Box Alternative

FileCloud Offers a Superior Solution For Enterprise File Sync, Share & Mobile Access

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The Best Box Alternative with Better Features and Amazing Support!

FileCloud, Better Box alternative

Box for business is a useful enterprise-sharing solution which helps organizations securely manage, share, and govern content from one place. While Box is a good EFSS solution, FileCloud is a better Box alternative. FileCloud has been designed to meet the needs of enterprises offering top-level security and a powerful admin system. With FileCloud, you get Box-like security, features, customization and superior customer support but at a lower price and a suitably higher ROI.

Custom Branding Options

FileCloud is not only a powerful EFSS platform, but also allows brand customization to make your brand consistent with FileCloud. You can use your own logo, change login screens, customize colors and run FileCloud on your own custom domain (your own URL vs. FileCloud not only provides all the Box features, but also much more. FileCloud allows Self-Hosting on-premise for complete control as well as on the Cloud. FileCloud can also be used on a Windows Server, Mac or Linux.

FileCloud is Better Than Box

FileCloud provides secure file sharing, server sync, file preview, editing and unlimited cloud storage with FileCloud Server just like Box, but you can also self-host FileCloud, enable remote access, sync to network shares (NTFS) and ensure that you have 100% control over your data, keeping data on-premise. FileCloud provides advanced search, Metadata, workflow automation, granular permissions, tools to customize the user experience, data governance, custom workflows, monitor, and audit.

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FileCloud has received the Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice Distinction for the fifth consecutive time!

92% of our customers would recommend us to a friend.

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Box vs FileCloud

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FileCloud Box
Hosting Options & Features
On Premise/Self-Hosted yes no
Cloud Hosted yes yes
IAAS (AWS) yes yes
IAAS (AWS GovCloud) yes yes
IAAS (Azure) yes yes
Multi-Tenancy yes no
Run On Docker yes no
Run On Linux Server yes no
Run On Windows Server yes yes
Storage, Sync & Backup Features
Storage Sync Unlimited Limited per plan
Large File Support, max file size Unlimited 5 GB Limitation
Supported Local Storage yes no
Storage Limitation Unlimited Unlimited
Endpoint Backup (Multiple folders) yes no
Branch Office Synchronization yes no
Mobile Features
Mobile OS Compatibility iOS, Android, Windows Phone iOS, Android, Windows Phone
iOS, Android Media backup yes no
Cloud Features
File Sharing yes yes
Governance/ Retention Policies yes yes
Secure Access yes yes
Cross Platform yes yes
Desktop Sync – Cross Platform(Windows, Mac, Linux) yes Windows, Mac
Document Quick Edit yes yes
Document Web Edit yes yes
DICOM Medical Images Preview (e.g. X-rays, Scans) yes yes
Embedded File Upload Form yes yes
File Comments/Activity Stream yes yes
Workflow Automation yes yes
Chrome Extension yes yes
Gmail Extension yes yes
Customization, Branding yes Enterprise version only
Security, Access Control & Existing File Systems Integration
Integrate – Existing Home Directories yes no
NTFS Support yes no
Network Share Support yes no
Network Share Versioning yes no
Active Directory Support yes yes
Multiple Active Directory yes Enterprise version only
Single Sign-On (NTLM/SSO) yes yes
SAML Authentication yes yes
Data At Rest Encryption yes yes
Two Factor Authentication(2FA) yes yes
File Locking yes yes
FIPS 140-2 (U.S. government security standard) yes yes
Outlook Integration yes yes
API Support yes yes
Sharepoint plugin Under Development no
E-signature Under Development yes
Google Drive Integration Under Development yes
Amazon S3/OpenStack Support yes yes
Audit & Admin Tools
Access and Monitoring Control yes yes
Mobile Device Management (Block devices, remote wipe, notification to devices) yes Enterprise version only
Audit Reports (What, When, Who and How) yes yes
Geo IP Access Reports yes yes
File Analytics & Reporting (Summary of Client Applications per OS & Type, User Shares, Active Files Managed, File Type Distribution) yes no
Role Based Administration yes yes
Pattern Search yes yes
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FileCloud AWS

FileCloud allows Businesses and Managed Service Providers to host their own end-to-end file sync, share and mobile access solution on AWS Cloud infrastructure.

AWS Cloud support

Branch Office Synchronization

With global presence, enterprises are increasingly located across the globe. FileCloud helps teams work seamlessly from anywhere and collaborate as if they are located in the same office.

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FileCloud integrates with Active Directory, NTFS, Office Online, Microsoft outook & Office 365

Outlook & Office integration

End Point Backup

In addition to file sharing and sync, FileCloud offers endpoint backup. Onedrive doesn’t offer endpoint backup.

Endpoint Backup – Learn more

Mobile Apps, browser extentions

FileCloud Mobile apps are order of magnitude better than Dropbox Mobile apps. Filecloud also provides Drive & other tools.

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Branding & Customization

FileCloud offers customization options like custom logo, login screen, branded file sharing emails, Run on custom domain.

Customization Features

Multi Tenancy Support

Do you managed multiple branch offices? FileCloud supports multi-tenancy and reduces the overhead of maintaining multiple instances for data and access abstraction.

Multi Tenancy

Metadata Management

FileCloud offers powerful metadata management features to classify and manage files using tags and custom meta data sets.

Metadata Management – Learn More

Powerful Admininstration

FileCloud offers top line administration features for system admins (Device dashboard ability, detailed audit logs and reports.

Powerful Admin – Learn more

Federated Search/ Compliance

FileCloud provides federated search to support E-discovery and GDPR compliant features. Check more compliant standards below.

Federated Search – Learn More

HIPAA compliant file sharing

Powerful File Sharing Platform for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations. FileCloud supports HIPAA compliance by providing encryption in transit and at rest, detailed activity logs (what, when, who, where and how), integration with existing network shares, powerful admin tools and reporting, data leak prevention, device management, drive app and single sign-on capabilities.
FileCloud also has a built-in document for previewing DICOM medical images (e.g. X-rays, scans) directly in the browser.

Hipaa Compliant File Sharing

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FileCloud - The Best Box Alternative

FileCloud provides on the go mobility similar to Box, with mobile apps and secure file transfer using any device.

You can share and collaborate on the go without affecting your work. With FileCloud, you also get unlimited free client accounts, which is why FileCloud is the best box alternative.

Regarding security measures, FileCloud provides modern encryption (AES 256-bit) methods and industry standards to transfer (SSL/TLS secure tunnel) and store data securely. It also supports two-factor authentication, ransomware detection, anti-virus scanning, data leak prevention and easy-to-configure security policies.

Learn more about FileCloud features

“We liked FileCloud’s pricing, comprehensive feature set (branding, encryption) and the responsive support”

Take a Quick Look at the FileCloud Advantages: -

  • FileCloud allows Self-Hosting on Premises.
  • FileCloud can be used on a Windows Server.
  • FileCloud allows the use of Windows Network Folders with NTFS permissions.
  • FileCloud integrates with Active Directory and users can keep using the same Active Directory credentials.
  • FileCloud offers external file-sharing capabilities to share files with vendors, partners, and customers.
  • FileCloud allows one to remotely wipe files on client devices (PCs, mobile apps etc).
  • FileCloud offers strong metadata management capabilities to classify files using tags and custom metadata sets.
  • FileCloud allows manual retention, share deletion policies, and manual classifications.
  • FileCloud provides powerful administration features for system admins (Device dashboard, detailed audit log, reports and much more …)
  • FileCloud offers unparalleled branding/customization. You can change the logo and login screen, brand your file-sharing emails, and you can run it on a custom domain.
  • FileCloud offers a federated search so as to support e-discovery and GDPR compliance.
  • FileCloud offers security and permissions at folder/subfolder levels.
  • FileCloud offers virtual drive & selective sync capabilities.
  • Data loss prevention
  • HIPAA or FINRA compliant enterprise file share
  • Strong metadata management capabilities to classify files using tags and custom metadata sets

“Easy integration of FileCloud with our existing network drive structure was superb”

Why Thousands of Enterprises love FileCloud?

Thousands of organizations use FileCloud for their file-sharing and collaboration needs. FileCloud can be hosted on Windows, as well as Linux too. FileCloud has more feature advantages as a secure Box alternative business solution.

Don’t take our word for it, look at some customer reviews and case studies below.

FileCloud Customer Stories


“We picked FileCloud based on features, cost, the excellent support we received.”

More advanced workflows and features in FileCloud

FileCloud easily manages all organizational needs with unmatched capabilities and ease of use. Admins can control file/folder access, assign permissions, control user groups and apply restrictions whenever required.

With FileCloud, you also get centralized device management, federated search, text search, policy management, role-based access, powerful admin reports, a metadata management system, virtual drives, unlimited storage, endpoint backup, and much more.

Our system is not just more powerful than Box but also much better compared to other Box alternatives too.

“With FileCloud we’re able to securely access our internal network shares from anywhere, while maintaining current NTFS permissions”


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