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  • Mobile and Desktop Apps - Sync, Drive, Add-ons for Office & Outlook
  • Full support during trial
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  • Free for 14 days (5 users, 1TB)
  • All features enabled
  • Mobile and Desktop Apps - Sync, Drive, Add-ons for Office & Outlook
  • Admin Portal for managing your organization
  • Full support during trial
  • Note: During deployment, you will have a choice of regions, but trial runs in US East

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Syncplicity Alternative – FileCloud Offers Superior Hybrid Solution for Enterprise File Sync & Share

Home Compare vs Competitors Syncplicity vs FileCloud

FileCloud – The Best Syncplicity alternative

Syncplicity for enterprise is a file sharing program allowing file sync, access, mobility, security and admin reporting features. Syncplicity has a lot to offer but FileCloud as an alternative to Syncplicity is remarkable and much better EFSS solution. With features like full text search, federated search, ransomware protection, strong admin controls, better user interface than Syncplicity, and exceptional customer support, FileCloud has been preferred by enterprise companies of all sizes over Syncplicity alternatives.

Top reasons why customers prefer FileCloud over Syncplicity

We asked a few of our customers who switched from Syncplicity to FileCloud. Take a look at some reasons why FileCloud is a better alternative to Syncplicity.

  • Product Quality – FileCloud is more stable and mature
  • Mobile Apps – FileCloud Mobile apps are better than Syncplicity Mobile apps
  • Simple to Use – The user experience of FileCloud is smoother and better than the Syncplicity
  • Better Windows Integration – FileCloud Integrates with AD, NTFS, Office Online, Office 365
  • ROI – FileCloud’s pricing ($5000 for 100 users) vs Syncplicity pricing ($15000 for 100 users) annually

FileCloud is a customizable enterprise solution. As a unique business entity, you can use your own logo, customized login screen and you can even run FileCloud on your own domain. You get Unlimited cloud storage and unlimited free external partner/client accounts which ensures thousands of dollars in savings. Other unique set of features include selective sync, unlimited Cloud storage, virtual drive, enhanced security features, backup and ransomware protection. All this at a much lower price than Syncplicity. The features and ROI makes FileCloud the best among alternatives to Syncplicity.

Top reasons to believe that FileCloud is the best Syncplicity alternative

FileCloud delivers enterprise value unlike Syncplicity. Here are the top reasons to switch from Syncplicity to FileCloud

  • FileCloud can be hosted on-premise or on any IaaS (e.g. AWS, Azure). OneDrive is provided as a SaaS offering
  • In addition to file sharing and sync, FileCloud offers endpoint backup.
  • FileCloud offers intuitive external file sharing capabilities to share files with partners, vendors and customers.
  • FileCloud supports remote wipe of files in client devices (PCs, Mobile apps).
  • FileCloud offers powerful metadata management capabilities to classify files using tags and custom meta data sets.
  • FileCloud offers manual retention,share deletion policies and manual classifications.
  • FileCloud can transfer the file ownership to any user within the organization.
  • FileCloud offers powerful administration features for system admins (Device dashboard, detailed audit log, reports and many more ..)
  • FileCloud offers Unparalleled branding/customization (Change logo, change login screen, branded file sharing emails, Run on custom domain).
  • FileCloud offers federated search to support e-discovery and GDPR compliance.
  • FileCloud offers advanced sharing options – View, Upload, Download, Share, Sync and Delete
  • FileCloud offers security and permissions at folder/sub folder levels
  • FileCloud offers virtual drive & selective sync capabilities

You don’t need to take our word at face value. You can try our product and come to your own conclusion. We assure that the exercise will be worthy of your time.

Register for a Free Trial today

As an organization you require many workflow capabilities. FileCloud integrates with AD, NTFS, Office 365 and supports Microsoft Windows server. You also get role-based access, powerful reports, meta data management system and much more. Admin can control file/folder access, control user groups and assign appropriate permissions or restrictions whenever needed. If you are still in doubt whether FileCloud is the best Syncplicity alternative, please check the following table, which compares Syncplicity vs FileCloud on features and pricing.

Detailed feature comparison between Syncplicity and FileCloud

FileCloud EMC Syncplicity
Business Model $/user license $/user license
Pricing for 100 users/year $5000 $15000 ($150/User/Year)
Hosting Options & Features
On Premise/Self-Hosted yes no
Cloud Hosted yes yes
IAAS (AWS) yes no
IAAS (AWS GovCloud) yes no
IAAS (Azure) yes yes
Multi-Tenancy yes no
Run On Docker yes no
Run On Linux Server yes no
Run On Windows Server yes no
Storage, Sync & Backup Features
Storage Sync yes yes
Large File Support, max file size yes yes
Supported Local Storage yes Enterprise Edition Only
Storage Limitation Unlimited Varies per plan
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
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 no
Embedded File Upload Form yes no
File Comments/Activity Stream yes yes
Workflow Automation yes no
Chrome Extension yes no
Gmail Extension yes no
Customization, Branding yes no
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 yes
Single Sign-On (NTLM/SSO) yes Buy additional product
SAML Authentication yes yes
Data At Rest Encryption yes yes
Two Factor Authentication(2FA) yes yes
File Locking yes no
Outlook Integration yes yes
API Support yes no
Sharepoint plugin no no
E-signature Under Development no
Google Drive Integration Under Development no
Amazon S3/OpenStack Support yes no
Audit & Admin Tools
Access and Monitoring Control yes yes
Mobile Device Management (Block devices, remote wipe, notification to devices) yes Limited features
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
Based on public information available as of Apr 2017. All product and company names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

1000s of Organizations Run FileCloud

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

Our primary goal was to share while keeping the data onsite.

We chose FileCloud for its ease of installation and use, as well as the generous price point and helpful support.

FileCloud Features – Alternative to Syncplicity


Web Access


Mobile Apps

Desktop Sync Apps

Drive App

Microsoft Outlook Add-In

Administration Portal




FileCloud Direct Installation Windows Vista/7/8, Windows Server 2003/2008 64 bit (Installer), Ubuntu (deb), Redhat & CentOS(rpm)
FileCloud VM Installation OVF (VMWare Products, VirtualBox)
Run on your Own Premises using your own infrastructure Yes
Run on Own Domain Runs under your domain (Ex:
Full SSL Encryption support Yes
High Availability Setups Possible Yes
Authentication Active Directory, LDAP or Local Authentication
Storage Local Storage on Local HDD, NAS, SAN
Multi-Tenancy Serve multiple clients using a single instance
Company Network Shares Make any network shares accessible via FileCloud

Web Access

Supported Browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft IE 8 and later
Access, Browse, View Files and Folders Get your organization files from anywhere
Preview Microsoft DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, DOC, XLS, PPT files Instant Preview support for office documents without downloading
Download Files Download files to your PC for offline access
Download Entire Folders or Multiple Files as Zip Zip compression to facilitate faster downloads
Copy, Move, Delete Files or Folders Exhaustive file management functions
Automatic File Versioning Unlimited Automatic file versioning and recovery
Upload multiple files using drag and drop Easy uploading. Just drag and drop files to the browser window.
Play back media files (music and video)
Photo gallery support for jpeg and png images Gallery / Slideshow view for photos and pictures
Manage Favorite Files and Folder Locations
Automatic listing of most recently accessed files Shortcut to recently accessed files.
Search files and folders recursively Allows sub folder file search
Recycle Bin Support to restore deleted files Recover accidentally deleted files in 2 clicks.
WebDAV support Connect with many different client apps using WebDAV


Share Files and Folders to other users inside and outside the organization 1-Click file sharing and easy collaboration
Public Shares Allows anyone using a provided link to access files or folders
Private Secure Shares Allows only users having proper login credentials to access the share
Upload to Public Shares Yes
Share Permissions Read, Write, Re-sharing, *Sync (* only for managed storage)
Set Share Link Expiry Dates Time limited shares
Email Notifications for Shares Email notification for easy file sharing
File Change Notifications via email Keep up to date on what files are changing

Mobile Apps

Supported Mobile Platforms Mobile apps available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry
Access, Browse, View Files and Folders Yes
Download Files for Offline Access Yes
Manage all connected mobile devices directly via Admin Portal Yes
Remotely wipe all offline files in a mobile device Yes
Block a specific mobile device from logging in Yes
Download All Files in Folder for Offline Access Yes
Copy, Move, Delete Files or Folders Exhaustive file management functions
Upload files, photos, videos from your mobile Yes
Playback media files (music and video) YesNative media formats (mp4 and mp3)
Photo gallery support for jpeg and png images Yes
Manage Favorite Files and Folder Locations Yes
View Recently Accessed Files Yes
Share a file directly via Email Yes
Share a link to file or folder Yes
Open files in other apps installed on the device Yes

Desktop Sync Apps

Supported Platforms Windows Vista/7/8, Ubuntu, Mac OSX
Work Offline with your Managed Storage Cloud Files Yes
Work Offline with files shared with you Yes
Synchronize Files back to the Cloud when online automatically Yes
Upload many files and folders effortlessly Yes

Drive App

Supported Platforms Windows Vista/7/8
Desktop file access using mapped drives Yes
Mount cloud space as local drive Yes
Drag and Drop files Yes
Edit Documents directly Yes
File Caching Support Yes

Microsoft Outlook Add-In

Supported Versions Microsoft Outlook 2007 and above
Share files and folders from Cloud Yes
Upload files to Cloud Yes
Share as an attachment or link Yes

Administration Portal

Web based Centralized Administration Yes
Manage and Administer User Accounts Yes
Manage and Administer User Groups Yes
Manage and Administer External Network Shares Yes
1-Click Upgrade Process for Updating to New Versions Yes
Mobile Device Management Yes
Easy customization and branding using web interface Yes


Secure Socket layer Yes
Anti-Virus Integration Yes
PIN lock code for Mobile apps Yes
Full HIPAA Compliant Audit Trail Yes
Track all mobile devices attached to FileCloud Yes
Remote Wipe or Block certain mobile devices Yes


Customize all branding and logos Yes
Use your own domain name Yes
Customized Email Messages Yes
Use your own email server Yes
Language Localization Support Yes

Who is using FileCloud?

Key FileCloud Advantages

  • Mobile Access – Top rated mobile apps on iOS, Android, Windows 8 and Blackberry
  • Auditing and Data Governance Features
  • Mobile device Management- Remote monitoring, wiping, blocking devices
  • Options to Customize
  • Lowest Cost to Own
  • Simple pricing. No Upsell


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