OneDrive vs Dropbox

Key differences and detailed comparison

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Onedrive vs Dropbox vs FileCloud
Factors to consider before finalizing any Cloud Storage Solution

High Value

To compare and choose a top Cloud Storage Solution, you need to find which solution offers more value not just on the surface but which offers better content collaboration, encryption for better security and other necessary features.

 

Privacy & Security

Security is the top most priority for any large enterprise. In the war between OneDrive vs Dropbox vs FileCloud, which solution offers on-premise for 100% control over data, end to end encryption and much more.

Features to make tasks easier

Does Dropbox or OneDrive offer selective sync, virtual drive, unlimited storage, unlimited file sizes for uploads, enhanced security features, and endpoint backup? Let’s find out!

FileCloud Received Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice Distinction the fourth consecutive time! 92% of our customers are willing to recommend us.
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FileCloud offers stability, ease of use, and hyper-security, which offers a great ROI compared to Dropbox or any other alternatives to Dropbox. Let’s see the key features for all 3 solutions.



FileCloud Dropbox OneDrive
Hosting Options & Features
On Premise/Self-Hosted yes yes yes
Cloud Hosted yes yes yes
IAAS (AWS) yes no no
IAAS (AWS GovCloud) yes no no
IAAS (Azure) yes no no
Multi-Tenancy yes no no
Run On Docker yes no no
Run On Linux Server yes no no
Run On Windows Server yes no no
Storage, Sync & Backup Features
Storage Sync yes yes yes
Large File Support, max file size Unlimited 50 GB Limitation 10 GB Limitation
Supported Local Storage yes yes no
Storage Limitation Unlimited Buy Storage Varies per plan
Endpoint Backup (Multiple folders) yes no no
Branch Office Synchronization yes no no
Mobile Features
Mobile OS Compatibility iOS, Android, Windows Phone iOS, Android, Windows Phone iOS, Android, Windows Phone
iOS, Android Media backup yes yes no
Cloud Features
File Sharing yes yes yes
Secure Access yes yes yes
Cross Platform yes yes yes
Desktop Sync – Cross Platform(Windows, Mac, Linux) yes yes Windows & Mac
Document Quick Edit yes yes yes
Document Web Edit yes yes yes
Embedded File Upload Form yes yes no
File Comments/Activity Stream yes yes yes
Workflow Automation yes yes yes
Chrome Extension yes yes yes
Gmail Extension yes yes yes
DICOM Medical Images Preview (e.g. X-rays, Scans) yes yes yes
Customization
Customization, Branding yes no no
Security, Access Control & Existing File Systems Integration
Integrate – Existing Home Directories yes no Upgrade
NTFS Support yes no no
Network Share Support yes no no
Network Share Versioning yes no no
Active Directory Support yes yes yes
Multiple Active Directory yes no no
Single Sign-On (NTLM/SSO) yes Buy Additional Software Buy Additional Software
SAML Authentication yes yes Buy Additional Software
Data At Rest Encryption yes yes yes
Two Factor Authentication(2FA) yes yes yes
File Locking yes yes yes
FIPS 140-2 (U.S. government security standard) yes no yes
Extensibility
Outlook Integration yes yes yes
API Support yes yes yes
Sharepoint plugin Under Development no no
E-signature Under Development Buy Additional Software no
Google Drive Integration Under Development no no
Amazon S3/OpenStack Support yes yes no
Audit & Admin Tools
Access and Monitoring Control yes yes yes
Mobile Device Management (Block devices, remote wipe, notification to devices) yes yes no
Audit Reports (What, When, Who and How) yes yes yes
Geo IP Access Reports yes no no
File Analytics & Reporting (Summary of Client Applications per OS & Type, User Shares, Active Files Managed, File Type Distribution) yes no no
Role Based Administration yes yes yes
GDPR Pattern Search yes yes yes
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Integrations

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.

Download important tools

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

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FileCloud - The best among Dropbox alternatives

Dropbox is one of the biggest enterprise file-sharing solutions out there. Using Dropbox is easy and convenient but there are certain flaws which might compel you to look for a secure Dropbox alternative. One such lacking feature is the absence of end-to-end encryption. There have been more concerns over the security with Dropbox recently.

With FileCloud, one can rest assured that corporate data is well-protected on company servers and employee devices. FileCloud provides AES 256-bit encryption to store files at rest and SSL/TLS to secure tunnels for file transmission. FileCloud also provides 2-factor authentication, anti-virus scanning, and ransomware protection and multiple levels of security at each layer.

Learn more about FileCloud features

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

Dropbox Alternative - FileCloud offers better ROI

FileCloud offers better high value and much more to scale up your business ROI

  • Free unlimited client/ partner accounts
  • Amazing customer support

Compare FileCloud vs. Gartner magic quadrant EFSS competitors

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

More Feature Advantages over Dropbox

Let’s list down FileCloud advantages over Dropbox

  • Data loss prevention
  • HIPAA or FINRA compliant enterprise file share
  • Strong metadata management capabilities to classify files using tags and custom metadata sets
  • Integration with Active Directory and users can keep using same Active Directory credentials
  • Customizable workflows and Office 365 integration
  • Mobile App Support
  • Roll back to previous versions
  • Text Search for easy file searches
  • Device Sync
  • All major file types are supported
  • Access documents using web interface without an installed client on a local machine
  • Real-time file sync
  • Change tracking and audit logs
  • User and role management
  • Ability to control actions via user/group file/folder access
  • External sharing permissions, editing policies, device location restrictions, sharing by device

“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 Dropbox alternative business solution.

FileCloud Customer Stories

 

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

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Europe

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