Egnyte vs SharePoint


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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.
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SharePoint
SharePoint's multi-purpose platform allows for managing and provisioning of intranet portals, extranets and websites, document management and file management, collaboration spaces, social networking tools, enterprise search, business intelligence tooling, process/information integration, and third-party developed solutions. SharePoint can also be used as a web application development platform. SharePoint alternatives for small business are: Office 365, Box, G Suite, Zoho. There are also free open-source alternatives to Sharepoint - Alfresco, Nuxeo, Liferay Portal.
Comparing Egnyte vs SharePoint 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 Egnyte has more user-friendly interface than SharePoint 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 SharePoint is more popular than Egnyte

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

- SharePoint 2016 finally added SharePoint Framework Support (in 2017)
- SharePoint Framework is generally available (in 2017)
- Egnyte Connect syncs files between the cloud and office (in 2017)
- Microsoft connects SharePoint Team Sites to Office 365 Groups (in 2016)
- Microsoft released SharePoint for Android (in 2016)
- Microsoft brings SharePoint to iOS (in 2016)
- SharePoint adds new document libraries (in 2016)
- Egnyte launched document protection service (in 2016)
- Egnyte puts customers in control of encryption keys (in 2016)
- Egnyte adds content analytics dashboard (in 2015)

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

2008 - Online file sharing service for businesses Egnyte emerges from Beta to win over SharePoint

egnyte-2.png Egnyte is a collaborative tool that worked closely with a user’s desktop to make file-sharing amongst team members an easier, more automated process. Egnyte is now stepping things up, adding more features that also target businesses, but offer a more complete solution for those teams that need to access files from various locations, and for those company’s that need to extend some of these file-sharing options to their clients. In essence, Egnyte is offering its service as a way to operate on a virtual basis, looking to eliminate the need for businesses to buy their own servers all together. The company is now launching a 3-in-1 solution that presents a hosting solution for online Shared Folders file storage, as well as web and desktop access to Shared Folders, and more admin tools to manage accounts and permissions.