What are the differences between SecureSafe and Wuala?

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


SecureSafe was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009 and is one of the file hosting services and cloud storage. It also provides password safe, document storage and digital spaces for online collaboration. It is based on the basis of principles of security by design and privacy by design. It offers 100 MB storage space for free and for paid users, it offers 100 GB storage space.


The features of SecureSafe are as follows −

  • Password manager

  • File storage

  • 2-factor authentication

  • Data rooms

  • Data inheritance


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.


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


The advantages of Wuala are as follows −

  • More space is available in Wuala

  • The uploads automatically encrypted

  • Bandwidth can adjust

  • Supports mobile devices


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


The major differences between SecureSafe and Wuala are as follows −

It was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009.
Wuala is owned by Caleido Incorporation later by Seagate Technology in the year 2008.
It offers 100 MB storage space for free.
Wuala offers 5 GB free storage space.
The maximum storage capacity of SecureSafe is 100 GB.
The Maximum storage capacity is 2TB.
SecureSafe maximum file size is 2 GB.
Wuala Maximum file size is 10 GB.
SecureSafe offers file synchronization and a file hosting service.
Wuala provides file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud storage service.
SecureSafe is still in use.
Wuala was suspended in the year 2015.
SecureSafe does not support file versioning.
Wuala supports file versioning.
The data inheritance is offered by SecureSafe.
Wuala did not offer data inheritance.
SecureSafe has client side encryption.
Wuala does not have client side encryption.