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. 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 S3 and SugarSync :
|It is owned by Amazon.||It is owned by J2 Global.|
|It was launched in 2006.||It was launched in 2009.|
|It was developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS).||It was developed by J2 Global.|
|It does not offer free storage space.||It also does not offer free storage space.|
|It provides unlimited maximum storage space for paid.||It provides limited as well as unlimited maximum storage space for paid.|
|It requires credit-card details for free trial.||It does not require credit-card details for free trial.|
|It has the unlimited maximum storage size.||Maximum storage size is 60 GB for personal paid and unlimited for professional paid.|
|It supports file versioning.||It also supports file versioning.|
|Developer API here is REST and SOAP.||Developer API here is REST.|
|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 is 5 GB here.||Here maximum file size has no restriction.|
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