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Score 9.4 out of 100

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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

12d Synergy

12d Synergy and its ability to handle all file types really suited the engineering industry.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive is perfect for team projects and as a cloud if you want to access your files from any computer or device. You do have to make sure to sign in to your account to access if the device you're on doesn't have the app downloaded to it. I wouldn't suggest using Google Drive if you're not on one of your main devices (i.e. on a public computer).
Mandy Cramer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

12d Synergy
Google Drive
9.0
Versioning
12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.9
Video files
12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.4
Audio files
12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.7
Document collaboration
12d Synergy
Google Drive
9.7
Access control
12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.9
File search
12d Synergy
Google Drive
9.1
Device sync
12d Synergy
Google Drive
9.4

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.8
User and role management
12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.9
File organization
12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.9
Device management
12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.7

Cloud Storage Platform

12d Synergy
Google Drive
9.1
Performance
12d Synergy
Google Drive
9.4
Reliability
12d Synergy
Google Drive
9.4
Storage Reports
12d Synergy
Google Drive
8.7

Pros

12d Synergy

  • Manages multiple files in a folder, while allowing file sharing (AutoCAD, xrefs, etc.)
  • Delivers HUGE (2, 3, or 5GB) files with minimal bandwidth
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • Google Drive allows you to upload files in different types of formats
  • This software offers a large storage space and its developers work continuously in order to expand it even more
  • I can access my information from any platform (smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer)
Roberto Farfan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

12d Synergy

  • 12d Synergy could provide additional analytical reporting on user behavior and usage out of the box.
  • Improved speeds when referencing shared files from other 12d model projects.
Travis March | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • There is a big problem when you share a document within a group of people and that is that anyone who have accces to the document can erase without any warning to the other members of the group, this can be very dangerous if you have problems in your teamwork and someone wants to sabotage the job.
  • Google Drive unlike gmail and another apps has no opportunity to use without internet connection, that means that you do not have the opportunity to work or consult a document if your internet connection it is down or it is unstable.
  • Google Drive only offers a limited number of free gygabytes of storage, if you manage big files like music or videos you can have some trouble because if you do not want to pay for the premium version, you have to constantly erase your files every time you need to put new ones on the app.
Cesar A Siso L | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

12d Synergy

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Google Drive

Google Drive 9.7
Based on 5 answers
For its compatibility, easiness, quick responses, user interface, storage capacity, files management and file listings. These are some of the reasons for giving higher ratings and Google Drive has become an integral part of my professional life. We use this software on daily basis and most of the time saving lot of time.
Sumant Luhar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

12d Synergy

No score
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Google Drive

Google Drive 9.5
Based on 30 answers
While I might feel like the phone is too small to use to create content, they have done a great job in creating a UI / UX that doesn't prohibit you from creating that content on your phone. On a full blown desktop they have done a great job in creating a suite of office tools that can compete with Microsofts' Office suite. While saying that I do think it's fair to point out that Excel will still knock the socks off of a Google Sheet, due to the fact that it's running in a browser.
Jacob Carlisle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

12d Synergy

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Google Drive

Google Drive 9.6
Based on 7 answers
Its surprising features always amaze me and make me use Google Drive. There is one [benefit] that is more of a neat feature than a benefit, but it’s still worth mentioning. Google Drive’s image recognition technology can easily recognize the content of my pictures. For instance, if I have visited a famous landmark on a recent vacation and upload my photo in front of it, the picture comes up when one searches for that landmark using Google Drive’s search.
Mayur Shewale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

12d Synergy

12d Synergy 9.1
Based on 4 answers
The 12d Synergy team is always ensuring our issues and needs are resolved promptly. Whether it be on the forum or phone, they are kind and helpful
Patrick Cavanagh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive 8.6
Based on 74 answers
Their documentation is good and simple, but I found it rather short for some functions. That said, it's compensated by the vast technical documentation of Google Apps Scripts, that make it clear and easy to learn their scripting capabilities.I've never had to contact technical support.
Jose F. Gomez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

12d Synergy

No score
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Google Drive

Google Drive 8.0
Based on 6 answers
It's an extremely easy software to implement, once you sign up for a google account you automatically have access to google drive with a set amount of storage space. The business or Google Suite accounts have more storage space than a regular free account, but setting up and accessing google drive is very easy in both cases
Elizabeth Sullivan-Hasson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

12d Synergy

Hands down prefer 12d Synergy. Bentley ProjectWise is overly complex, expensive and has a very cluttered interface.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Having the ability to create, edit, and collaborate in a real time environment is hands down what set Google Drive above all the competitors for my business. I have stored files in Box, Dropbox, OneDrive, Copy, and even MediaFire. Once I was set on Google Drive, I increased my storage plan and migrated all files into one source and it has been so efficient!
James McQuillin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

12d Synergy

  • 12d Synergy has solved our multiple office syncing issues, adding the ability to have staff from remote offices collaborate together on projects.
  • Email saving used to be a nightmare, however, staff finds 12d Synergy's email saving easy to use and are able to search for saved emails quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • I would definitely say Google drive has been crucial for many of the businesses I’ve been a part of. There’s no other collaboration system that works quite as well or is as easy to learn and use as Google drive. Plus, it helps that Google is an empire when it comes to platforms such as this; it makes syncing a breeze.
Sierra Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

12d Synergy

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
7.00*

* Per user

12d Synergy Editions & Modules

Edition
Email Management$0
Document Management$0
Advanced Data Management$0
    Additional Pricing Details

    Google Drive

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Google Drive Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    12d Synergy
    9.4
    Google Drive
    9.3

    Likelihood to Renew

    12d Synergy
    Google Drive
    9.7

    Usability

    12d Synergy
    Google Drive
    9.5

    Performance

    12d Synergy
    Google Drive
    9.6

    Support Rating

    12d Synergy
    9.1
    Google Drive
    8.6

    Implementation Rating

    12d Synergy
    Google Drive
    8.0

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