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Best Egnyte Alternative

FileCloud allows you to access your data without changing the IT infrastructure. You can host FileCloud on-premise and enjoy complete control over your data. Get unlimited file size uploads and unlimited storage which makes FileCloud the best Egnyte alternative.

Secure File Sharing

FileCloud offers a better set of features with unlimited external accounts for enterprises compared to Egnyte. Integrate FileCloud with your existing IT systems and enhanced security features. Get Digital Rights Management, Data Leak Prevention and much more to safeguard your private data.

Secure Remote Access

FileCloud provides secure file sharing, selective sync, file preview, unlimited cloud storage. With FileCloud, you can self-host, enable remote access, sync to network shares (NTFS) and ensure that you have 100% control over your data, keeping data on-premises.

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.


On Premise/Self-Hosted yes yes
Cloud Hosted yes yes
IAAS (AWS) yes yes
IAAS (AWS GovCloud) yes yes
IAAS (Azure) yes yes
Multi-Tenancy yes yes
Run On Docker yes no
Run On Linux Server yes yes
Run On Windows Server yes yes
Storage, Sync & Backup Features
Storage Sync Unlimited Buy Additional Producs
Large File Support, max file size Unlimited 10GB with an upgrade
Supported Local Storage yes Upgrade
Storage Limitation Unlimited 10TB based on plan
Endpoint Backup (Multiple folders) yes no
Mobile Features
Branch Office Synchronization yes no
Mobile OS Compatibility iOS, Android, Windows Phone iOS, Android, Windows Phone
iOS, Android Media backup yes no
Cloud Features
File Sharing yes yes
Secure Access yes yes
Cross Platform yes yes
Desktop Sync – Cross Platform(Windows, Mac, Linux) yes yes
Document Quick Edit yes yes
Document Web Edit 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
DICOM Medical Images Preview (e.g. X-rays, Scans) yes no
Customization, Branding Custom branding, White label, Emails, ToS Policies etc Upgrade
Security, Access Control & Existing File Systems Integration
Integrate – Existing Home Directories yes Upgrade
NTFS Support yes no
Network Share Support yes no
Network Share Versioning yes no
Active Directory Support yes yes
Multiple Active Directory yes yes
Single Sign-On (NTLM/SSO) yes Buy Additional Software
SAML Authentication yes Buy Additional Software
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 no no
E-signature Under Development no
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 Upgraded plan (purchase advanced security package)
Audit Reports (What, When, Who and How) yes Upgraded plan (purchase advanced security package)
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 yes
Role Based Administration yes yes
Pattern Search yes yes
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Egnyte Alternative – Egnyte vs FileCloud

Enterprise File Sharing is a competitive space with various solutions, providing unique features for enterprises. Egnyte file server is also an EFSS program with enterprise file sharing, secure access, cross-platform integration, role-based administration and more. While Egnyte cloud offers a good set of features, FileCloud serves as a better Egnyte alternative.

Security and Admin Features in FileCloud

For any organization, security is a primary feature when it comes to important files and documents. FileCloud, as an enterprise file-sharing solution, gives you enhanced security measures and utmost security and privacy controls for every piece of data or file. FileCloud also provides you with the capability to back up user data from any computer operating on Windows, Mac, or Linux to FileCloud.

You can schedule a backup and FileCloud automatically does the job for you at the specified time. With top security features, a robust admin system and more user features than Egnyte backup and any other Egnyte alternatives, FileCloud has been designed to exceed expectations of enterprises of any size and volume. Check out the case studies from our existing enterprise customers.

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 their data centers are hosted in the same office locally.

FileCloud Server Link


When compared to Egnyte integrations, FileCloud integrates with Active Directory, NTFS, Office Online, Microsoft Outlook & Office 365.

Outlook & Office integration

End Point Backup

In addition to file sharing and sync, FileCloud offers endpoint backup to secure your data even in the event of device failure or loss.

Endpoint Backup – Learn more

Mobile Apps, Browser Extensions

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

Download important tools

Branding & Customization

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

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 out more compliant standards below.

Federated Search – Learn More

Run on Windows & Linux Server

Unlike Egnyte, FileCloud can be integrated with Windows server and you can continue to use existing Active Directory and NTFS setup to manage user authentication, privileges and access.

Run on Windows Server

Egnyte Limitations

Egnyte file share cannot be hosted on-premise, no role based administration, you need to upgrade to get Egnyte storage sync or Egnyte desktop sync, large file support, and local language support. Egnyte also has storage limitation and costs more to store.

FileCloud features

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FileCloud - The Best Egnyte Alternative

FileCloud provides mobility similar to Egnyte, with mobile apps and usage account on any device while keeping everything secure.

You can share and collaborate on the go without affecting your work, similar to Egnyte document management. With granular permissions, powerful admin controls and integrations with MS office and outlook, get more done in less time.

Regarding data protection & security measures, FileCloud provides modern encryption (AES 256-bit) methods for data at rest and industry standards (SSL/TLS tunnel) to transfer data securely. FileCloud 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”

Egnyte Alternative - FileCloud offers better ROI

FileCloud offers better scalability, TCO, and ROI:

  • By switching from Egnyte Server to FileCloud, you can choose to host data yourself on-premises for greater security and regulatory compliance support
  • Unlimited External Accounts
  • Transparent Pricing
  • Amazing Customer Support and Professional Services

Compare FileCloud vs. Gartner magic quadrant EFSS competitors

“FileCloud is by far the best on-premise file sharing solution.”

Quick Glance at FileCloud Advantages:

Top reasons to switch from Egnyte to FileCloud

  • Host FileCloud on on-premise or any IaaS (e.g. AWS, Azure)
  • Powerful administration features (device Dashboard, geo-IP, detailed audit logs, custom reports)
  • Customization – change logo, login screen images, CSS, Terms of Services and Notifications, etc. You can also run FileCloud on a custom domain.
  • Unlimited external (partner/ client) accounts
  • Federated search
  • Full Text-text Search
  • Designed for Mobile (Allows you to work on the go)
  • Advanced sharing options
  • Security and permissions at various levels (folders, subfolders, and files)
  • Virtual drive & selective sync
  • Integration with Active Directory; users can keep using the same AD credentials
  • Strong metadata management capabilities to classify files using tags and custom metadata sets
  • Flexible storage options
  • Customizable workflows and Office 365 integration
  • All major file types supported
  • Access documents using web interface without an installed client on the local machine
  • Real-time file sync

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

Thousands of Enterprises Love FileCloud

Thousands of organizations trust FileCloud for their file sharing and collaboration needs. FileCloud can be hosted on Windows and Linux and offers more feature advantages as a secure Egnyte alternative business solution.

FileCloud customer support has also been hailed as a game-changer and serves as a significant advantage over other EFSS solutions. By opting for FileCloud, you gain access to an ultimate File Share solution, as well as an exceptional customer support team.

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.”


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