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  • Last Updated : 27 Jul, 2020
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1. Amazon Drive : 
Amazon Drive is a file hosting service and cloud storage provided by Amazon. It allows cloud storage, file hosting, file sharing, and file backup. File and folders on this drive can be transferred from multiple devices like desktop, mobile, and tablets. Amazon Drive was initially known as Amazon Cloud Drive. It is not available across the world. It is available for some selected countries. It was launched in 2011. 

2. Box : 
Box is a cloud storage and file hosting service provided by Box Incorporation. It was developed by Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith. It is basically a cloud content management and file sharing service for business. It offers 10 GB storage space. It was launched by Box Incorporation in 2005. It is available for Windows, macOS, and other platforms. 

Difference between Amazon Drive and Box : 



It is owned by Amazon.It is owned by Box Incorporation.
It was launched in 2011.It was launched in 2005.
It was developed by Amazon.It was developed by Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith.
It offers 5 GB free storage space.It offers 10 GB free storage space.
It provides limited storage space for paid.It provides unlimited storage space for paid.
It is used in all countries excluding Mexico and China.While it is used world wide.
It has the maximum storage size of 30 TB.Maximum storage size is 100 GB for personal accounts and unlimited for business accounts.
It does not support file versioning.It supports file versioning in premium accounts only
Maximum file size in Amazon Drive is 2 GB via Web and 50 GB via Drive application.Here maximum file is 250 MB for free, 5 GB for paid personal, 5 GB for business and enterprise accounts.
It is used mainly for storing photos.It is used for storing all types of files including photos, videos, pdf etc.
It does not support remote uploading.It supports remote uploading of 30 MB per file via IFTTT.


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