What are the differences between Amazon S3 and Tresorit?

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Let us understand the concepts of Amazon S3 and Tresorit 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 is an ultra-secure place in the cloud used to store, sync, and share files within your organization and with external partners.

It is a premium cloud storage service which has an end-to-end encrypted, zero-knowledge content collaboration platform that is designed to safeguard the digital valuables of individuals and organizations with the highest classification in the cloud.


Some of the features of Tresorit are as follows −

  • Share files securely with anyone in an organization.

  • Access the work documents from anywhere, at any time, on any device.

  • Keep the stored files safe from unauthorized access and data breaches.

  • Large amounts of file storage.

  • Fine control of synchronization having deleted version recovery.

  • Administrative reports and analysis.

  • File Request feature.


The advantages of Tresorit are as follows −

  • It is End-to-end encrypted.

  • There is Gmail and Outlook integration, and also it provides 3 GB storage for free and for paid 500 GB – 2,500 GB.

  • It has 24/7 support services.


The disadvantages of Tresorit are as follows −

  • The paid versions are more expensive.

  • It is little bit complicated to use.


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

Amazon S3Tresorit
Amazon S3 was launched by Amazon in the year 2006.
Tresorit was acquired by Tresorit in 2014.
Amazon S3 does not offer free storage space.
Tresorit offers 3 GB free storage space.
Amazon S3 provides unlimited maximum storage space.
The maximum storage capacity is 1000GB.
Amazon S3 provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Tresorit provides file hosting, file sharing and cloud storage service.
The maximum file size of Amazon S3 is 5GB per file.
The maximum file size which is available for free is 500MB and for file size bigger than that is paid.
Amazon S3 supports developer API.
Tresorit does not support developer API.
Amazon S3 does not have client-side encryption.
Tresorit has client-side encryption.
Amazon S3 supports file versioning.
Tresorit supports file versioning for paid versions.
Updated on 22-Mar-2022 06:37:57