FileCloud competes with Egnyte for business in the Enterprise File Sync and Share space. Both systems works across all the popular desktop OSes (Windows, Mac and Linux) and mobile OSes (iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone) and offer all the basics expected out of EFSS: Unlimited File Versioning, Remote Wipe, Audit Logs, Desktop Sync Client, […]
FileCloud competes with Egnyte for business in the Enterprise File Sync and Share space. Both systems works across all the popular desktop OSes (Windows, Mac and Linux) and mobile OSes (iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone) and offer all the basics expected out of EFSS: Unlimited File Versioning, Remote Wipe, Audit Logs, Desktop Sync Client, Desktop Map Drive and User Management etc. However, there are considerable advantages in FileCloud, when you want a complete enterprise solution. Here is a simple feature comparison between the two products:
|Access and Monitoring Controls|
|Mobile OS compatibility|
|Role Based Administration|
|Network Share Support|
|Desktop Sync - Cross Platform(Windows, Mac, Linux)|
|Amazon S3/OpenStack Support|
|Supported Local Storage||Free||Upgrade|
|Active Directory Support||Free||Upgrade|
|Mobile Device Management||Free||Upgrade|
|Max File Size||Unlimited||10GB with an Upgrade|
|Storage Limitation||Unlimited||1-3 TB based on plan|
|Audit Reports||Free||$900 ($75/Month)|
|Storage Sync||Free||$720 ($60/Month)|
|Pricing for 25 users/ year||$1200||$6120|
Network Folders/Share/Sync: FileCloud provides instant anywhere access to organizational data without changing your IT infrastructure, without moving your data, and without reconfiguring permissions. In essence, preserve the existing NTFS permissions with Active directory. Moreover, share or sync your network folders as one's home directory.
Amazon S3/OpenStack Support: Enterprise wanting to use Amazon S3 or OpenStack storage can easily set it up with Tonido FileCloud. This feature not only provides enterprise with flexibility to switch storage but also make switch very easily.
Endpoint Backup: FileCloud provides ability to backup user data from any computer running Windows, Mac or Linux to FileCloud. Users can schedule a backup and FileCloud automatically backs up the selected folders on the scheduled time.
On Premise: FileCloud is a pure private EFSS solution that will run inside enterprise's own infrastructure. And, enterprises can have complete control over their data.
From outside looking-in, the offerings all look similar. However, the approach to the solution is completely different in satisfying enterprises primary need of easy access to their files without compromising privacy, security and control.
Some fundamental areas of difference:
Enterprises need to classify their files into 3 categories to determine the degree of security needed. The categories are as follows:
FileCloud hands down beats Egnyte in feature sets and pricing.