Box vs Citrix ShareFile


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Box
Box offers free cloud storage and file sharing services that enables you to securely share and access files online. Companies rely on Box because it's secure, works on any device and scales to meet the needs of small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Box free alternatives are: Google Drive, OneDrive.
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Citrix ShareFile
ShareFile allows businesses to securely send large files to anyone, anywhere. Send big files up to 100 GB from your PC, Mac, or mobile device. Citrix ShareFile allows you to create a custom-branded, password-protected space where you can exchange business files with clients easily and securely. Whether you need to send large files by email, conduct a secure file transfer or set up a collaboration space for project-related files, ShareFile has the solution for you.
Comparing Box vs Citrix ShareFile is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Box has more user-friendly interface than Citrix ShareFile because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Box is more popular than Citrix ShareFile

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Box applies AI to content management (in 2017)
- Box introduced Box Elements - pre-packaged content services for developers (in 2017)
- Box introduced desktop app Box Drive (in 2017)
- Box Zones will let you choose storage from IBM and AWS (in 2016)
- Box introduced new mobile web interface (in 2014)
- Citrix acquired digital signature service RightSignature (in 2014)
- Box unveiled world's first industry specific file storage (in 2014)
- Box Notes is available on Android (in 2014)
- Box gives businesses unlimited storage, adds Office 365 integration (in 2014)
- Microsoft is already afraid of Box (in 2014)

Looks like Box was recently more active than Citrix ShareFile (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which Box and Citrix ShareFile meet head to head:

2014 - Box gives businesses unlimited storage, adds Office 365 integration to win over Citrix ShareFile


Box CEO Aaron Levie announced that Cloud Wars are over. At least in terms of cloud storage costs. From now, the normal price of this resource is zero. In other words, Box cloud storage for business now has no limit on the size and number of files that your employees can upload to your online account. Recall recently Google launched the enterprise version of Google Drive also with unlimited cloud storage. Besides the unlimited storage, Box introduced integration plugins for Office 365. First plugin - for Outlook - allows you to quickly attach file links to emails from Box (instead of sending files). Second - for desktop Office editors - allows to open documents from Box online storage and save them backward.