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FreeSpace from Backupify Helps You Clean Out Your Gmail

Is your Gmail account overflowing? Time to clean it out. Good luck with that.

FreeSpace is a free application that allows Google Apps users to reduce large Gmail accounts when they’ve reached the 25GB quota. FreeSpace addresses the challenge users face today when reaching maximum storage capacity on their Gmail accounts after years of sending and receiving large files as attachments. Google Apps Gmail accounts are limited to 25 gigabytes of storage, which includes data stored in email messages and attachments. When a Gmail account reaches its storage quota, users are no longer able to send or receive emails from that account until data is deleted. Reaching this quota results in lost productivity and arbitrary destruction of potentially important company data

FreeSpace automatically ranks which emails contain the largest emails and allows you to easily delete or save locally, effectively freeing up room for new emails. Google Apps admins can also monitor space available in all users’ accounts.

FreeSpace was designed to take the pain out of managing attachments by keeping the Gmail account slim. The solution identifies large attachments that users can download or delete, ensuring they never run out of space in their Gmail accounts.

For Google Apps administrators, FreeSpace provides complete visibility of their users’ Gmail usage, and enables admin control by making it easy to alert users to take action when they run low on storage space. For Google Apps Gmail users, FreeSpace saves time by identifying large attachments so that the users can choose what to delete or securely offload. FreeSpace leaves conversations intact no matter whether you delete, download or ignore the attachment.

Jeanette Mulvey
Jeanette Mulvey

Jeanette has been writing about business for more than 20 years. She has written about every kind of entrepreneur from hardware store owners to fashion designers. Previously she was a manager of internal communications for Home Depot. Her journalism career began in local newspapers. She has a degree in American Studies from Rutgers University. Follow her on Twitter @jeanettebnd.