What are the differences between HCL Connections and Wuala?

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Let us understand the concepts of HCL Connections and Wuala before learning the differences between them.

HCL Connections

It is a social software application developed by IBM in 2007 and later owned by HCL technologies in the year 2019. It is a collaboration tool which assists customers and business people with communication and workflow management.

It is mainly designed for file sharing, online meetings, and instant messaging. The programming language used is java and javascript.

Characteristics

The characteristics of HCL are as follows −

  • Collaboration analytics

  • Direct source capture

  • Content monitoring

  • Message threading and attachments

  • Contextual capture

  • Profile and identity management

  • Powerful search

  • Video conferencing

  • External archive support

  • Contact management

Advantages

The advantages of HCL connection are as follows −

  • Community blogs and wikis are self-used managed and created by users

  • Tagging feature is excellent

  • It provides great settings with a reliable result

  • HCL connection is a resource center for peer to peer sharing and collaboration

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of HCL connection are as follows −

  • It has to improve efficiency and performance within the organization

  • Many confusing methodologies to communicate

  • Needs training to onboard everyone

  • Import and export of data leads is confusing

Wuala

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.

Features

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

Advantages

The advantages of Wuala are as follows −

  • More space is available in Wuala

  • The uploads automatically encrypted

  • Bandwidth can adjust

  • Supports mobile devices

Disadvantages

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

Differences

The major differences between HCL Connection and Wuala are as follows −

HCL Connection
Wuala
It was developed by IBM in 2007 and later owned by HCL technologies in the year 2019.
Wuala is owned by Caleido Incorporation later by Seagate Technology in the year 2008.
HCL connection offers 5 GB free storage space.
Wuala offers 5 GB free storage space.
The maximum storage capacity of HCL is 1 TB.
The Maximum storage capacity is 2TB.
HCL connection supports file versioning.
Wuala supports file versioning.
The maximum file size of HCL connection is 2GB.
Wuala Maximum file size is 10.
HCL connection is still in use.
Wuala was suspended in the year 2015.
HCL connection provides file Synchronization service, file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Wuala provides file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud storage service.
Initially HCL connections called as IBM.
It is always called Wuala.
raja
Updated on 24-Mar-2022 07:49:42

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