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Overview of Google Drive

How Does Google Drive Differ From Network Drives

Network Drives

  • Located physically at APU
  • Backed up nightly
  • Goes anywhere you go within the APU network or through VPN
  • Works only computers
  • Has 4gb of storage for personal drive
  • Has 10gb of storage for departmental drives

Google Drive

  • Located in "The Cloud"
  • Extensive backup system
  • Available anywhere with an internet access
  • Can be accessed from computer and Mobile devices
  • 30gb combined with Mail
  • Sharable with anyone with a Google Apps account