What are the differences between Mega and Zetta?

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


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.


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


The advantages of Mega are as follows −

  • Zero-knowledge encryption
  • Encrypted sharing links
  • Plenty of free storage
  • Previews for media & documents


The disadvantages of Mega are as follows −

  • High prices for paid plans
  • Not good for collaboration
  • Poor customer support
  • User experience could be better


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.


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.


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.


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.


The major differences between Mega and Zetta are as follows −

The Mega was owned by Mega limited in the year 2013.The Zetta was owned by Zetta incorporation in the year 2008.
Mega is offering 15 GB of free storage with additional 35GB for free trial.Zetta does not offer free storage space.
Mega provides cloud storage servicesZetta provides cloud backup services
Mega is supported by Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Browser extension operating systems.Zetta can be supported by OSX, Windows and Linux.
Mega supports file Versioning.Zetta does not support file versioning.
Mega can be used in individual, small and large organizations.Zetta is used by small and medium organizations.
Mega is still in use.Zetta is still in use
Mega provides storage services to store our personal data.Zetta does not provide services to store personal data.
Mega offers file hosting and file synchronization service.Zetta provides only file synchronization service.
Mega does not provide block level transfer.Zetta provides block level transfer.
Zetta provides block level transfer.Zetta is not a freeware version.
Updated on 22-Mar-2022 11:14:41