What are the differences between BorgBase and SugarSync?

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


It is a secure tool which is used for offsite backups and acts as a specialized hosting service for Borgbackup. It was launched in the year 2010 by Borge Collective. It can back up any sensitive data which the users can use and are then kept encrypted at all times. Users have the option of choosing the data centers between the EU and North America as the backup location of their sensitive data.


The features of BorgBase are as follows −

  • Copy-paste commands

  • Templates for Borg and Borg-backed clients.

  • Supports a large community of developers.

  • Monitoring services to notify services.

  • Automated Storage.

  • Efficiently transfer data.

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Incremental Backup


The advantages of BorgBase are as follows −

  • Encryption

  • It supports freelancer, small, medium and large businesses.

  • Cloud Storage

  • Automated Storage

  • Compression Option

  • Web Access


The disadvantages of BorgBase are as follows −

  • It is not mobile compatible.

  • Backup scheduling is not possible

  • Remote access is not there


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 BorgBase and SugarSync are as follows −

BorgBase was launched in the year 2010 by Borg collective.
It was launched by J2Global in the year 2009
BorgBase offers 5 GB free storage space.
It does not offer free storage space.
BorgBase provides unlimited maximum storage space.
The maximum storage capacity of SugarSync is 60 GB.
BorgBase maximum file size is not restricted.
SugarSync file size unlimited.
BorgBase has no band-width limit.
SugarSync has a band-width limit of 10 GB for free and 250 GB for paid.
BorgBase is supported by the Unix operating system.
SugarSync is supported by Windows, macOS, iOS and Android operating systems.