Compare Apple iCloud vs Microsoft OneDrive for Business

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comparison of Apple iCloud vs. Microsoft OneDrive for Business
based on data from user reviews. Apple iCloud rates 4.0/5 stars with 166 reviews. Microsoft OneDrive for Business rates 4.2/5 stars with 5,263 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
5 GB
Free
15 GB
Free
 
50 GB
$0.99
per month
OneDrive + Office 365 Home
$9.99
/ month
 
200 GB
$2.99
per month
100 GB
$1.99
/ month
 
1 TB
$9.99
per month
OneDrive + Office 365 Personal
$6.99
/ month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Apple iCloud
5 GB
Free
50 GB
$0.99per month
200 GB
$2.99per month
1 TB
$9.99per month
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
15 GB
Free
OneDrive + Office 365 Home
$9.99/ month
100 GB
$1.99/ month
OneDrive + Office 365 Personal
$6.99/ month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.4
8.8
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.6
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.6
8.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.7
8.4
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.1
8.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.4
7.7
Meets Requirements
Apple iCloud
8.4
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.8
Ease of Use
Apple iCloud
8.6
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
Ease of Setup
Apple iCloud
8.6
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.4
Ease of Admin
Apple iCloud
7.7
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.4
Quality of Support
Apple iCloud
8.2
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Apple iCloud
8.1
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Apple iCloud
6.4
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
7.7

Features

File Management
Device Syncing
Apple iCloud
9.0
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
Web Interface
Apple iCloud
8.4
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
File Type Support
Apple iCloud
8.1
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
Search
Apple iCloud
8.4
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
Mobile Apps
Apple iCloud
8.6
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.4
Collaboration
File following
Apple iCloud
8.0
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
File Sharing
Apple iCloud
8.4
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.9
Simultaneously Editing
Apple iCloud
7.8
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.1
Change Tracking / Audit Logs
Apple iCloud
7.3
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.2
Administration
User and Role Management
Apple iCloud
8.2
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
Single Sign-On
Apple iCloud
8.8
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.8
Policies and Controls
Apple iCloud
7.9
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
Device Management
Apple iCloud
8.8
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
Storage Limits
Apple iCloud
7.5
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
Storage Zones
Apple iCloud
8.3
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
Security
Apple iCloud
9.0
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.9
Platform
Internationalization
Apple iCloud
8.3
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
Performance and Reliability
Apple iCloud
9.0
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
Reporting and Auditing
Apple iCloud
6.3
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.4
System of Record Integration
Apple iCloud
5.6
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
APIs
Apple iCloud
5.6
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
44.5%
30.9%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
26.5%
31.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
29.0%
37.3%
Apple iCloud
Small-Business
44.5%
Mid-Market
26.5%
Enterprise
29.0%
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Small-Business
30.9%
Mid-Market
31.8%
Enterprise
37.3%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
10.8%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
 
Computer Software
7.8%
Education Management
6.5%
 
Education Management
5.4%
Higher Education
6.0%
 
Marketing and Advertising
4.8%
Hospital & Health Care
4.1%
 
Internet
4.8%
Financial Services
4.1%
 
Other
66.3%
Other
72.2%
Apple iCloud
Information Technology and Services
10.8%
Computer Software
7.8%
Education Management
5.4%
Marketing and Advertising
4.8%
Internet
4.8%
Other
66.3%
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Education Management
6.5%
Higher Education
6.0%
Hospital & Health Care
4.1%
Financial Services
4.1%
Other
72.2%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
GA
User in Automotive

I like that I don't have to be concerned with backing up all of my information. I used to have an iphone that got dropped in water, and was toast. But having iCloud allowed it all to be backed up.

Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

Microsoft's SkyDrive is a decent option, especially if you're in the Windows ecosystem. It is well integrated in to Microsoft Office and offers a decent amount of storage space. The syncing seems reliable and their online editors for Office documents is...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Eric M.
User in Mining & Metals

It seems to not always connect right away and it was a pain in the beginning to get setup the way that I wanted. It also is a little sluggish when opening up the management console.

Mike J.
Consultant in Oil & Energy

EVERYTHING My client had approximately 30 GB in 25,000 files stored in Dropbox. We migrated them into OneDrive for Business. Here are some gotchas discovered along the way: It's not just a file system. It's really a SharePoint Document Library behind...

 
Apple iCloud
Most Helpful Favorable Review
GA
User in Automotive

I like that I don't have to be concerned with backing up all of my information. I used to have an iphone that got dropped in water, and was toast. But having iCloud allowed it all to be backed up.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Eric M.
User in Mining & Metals

It seems to not always connect right away and it was a pain in the beginning to get setup the way that I wanted. It also is a little sluggish when opening up the management console.

Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Daniel J.
User in Computer Software

Microsoft's SkyDrive is a decent option, especially if you're in the Windows ecosystem. It is well integrated in to Microsoft Office and offers a decent amount of storage space. The syncing seems reliable and their online editors for Office documents is...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mike J.
Consultant in Oil & Energy

EVERYTHING My client had approximately 30 GB in 25,000 files stored in Dropbox. We migrated them into OneDrive for Business. Here are some gotchas discovered along the way: It's not just a file system. It's really a SharePoint Document Library behind...

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