Online cloud storage technology has solved storage, backup, accessibility and sharing issues to both private and business sectors. The possibility of saving all files in a secured location, independent of specific hardware, has given users the freedom to access their files and have them synced from any device, share them with other internet users, and never again worry about losing data or stressing out by the constant need to back up any changes and additions made.
SugarSync and Dropbox are two online cloud storage giants, with millions of users each year. Both companies offer similar features, what makes it harder to choose the one, more suitable to the individual needs. SugarSync has some extra features and elements, but then again, if you do not need them, maybe it is better leave things simple and minimal rather than struggle with additional choices and definitions.
SugarSync and Dropbox allow internet users to store documents, music, photos and video files using PC or Mac and access them from any other device, including Smart-phone and iPad. All changes made are being saves and synced to all other computers and devices in use. Sharing files with family, friends, business colleagues and clients has never been so easy before. It may be done by creating a link that can be sent by mail, Facebook or Twitter.
We have created the following table to ease and simplify for you the process of comparing SugarSync and Dropbox services and features:
|Free storage||Up to 5GB||Up to 18GB (500MB per referral)|
|Changes upload (real-time)||yes||yes|
|Files backup with recovery||yes||yes|
|Select folders to sync||yes||yes|
|Sync via e-mail||yes||no|
|Sync files of any size||yes||yes|
|Sync shared folders||yes||yes|
|iPad, iPhone, Blackberry apps||yes||yes|
|Windows Phone app||no||no|
|Send files of any size||yes||yes|
|Share photo albums||yes||yes|
|Stream Music (web browser,
Blackberry, iPhone, Android)
|yes||yes (except for Blackberry)|
(special introductory price)
|Business Plan|| Starts with 100GB and 3 users:
| Starts with 1000GB and 5 users: