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Apple iCloud

361 Ratings

StorSimple

3 Ratings

Apple iCloud

361 Ratings
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Score 7.9 out of 101

StorSimple

3 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Apple iCloud

Overall iCloud does the job for data sync and managing. When you know your data is available anytime and anywhere there's that sense of relief, you know it's not getting lost.
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StorSimple

Onsite storage needs and backing up to Azure.
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Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Apple iCloud
8.5
StorSimple
Versioning
Apple iCloud
8.2
StorSimple
Video files
Apple iCloud
9.0
StorSimple
Audio files
Apple iCloud
8.7
StorSimple
Document collaboration
Apple iCloud
7.6
StorSimple
Access control
Apple iCloud
8.0
StorSimple
File search
Apple iCloud
8.6
StorSimple
Device sync
Apple iCloud
9.1
StorSimple

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Apple iCloud
8.4
StorSimple
User and role management
Apple iCloud
8.4
StorSimple
File organization
Apple iCloud
7.8
StorSimple
Device management
Apple iCloud
9.1
StorSimple

Cloud Storage Platform

Apple iCloud
8.4
StorSimple
Performance
Apple iCloud
8.8
StorSimple
Reliability
Apple iCloud
9.0
StorSimple
Storage Reports
Apple iCloud
7.6
StorSimple

Pros

  • Managing stored documents and pictures.
  • Creating and modifying documents via Apple's office suite.
  • Managing calendars.
  • Managing reminders.
  • Finding lost devices.
  • Upgrading cloud storage at an amazing price.
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  • Performance via the SSD drives.
  • Writes back to our Private Cloud via Azure.
  • Easy to Admin via Web client interface.
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Cons

  • This is not a flaw of the software itself, but Apple iCloud gives you limited storage space for free.
  • I have yet to find a way to pick and choose the data I want to backup and leave the rest out so I can conserve storage space.
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  • Additional fail-over functionality
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Likelihood to Renew

Apple iCloud9.4
Based on 3 answers
It is a very necessary product if you are using Apple devices. If you are then you should utilize it.
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StorSimple10.0
Based on 1 answer
If I wanted to use just onsite storage the StorSimple device is already paid for.
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Usability

Apple iCloud6.9
Based on 6 answers
It can be used pretty easily by people who regularly use Apple products.
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Alternatives Considered

I use Dropbox more often at work, and rely on iCloud more in my personal life
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Easy to use and highly compatible with our MSFT Hyper-V environment
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Return on Investment

  • It is easy to set up, and relatively cheap, so setting up backups was simple.
  • Not losing documents has saved money through saving time remaking documents.
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  • Great Folks on the MSFT Implementation team
  • Great value on year 2
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Pricing Details

Apple iCloud

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

StorSimple

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