Compare Features Between Microsoft Office 365 and Google G-Suite

Modern SME fully understand that the ideal business environment for all of their IT business needs can be fulfilled by a wide variety of best-in-class cloud applications from several market providers. For service providers, understanding these two major players will enable you to provide custom solutions that fit your clients’ individual needs.

Below are some of the differences in the services offering by Microsoft Office 365 or Google GSuite

 

Google G Suite

Microsoft Office 365

Email

  • Google Gmail

  • Exchange Online

Archiving and Electronic Discovery (Compliance)

  • Google Vault

  • Exchange Online Archiving

Content Management

  • Google Sites

  • Sites (SharePoint)

Document Editing

  • Google Docs

  • Google Sheets

  • Google Slides

  • Office Word Online

  • Office Excel Online

  • Office Powerpoint Online

  • Office for Desktop

Document Storage and Sync

  • Google Groups

  • Google Sites – Files (powered by Google Drive)

  • Google Drive

  • Outlook Groups

  • SharePoint Document Libraries (powered by OneDrive for Business)

  • OneDrive for Business

Document Sharing

  • Hangouts

  • Google Groups

  • Google Sites – Files (powered by Google Drive)

  • Google Drive

  • Google+

  • Skype for Business

  • Outlook Groups

  • SharePoint Document Libraries (powered by OneDrive for Business)

  • OneDrive for Business

  • Yammer

Tasks

  • Gmail Tasks

Notes

  • Google Keep

  • Microsoft OneNote

Communication

  • Google Groups

  • Outlook Groups (powered by OneNote)

  • Microsoft Teams (powered by OneNote)

Groups and Communities

  • Google+

Discussions and Announcements

  • Google Groups

  • Google+

  • Google Sites

  • Outlook Groups

  • Yammer

  • Sites (SharePoint)

Real-Time Messaging (private, group, universal)

  • Hangouts Meet

Collaboration Tools (like Slack)

  • Not Available 

Screen Sharing Video Calls

  • Hangouts Meet

Apps for Android and IOS Devices

  • Google Docs

  • Google Sheets

  • Google Gmail

  • Google Calendar

  • Google Keep

  • Google Drive

  • Google Slides

  • Hangouts

  • Google+

  • Word

  • Excel

  • Outlook

  • OneDrive for Business

  • PowerPoint

  • Skype for Business

  • Yammer

  • OneNote

  • Office 365 Admin

  • Outlook Groups

  • SharePoint

  • Office Delve for Office 365

  • Microsoft Teams 

Forms

  • Google Forms

Development

Business Intelligence

Business Video

  • Not Available (Youtube)

Whiteboard

Special 

  • Google Analytics

  • Google MyBusiness