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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Web Services

More suited I will say deploying your Web-server, Running some cloud applications, Deploying your micro-services, Managed database. Less suited is really hard to say but there can be some scenario where you can use free services like Google spreadsheet scripting for smaller data management and small workflows. Workflow automation is something you need multiple vendors to talk to each other at that time its preferred to go for something else.
Rahul Chhajed | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

If a coworker asked me what software to use, I would recommend OneDrive because of the company standardization and the integration into Microsoft Office. If someone who didn't already have a standardized software platform asked me then I would probably recommend looking at other options just because I have had hit-or-miss success with the reliability of syncing to the cloud. I use it to sync files between two laptops that I use but there have been a few times where I swapped laptops but the second laptop was missing a file that hadn't synced yet, even though plenty of time was available to sync. It's great for sending large files to people because you can specify their level of activity (download/view only or edit as well).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Amazon Web Services
8.9
OneDrive
Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
Amazon Web Services
9.3
OneDrive
Dynamic scaling
Amazon Web Services
9.4
OneDrive
Elastic load balancing
Amazon Web Services
9.2
OneDrive
Pre-configured templates
Amazon Web Services
8.0
OneDrive
Monitoring tools
Amazon Web Services
8.5
OneDrive
Pre-defined machine images
Amazon Web Services
8.7
OneDrive
Operating system support
Amazon Web Services
8.8
OneDrive
Security controls
Amazon Web Services
8.9
OneDrive

File Sharing & Management

Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.3
Versioning
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.7
Video files
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.0
Audio files
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.2
Document collaboration
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.8
Access control
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.4
File search
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.1
Device sync
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.2

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.3
User and role management
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.4
File organization
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.3
Device management
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.3

Cloud Storage Platform

Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.3
Performance
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.1
Reliability
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.3
Storage Reports
Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
8.6

Pros

Amazon Web Services

  • What I like in it, is its simple notification service which provides a mobile messaging feature to enable push messaging to my mobile devices as well.
  • It helps in sending out notifications to all my teammates with full integrity.
  • Responsive Support.
  • Offers a variety of features that help to manage my workload.
Martha Batruny | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

  • OneDrive does a great job of keeping file version history. I have had to use this feature many times and it is very simple to use. This one feature has saved my butt many times.
  • OneDrive synchronizes across devices very quickly. There have been many instances when I have added files online and, within seconds, saw the file show up on my local computer. This happens the other direction also. I am very impressed and satisfied with the speed of syncing in all directions.
  • The OneDrive app on my phone has been particularly helpful since it automatically syncs my photos (usually within seconds) and allows me access to all my files.
Joel Brache | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon Web Services

  • If there is one thing I think AWS needs improvement on, it is the administration dashboard. It can be a nightmare to use especially when trying to access billing. This could be made better, honestly, as there should be a simplified way to access simple admin features.
  • While AWS was fairly easy to integrate into our solutions, it is not as easy to use without some IT knowledge. The dashboards are complicated and designed for someone who is computer savvy. If you are just want to keep track of billing, for example, you may need to take a course or spend a few hours with someone being walked through the admin console.
  • AWS does tend to be slow at times. If you do not have a fast internet connection, it can take time to access services that are hosted on AWS. This is not always the case but we have had clients complain about this if they are trying to access a service from multiple points (IP addresses). The only real fix we found was to make our files cache to another server and only keep current data accessible to clients.
Nathan Sichilongo | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

  • Sending Links - Though you can easily share links to files from the web experience, it isn't the same on the native experience. It would be nice if you could right click on a file to share its location with someone vs. opening the office application to share with others.
  • File Character Restrictions - This isn't just with OneDrive, but sometimes files will not upload due to an unsupported character in the file name.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services 9.4
Based on 10 answers
We are almost entirely satisfied with the service. In order to move off it, we'd have to build for ourselves many of the services that AWS provides and the cost would be prohibitive. Although there are cost savings and security benefits to returning to the colo facility, we could never afford to do it, and we'd hate to give up the innovation and constant cycle of new features that AWS gives us.
Marc Schriftman | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

OneDrive 9.0
Based on 5 answers
Due to its tight integration into the Microsoft ecosystem and its bundling into the Office 365 service, continued use of the product is all but guaranteed. Unless there's a shift away from Microsoft, I can see no competing product offering the same ease of use and integrations taking the place of OneDrive
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services 7.3
Based on 5 answers
We find it quite easy to use. The only challenge is at the outset figuring out exactly what you need, given the large number of available services and options which could take a bit of time to get familiarised with and to decide on.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

OneDrive 9.2
Based on 10 answers
I have given it this rating because it accomplishes the basic task that we use it for, storing and protecting our sensitive data. That being said, I hesitate to give it a completely positive rating, because I feel that the software performs at a bare minimum level, skimping out on some of the bells and whistles that would be nice.
Nathan Richardson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Availability is very good, with the exception of occasional spectacular outages.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Amazon Web Services

No score
No answers yet
AWS does not provide the raw performance that you can get by building your own custom infrastructure. However, it is often the case that the benefits of specialized, high-performance hardware do not necessarily outweigh the significant extra cost and risk. Performance as perceived by the user is very different from raw throughput.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

OneDrive 9.0
Based on 2 answers
It has a good performance, the pages load normally, access to the files, management, reports, everything is working well. With regard to integration with other systems, we have not done so yet.
Gledson Rodrigues | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services 7.6
Based on 25 answers
Amazon Web Services boasts a really quick and helpful support with multiple communication options as well. For instance, on my personal account I incurred a minor charge due to mismanagement of a service. Upon contacting support, they quickly explained the issue to me and upon request waived the bill as a first time error.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

OneDrive 7.6
Based on 69 answers
Microsoft has worked hard to provide support as more work is done in the cloud. Within OneDrive you can easily get help and reach out for support if needed. Since OneDrive is commonly used you can also find resources on the web and even YouTube to solve any problems. It is so nice not having to buy a new version and simply have the latest updates pushed automatically via our Microsoft Office subscription.
Lukas Sundahl, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services 10.0
Based on 3 answers
The API's were very well documented and was Janova's main point of entry into the services.
Brian Lusenhop | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services is well suited when we have a huge amount of data to store, process, manipulate and get meaningful information out of. It is also suitable when we need very fast data retrieval from the database. They provide a superior product at a fair price which allows us to further our goals and push the limits of what we are capable of as a team / company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

As previously mentioned, Google Drive is better for real-time collaboration, but not as intuitive when it comes to staying organized within a folder structure. Permissions model is easy to use but fairly unsophisticated.Dropbox doesn't offer real-time collaboration at all (to my knowledge), and doesn't offer the same fine-grained permissions that OneDrive does. It is a decent document store and not much else.
David McCann | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon Web Services

  • AWS has lowered our employee cost, because you don't have to hire Network/Server Admins to manage infrastructure.
  • Increased productivity by incorporating Continuous Integration with AWS and our development life cycle.
  • Increased customer confidence by being able to provide HIPAA level security in our development and production environments
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneDrive

  • Being bundled into our Office 365 accounts makes the service very inexpensive compared to alternative cloud providers.
  • Providing our users with a cloud storage solution has definitely benefited our mobile employees by allowing them to have the files they need accessible to them in the field.
  • We're able to control the external sharing of documents to a much greater degree with OneDrive.
Vin Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Amazon Web Services

General

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

Amazon Web Services Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

OneDrive

General

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

OneDrive Editions & Modules

Edition
OneDrive for Business Plan 1$5.001
OneDrive for Business Plan 2$10.001
Microsoft 365 Business Basic$5.001
Microsoft 365 Business Standard$12.501
  1. Per Month (Annual Commitment)
Additional Pricing Details
OneDrive can be purchased as a standalone tool, or as part of a Microsoft 365's business suite.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Web Services
8.9
OneDrive
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon Web Services
9.4
OneDrive
9.0

Usability

Amazon Web Services
7.3
OneDrive
9.2

Reliability and Availability

Amazon Web Services
9.0
OneDrive

Performance

Amazon Web Services
OneDrive
9.0

Support Rating

Amazon Web Services
7.6
OneDrive
7.6

Online Training

Amazon Web Services
7.0
OneDrive

Implementation Rating

Amazon Web Services
10.0
OneDrive

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