What are the differences between OneDrive and SugarSync?

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Let us understand the concepts of OneDrive and SugarSync before learning the differences between them.

OneDrive

OneDrive is a Microsoft cloud service which connects all your files. It helps us to store and protect our files, share them with others and we can access them from anywhere. It is a file hosting service available in 107 languages.

It was launched in 2007 by Microsoft as a web version of office. It offers 5GB of storage space for free and a paid version offers a space of 100 GB, 1 TB, and 6 TB available either separately or with Office 365 subscriptions.

Features

The features of OneDrive are as follows −

  • Larger sized documents can be shared

  • It has access control and permission management features.

  • It is a cost effective software and also reliable with content management

  • Syncing your data files to your OneDrive app

  • Resolved syncing issue

  • Sharing files with others

Advantages

The advantages of OneDrive are as follows −

  • One drive is an affordable service

  • It provides a large amount of storage for very less.

  • Access with mobile and desktop which makes it very convenient

  • Remote Access and File sharing concept

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of OneDrive are as follows −

  • Its integrations into other operating systems,

  • Uploading a file with a larger size takes time.

  • Document management is slightly difficult

  • Syncing issues can occur.

  • User interface could be improved.

  • OneDrive email app can focus more on spam filtering.

SugarSync

It is one of the longest-running cloud back-up services around started in year 2004. It is a convenient way to back up, sync, and access files from anywhere, anytime. It is one of the simplest file syncing services we have ever seen.

It can sync and securely access our files from the cloud in seconds. It can also save, view, and edit our documents across multiple devices and can manage and share our files the way we want.

Features

The features of SugarSync are as follows −

  • In SugarSync we can safely access and share our files and folders from anywhere.

  • Multi-Folder Syncing

  • Online Backup

  • Sync Any Device

  • File Sharing with Anyone

  • Security & Protection

  • Easy Restoration

  • Mobile Apps

Advantages

The advantages of SugarSync are as follows −

  • Speed

  • Automatic backup

  • Reliability

  • Sync files

  • Share files and folders

  • Stability

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of SugarSync are as follows −

  • Non-existent customer support

  • Duplicate folder

  • After 30 days free version no longer exists

  • Price is too high

  • Resources decreases

Differences

The major differences between OneDrive and SugarSync are as follows −

OneDriveSugarSync
OneDrive was launched by Microsoft in the year 2007.
It was launched by J2Global in the year 2009
OneDrive offers 5 GB free storage space.
It does not offer free storage space
OneDrive provides 5 TB maximum storage space for the paid version.
The maximum storage capacity of SugarSync is 60 GB.
OneDrive provides a maximum file size of 100 GB.
SugarSync file size unlimited.
One Drive provides file hosting service and cloud storage service.
SugarSync offers file synchronization, cloud storage service and a file hosting service.
OneDrive supports remote uploading.
SugarSync does not support remote uploading.
OneDrive has no band-width limit.
SugarSync has a band-width limit of 10 GB for free and 250 GB for paid.
OneDrive supports file versioning.
SugarSync supports file versioning.
raja
Updated on 23-Mar-2022 07:57:52

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