OneDrive vs SugarSync


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OneDrive
Tools for online file/docs storage and collaboration. Contains Web versions of Microsoft office editors (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote). Excel web version allows simultaneous document editing in real time. OneDrive alternatives for enterprise are: Box, Office 365, Sharepoint.
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SugarSync
SugarSync makes it easy to backup, share and access your files, anytime, anywhere. With SugarSync you get online cloud storage for all your files — documents, music, photos, and video. When you make a change or add files on any of your PC or Mac computers, SugarSync automatically syncs your files to the cloud, where you can access them from any Internet-connected device — including your smartphone or iPad.
Comparing OneDrive vs SugarSync 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.

Let's start with videos. We think that OneDrive has better video than SugarSync



Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like OneDrive has more user-friendly interface than SugarSync 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 OneDrive is more popular than SugarSync

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

- Microsoft gives Apple Users OneDrive For Business Access (in 2015)
- Office 365 gets unlimited OneDrive storage. (in 2014)
- OneDrive unifies access to business and personal files (in 2014)
- Microsoft OneDrive gives 15 Gb for free (in 2014)
- Microsoft renames SkyDrive to OneDrive (in 2014)
- Microsoft launched SkyDrive for Android (in 2012)
- New Office Web Apps add mobile touch interface, real-time collaboration (in 2012)
- SharePoint 2013 will include SkyDrive Pro (in 2012)
- SkyDrive comes to Windows, MacOS and iPad. Reduces free storage (in 2012)
- Microsoft SkyDrive и OneNote landed on Android (in 2012)

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

2014 - Office 365 gets unlimited OneDrive storage. to take on SugarSync


As of today, Office 365 Home, Personal and University customers are getting the storage boost. Business customers will get unlimited storage will get unlimited storage also soon. In the meantime, they have 1 TB of storage per user. OneDrive works much like Google Drive, allowing you to access content on all of your devices, plus share it and collaborate on documents. Google Drive, Box, Dropbox and other cloud-storage utilities, though, have limited storage capabilities. If you meet a limit, you have to buy more. Bitcasa, one of the few platforms to offer unlimited storage, actually ceased that operation last week, giving Microsoft a big advantage in regards to storage.

2009 - SugarSync opens business accounts to challenge OneDrive

SugarSync
Recently we wrote about to leading file collaboration services - DropBox and Box.net. Now it's time to add to this short list one more tool - SugarSync. During the last few months this service added some very important features: good version control system, free 2Gb subscription plan, iPhone and Android apps and the suitable file sending feature. And yesterday they unveiled business accounts that enable to administrate up to 100 user accounts - the feature that is much expected from DropBox. Besides the ability to create/delete user accounts, administrator can set storage limits for each user (and receive alerts when user is near limit) and easily scale the whole company storage volume. And of course, all payments are centralized.

SugarSync can sync files between several computers and mobile devices. The desktop client works on Windows and Mac. All files and collaboration tools are also available through the web interface. When stored and transferred, all data is encrypted. SugarSync allows to schedule automated backup, send large files and collaborate on files with co-workers. But the service is quite expensive: the business account, including 3 users and 100Gb will cost $30 per month. Each additional user is $10 per month extra.