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 25 million users!

Compare Filesharing technologies

    General
  • License
  • Deployment
  • Software Transparency
  • Full Control over Data
  • Software Architecture
  • Support
  • Customization
  • Branding
  • White-Labeling / OEM
  • Feature Extensions
  • Own Domain
  • Custom Features
  • Clients
  • Selective Sync
  • Mobile Platforms
  • Delta Sync
  • Virtual Filesystem
  • MSI packages
  • Desktop Client usable offline
  • Real sync process
  • Content Management
  • File Versioning
  • File Tagging
  • View PDF, images, videos
  • Full Text Search
  • Trash Bin
  • Sharing
  • Quick Sharing via Link
  • Share via Mail Address
  • Guest accounts in self-service
  • Granular Access Permissions
  • Sharing Controls (Password Protection, Expiration Date)
  • User-defined Sharing Groups/Teams
  • File Drop (Upload only)
  • Inter-Server Sharing (Federation)
  • Collaboration
  • Activity Stream
  • File Comments
  • Collaborative Editing (general)
  • Collaborative Editing with Collabora Online
  • Collaborative Editing with OnlyOffice
  • Collaborative Editing with MS Office Online
  • Security
  • Full Audit Trail
  • Storage Encryption
  • Storage Encryption with HSM
  • End-to-End-Encryption
  • End-to-End-Encryption with Private Keys on Smartcards
  • Anti-Virus
  • Password Policies
  • Transfer checksums
  • File Access Control
  • Secure Client Authorization (OAuth2)
  • Brute-Force Protection
  • Sìngle Sign-On (SSO)
  • Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • Ransomware Prevention
  • Ransomware Protection
  • Storage
  • Storage Limitations
  • Large File Support
  • File Storage (e.g. Local / NFS)
  • Object Storage (S3)
  • Windows Network Drive Integration
  • FTP/SFTP Integration
  • Dropbox Integration
  • Google Drive Integration
  • MS Sharepoint 2013 Integration
  • MS SharePoint 2016 / OneDrive Integration
  • WebDAV Integration (e.g. Box)
  • Administration
  • LDAP/AD Integration
  • CLI
  • Data Retention Policies
  • APIs for Automation
  • Impersonation (Sign in as user)
  • Transfer File Ownerships between Accounts
  • Administrative Roles
  • Automated Document Classification and Policies
  • ownCloud

    ownCloud
    • Open Source / ownCloud Commercial License
    • On-Prem / Hybrid / Cloud
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    • Modular
    • 5x8 (up to 7x24), 2h reaction time
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  • OneDrive

    OneDrive
    • Proprietary
    • On-Prem / Cloud
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    • Only with on-Prem version
    • Modular
    • 5x8, 1h reaction time
    • Limited
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    • Depends on plan
    • max 15 GB
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  • Dropbox

    Dropbox
    • Proprietary
    • Cloud
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    • Modular
    • no SLAs
    • Limited
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    • Depends on plan
    • max 20 GB
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  • Google Drive

    Google Drive
    • Proprietary
    • Cloud
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    • Integrated
    • not specified
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    • Depends on plan
    • 5 TB
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  • Box

    Box
    • Proprietary
    • Cloud
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    • 5x8, 1h reaction time
    • Limited
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    • Depends on plan
    • 5 GB
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  • Citrix

    Citrix
    • Proprietary
    • Cloud / Hybrid
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    • 24x7, 30 min. reaction time
    • Limited
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    • 100 GB
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