Rebrand from G Suite to Google Workspace:
On October 6th 2020, Google rebranded its suite of collaboration and communication from G Suite to Google Workspace. With Google Workspace, weâre introducing three major developments. See Blog Post HERE
These changes took/will start to take effect gradually from 01 April 2021, all Customers currently on the G Suite plan, now called legacy Â G Suite will be transitioned to the new Google Workspace Plans. Notably, customers to be impacted are customers on the following categories
If you are on G Suite Business Plan, you need to review the trade of between the most important business features/needs. Specifically, review the usage/need for the following apps and stand advised to the best transition plan that would serve these needs as follows;
There is a LIMIT to the number of seats /users that be purchased on Business Plans of 300. If you had more than 300 users and were on G Suite Basic or Business Plan, you will be impacted and forced to the higher Enteprsuie Plan. However, some customers will get CAP exceptions that would need Google Approval. We can help with these requests and CAP exception requests and it takes about 2 weeks to be mindful of your renewal timelines
1. How long would our agreement remain unaffected with our current plan?
All existing customers under a committed contract for 1,2 or 3 years will remain unaffected by the new Google Workspace rebrand. All such companies will remain with their existing plan and features until the end of their contract.
2. What is the impact at the end of our committed contract?
If your contract renewal falls within these dates, here is the impact review:
3. In terms of the SKU changes, what would the comparison of the new package be?
4. What is the Google Recommended Upgrade Path
The recommended destination SKUs are as follows (depends on the customerâs subscription):
|Legacy G Suite SKU||Equivalent Workspace SKU|
|G Suite Basic (> 300 seats)||Workspace Enterprise Standard|
|G Suite Basic (< 300 seats)||Workspace Business Standard|
|G Suite Business (> 300 seats)||Workspace Enterprise Standard|
|G Suite Business (< 300 seats)||Workspace Business Plus|
5. Is there another/partenr alternative path?
If Budget is a major consideration, customers will have the option to Upgrade/downgrade their plans with some trade-offs. We have made the impact of such tradeoffs that would help organziations with the transitions.
|Legacy G Suite Plan||Google Workspace Plan||Notes|
|G Suite Basic||Google Workspace Starter||Chats will be available for internal use only|
|G Suite Business||Google Business Standard||Vault feature to be lost. UNLIMITED to be transitioned to 2 TB|
|G Suite Enterprise||G Suite Enterprise Plus||Upgraded features such as AppSheet. Price change|