Much like many other companies, Google has a soft spot for students. The Mountain View-base company already had an Apps for Education program in which it offers students and educators several gigs of cloud storage among other services for free. The company is now making that plan even better. It has launched Drive for Education, wherein it offers unlimited free storage. Also Read - Happy Father's Day 2021: Google Doodle wishes dads with cute pop-up greeting card
Apps for Education is an initiative from Google where it offers nonprofit educational organizations its cloud-based services for free. Under this program, the company offers 30GB of free storage space. With Drive for Education, it is extending that limit cap to 5TB. The company describes the program as “an infinitely large, ultra-secure and entirely free bookbag for the 21st century.” Existing customers of Apps for Education will automatically see their plans upgraded to Drive for Education over the coming weeks. Also Read - Google might be working on a 'Find My' network clone for Android users
Google says that this program will integrate with educational apps like Classroom, a platform which provides teachers a range of tools to deliver study material, collect assignments and give feedback. The company says that by the end of the year it will add enhancement features like auditing and reporting tools which will enable users to track activity of a file, and Google Apps Vault which will archive emails and chats for organizations that follow strict compliance rules. Also Read - PUBG New State receives over 17 million pre-registrations as closed alpha testing ends
Do note that it is a slow rollout, so it might take a while before reaching you.