What are the differences between Amazon S3 and CloudMe?

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Let us understand the concepts of Amazon S3 and CloudMe before learning the differences between them.

Amazon S3

It is a database service offered by the Amazon Company as a repository for the internet. It provides quick access to data objects along with their storage along with security, performance reliability and at economical prices. S3 is a Simple Storage Service.


The features of Amazon S3 are as follows −

  • In order to access S3 Storage you need to have an AWS account.

  • It offers a pay per use model where you need to pay for only the storage space which you have actually used.

  • It can be used to store many kinds of data objects like text files, excel csv files along with images and snapshots (backup copies) of the data volumes.

  • You may use it for recovering data quickly and reliably in case of application failures.


The advantages of Amazon S3 are as follows −

  • Extensive documentation

  • Offering SDKs for many programming languages

  • Stability and peace of mind

  • Reasonable prices

  • Different storage classes for each necessity

  • High durability

  • Amazon S3 can easily integrate with other AWS products

  • It is going to offer many regions to store your data

  • Allows simple server-side encryption

  • New users can receive 5 GB free storage every month during the first year.


The disadvantages of Amazon S3 are as follows −

  • They require the AWS Support Plan that billed separately

  • Downloading data it’s a bit expensive.

  • It requires configuring additional AWS services like IAM.

  • It has a complex pricing schema.

The different storage classes that Amazon S3 offers are as follows

  • S3 Standard

  • S3 Standard-IA and S3 One Zone-IA

  • S3 Glacier


It was launched in the year 2011 by CloudMe AB. It offers cloud storage, file synchronization and client software. It supports Microsoft Windows, Mac OS 10.4 and later, Linux, iOS, Android. It helps in management of your business files in a better way. You can easily save files and also share files, and collaborate better. It also ensures adequate data protection and data backup.


The features of CloudMe are as follows −

  • Mobility

  • Security

  • Back-End Integration

  • Collaboration and Social

  • User Experience

  • Deployment

  • Content Management


The advantages of CloudMe are as follows −

  • We can easily download

  • It provides Music player with web applications

  • It support for the Android and the iOS

  • There are more sharing options


The disadvantages of CloudMe are as follows −

  • The data does not get encrypted with the server

  • Upload speed is very low.

  • Maximum storage limit of 500 GB based on the consumer plan


The major differences between CloudMe and Amazon S3 are as follows −

Amazon S3
CloudMe is launched in the year 2011 by CloudMe AB.
Amazon S3 was launched by Amazon in the year 2006.
CloudMe offers free storage space of 3 GB.
Amazon S3 does not offer free storage space.
CloudMe provides a maximum storage size 500 GB for paid.
Amazon S3 provides unlimited maximum storage space for paid.
CloudMe provides file hosting, file synchronization and cloud storage service.
Amazon S3 provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
CloudMe supports file versioning.
Amazon S3 does not support file Versioning.
CloudMe does not support remote uploading.
Amazon S3 also does not support remote uploading.
CloudMe does not require credit card details for a free trial.
Amazon S3 requires credit-card details for free service.
CloudMe's maximum file size is 150 MB for free and unlimited for paid.
The maximum file size of Amazon S3 is 5GB per file.
Updated on 24-Mar-2022 07:40:12