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Find out what your peers are saying about G Suite Enterprise vs. Microsoft Exchange Online and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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Pros
"The solution is stable.""G Suite Enterprise is user-friendly, and the technical toolkits and other information are on the website. Additionally, the technical documents are comprehensive.""The valuable features of this solution are ease of use, performance is great, and collaboration. It is very easy to share and joins documents.""G Suite Enterprise is scalable.""They are launching more and more features for mobile, which I understand our customers appreciate.""The features we use quite a lot are the mail and Google Drive. We can store documents and share documents between both employees here, locally in Sweden, and we have an office in the US as well. It's a very easy way to share information and documents, and have online meetings and stuff with Google Meet. We use it quite a lot.""The most valuable feature is that it is simple to use.""It's a secure solution that enables you to choose those you wish to share with."

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"All of the Microsoft Exchange Online is very useful, such as the sections, the information protection, and the mail flows.""The solution is easy to use and the cloud version has taken a lot of challenges away from the user.""We have found the solution to be stable.""It allows us to work from home, at any time or anywhere.""I have found the interface to be user-friendly and the overall simplicity valuable features.""Exchange Online is a straightforward cloud-based application. It's easy to connect and the interface is user friendly.""The online version is faster, as it is a cloud instance. We can have massive mailbox capacity: 100 GB per user, which is huge. We can't provision such capacity internally, as the company would get burnt out paying for mailbox storage.""The solution is stable."

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Cons
"When I compare with Office 365, G Suite has fewer features.""The solution is not user-friendly and it doesn't integrate that well with Microsoft Office, which is one of the bigger business apps on the market, compared to Google Sheets and applications of that sort.""They could increase the number of third-party integrations on offer.""In some cases, we are using the Google Meet functions but only when we have external clients. Internally, we are using Slack. Google Meet virtual meeting function is not as advanced as the one in Slack and should improve.""We've had difficulty using PowerPoint files in G Suite. PowerPoint has some functions that are not available in G Suite, so when you convert from PPTX to the Slides format, they don't work.""It would be nice to have additional software, such as Microsoft Teams, since our basic edition, Google Meet, cannot record video.""Not all tools are available in the one facility.""In the next release, I would like to see more encryption of documents, mail, and things like that. There should be a better way to encrypt mail and documents that are pushed through this system. That would be some improvement or additional features that could be good to have."

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"I would prefer an anti-malware functionality in at least the basic version.""The solution should have a stand-alone application instead of us having to go through an internet browser.""The integration could be better if it could integrate well with other products and software.""The price could be cheaper.""The licensing price of the solution could be lower.""The solution should have more integration with other platforms.""The solution could improve with the integrations with some of the known applications is still not possible, there must be more connectors.""I don't like it in general. It sort of has that Microsoft flavor to it, which is just the style they use and the way they color things and lay them out."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The pricing is very high, although I cannot tell if this is the result of the Indian vendors artificially inflating it.""Licensing costs are on a yearly basis.""2,500 Rupees per month per user.""Approximately $6 per user, per month.""The main challenge regarding startups with identity services is you could be on a platform that works well but the services are expensive. For example, Microsoft Azure costs approximately $30 per user which is expensive. You end up choosing a different platform, such as G Suite Enterprise because it is priced reasonably and is less expensive than other solutions.""It's low in cost as compared to Office 365. There is an annual licensing cost.""We normally purchase the license on a yearly basis.""It's about $8.30 up a user per month."

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"The price of the solution could be less expensive.""This solution requires a license.""The subscription fee is monthly.""I am using Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange Online comes as the package. It cost approximately $13 per month.""We have an enterprise agreement for licensing.""The model is one which is pay-per-use go. There is no license. We are talking about per-user subscription-based use.""There is a license required for the solution and it is paid annually."

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Also Known As
G-Suite Enterprise, G-Suite, Google Apps for Business, G Suite Basic, G Suite Business, G-Suite Basic, G-Suite Business, Google Vault
Exchange Online, Exchange Online Plan 1, Exchange Online Plan 2, MS Exchange Online
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Overview

Google Apps for Business is a cloud-based productivity suite which connects team members, allowing all users to work no matter where they are, using any device. Setup of Google Apps for Business is straightforward, and is simple to use and manage.

A big benefit of Google Apps for Business is that all products can be accessed using one Google log-in for each user, so only a single account set-up per user is required.

Exchange Online helps protect your information with advanced capabilities. Anti-malware and anti-spam filtering protect mailboxes. Data loss prevention capabilities prevent users from mistakenly sending sensitive information to unauthorized people. Globally redundant servers, premier disaster recovery capabilities, and a team of security experts monitoring Exchange Online around the clock safeguard your data.
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Sample Customers
There are over five million businesses that use Google Apps for Business worldwide. Some key customers include The Roche Group, National Geographic, American Red Cross, City of Los Angeles, Flight Centre, and Konica Minolta.
Bank Alfalah Ltd., Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport, Blue Star Infotech, Scitec Nutrition, Resolution Films, British Airways, Empire Cinemas, InnoGames
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company39%
Marketing Services Firm9%
Non Profit9%
Manufacturing Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider26%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Comms Service Provider10%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Insurance Company10%
Educational Organization10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company18%
Media Company6%
Government6%
Company Size
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Small Business62%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise24%
REVIEWERS
Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise42%
Find out what your peers are saying about G Suite Enterprise vs. Microsoft Exchange Online and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
555,139 professionals have used our research since 2012.

G Suite Enterprise is ranked 1st in Email Applications with 37 reviews while Microsoft Exchange Online is ranked 4th in Email Applications with 11 reviews. G Suite Enterprise is rated 8.2, while Microsoft Exchange Online is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of G Suite Enterprise writes "Good email service, however, no technical support and needs to be more automated". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Exchange Online writes "Completely scalable and flexible". G Suite Enterprise is most compared with Amazon WorkMail, ProtonMail, Amazon WorkDocs, Zimbra Collaboration and IceWarp, whereas Microsoft Exchange Online is most compared with Amazon WorkMail, IceWarp, Kerio Connect, Zimbra Collaboration and HCL Notes. See our G Suite Enterprise vs. Microsoft Exchange Online report.

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