What are the differences between Wuala and ZumoDrive?

File SystemData StorageCloud Computing

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

Wuala

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.

Features

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

Advantages

The advantages of Wuala are as follows −

  • More space is available in Wuala

  • The uploads automatically encrypted

  • Bandwidth can adjust

  • Supports mobile devices

Disadvantages

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.

ZumoDrive

It was owned by Zecter in the year 2009 and is the hybrid cloud storage which is used to store all your media. It is supported by Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, webOS operating system.

It is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall. When we install, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program.

zumodrive.exe is an executable program which has seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 44.63 MB of memory.

The users can store and sync files online in ZumoDrive, and also between computers using their Hybrid Cloud storage solution. It is extraordinarily simple to use, transparent when it comes to your device experience, and equally functional on whichever platforms your various devices may run on.

Features

The features of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Share files and folders

  • Scheduled backup

  • File protection

  • Sync Folder

  • Scheduled Backup

  • Resumes after Interruption

  • Incremental Backup

Advantages

The advantages of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Cloud storage of ZumoDrive works like a regular hard drive on your computer

  • It has Automatic Sync

  • ZumoDrive is Safe and Secure

Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Zumodrive are as follows −

  • Large storage plans are expensive

  • We will lose data and files if we delete our cache files on the computer

  • We have to go through the entire import process again to update iTunes, if we add new music files to ZumoDrive

Differences

The major differences between ZumoDrive and Wuala are as follows −

ZumoDriveWuala
It was owned by Zecter Incorporation in the year 2009.Wuala is owned by Caleido Incorporation later by Seagate Technology in the year 2008.
ZumoDrive offers 2 GB free storage space.Wuala offers 5 GB free storage space.
Maximum storage size offered was 500 GB in ZumoDrive.The Maximum storage capacity is 2TB.
Maximum file had no limit in ZumoDrive.Wuala Maximum file size is 10.
ZumoDrive provides file hosting service and file synchronization service.Wuala provides file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud storage service.
ZumoDrive was suspended in 2012.Wuala was suspended in the year 2015.
ZumoDrive does not provide file versioning.Wuala provides file versioning.
raja
Updated on 22-Mar-2022 05:30:20

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