#1 Self Hosted Dropbox Alternative

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FileCloud is similar to Dropbox but hosted behind your corporate firewall.

AWS/Azure Self-Hosted Dropbox Solution

Self-Hosted Dropbox Alternative

Your own file share and sync solution. Provide ubiquitous file access, share and sync to your employees and partners without security worries.

  • Low-risk file sharing
  • Powerful administration
  • Speed and ease of use
  • visibility, control, compliance, and security

Best Dropbox Business Alternative

On-Premise Cloud

Self-host FileCloud using your servers behind your firewall. Complete security and 100% control.

  • modern encryption (AES 256-bit)
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Anti-virus scanning
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

FileCloud Security

High ROI & Low TCO

Leverage existing on-premises IT infrastructure to run your own file sharing and sync solution. FileCloud makes it easy for enterprises to share sensitive or proprietary information, even with external contacts, while maintaining control over data.

  • Unlimited external accounts
  • Unlimited APIs
  • Workflow automation
  • Expert support and Professional Services

FileCloud delivers ROI

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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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FileCloud Top Features

Key FeaturesIncluded in Price
File Sync, Share and Backup Features
Desktop Sync – Cross Platform(Windows, Mac, Linux) yes
Mount/Mapped Drive yes
Public, Private and Time Limited Shares yes
Granular Controls for Folders yes
Free, Unlimited Client accounts yes
Document Quick Edit yes
Document Preview yes
DICOM Medical Images Preview (e.g. X-rays, Scans) yes
Drag/Drop Upload yes
Multi-file Download as Zip yes
Embedded File Upload Form yes
File/Folder Search yes
File Comments/Activity Stream yes
Large File Support, Max file size yes
Endpoint Backup (Multiple folders) yes
Content Search yes
File Versioning Unlimited
Network Folder Versioning yes
Real time Network Share Sync yes
Storage Limits Unlimited
Mobile Features
Mobile Apps iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Secure Mobile Access and Sharing yes
Direct Mobile document editing via 3rd party apps yes
Microsoft Office Mobile apps (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) integration yes
iOS, Android Media backup yes
Web Page Logo yes
Logo on Mobile Apps yes
Custom Login Page Background Image yes
White Label Contact Sales
Communication Email Templates, Custom Feed
Policy Privacy Policy, ToS
Custom Branded Desktop Clients Contact Sales
Custom Branded Mobile Apps Contact Sales
Integrate – Existing Home Directories yes
NTFS Support yes
Network Share Support (CIFS, SAMBA and NFS) yes
Active Directory Support yes
Multiple Active Directory yes
Network Share File Versioning yes
Edit Office Documents Within Browser – Integration with Microsoft Office Online yes
Outlook Integration yes
Add-ons for Microsoft Office yes
Edit Documents Within Browser Using LibreOffice yes
Chrome Extensions yes
Custom Workflow (‘If this, then that’ Steps) yes
Security and Access Control
File Locking yes
Single Sign-On, NTLM SSO yes
SAML 2.0 and ADFS Support yes
Two factor Authentication yes
Anti-Ransomware yes
Anti-Virus Scanning yes
Passcode Enforcement for Mobile Apps yes
Data At Rest Encryption (256-bit AES) yes
FIPS 140-2 (U.S. government security standard) yes
Customer Managed Encryption Keys yes
Admin and Audit Tools
Admin Dashboard yes
User/Group/File Shares Management yes
Mobile Device Inventory yes
Block Devices yes
Remote Data Wipe (Mobile, Clients) yes
Notification to Devices yes
Custom Branding (Web, Email Templates and Login Page Image) yes
File Analytics and Reports yes
Custom domain and mail server yes
File Locks Management yes
Deleted Files Retention Policy yes
Mobile Application Policy (Open, Edit, Print and Download) yes
Comprehensive Usage, Access and Share Stats yes
Audit Reports yes
HIPAA, EU Data Residency Compliance yes
Role Based Administration yes
Pattern Search yes
Third Party Apps Integration yes
API Support yes
Amazon S3/OpenStack Support yes
Self-hosted On-Premise (or) On AWS and Azure yes
Multi-Tenant Support Yes (Requires 20 licenses minimum per site)
High-availability Architecture yes
Enterprise Deployment Support Yes (Premium support available )
Multiple Storage Local(SAN, NAS, HDDs), Amazon S3, Openstack Swift

Data Loss Prevention

Dropbox customers have faced data leaks and permanent loss in the past. Data loss may happen due to natural disasters or loss of backup servers. These events are impossible to predict and implementation of a multi-layered backup system is recommended.

FileCloud Data Loss Prevention

Security from Hijacking

Hijackers these days are smart and can get into your personal data and interfere with your business processes. More than secure document sharing, you need processes, security compliant measures and features to regain control in case of any hijack event.

FileCloud Security measures

Regulatory Compliance

FileCloud offers multiple data protection compliant solutions for HIPAA, FINRA, GDPR, ITAR, CMMC, and others. FileCloud enables enterprises to run their own compliant enterprise file share, sync, and endpoint backup solution.

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Data Backup Reliability

FileCloud offers an efficient and reliable data backup. FileCloud provides you with appropriate tools to protect data across all devices. Get automatic desktop and mobile backup, unlimited file versioning, and deleted files recovery.

End point backup

Network Shares Support

Improve collaboration and productivity among employees by providing all network shares for remote access via web and mobile apps.

Network Share Sync

Active Directory Integration

Integrate with existing Active Directory/LDAP infrastructure for a single point of management.

LDAP Infrastructure

Administrative Controls, Audit

Powerful administrative controls to manage users, accounts, storage quotas. Detailed audit trails to meet compliance.

Admin features

Custom Branding

Customize FileCloud with your organization logos, terms of service, and email templates and run FileCloud under your domain.

Custom Branding

Endpoint Security

Real-time visibility of connected devices,remote wipe/block capabilities to meet your data security and compliance policies.

Endpoint Security

NTFS Support

Works with existing NTFS access permissions used in Enterprise. Need not recreate file access permissions on the cloud.

NTFS Support

Free External Accounts

Unlimited external accounts for clients, partners, and contractors do not add to your license cost.

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Compliance Center

FileCloud’s Compliance Center connects complicated regulatory requirements with powerful data governance, security, and access tools in unique configurations for ITAR, HIPAA, and GDPR.

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Secure File Sharing features


File Sharing

Allows users to access, share, sync files and documents from anywhere and any device.

Designed for Mobile

Ready for Tablets and Smartphones. Offers anywhere access from iPad, iPhone, and Android.


Synchronize content across computers, smart phones and tablets. Roll out your own Dropbox or Box.net like solution.

FileCloud Tour

"We tested about five other solutions like Team Drive, OwnCloud and LeitzCloud. In the End, FileCloud won that battle clearly"


Comprehensive Audit Trail: FileCloud’s detailed activity logs, connected devices inventory, and access logs provide all the right tools to satisfy any data compliance needs.

FileCloud Reporting

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

Large File Sharing Support

With FileCloud, there is no specific file size limitation. Share large GB sized files with users inside and outside your organization.

FileCloud lets you access important documents even when you and your team aren’t physically present in the office, through mobile apps or websites.

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

More Features

File Versioning: Automatically versions files as they change, making it easy to get back to a previous version.

Cross Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux

Storage Types: Supports Local storage (HDD, NAS/SAN), Amazon S3, Openstack or any object-based storage.

“We love FileCloud’s simplicity, mobile apps, and above all, responsiveness of FileCloud team”

High ROI with FileCloud - Best Self Hosted Dropbox Alternative

Dropbox is one large file share solution; however, if you’re on the lookout for a self-hosted, solid, reliable file sharing service that has all the right levers, a good place to start would be FileCloud.

One of the strongest aspects of this solution is the flexibility it offers to the users. This is a self-hosted EFSS that can be deployed on public cloud or on-prem, giving it an edge over Dropbox and other solutions. You also enjoy complete control and visibility as the files are uploaded to your servers.

FileCloud also offers unlimited external accounts and APIs. Hello ROI!

“FileCloud is an ideal solution for us. We are able to use existing shares and easily access everything on go.”


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