1. OneDrive :
OneDrive or Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting and synchronization service provided by the Microsoft. It gives the convenience to users for storing files, personal data and for sharing files. It offers 5 GB free storage space. It was launched by Microsoft in 2007. It is mostly used by professional workers to store the data related to work which might need more security.
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.
Difference between OneDrive and Wuala :
|It is owned by Microsoft Incorporation.||Originally owned by Caleido Incorporation but was later owned by Seagate Technology.|
|It was launched in 2007.||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 Microsoft.||It was developed by Dominik Grolimund and Luzius Meisserin.|
|It provides additional 500 MB free storage space for referral up to 5 GB.||Initially it had referral system but later on referral service was suspended.|
|It has the maximum storage size of 5 TB.||Maximum storage size offered was 2 TB here.|
|It supports file versioning in office files only.||It fully 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 still in use.||This service was suspended in 2015.|
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