Compare Microsoft OneDrive for Business, SmartFTP, and Dropbox

Pricing

 
15 GB
Free
Basic
$0
Always free
 
100 GB
$1.99
/ month
Plus
$9.99
/month (if billed annually)
 
OneDrive + Office 365 Personal
$6.99
/ month
Professional
$19.99
/month if billed annually
 
OneDrive + Office 365 Home
$9.99
/ month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
15 GB
Free
100 GB
$1.99/ month
OneDrive + Office 365 Personal
$6.99/ month
OneDrive + Office 365 Home
$9.99/ month
Free Trial Unavailable
SmartFTP
Free Trial Unavailable
Dropbox
Basic
$0Always free
Plus
$9.99/month (if billed annually)
Professional
$19.99/month if billed annually
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.8
8.7
9.0
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
8.5
9.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
9.7
9.1
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.4
9.7
8.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
6.9
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.6
Not enough data available
8.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.7
5.8
7.8
Meets Requirements
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.8
SmartFTP
8.7
Dropbox
9.0
Ease of Use
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
SmartFTP
8.5
Dropbox
9.1
Ease of Setup
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.4
SmartFTP
9.7
Dropbox
9.1
Ease of Admin
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.4
SmartFTP
9.7
Dropbox
8.9
Quality of Support
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.3
SmartFTP
6.9
Dropbox
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
SmartFTP
Not enough data available
Dropbox
8.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
7.7
SmartFTP
5.8
Dropbox
7.8

Features

File Management
Device Syncing
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
SmartFTP
8.1
Dropbox
9.0
Web Interface
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
SmartFTP
8.5
Dropbox
8.7
File Type Support
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
SmartFTP
9.0
Dropbox
9.0
Search
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
SmartFTP
8.2
Dropbox
8.7
Mobile Apps
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.4
SmartFTP
8.0
Dropbox
8.8
Collaboration
File following
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
SmartFTP
8.3
Dropbox
8.8
File Sharing
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.9
SmartFTP
8.0
Dropbox
9.2
Simultaneously Editing
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.1
SmartFTP
7.9
Dropbox
7.9
Change Tracking / Audit Logs
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.2
SmartFTP
8.3
Dropbox
8.2
Administration
User and Role Management
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
SmartFTP
8.7
Dropbox
8.8
Single Sign-On
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.8
SmartFTP
8.7
Dropbox
8.8
Policies and Controls
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
SmartFTP
8.0
Dropbox
8.7
Device Management
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
SmartFTP
8.2
Dropbox
8.8
Storage Limits
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
SmartFTP
8.9
Dropbox
7.5
Storage Zones
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.6
SmartFTP
8.5
Dropbox
8.3
Security
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.9
SmartFTP
8.8
Dropbox
8.8
Platform
Internationalization
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
SmartFTP
Not enough data available
Dropbox
8.8
Performance and Reliability
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.7
SmartFTP
Not enough data available
Dropbox
9.1
Reporting and Auditing
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.4
SmartFTP
Not enough data available
Dropbox
8.5
System of Record Integration
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
SmartFTP
Not enough data available
Dropbox
8.5
APIs
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
8.5
SmartFTP
Not enough data available
Dropbox
8.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
31.0%
86.7%
52.9%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
31.7%
0%
29.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
37.4%
13.3%
18.0%
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Small-Business
31.0%
Mid-Market
31.7%
Enterprise
37.4%
SmartFTP
Small-Business
86.7%
Mid-Market
0%
Enterprise
13.3%
Dropbox
Small-Business
52.9%
Mid-Market
29.1%
Enterprise
18.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
20.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.8%
 
Education Management
6.4%
Computer Networking
20.0%
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
 
Higher Education
6.0%
Renewables & Environment
13.3%
Computer Software
6.2%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.1%
Computer Software
13.3%
Higher Education
5.1%
 
Financial Services
4.1%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.7%
Education Management
4.7%
 
Other
72.2%
Other
26.7%
Other
70.8%
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Education Management
6.4%
Higher Education
6.0%
Hospital & Health Care
4.1%
Financial Services
4.1%
Other
72.2%
SmartFTP
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
20.0%
Computer Networking
20.0%
Renewables & Environment
13.3%
Computer Software
13.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.7%
Other
26.7%
Dropbox
Marketing and Advertising
6.8%
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
Computer Software
6.2%
Higher Education
5.1%
Education Management
4.7%
Other
70.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
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...

Sarath S.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

I have been using SmartFTP for more than 43 years now, and i am really satisfied with how it works, and it supports multiple connections at the same time so i can transfer files from one ftp server to the other its really helpful when i work with multiple...

Tapan J.
User in Marketing and Advertising

Sharing large files quickly over a group of people and allowing various people simultaneously read access to the files. Even the dropbox app is lite and quick to use.

Most Helpful Critical Review
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...

Steven C.
User

So far so good, nothing that I dislike about.

Neil J.
User in Management Consulting

Sync can sometimes throttle network bandwidth. Have to mirror the entire folder on your hard drive. Would be better if you could selectively sync files.

 
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...

SmartFTP
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sarath S.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

I have been using SmartFTP for more than 43 years now, and i am really satisfied with how it works, and it supports multiple connections at the same time so i can transfer files from one ftp server to the other its really helpful when i work with multiple...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Steven C.
User

So far so good, nothing that I dislike about.

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

Sharing large files quickly over a group of people and allowing various people simultaneously read access to the files. Even the dropbox app is lite and quick to use.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Neil J.
User in Management Consulting

Sync can sometimes throttle network bandwidth. Have to mirror the entire folder on your hard drive. Would be better if you could selectively sync files.

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