AnyShare vs. ShareFile

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AnyShare
Score 6.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
AnyShare Cloud provides enterprise-grade customers a files cloud and operations management based on managed service. According to the vendor, its Windows’ like experience helps customers achieve efficient document management.
$0
ShareFile
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
ShareFile is a cloud-based file sharing and storage service built for business. The product was acquired by Citrix Systems in 2011.
$10
per month per user, per month, minimum of 3 users
Pricing
AnyShareShareFile
Editions & Modules
AnyShare
$0.00
AnyShare Cloud
$0.00
Standard
$10
per user, per month, minimum of 3 users
Advanced
$16
per user, per month, minimum of 3 users
Premium
$25
per user, per month, minimum of 3 users
Virtual Data Room
$67.50
per user, per month, minimum of 5 users
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AnyShareShareFile
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Features
AnyShareShareFile
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
AnyShare
7.6
1 Ratings
10% below category average
ShareFile
8.9
64 Ratings
5% above category average
Versioning7.01 Ratings8.150 Ratings
Document collaboration7.01 Ratings8.458 Ratings
Access control8.01 Ratings10.061 Ratings
File search8.01 Ratings9.061 Ratings
Device sync8.01 Ratings8.753 Ratings
Video files00 Ratings9.042 Ratings
Audio files00 Ratings9.439 Ratings
Cloud Storage Security & Administration
Comparison of Cloud Storage Security & Administration features of Product A and Product B
AnyShare
8.0
1 Ratings
8% below category average
ShareFile
9.1
60 Ratings
5% above category average
User and role management8.01 Ratings9.357 Ratings
File organization8.01 Ratings10.060 Ratings
Device management8.01 Ratings8.148 Ratings
Cloud Storage Platform
Comparison of Cloud Storage Platform features of Product A and Product B
AnyShare
8.0
1 Ratings
7% below category average
ShareFile
8.7
62 Ratings
2% above category average
Performance8.01 Ratings9.061 Ratings
Reliability8.01 Ratings9.562 Ratings
Storage Reports8.01 Ratings7.449 Ratings
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User Ratings
AnyShareShareFile
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(87 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(8 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(19 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(14 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(14 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
5.1
(2 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AnyShareShareFile
Likelihood to Recommend
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
Apps/software like AnyShare helps big organizations to meet their goal of centralized data storage/management/ease accessibility. Small organizations/ groups who can not afford its cost can try other cheaper/free options available in the market.
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ShareFile
Sometimes we just need to send a single large file, and compressing it is easier than using ShareFile. But generally, we use ShareFile to exchange or send anything over 20 MB. A problem that we have not had [yet], but wonder about is this: Are ShareFile and its e-mailed links safe for transmission to/from U.S. Government computers? All of our public-sector clients are state and locality-based. We haven't had any interacton with U.S. entities. U.S. entities, especially DOD, are rather particular about these type of file-sharing sites and links embedded inside e-mails.
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Pros
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
  • Data storage, management and access from anywhere greatly help in optimizing the operations.
  • Uploaded files can be edited/ commented with ease which greatly helps in teamwork/ feedback.
  • Old archived data can be searched / accessed with ease.
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ShareFile
  • Authenticated electronic document signatures--self-signing, and sending out for signatures. This is a robust feature that also allows for additional information to be added to documents being sent for signatures, such as dates, notes, and items omitted but needed.
  • Encrypted emails through ShareFile, Citrix apps for Outlook, Gmail, and Mac email systems. Encrypted email messages cannot be cut/pasted, nor forwarded without encryption. If only the attachments need to be encrypted, the email message can be unencrypted. Also, two options for securely opening an encrypted email (one with less credentials, one with more).
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Cons
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
  • Sometimes retrieving documents lags a bit.
  • Cost can be looked into to attract more users.
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ShareFile
  • Users grow quickly (each client gets a separate account). Automated pruning would be nice.
  • I'm not aware of integration with Office365 online (only the outlook app). This could make it harder for some users.
  • It would be nice to have something that auto-scans emails and attachments for PII and would require Sharefile for those emails.
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Likelihood to Renew
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
No answers on this topic
ShareFile
The cost is fair and the program does what it has promised to do. Customer service is attentive. I'm not aware of any better-sounding file sharing systems out there that would tempt us to discontinue ShareFile.
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Usability
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
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ShareFile
ShareFile is so easy to use I was able to download all of my projects files and have them set up to sync before my supervisor could even come over to explain the process to me. It is a neatly organized and intuitive software that allows even the less tech-savvy to become power users.
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Reliability and Availability
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
No answers on this topic
ShareFile
The software has never been down when I needed to use it.
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Performance
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
No answers on this topic
ShareFile
Easy to use, easy to integrate with Outlook. I only gave it a 9 because I have found that sometimes it does not play nicely with Outlook and can slow it down. But, when that happens (not frequent), I restart Outlook and all is well again
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Support Rating
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
No answers on this topic
ShareFile
Typically the support is very knowledgeable and interested in following an issue until it is fully resolved. I have not had any issues working with their staff as they are all polite and easy to communicate with. If the first or second level tech does not fix the concern then it is escalated until we get to someone who can close the case.
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Implementation Rating
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
No answers on this topic
ShareFile
Good documentation for the API. With a little help from RS tech staff, any competent programmer should be able to integrate RightSignature with an existing system in a week or three. That help is easy to get as well
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Alternatives Considered
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
If charges of AnyShare are justifiable for your business then it is one of the best software available.
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ShareFile
ShareFile is easier and does what you need. I have moved a few organizations from SharePoint to ShareFile. Just easier. You can setup different areas for different departments, setup their permissions and it is easy enough for them to do what they want in their zones. The mobile app works great as well. So you can all the features you really use from SP, but just easier to setup and use.
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Scalability
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
No answers on this topic
ShareFile
I am a one person office. I have no idea how this software would scale to a larger office.
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Return on Investment
Shanghai EISOO Information Technology Corp
  • This software greatly help in effective data storage/management.
  • Its features help in efficient team work thus improving output.
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ShareFile
  • It's been huge in allowing our freelancers to upload a doc or email comp into the system and initiate a workflow so that those inside the organization can provide feedback without the need of staying on top of emails/messages. It's all located in one place.
  • The time suck from the previously-mentioned annotations issue has caused me to lose some productivity as I have to 'wait my turn' to drop in an annotation, then have it removed, and re-attempt multiple times. Not a huge impact on ROI, but it does affect productivity.
  • From the product side, it is helpful for me to reference what the content will be on our website before the page goes up, as well as the copy we send to our retailers who resell our products. Our marketing lingo stays even across all touch-points because of ShareFile.
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ScreenShots

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ShareFile Screenshots

Screenshot of ShareFile dashboardScreenshot of ShareFile Outlook PluginScreenshot of ProjectsScreenshot of Link sharing optionsScreenshot of ShareFile e-signature