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  • License
  • Unlimited storage
  • Large file support
  • Self hosted/on premise
  • Clients
  • Mobile Clients
  • Auto upload images/video
  • Desktop clients
  • Sync any local folder
  • LAN Synchronization
  • Extensible with apps
  • Outlook integration
  • Server features
  • Full text search
  • File Versioning
  • File Metadata
  • View PDF, images, video
  • Audio/Video/Text chat
  • Calendar/Contact/Mail integration
  • Mobile calendar/contact integration
  • Online Office
  • File Drop (customer file upload)
  • Inter-server sharing
  • Admin features
  • Content workflow automation
  • Automatic script execution
  • Real time notifications
  • Monitoring web/API interface
  • Data retention policy support
  • Long term support (5-10 years)
  • Branding
  • Full audit trail
  • Security features
  • Server side encryption
  • Brute force hacking protection
  • NIST compliant password policy
  • Web UI secured with CSP 3.0
  • With same-site cookie attribute
  • File Access Control
  • App access rights
  • Authentication
  • LDAP/AD
  • Native SAML
  • Auth via env variable
  • Kerberos
  • Storage
  • File storage (local/NFS)
  • Object storage (S3/Swift)
  • CIFS/Windows Shares
  • Sharepoint
  • Extensible storage
  • Nextcloud

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    • Open Source
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  • ownCloud

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    • Proprietary
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  • Box

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    • Proprietary
    • Varies per plan
    • 5GB
    • limited
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    • N.A.
    • limited
  • Citrix

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    • Proprietary
    • 10GB
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    • N.A.
  • Dropbox

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    • Proprietary
    • Varies per plan
    • 20GB
    • limited
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    • N.A.
    • very limited
    • limited
  • Egnyte

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    • Proprietary
    • max 10 TB
    • limited
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    • N.A.
    • limited
  • Google Drive

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    • Proprietary
    • limited
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    • limited
    • N.A.
    • very limited
    • limited
  • Powerfolder

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    • Proprietary
    • limited
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  • Accellion

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    • Proprietary
    • 2GB
    • limited
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    • limited
  • Office 365

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    • Proprietary
    • 10GB
    • limited
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    • N.A.
    • limited

Based on public information to our best knowledge, gathered May 24 2017. We understand the world is constantly changing, if you see we missed a feature or made a mistake, let us know. You can use our contact form.