What are the differences between Amazon S3 and SecureSafe?

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Let us understand the concepts of Amazon S3 and SecureSafe 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


SecureSafe was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009 and is one of the file hosting services and cloud storage. It also provides password safe, document storage and digital spaces for online collaboration. It is based on the basis of principles of security by design and privacy by design. It offers 100 MB storage space for free and for paid users, it offers 100 GB storage space.


The features of SecureSafe are as follows −

  • Password manager

  • File storage

  • 2-factor authentication

  • Data rooms

  • Data inheritance


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

SecureSafeAmazon S3
It was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009
Amazon S3 was launched by Amazon in the year 2006.
It offers 100 MB storage space for free
Amazon S3 offers free storage space.
The maximum storage capacity of SecureSafe is 100 GB.
Amazon S3 provides unlimited maximum storage space.
SecureSafe maximum file size is 2 GB
The maximum file size of Amazon S3 is 5GB per file.
SecureSafe offers file synchronization and a file hosting service.
Amazon S3 provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
SecureSafe does not support file versioning.
Amazon S3 supports file versioning.
SecureSafe has no band-width limit.
Amazon S3 has a band-width limit.
SecureSafe does not require credit card details for free service.
Amazon S3 requires credit-card details for free service.
The data inheritance is offered by SecureSafe
Amazon S3 does not offer data inheritance.
Updated on 23-Mar-2022 07:24:33