1. Amazon S3 :
Amazon S3 stands for Amazon Simple Storage Service. It is a cloud storage service which is provided by Amazon Web Services. It provides object storage through a web service interface. It allows to store any type of objects like data lakes for analytics, data archives, backup and recovery, disaster recovery, hybrid cloud storage and internet applications. It was launched by AWS in 2006.
2. ShareFile :
ShareFile is a file synchronization service, file sharing service and cloud-based file storage service which is provided by Citrix Systems. It is a secure content collaboration that supports the document centered tasks. It provides cloud-based storage, virtual data rooms and client portals. It was developed by Jesse Lipson. It is suitable for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android. It does not offer free storage space. It was launched in 2005.
Difference between Amazon S3 and ShareFile :
|It is owned by Amazon.||It is owned by Citrix Systems.|
|It was launched in 2006.||It was launched in 2005.|
|It does not offer free storage space.||It offers 30 days free trial with maximum storage size 10 GB.|
|It was developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS).||It was developed by Jesse Lipson.|
|It has the unlimited maximum storage size.||Maximum storage size is unlimited here.|
|It is a file hosting and cloud storage service.||It is a commercial file sharing and file synchronization service.|
|It has more number of users.||It has comparatively less number of users.|
|Maximum file size is 5 GB here.||Maximum file size is 10 GB to 100 GB according to plans.|
|It requires credit-card details for free trial.||It does not require credit-card details for free trial.|