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Difference between Amazon Drive and Wuala

  • Last Updated : 23 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. Wuala :
Wuala was a file synchronization service, file storage service, file versioning service and backup storage service which was originally provided by Caleido Incorporation but was later owned by Seagate Technology. It was developed by Dominik Grolimund and Luzius Meisserin. It was majorly developed using Java. It offered 5 GB free storage space. It was launched in 2008.

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Difference between Amazon Drive and Wuala :

AMAZON DRIVEWUALA
It is owned by Amazon.Originally owned by Caleido Incorporation but was later owned by Seagate Technology.
It was launched in 2011.It was launched in 2008.
It offers 5 GB free storage space.It offered 5 GB free storage space but later on it was made only paid-service.
It was developed by Amazon.It was developed by Dominik Grolimund and Luzius Meisserin.
It does not have referral system for gaining additional free storage space.Initially it had referral system but later on referral service was suspended.
It has the maximum storage size of 30 TB.Maximum storage size offered was 2 TB.
It does not support file versioning.It supported file versioning.
It does not provide ability to trade local disk storage space.It provided ability to trade local disk storage space against cloud storage.
It is used in all countries excluding Mexico and China.While it was used world wide.
It is still in use.This service was suspended in 2015.

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