Compare Egnyte vs ownCloud
Read a full Egnyte comparison below, and learn how ownCloud enables users to share files and folders within your organization securely. Egnyte is a US-based file synchronization and sharing provider that combines on-premises and cloud storage. Unlike ownCloud, Egnyte is closed source. ownCloud, on the other hand, is open source and thereby transparent. Organizations can audit the full source code. It also supports hybrid setups such as those Egnyte specializes in.
AGPLv3, commercial license
On-premises, Hybrid, Cloud
On-premises, Hybrid, Cloud
Support reaction time
Depends on plan
Unlimited for on-premises
1TB per user
Windows, Mac OS, Linux
Windows, Mac OS
Virtual File System
Collabora online, ONLYOFFICE,
Microsoft Office Online Server
Microsoft Office Online
Sharing policies for groups
Activities & comments
External storage integration
The best choice for enterprise file sync and share: ownCloud
Large global community, large ecosystem
100 million people around the world use ownCloud. The file platform has been installed over 200,000 times already. On GitHub, over 7,200 people starred the project, the ownCloud core repository has nearly 500 active contributors. Being open source makes ownCloud transparent and secure. With ownCloud, you can rely on a sizeable global ecosystem for adaptability and support on linux based stacks.
It integrates with tools you already use
ownCloud takes a best-of-breed approach to improving staff productivity and collaboration, creating individual solutions through clever integration with other software to fit an organizations requirements. From document editing with ONLYOFFICE, Collabora Online or Microsoft Office Online Server, to various groupware options, to CRMs an course management systems – ownCloud is seamlessly connected wherever files are edited and shared.
+10 years experience in enterprise file sync & share
The open-source project ownCloud was launched in 2010 and the company ownCloud was founded in 2011. Now, it is backed by a huge community. At ownCloud GmbH, 75 team members are committed to support and deploy – and to develop features for our customers. With ownCloud you get continuity, reliability, assured quality and +10 years experience in enterprise file sync and share.
Easy content collaboration at scale
ownCloud is made for teams of any size: From the residential consumer NAS to the vast Enterprise ownClouds with 200,000 users. ownCloud is designed for business-use while rooted in open source. Being reliable, convenient and secure, ownCloud also offers unlimited scalability when sharing files. It doesn’t even have a file size limit. Egnyte, by comparison, lacks a file link plugin for Outlook as well as a secure data room extension.
Users prefer ownCloud when given the choice
Trusted by 100 million users worldwide
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OwnCloud is very easy to use, very simple file system with simple interface and its design of file manager is also very good. It has good filtering options and comes with good admin controls. It follows strict security mechanisms/practices, as the web attacks are increasing gradually.