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Difference between Amazon Drive and SugarSync

  • Last Updated : 17 Jun, 2020

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. SugarSync :
SugarSync is a cloud service and file synchronization service which is provided by J2 Global. It enables active synchronization of files in computer systems and other devices for backup, access and sharing. It is supported by Windows, macOS, iOS and Android operating systems. It was launched by J2 Global in 2009. It does not offer free storage space. It offers limited as well as unlimited storage space for paid.

Difference between Amazon Drive and SugarSync :

It is owned by Amazon.It is owned by J2 Global.
It was launched in 2011.It was launched in 2009.
It was developed by Amazon.It was developed by J2 Global.
It offers 5 GB free storage space.It does not offer free storage space.
It provides limited maximum storage space for paid.It provides limited as well as unlimited maximum 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 60 GB for personal paid and unlimited for professional paid.
It does not support file versioning.It supports file versioning.
There is no way to control permission to the invite link of file or folder.It gives access to control the permission to the invite link of file or folder.
It has Amazon S3 limit as traffic or band-width limit.It has traffic or band-width limit of 10 GB per day for free and 250 GB per day for paid.
Maximum file size in Amazon Drive is 2 GB via Web and 50 GB via Drive application.Here maximum file size has no restriction.

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