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Target Audience

Admin

Categories

MS Teams / Azure

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2 minutes

Understand time including reading links

2 minutes

Features

Microsoft Office 365

G Suite

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Security &

Information Protection

Office 365 offers Azure Information Protection (AIP) Rights Management (IRM) and Data Loss Prevention (DLP). G Suite also offers Rights Management (IRM) and Data Loss Protection (DLP).

Rights Management is enabled on email/file stage, hence, regardless of storage location, the data is secured. Rights Management offers users to immobilize downloading, printing and copying of all or any Google Drive file but under one condition that the file should be within Google ecosystem.
Data Loss Prevention policies secure not just emails, files on Sharepoint and Onedrive as well. Data Loss Protection covers just Gmail. In order to secure documents, users need to purchase 3rd party services.

Reliability

Microsoft guarantees a service level agreement of 99.9% with its users.

Google guarantees a service level agreement of 99.9% with its users.

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Cloud On Par Storage

1 TB of online Cloud storage per user, regardless of the plan you choose. However, storage can be requested to increase further to 5TB (depending on certain conditions) by calling support.

30 GB of online Cloud storage per user for Basic accounts. OR Unlimited storage for Business, Team or Enterprise accounts that have at least 5 users.

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Compliance

Office 365 offers auditing, eDiscovery, archiving, internal site search and legal hold features.

G Suite offers auditing, eDiscovery, archiving, internal site search and legal hold features.

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Features

Microsoft Office 365

G Suite

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Data Centre Security

Microsoft takes pride in having state of the art data Centers, quality anti-spam and anti-virus protection, encrypted access to data, and integration with multi-factor authentication solutions, which are all included with their security measures. In addition, Microsoft spends over $1 billion annually on security.

G Suite shares a privacy policy across both business and consumer applications, meaning that data protection might not meet certain industry regulations or business security requirements. However, Google does provide world-class security at their data centers

Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)

Office 365 provides Advanced Threat Protection Policies (ATP) that is used to protect your devices from malwares and viruses.

G Suite has no comparison