google Drive. You can convert certain types of files to a
web-based Google document format: Docs, Sheets or Slides.
Business: Unlimited (accounts with fewer than 5 users get 1TB/user)
Enterprise: Unlimited (accounts with fewer than 5 users get 1TB/user)
Yes. Migration tools are available for importing your old emails from legacy environments
such as Lotus Notes and Microsoft.
No. You just need a website domain. You can link your domain to your LinkedIn, G+, or
Facebook page. Many small businesses use one of these sites and a G Suite email
account to establish their online presence.
Yes. You can read and respond to emails and edit files offline. The next time you are online
those emails and files are synced.
Yes. External participants can join a Hangout even if they don’t have a G Suite account.
Yes. All video and audio streams in Hangouts are encrypted. Users can join securely even
if they’re off site.
Hangouts are limited to 50 participants with Basic and Business and 100 with Enterprise,
with no time limit. You can also use Hangouts On Air to broadcast a Hangout to as many
people as you like.
Yes. Calendar migration options are available for many types of calendars, including both
Lotus Notes and Microsoft environments.
Yes. By default, Google Calendar displays a pop-up reminder 10 minutes before an event.
You can change reminder times within Calendar’s settings.
Yes, when creating a meeting in Google Calendar, you can automatically add a Hangout.
So when your meeting rolls around, it takes just one click to join.
Yes. This feature is available within a Chrome browser.
Yes. You can convert many different file types into Google format. The original file will remain
Google Sheets supports cell formulas typically found in most desktop spreadsheet packages.
No. Anyone can respond to Google Forms.
Yes. The sharing settings for Google Forms make it easy to control who is able to view and
edit your forms.
Yes. Google Forms can handle as much data as Google Sheets, and Google Sheets can
currently handle 2 million cells of data.
If you delete a user, all data associated with the user’s account will be removed from
Google. As a best practice, Google recommends suspending user accounts instead of
Yes. You can grant a user administrative privileges by assigning them one of the available
Nope. Mobile management is included with G Suite because security is important and
want to make sure you have the protection you need.