What are the differences between Mega and Wasabi?

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

Mega

Mega is a cloud storage and file hosting service developed by MEGA Ltd in the year 2013. It was written by using the languages C++, java script, java and C. The Mega services offered by using web based apps.

It was the largest free cloud storage across the world with 20 GB storage allocation for free accounts. Mega supports Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Browser extension operating systems. It provides Cloud storage, File hosting service and Remote backup service.

Features

The features of Mega are as follows −

  • MEGA provides large cloud storage space

  • Download files using links without sign up

  • File management, even on mobile devices

  • It was designed with user-controlled end-to-end encryption

  • Backup your Recovery Key

  • Two-Factor Authentication

  • Share your files anytime, anywhere

  • Easy communications with the team

  • Keep Your Chat Private and Safe

  • History Retention Control

  • Photo, file and location sharing instantly

Advantages

The advantages of Mega are as follows −

  • Zero-knowledge encryption

  • Encrypted sharing links

  • Plenty of free storage

  • Previews for media & documents

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Mega are as follows −

  • High prices for paid plans

  • Not good for collaboration

  • Poor customer support

  • User experience could be better

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 Mega and Wasabi are as follows −

MegaWasabi
Mega is owned by Mega Limited in the year 2013
Wasabi is owned by Wasabi incorporation in 2017
Mega offers 15 GB free storage space
Wasabi does not offer free storage space
Mega provides file hosting service, file synchronization service, and cloud storage service.
Wasabi provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Mega has maximum storage size of 16TB
Wasabi maximum storage size is unlimited.
The maximum file size in Mega is equal to cloud drive space.
The maximum file size is not restricted in Wasabi.
Mega provides free as well as paid storage space.
Wasabi provides only paid storage space.
Mega supports file versioning.
Wasabi does not support file versioning.
Mega has a band-width limit of 10 GB free and 96TB for paid.
Wasabi has no band-width limit.
raja
Updated on 21-Mar-2022 10:04:20

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