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Software Description:

Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform for over 10 million users and 120,000 companies, including 92% of Fortune 500s.

Box's dynamic, flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond.

Content on Box can be accessed through desktops, laptops, phones, tablets … and extended to Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce.

Software Description:

Dropbox is hosting service that allows users to create special folders on their computers, which are then synchronized, accessing the same folder, regardless of which computer is used to view it.
Anything users add to Dropbox will automatically show up on all their computers, phones and even the Dropbox website — so they can instantly access it from any location.
It also makes sharing and collaboration easier, by inviting other users to any folder in Dropbox.

Software Description:

Carbonite provides one of the easiest-to-use online backup services in the market, designed to provide disaster recovery for users' computers. Data loss can cost millions to any company, and Carbonite is taking aim at just this problem.

Carbonite provides the true unlimited storage, with no secret data caps, and supports all data formats. It is continuous data protection (CDP), which means that files are backed up as they change. Features that Carbonite provides are Backup Scheduling, Versioning (Windows only), At-Rest Encryption, Private Encryption, Remote File Access.

Continuous protection means that the system backups new data and data changes. Users can set the backup scheduling and choose when it would occur. Data protection solutions include server backup, data center backup, endpoints protection, and system migration. Carbonite client can be installed on Windows and Mac operating systems, and the service also includes mobile versions for Android and iOS.

Features:

Features:

  • Chat
  • Email Integration
  • File Sharing
  • History/Version Control
  • Project Management
  • File Transfer

Features:

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Dashboard
  • Notifications
  • Data Import
  • Data Export
  • API
  • External Integrations
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer

Summary:

  • Online storage

  • Password protected sharing

  • Edit documents in the cloud

  • File sharing links

  • Enhanced collaboration

  • Mobile device management

Summary:

  • Easy to use, with an interface most anyone can understand.

  • Free and relatively fast syncing of files even with the most basic plan.

  • Graduated pricing levels fit the needs of individuals and smaller organizations.

  • Robust photo and video presentation and sharing, including HTML5 streaming.

Summary:

  • Unlimited Cloud Storage

  • Remote Sharing and Access

  • Mirror Image Backup

  • Video Backup

  • Hard Drive Backup

  • Automatic Cloud Backup

  • Courier Recovery

  • Hybrid Backup

  • Custom Backup Policies

  • Unlimited Protection

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Dropbox Pro: $9.99 / month.
    Dropbox for Business: $15 / user / month

Basic

$6.00
per month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited cloud backup
  • Protect your files from accidental deletions, crashes, ransomware, viruses and other common threats.
  • Easily recover lost files and folders.
  • Access your data even when you’re not at your computer.
  • Backup an external hard drive.
  • Automatically back up video files.
  • Use Courier Recovery to have a physical copy of your backup shipped to you.
  • Count on our award-winning customer support, available 7 days/week via phone, chat or email.

Plus

$9.34
per month
Included in plan:
  • External hard drive backup
  • Automatic video backup

Prime

$12.50
per month
Included in plan:
  • Courier recovery service

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    What platforms does this service support?
  • Dropbox can be used on: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Symbian, BlackBerry OS, MeeGo Harmattan.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Dropbox is used in tandem with many apps and services, like: MS Office, Notability, GoodNotes, DocuSign, HelloSign, SignEasy, Scanner Pro, Scanbot etc.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • There are over 300,000 apps connected to Dropbox.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • It allows teams to securely store, sync, and share files.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • It provides help center, tutorials, and troubleshooting tools.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Dropbox is a cloud storage made easy enough for anyone to use.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Dropbox provides the following APIs: Dropbox Chooser, Sync API, Core API.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Dropbox is generally used as a cloud storage, file synchronization, and personal cloud tool.

FAQs:

    What platforms does this service support?
  • It can be installed on Windows and Mac operating systems as well as Android and iOS mobile devices.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, it offers REST API.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users of Carbonite are individuals, as well as SMEs and larger enterprises.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: Technical Assistance, Phone Support, Email Support, Knowledge Base.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for cloud data backup.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with File Explorer.

Publisher:

Founded:
2005
Based in:
Redwood City
Employees:
1001-5000
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Publisher:

Founded:
2007
Based in:
San Francisco
Employees:
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Employees:
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Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Dropbox
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
Languages:
Chinese, Swedish, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Norwegian, Dutch, Japanese, Italian, Indonesian, French, English, German, Danish
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Carbonite
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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