What are the differences between Backblaze B2 and SugarSync?

Let us understand the concepts of Backblaze B2 and SugarSync before learning the differences between them.

Backblaze B2

It is one of the cloud storage services used for storing files in the cloud. It was launched in the year 2015 by Backblaze Incorporation. The files that are available in Backblaze can be downloaded at any time, by using APIs or a browser-compatible URL.

It is simple, reliable, affordable object storage. Every account gets 10 GB of free storage, unlimited free uploads, and 1 GB of free downloads every day. There are no hidden fees. 


The features of Backblaze B2 are as follows −

  • Upload, download, and delete files

  • It creates and manage the buckets which hold files

  • Manage the configuration of your account

  • Safe and secure.

  • Plug and play.

  • Readily Accessible.

  • Cost effective


The advantages of Backblaze B2 are as follows −

  • Unbeatable price

  • High durability

  • Per day the first 1 GB of downloads is free.

  • It is providing a command-line tool called B2 for uploading/downloading.

  • Runs constantly in the background

  • Customer Service


The disadvantages of Backblaze B2 are as follows −

  • It doesn’t have extensive documentation.

  • File organization is a little confusing.

  • Technical Support is not there.

  • Notifications of issues are not good.


It is one of the longest-running cloud back-up services around started in year 2004. It is a convenient way to back up, sync, and access files from anywhere, anytime. It is one of the simplest file syncing services we have ever seen.

It can sync and securely access our files from the cloud in seconds. It can also save, view, and edit our documents across multiple devices and can manage and share our files the way we want.


The features of SugarSync are as follows −

  • In SugarSync we can safely access and share our files and folders from anywhere.

  • Multi-Folder Syncing

  • Online Backup

  • Sync Any Device

  • File Sharing with Anyone

  • Security & Protection

  • Easy Restoration

  • Mobile Apps


The advantages of SugarSync are as follows −

  • Speed

  • Automatic backup

  • Reliability

  • Sync files

  • Share files and folders

  • Stability


The disadvantages of SugarSync are as follows −

  • Non-existent customer support

  • Duplicate folder

  • After 30 days free version no longer exists

  • Price is too high

  • Resources decreases


The major differences between Backblaze B2 and SugarSync are as follows −

Backblaze B2SugarSync
Backblaze B2 was launched in the year 2015 by Backblaze Incorporation.
It was launched by J2Global in the year 2009
Backblaze B2 offers free storage space of 10 GB.
It does not offer free storage space.
Backblaze B2 offers unlimited maximum storage size.
The maximum storage capacity of SugarSync is 60 GB.
Backblaze B2 maximum file size is not restricted.
SugarSync file size unlimited.
Backblaze B2 supports file versioning.
SugarSync supports file versioning.
Backblaze B2 has no band-width limit
SugarSync has a band-width limit of 10 GB for free and 250 GB for paid.
Backblaze files are not locally encrypted.
SugarSync files are encrypted at the server.
Backblaze provides more security
SugarSync provides less security.

Updated on: 23-Mar-2022


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