Google Drive is a file storage and synchronisation service developed by Google that allows users to store files in the cloud, synchronise files across devices and share files.

For personal users the first 15 GB of storage are free.

For businesses it is offered as part of G-Suite which is available as different packages

  • Basic £4.14 per month per user with 30GB storage
  • Business £8.28 per month per user with unlimited storage
  • Enterprise £20.00 per month per user with Unlimited storage

Packages also include access to a suite of other Google products.

Google Drive works across desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphones using Android and iOS operating systems. Google push compatibility with their Chrome web browser but Google Drive will work with other browsers.

Pros

  • 15GB free storage for private users
  • Works across all platforms and all major operating systems
  • Interaction with G-Suite range of business applications if a full business solution is required

Cons

  • Business version is part of G-Suite – not available standalone