What are the differences between Baidu Cloud and Wuala?

Let us understand the concepts of Baidu Cloud and Wuala before learning the differences between them.

Baidu Cloud

Baidu is China's largest and most widely used search engine, just like Google in the U.S. It was launched in the year 2012 by Baidu Incorporation. It offers file management, resources sharing, cloud storage service, client software and third party integration.


The features of Baidu Cloud are as follows −

  • Needs Assessment
  • Resource Allocation
  • Stayed within Budget
  • Statement of Work
  • Best Practices
  • Technical Expertise


The advantages of Baidu Cloud are as follows −

  • Search is user friendly.
  • Monetization
  • Expansion
  • It offers many services.
  • Baidu has its own browser
  • It uses Google playbook.


The disadvantages of Baidu Cloud are as follows −

  • Competition.
  • Valuation
  • Pricing.
  • It does not protect software updates.
  • The data of the user is transmitted


It is a secure online file storage, file synchronization, versioning and backup service provided by Caleido Inc and developed by Dominik Grolimund and Luzius Meisserin.

It was developed using Java, offered 5 GB free storage space and was launched in 2008. But in the year 2015, Wuala announced that they are discontinuing its service and all stored data would be deleted on 15 November 2015.

Wuala is a secure cloud storage service that enables users to store, encrypt, sync, backup, and access their files online.


The features of Wuala are as follows −

  • Keep files private
  • Share files with other registered and unregistered users
  • Publish files
  • Backup
  • File synchronization
  • File versioning


The advantages of Wuala are as follows −

  • More space is available in Wuala
  • The uploads automatically encrypted
  • Bandwidth can adjust
  • Supports mobile devices


The disadvantages of Wuala are as follows −

  • It will be slow at any time
  • It is an operating system dependent
  • It requires a separate program to work with files.


The major differences between Baidu Cloud and Wuala are as follows −

Baidu CloudWuala
Baidu Cloud was launched in the year 2012 by Baidu Incorporation.Wuala is owned by Caleido Incorporation later by Seagate Technology in the year 2008.
Baidu Cloud offers free storage space of 6 GB.Wuala offers 5 GB free storage space.
Baidu Cloud offers a maximum storage size of 2TB.The Maximum storage capacity is 2TB
Baidu Cloud maximum file size is 4 GB for free and 20GB for paid.Wuala Maximum file size is 10
Baidu Cloud does not have referral systemWuala had referral system initially but later suspended,
Baidu Cloud is still in use.Wuala was suspended in the year 2015.
Baidu Cloud is used in China.Wuala is used worldwide.
Baidu Cloud does not support file versioning.Wuala supports file versioning.