Box vs Egnyte Comparison Chart

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Reviews

Aneesh Balram

Decent Cloud Tool, but nothing Special

2016-10-24

I've used Box, OneDrive, and Egnyte in the past.

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Source: Capterra
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Box Reviews
Box
Secure Content and File Sharing. Free Cloud Storage.
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Vincent Po B2B Consultant

Great for remote businesses

2018-12-14

Great for remote/distributed teams, good value for the money vs the mainstays like Dropbox and Box.

Pros

I migrated to Egnyte from a local NAS file server. Now, I wish I did this earlier. Egnyte is great for us, literally it is our entire file server that follows us everwhere with an internet connection so it's extremely convenient (with the Desktop connect feature). I would have signed up a few year's ago but they didn't have the Team plan back then and now that they do, it's great for smaller businesses/teams. I don't have to worry about local/physical risks to our physical file server anymore, everything is in the cloud. Very happy with it so far.

Cons

Initially during my trial, I had lots of problems upload via FTP and after various messages to the support/sales, there was no response. But once I communicated via another channel, they were very responsive and dealt with the issue. Not sure if it was an issue with it being on a Trial account but once I upgraded to the paid plan, it was working fine.

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Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
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Egnyte Reviews
Egnyte
Enterprise file sharing & content governance
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Anonymous
CMO (Information Technology and Services company, 11-50 employees)
Verified Reviewer

Absolute must for fast growing companies

2018-04-24

Pros

Egnyte and its various integrations is an absolute must for a shared file system in any startup. As a growing company, employees have their favorite tools - Engineers seem to prefere Google, Marketing and Sales and Administrative generally need MS Office, etc. Egnyte allows everything to be accessible from a single interface. "where is that slide deck? was it Google Drive or One Drive or just local to your computer?" is a major problem in a fast moving, growing company. Egnyte solves that as part of everyday business. User administration is simplified with straight forward AD integration and also key is inviting outside consultants to share documents is trivial as well. All huge workflow advantages.

Cons

The robust feature set can sometime confuse folks who's user behavior has been set by Google Drive or OneDrive (or even Box or DropBox).

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: GetApp
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Egnyte Reviews
Egnyte
Enterprise file sharing & content governance
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Eric Peterson

Egnyte: great cloud based file storage solution

2018-12-26

Pros

It's very easy to use straight out of the box and doesn't take a lot of time to get used to.

Cons

I think the user interface needs to be updated as it looks rather dated. Another issue is that support seems to be sluggish the few times I've contacted them.

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Egnyte Reviews
Egnyte
Enterprise file sharing & content governance
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