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"I can edit my files online, and I like the comments option.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the ability to access files and documents from any device, anywhere.""The initial setup is extremely easy.""The solution is very fast and simple. If I want to share a file I can put it on the cloud or on-premise. It's user-friendly.""I like the synchronization, and the integration with Microsoft Office is good."

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"This is a scalable solution that is available when we need it.""I like the easy and fast configuration.""One of the features offered and used by many clients is file-sharing."

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"I would like to see an option to secure my files and set password protection to my folders.""I would like to be able to unarchive my files online.""The Security and privacy of this solution need improvement.""The mobile aspect of the solution needs improvement. For instance, if I want to use a file from Dropbox on my phone, I sometimes struggle to download images off of Dropbox. The solution lacks accessibility on different devices.""The pricing could be better and/or more clear. Right now, they have a strange way of splitting pricing. It's a bit complicated and not clear for users.""The problem with the storage is that you are only able to synchronize the information within the amount of storage that you have. It doesn't matter if you are accessing from a team member who has more storage, the limitations are with your storage."

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"Technical support is not available locally for us.""The user interface needs to improve.""Our customers in Canada cannot use it because it has to be compliant in the same country."

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"I am using the free solution, which provides me with 2GBs of storage, and for me, it's sufficient."

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"Pricing is middle of the road, but it seems that it should be less expensive.""Licensing is based on a per terabyte basis."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I like the synchronization, and the integration with Microsoft Office is good.
Top Answer: The file storage space between a business account and a personal account is not compatible. For example, if a person has a business account and has storage of one terabyte where he stores files into… more »
Top Answer: I use Dropbox for document and file sharing. I am more active now because I am using my personal storage to share project files.
Top Answer: I like the easy and fast configuration.
Top Answer: So far, I haven't noticed anything that needs to improve, but perhaps the user interface could be a little better so that one could get into the relevant menus faster.
Top Answer: We use the program to provide services to our clients and then we use it ourselves for internal usage and to test environments. We provide test environments for overall IT systems, which we then offer… more »
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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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Vita Coco, BCBGMAXAZRIA Group, Centric Project, Kayak, FourSquare, Asana, Huge Adversting , USA Gymnastics, Appen, Valliant, Radio LabChina Merchants Bank, Hexaware, Snagajob
Top Industries
Construction Company13%
Marketing Services Firm13%
Computer Software Company13%
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider12%
K 12 Educational Company Or School9%
Media Company7%
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Small Business56%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise17%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Dropbox vs. HPE Cloud Object Storage and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
447,718 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Dropbox is ranked 4th in Cloud Storage with 5 reviews while HPE Cloud Object Storage is ranked 8th in Cloud Storage with 3 reviews. Dropbox is rated 7.4, while HPE Cloud Object Storage is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Dropbox writes "Integration with Microsoft Office synchronizes your documents so they are always current". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Cloud Object Storage writes "Simplifies our processes and environment and helps with costs and scaling because we don't need hardware and scale on demand". Dropbox is most compared with SharePoint, Citrix ShareFile, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon WorkDocs and SmartVault, whereas HPE Cloud Object Storage is most compared with . See our Dropbox vs. HPE Cloud Object Storage report.

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