ownCloud secure cloud solution for file sharing

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Compare Filesharing Technologies 

See how ownCloud compares to other private and public cloud Filesharing technologies and find out why ownCloud – according to Gartner – is the largest Open Source Filesharing solution in the world with more than 200.000 installations and 100 million users!

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General

License

Open Source / ownCloud Commercial License

Proprietary

Proprietary

Proprietary

Proprietary

Proprietary

Deployment 

On-Prem / Hybrid / Cloud

On-Prem / Cloud

Cloud

Cloud

Cloud

Cloud / Hybrid

Software Transparency

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Full Control over Data

Only with on-Prem version

Q
Q
Q
Q

Software Architecture

Modular

Modular

Modular

Integrated

Integrated

Modular

Support

5×8 (up to 7×24), 2h reaction time

5×8, 1h reaction time

no SLAs

not specified

5×8, 1h reaction time

24×7, 30 min. reaction time

Customization

Branding

Limited

Limited

Q

Limited

Limited

White-Labeling / OEM

Q
Q
Q

not known

not known

Feature Extensions

Q
Q
Q

Own Domain

On-Prem

Q
Q
Q
Q

Custom Features

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Clients

Selective Sync

On-Prem

Mobile Platforms

iOS/Android

iOS/Android

iOS/Android

iOS/Android

iOS/Android

iOS/Android

Delta Sync

Q
Q
Q
Q

Virtual Filesystem

Q
Q

MSI packages

Q

Desktop Client usable offline

Real sync process

Content Management

Unlimited Versioning/Trashbin

Q
Q

File Tagging

Q
Q
Q

View PDF, images, videos

Full Text Search

Trash Bin

Sharing

Quick Sharing via Link

Share via Mail Address

Guest accounts in
self-service

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Granular Access Permissions

Sharing Controls (Password Protection, Expiration Date)

User-defined Sharing Groups/Teams

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

File Drop (Upload only)

Q
Q
Q
Q

Inter-Server Sharing (Federation)

not known

Q
Q
Q
Q

Collaboration

Activity Stream

Q

File Comments

Q
Q
Q

only on files

only on files

Collaborative Editing (general)

Collaborative Editing with Collabora Online

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Collaborative Editing with OnlyOffice

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Collaborative Editing with MS Office Online

Q
Q

Security

Full Audit Trail

Storage Encryption

Storage Encryption with HSM

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

End-to-End-Encryption

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

End-to-End-Encryption with Private Keys on Smartcards

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Anti-Virus

Password Policies

Transfer checksums

not known

not known

not known

not known

not known

File Access Control

Q
Q
Q
Q

Secure Client Authorization (OAuth2)

Q
Q
Q
Q

Brute-Force Protection

not known

not known

not known

Single Sign-On (SSO)

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Ransomware Prevention

Q
Q
Q
Q

Ransomware Protection

Storage

Unlimited Storage

Depends on plan
(additional costs may apply)

Depends on plan
(additional costs may apply)

Depends on plan
(additional costs may apply)

Depends on plan
(additional costs may apply)

Depends on plan
(additional costs may apply)

Large File Support

Q

max. 15 GB

Q

max. 20 GB

Q

5 TB

Q

5 GB

Q

100 GB

Unlimited Files

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

File Storage
(e.g. Local / NFS)

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Object Storage (S3)

Q
Q
Q
Q

Windows Network Drive Integration

Q
Q
Q
Q

FTP/SFTP Integration

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

Dropbox Integration

Q
Q
Q
Q

Google Drive Integration

Q
Q
Q
Q

MS Sharepoint 2013 Integration

Q
Q
Q

MS SharePoint 2016 / OneDrive Integration

Q
Q
Q

WebDAV Integration (e.g. Box)

Q
Q
Q
Q

Administration

LDAP/AD Integration

CLI

Q
Q
Q
Q

Data Retention Policies

Q

APIs for Automation

Impersonation (Sign in as user)

not known

Transfer File Ownerships between Accounts

Administrative Roles

Automated Document Classification and Policies

Q
Q

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  • For on-premises, managed or SaaS deployment
  • Enterprise tiers from 50 users
  • Special conditions for educational and non-profit sector