Dropbox Competitors and Alternatives

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Stephen Colebrook
Real User
Solutions Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

I think it’s probably the best self-hosted file sync tool on the market. It’s a full web application platform, an indispensable tool for a business of any size that needs to deploy... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We did a highly available deployment with: * Two redundant load balancers * Multiple redundant network links between our various remote offices and data centers * The internet *... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

An enterprise support subscription with ownCloud, plus hosting cost, is far cheaper than a company Dropbox or Google Apps account. We saved tens of thousands of dollars a year by... more»

What other advice do I have?

I’d highly recommend ownCloud to any business that: * Needs to self-host file storage and sync capabilities * Needs a web application platform or * Has needs beyond what the cloud... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
CIO at a comms service provider with 1-10 employees
May 24 2017

What is most valuable?

* File sharing with collaborators not on the same domain with offline access from multiple devices: I work on many... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have complex bids with tight deadlines. This involves partners/suppliers and key staff who can work offline, such as... more»

What needs improvement?

Tasks and comments could be easier to see, report, search, and manage. I think it would benefit from a task full screen... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is expensive per head, as you need the enterprise license to get full security and tools. So negotiate a discount!

Which solutions did we use previously?

We evaluated SharePoint. It was cumbersome to manage, configure, and add new projects. Frankly, it is poor for adding... more»

What other advice do I have?

Separate internal folders from externally shared ones and lock down the internal security so that staff can't invite... more»

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