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Introduction

This report analyzes the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats associated with Google Drive, a popular enterprise file sync and share solution.

Highlights

  • Google Drive is integrated across G Suite, and provides organizations with unlimited storage for files up to 5TB in size.
  • Google Drive is hosted in data centers that are SSAE 16/ISAE 3402 Type II, SOC 2-audited, and have achieved ISO 27001 certification.
  • Google Vault enables organizations to search across all content stored within Google Drive, and to export this for e-discovery purposes.

Features and Benefits

  • Examines Google within the context of the enterprise file sync and share marketplace.
  • Provides enterprise decision-makers with a concise assessment of Google Drive to facilitate product evaluation and selection.
  • Provides enterprise vendors with an insight into the key strengths and weaknesses of Google Drive.

Key questions answered

  • Why consider Google Drive within the enterprise?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of Google Drive?
  • What are the opportunities and threats facing Google from the perspective of the enterprise file sync and share market?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider Google Drive?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Work in progress
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the solution

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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