What are the differences between iCloud and Wasabi?

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Let us understand the concepts of Wasabi and iCloud before learning the differences between them.

iCloud

iCloud is one of the cloud storage and provides cloud computing services, it was launched in the year 2011 by Apple Inc. It enables users to store data like documents, photos, and music on remote servers. It also provides wireless backup iOS devices directly to iCloud instead of manual backups.

We can store all type files in iCloud Drive, if they are less than 50GB in size. Generally if we sign up for iCloud we get 5GB free storage for Backup’s, Mail and iCloud Drive. If we want more storage we need to upgrade our iCloud storage based on the plans. We can also share 200Gb and 2TB plans with our family by paying a monthly bill in Apple.

Features

The features of iCloud are as follows −

  • iCloud Drive helps us to save files and app data to iCloud

  • It is available for iOS, Macs, and Windows PCs

  • We can access all of our files and data from any device

  • Keeps the files/folders up to date in our devices

  • File sharing management

  • Cloud storage security

  • Cloud administration

  • Cloud storage platform

Advantages

The advantages of iCloud are as follows −

  • Increase efficiency.

  • Portability

  • Work from anywhere made it easier.

  • It is a clean platform.

  • iCloud is user-friendly.

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of iCloud are as follows −

  • Accessibility of photos on desktop platforms.

  • App options on desktop.

  • Automatically backs up files

  • Customization is not possible

  • To share large files, you need to upgrade to a paid version.

Wasabi

Wasabi is a hot cloud storage company. It delivers fast, low-cost, and reliable cloud storage. Generally, the Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage is 1/5 the price of Amazon S3 and faster than the competition with no fees for API requests.

Wasabi Cloud Storage where one size fits all cloud object storage service which satisfies all storage performance requirements. Generally the Hot cloud storage costs less than cold storage service and is faster than traditional frequent-access storage services.

Applications

The applications of Wasabi are as follows −

  • Web and mobile apps

  • Agile development and testing

  • Big data and analytics

  • Commercial software

Features

The features of Wasabi are as follows −

  • Ultra-low-cost pricing

  • Industry-leading performance

  • Extreme data durability

  • Comprehensive access controls and data encryption

  • Amazon S3-compatible API

  • Intuitive browser-based interface

Advantages

The advantages of Wasabi are as follows −

  • No equipment to buy or manage

  • Pay-as-you-grow scalability

  • Inherent resiliency and data integrity

  • Easy to use and administer

  • No vendor lock-in

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Wasabi are as follows −

  • Only one data centre

  • There is no ecosystem surrounding

  • The amount we need to pay for uploading 1TB or 1KB is the same.

Differences

The major differences between iCloud and Wasabi are as follows −

iCloudWasabi
iCloud was owned by Apple Inc in 2011.
Wasabi is owned by Wasabi incorporation in 2017
iCloud offers 5 GB free storage space when we sign up.
Wasabi does not offer free storage space
iCloud maximum storage size of 2 TB.
Wasabi maximum storage size is unlimited
iCloud provides file hosting and cloud storage services.
Wasabi provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
iCloud maximum file size is 50 GB.
The maximum file size is not restricted in Wasabi.
iCloud supports developer API.
Wasabi supports developer API.
iCloud has a band-width limit.
Wasabi does not have a band-width limit.
iCloud supports file versioning.
Wasabi does not support file versioning.
raja
Updated on 21-Mar-2022 10:33:56

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