What are the differences between Google Drive and Tresorit?

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Let us understand the concepts of Google Drive and Tresorit before learning the differences between them.

Google Drive

It is a file storage and synchronization service developed by Google in the year 2012. It allows users to store files, share files and synchronize files on different devices. In order to access and use a Google drive account, you would need to set up a G-mail account.

Once you've set up your Google account, you can access Google Drive by going to http://drive.Google.comin your web browser.

Features

The features of Google Drive are as follows −

  • Sync Your All Files

  • Save to Google Drive

  • Save Gmail Attachments

  • Work Offline

  • Convert PDFs to Docs

  • Share with Others

  • Scan Documents

  • Upgrade to Google One from Drive

Advantages

The advantages of Google Drive are as follows −

  • Google drive is providing cloud storage to store your documents

  • No need to save your documents. Whenever you edit some documents in Google drive, there is no fear of not saving it, as it is automatically saved

  • Google Drive is also an offline feature for users with a Google Chrome Browser.

  • Google Drive initially gives 15 GB of free storage space to users, which is more than enough for the average user.

  • Documents that are created and stored on Google Drive are shared with other Google users with a single click. Documents can also be shared with the general public as Google will generate a custom hyperlink for you.

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Google Drive are as follows −

  • If we want more than 15GB of storage users need to purchase the storage.

  • Even though Google is offering paid storage of up to 30 terabytes, it has a restriction in place that files larger than 5 terabytes cannot be viewed within Google Drive.

Tresorit

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.

Features

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

Advantages

The advantages of Tresorit are as follows −

  • It is an End-to-end encrypted.

  • There is Gmail and Outlook integration.

  • It provides 3 GB storage for free and for paid 500 GB – 2,500 GB.

  • It has 24/7 support services.

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Tresorit are as follows −

  • The paid versions are more expensive.

  • It is a little bit complicated to use.

Differences

The major differences between Google Drive and Tresorit are as follows −

Google DriveTresorit
Google Drive is owned by Google LLC in the year 2012
Tresorit was owned by Tresorit in 2014.
Google Drive offers 15 GB of storage for free
Tresorit offers 3 GB free storage space.
Maximum storage capacity is 30 TB.
The maximum storage capacity is 1000GB.
Google Drive provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Tresorit provides file hosting, file sharing and cloud storage service.
The maximum file size in Google Drive is 5TB.
The maximum file size which is available for free is 500MB and for file size bigger than that is paid.
Google Drive is still in use and most of the people will use it because of 15GB free space.
Tresorit is still in use.
Google Drive does not have client-side encryption.
Tresorit has client side encryption.
Google Drive supports file versioning.
Tresorit supports file versioning for paid versions.
Google Drive has more users.
Tresorit has less number of users.
raja
Updated on 22-Mar-2022 06:54:41

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