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Difference between Google Drive and SugarSync
  • Last Updated : 17 Jun, 2020
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1. Google Drive :
Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by the Google. It allows the users to store the files and personal data and to share the files. It offers 15 GB free storage space. It was launched by Google in 2012. It is used by almost each and every person which is somehow related to internet. Everyone uses this to store some professional and personal data.

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 Google Drive and SugarSync :

It is owned by Google LLC.It is owned by J2 Global.
It was launched in 2012.It was launched in 2009.
It was developed by Google.It was developed by J2 Global.
It offers 15 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.
The number of users using Google Drive is more.The number of users using SugarSync is less.
It supports file versioning.It also supports file versioning.
Maximum storage size is 30 TB here.Maximum storage size is 60 GB for personal paid and unlimited for professional paid.
It has no 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 is not restricted.
It charges comparatively more for additional storage that means it is more costly.It charges less for additional storage that means it is less costly.
It provides full security of data.It provides less security of data than Google drive.
Developer API is OAuth2.Developer API is REST.

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