What are the differences between Google Drive and Zetta?

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

Zetta

Zetta Cloud is one of the high-tech and cutting-edge safety nets which gets broadcasters back on-air, easily, efficiently and quickly helps in natural disasters to viruses. There is a Zetta’s cloud-based Disaster Recovery tool which is used to backup all audio, schedules and metadata.

Zetta Cloud quickly restores all of the original data whenever the station is ready to return its live output.

Features

The features of Zetta are as follows −

  • It has an ability to work with standard file systems.

  • It has features like Multi-threading, WAN optimization, Advanced Data compression, Local backup and restore.

  • It supports Multi-platform like Windows, Linux etc.

Advantages

The advantages of Zetta are as follows −

  • For any level of user Zetta is a simple setup.

  • It is one of the efficient, fast and secure backups to the cloud.

  • For Zetta there should be no appliance required.

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Zetta are as follows −

  • We have to configure Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) prior to use.

  • There is no true bare metal recovery option.

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.com in 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.

Differences

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

ZettaGoogle Drive
Zetta is owned by Zetta incorporation in the year 2008.Google Drive is owned by Google LLC in the year 2012.
Zetta does not offer freeware service.Google Drive offers 15 GB storage for free.
Zetta does not have a freeware version.Google Drive offers a freeware version.
Zetta does not provide service for personal data storage.Google Drive provides storage service for personal data also.
Zetta does not support file versioning.Google Drive supports file versioning.
Zetta provides file synchronization, cloud based backup services.Google Drive provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Zetta is still in use.Google Drive is still in use and most of the people will use it because of 15GB free space.
Zetta is supported by OS X, Windows and LINUX operating systems.Google Drive is supported by OS X, iOS, Android and Windows operating systems.
raja
Updated on 22-Mar-2022 07:05:16

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