Box vs Egnyte


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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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Egnyte
Egnyte Cloud File Server addresses the critical infrastructure needs of businesses - file storage, backup, sharing and collaboration - in one secure, centrally-managed and easy-to-use solution. In combination with its Local Cloud technology, Egnyte enables fast local edit capabilities and offline access to your files.
Comparing Box vs Egnyte 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 Egnyte 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 Egnyte

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

- Box introduced Box Elements - pre-packaged content services for developers (in 2017)
- Box introduced desktop app Box Drive (in 2017)
- Egnyte Connect syncs files between the cloud and office (in 2017)
- Egnyte launched document protection service (in 2016)
- Box Zones will let you choose storage from IBM and AWS (in 2016)
- Egnyte puts customers in control of encryption keys (in 2016)
- Egnyte adds content analytics dashboard (in 2015)
- Enterprise file sharing app Egnyte comes to Apple Watch (in 2015)
- Hybrid cloud storage Egnyte supercharges Google for Work (in 2015)
- Cloud storage solution Egnyte adds file auditing, intelligent distribution (in 2015)

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

2015 - Hybrid cloud storage Egnyte supercharges Google for Work to catch up with Box


Enterprise file sync and share service Egnyte announced the general availability of its Egnyte for Google Apps solution in the Google Apps Marketplace. Egnyte provides Google Apps for Work customers with an open architecture to seamlessly move files between the Google Drive cloud and on-premises infrastructure, with the same folder structure and controls, bringing together the best of Google Drive and Egnyte. This new solution provides enhanced flexibility and control for teams to access and collaborate on highly confidential files stored in the company’s corporate data center and from users’ private Google Drive folders, with Google and non-Google users inside and outside of the company.