Compare Microsoft Office 365
Business vs Google Apps for Work

 

Office 365 Business Essentials

Office 365 Business Premium

Google Apps for Work

Google Apps for Work
(w/ Vault)

 

Max Users on Plan

300

300

Unlimited

Unlimited

Cost / User / Month
(1yr agreement)

$5.00

$12.50

$4.17

$10.00

Email Storage

50GB

50GB

30GB (shared w/ Drive + Photos)

Unlimited (5+ users needed)

Email Encryption

Add-on for

$2.00/user/mo

Add-on for

$2.00/user/mo

Third Party add-on for

$2.92/user/mo

Third Party add-on for

$2.92/user/mo

Email Archiving & Legal Hold

Add-on for $3/user/mo

Add-on for $3/user/mo

N/A

Included

Outlook Support

Native; full sync

Native; full sync

Google add-on; limited sync

Google add-on; limited sync

Personal Cloud File Storage

OneDrive for Business

w/ 1TB per user

OneDrive for Business

w/ 1TB per user

Google Drive w/ 30GB per user (shared w/ Gmail + Photos)

Google Drive w/ Unlimited space per user (5+ users needed)

Enterprise Cloud File Storage

SharePoint Online

(1Tb ; 15GB max file size)

SharePoint Online

(1Tb ; 15GB max file size)

N/A

N/A

Company Intranet

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online

Google Sites

Google Sites

PC & Mac Office Suite

N/A

MS Office for PC/Mac

on (5) Systems per

user

N/A

N/A

Phone/Tablet Office Suite

N/A

MS Office on (5) phones & (5) tablets per user

Google Docs

(Android/iOS Only)

Google Docs

(Android/iOS Only)

Browser-Based Office Suite

Office Online

Office Online

Google Docs

Google Docs

Online Meetings

Skype for Business

(250 users max)

Skype for Business

(250 users max)

Hangouts

(15 users max)

Hangouts

(15 users max)

Social Networking

Yammer

Yammer

Google+ for Work

Google+ for Work

HIPAA Compliance

Yes;

All Services

Yes;

All Services

Yes; Limited

Yes; Limited

Support

24/7 phone + email

24/7 phone + email

24/7 phone + email

24/7 phone + email

Overall Winner

Office 365 Business Premium

 

Office 365 Business 

Google apps for work