Citrix ShareFile vs. Dropbox

Citrix ShareFile is ranked 3rd in Content Collaboration Platforms with 4 reviews vs Dropbox which is ranked 2nd in Content Collaboration Platforms with 6 reviews. The top reviewer of Citrix ShareFile writes "Easy to use alternative to FTP with improved security, reporting and Outlook integration". The top reviewer of Dropbox writes "The versioning feature enabled me to recover documents that I had edited by chance, which was really a life-saver for me". Citrix ShareFile is most compared with Dropbox, Box and SmartVault. Dropbox is most compared with Citrix ShareFile, ownCloud and Zoolz Intelligent Cloud. See our Citrix ShareFile vs. Dropbox report.
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Pros
ShareFile gives you all of the features of cloud providers, but in an on-premises solution.The Enterprise Dropbox solution is highly integrated with Microsoft's Office 365 and Azure products.

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It ensures all our staff are using the current version of our documents.File syncing is the most valuable feature. I use it every day to sync files across to the cloud.Dropbox is a very easy-to-use site that allows me to save files to the cloud for retrieval from almost any device (laptop, iPhone, iPad, etc...).Availability of dedicated Apps on any kind of OS.The small business version gave us ample capacity.The features that I find most valuable are the ability to sync across devices, easily access/share files and organize them among myself and my team.

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Cons
The configuration on the mobile devices is a little clunky, in terms of setting up the application.There are sometimes scalability issues after updates.

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Improve the ease of use. Sometimes, occasional users struggle to login again and access documents.Sometimes, it takes a while to start Dropbox services and files are not synced.The only thing I have had trouble with is the ability to share files. The recipients of my requests have had difficulty accessing the files.2 Gb of free space and then a not so cheap subscription (also if the competitors have similar proposals for customers).Dropbox, like many file sharing tools, needs to synch to a local hard drive. That is a bit difficult with 5TB Dropbox content.I find it a little hard to organize my Dropbox folders on my mobile device.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
If you are already a Citrix customer, I recommend having the Platinum licensing level, as it provides licensing for a number of various features that all integrate together.You have to work hard in order to get the suitable licenses.

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A bigger discount for existing users would be appreciated.Given the price and limitations, there are more competitive options available.Dropbox offers a freemium model which is very convenient and affordable. Beyond that, the pricing is favorable.

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Overview
OverviewShareFile is a secure file sync and sharing service that meets the mobility and collaboration needs of users and the security requirements of businesses.

Dropbox provides cloud-based file syncing, sharing, and storage. It specializes in helping large-scale businesses stay organized and productive while protecting the integrity of sensitive information with enterprise-level security. Dropbox is a valuable solution for businesses looking to simplify communication, safeguard information, and improve collaboration. Dropbox's platform provides a user-friendly, real-time sharing and storage solution for large businesses. The company's enterprise-level service plan includes 256-bit AES and SSL encryption, an optional two-step verification process, and optional mobile passcodes, which provide tight security to protect sensitive information. Dropbox uniquely offers a remote wipe feature, which allows businesses to keep data safe when an employee leaves the company or a computer is lost. Dropbox stands out from the competition by offering businesses expanded storage, unlimited file recovery and versioning, and control over sharing permissions. Additionally, Dropbox provides businesses with team management solutions, including device and location tracking, login tracking, detailed user management options for administrators, and centralized billing. Collaboration between team members is further simplified with the addition of various Dropbox apps that allow advanced functionality such as document editing, CRM, and e-signatures. Dropbox has become one of the most popular business tools, entrusted by 97 percent of all Fortune 500 companies. Before implementing Dropbox, global apparel merchandiser BCBGMAXAZRIA was struggling to structure communication and increase company-wide efficiency, which resulted in the need for increased staff hours and expenses. Since choosing Dropbox as its cloud-based sharing and storage solution, BCBGMAXAZRIA has been able to restructure its file sharing and collaboration streams in every department. As a result, BCBGMAXAZRIA is able to boost efficiency, reduce expenses, and protect its information throughout all 550 locations. Review more of the top Cloud Storage Solutions with our SmartAdvisor.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersExelon, Aer Lingus, Aloysius Stichting, Amnet Technology Solutions, Arup Group Ltd., Brasfield and Gorrie, Cancer Research UK, Carlock, Copeland & Stair LLC, ChanceLightŽ Behavioral Health & Education Vita Coco, BCBGMAXAZRIA Group, Centric Project, Kayak, FourSquare, Asana, Huge Adversting , USA Gymnastics, Appen, Valliant, Radio Lab
Top Industries
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
31%
Energy/Utilities Company
9%
Construction Company
7%
Non Profit
6%
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Financial Services Firm
24%
Transportation Company
11%
Manufacturing Company
11%
Marketing Services Firm
8%
Company Size
Company Size
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Small Business
32%
Midsize Enterprise
44%
Large Enterprise
24%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
57%
Midsize Enterprise
29%
Large Enterprise
14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
36%
Midsize Enterprise
29%
Large Enterprise
35%
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