Compare DiskStation vs ExpanDrive

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comparison of DiskStation vs. ExpanDrive
based on data from user reviews. DiskStation rates 4.7/5 stars with 23 reviews. ExpanDrive rates 4.4/5 stars with 48 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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DiskStation
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ExpanDrive
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.5
8.9
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.5
9.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
9.3
9.2
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.4
9.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.8
9.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
8.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.9
8.5
Meets Requirements
DiskStation
9.5
ExpanDrive
8.9
Ease of Use
DiskStation
9.5
ExpanDrive
9.1
Ease of Setup
DiskStation
9.3
ExpanDrive
9.2
Ease of Admin
DiskStation
9.4
ExpanDrive
9.0
Quality of Support
DiskStation
8.8
ExpanDrive
9.1
Ease of Doing Business With
DiskStation
8.8
ExpanDrive
8.6
Product Direction (% positive)
DiskStation
8.9
ExpanDrive
8.5

Features

File Management
Device Syncing
DiskStation
8.9
ExpanDrive
8.8
Web Interface
DiskStation
9.5
ExpanDrive
8.0
File Type Support
DiskStation
9.5
ExpanDrive
9.3
Search
DiskStation
8.7
ExpanDrive
8.5
Mobile Apps
DiskStation
7.6
ExpanDrive
Not enough data available
Collaboration
File following
DiskStation
8.8
ExpanDrive
8.3
File Sharing
DiskStation
9.5
ExpanDrive
9.0
Simultaneously Editing
DiskStation
8.3
ExpanDrive
7.9
Change Tracking / Audit Logs
DiskStation
8.0
ExpanDrive
8.3
Administration
User and Role Management
DiskStation
9.3
ExpanDrive
6.7
Single Sign-On
DiskStation
9.8
ExpanDrive
7.6
Policies and Controls
DiskStation
9.3
ExpanDrive
7.2
Device Management
DiskStation
9.5
ExpanDrive
8.1
Storage Limits
DiskStation
9.5
ExpanDrive
8.0
Storage Zones
DiskStation
9.7
ExpanDrive
8.1
Security
DiskStation
8.9
ExpanDrive
9.0
Platform
Internationalization
DiskStation
Not enough data available
ExpanDrive
Not enough data available
Performance and Reliability
DiskStation
8.8
ExpanDrive
Not enough data available
Reporting and Auditing
DiskStation
6.3
ExpanDrive
Not enough data available
System of Record Integration
DiskStation
Not enough data available
ExpanDrive
Not enough data available
APIs
DiskStation
Not enough data available
ExpanDrive
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
56.5%
62.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
26.1%
16.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
17.4%
20.8%
DiskStation
Small-Business
56.5%
Mid-Market
26.1%
Enterprise
17.4%
ExpanDrive
Small-Business
62.5%
Mid-Market
16.7%
Enterprise
20.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
Information Technology and Services
31.3%
 
Higher Education
8.7%
Marketing and Advertising
8.3%
 
Government Administration
8.7%
Computer Networking
6.3%
 
Wholesale
4.3%
Research
4.2%
 
Sporting Goods
4.3%
Design
4.2%
 
Other
52.2%
Other
45.8%
DiskStation
Information Technology and Services
21.7%
Higher Education
8.7%
Government Administration
8.7%
Wholesale
4.3%
Sporting Goods
4.3%
Other
52.2%
ExpanDrive
Information Technology and Services
31.3%
Marketing and Advertising
8.3%
Computer Networking
6.3%
Research
4.2%
Design
4.2%
Other
45.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Steve C.
User in Information Technology and Services

The DiskStation Manager is one of the best parts of a Synology device. Loaded with excellent applications and built with the common user in mind it doesn't fail. Many of the basic features are quickly available from the main menu. Other items are available...

Tapan J.
User in Marketing and Advertising

Transfers through Expandrive feel about as responsive as using a native client.Also the convenience of having the connections show as tabs in Explorer made moving files to the server quick and easy.Apps with no knowledge of FTP can now directly open and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Eugene C.
User in Venture Capital & Private Equity

Not as good for collaboration as cloud storage options

 
DiskStation
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Steve C.
User in Information Technology and Services

The DiskStation Manager is one of the best parts of a Synology device. Loaded with excellent applications and built with the common user in mind it doesn't fail. Many of the basic features are quickly available from the main menu. Other items are available...

ExpanDrive
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Tapan J.
User in Marketing and Advertising

Transfers through Expandrive feel about as responsive as using a native client.Also the convenience of having the connections show as tabs in Explorer made moving files to the server quick and easy.Apps with no knowledge of FTP can now directly open and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Eugene C.
User in Venture Capital & Private Equity

Not as good for collaboration as cloud storage options

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