Google Workspace (formally Google Apps, formally G Suite) After years of frustration in the Google platform, specifically G Suite (also known as Google Apps or Google Workspace) it all recently came to a head for me after I received a couple of Google Nest cameras as gifts last Christmas. Having been a strong Google proponent since the late 90’s, when Google was a cool startup bucking the trend with their famous do not be evil mission, Googles brand within the technical community rose to dizzying heights.