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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

It's a great application to backup your data automatically to the cloud and then access later. The automatic restore of certain folders is handy and one less thing to worry about when you're setting up a new PC again. I haven't really encountered any issues with Syncplicity to have any thoughts where it could be improved or where it wouldn't work.
Ben Liebowitz | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneNote

It is well suited for capturing weekly departmental task lists. For example, each week we create a new page in a shared departmental notebook. In this new page, each department member enters his/her top 3 accomplishments for the week and the top 3 things which the member will attempt to accomplish in the coming week. We then use this page during our Monday morning stand-up meeting and it helps provide an agenda, structure, and discussion points for the meeting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
8.3
OneNote
8.5
Versioning
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
9.0
OneNote
8.2
Video files
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
9.0
OneNote
8.1
Audio files
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
9.0
OneNote
8.4
Document collaboration
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
10.0
OneNote
9.1
Access control
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
10.0
OneNote
8.4
File search
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
1.0
OneNote
8.6
Device sync
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
10.0
OneNote
8.9

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
9.7
OneNote
8.5
User and role management
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
10.0
OneNote
8.2
File organization
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
10.0
OneNote
8.9
Device management
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
9.0
OneNote
8.6

Cloud Storage Platform

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
8.5
OneNote
8.6
Performance
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
7.0
OneNote
8.7
Reliability
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
10.0
OneNote
8.5
Storage Reports
Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
OneNote
8.7

Pros

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

  • By default, it is setup to backup my Desktop Shortcuts, My Documents, and my Internet Explorer Favorites folders. When I sign into a new PC, it automatically syncs these items, making it easy for my data to travel with me.
  • I'm able to easily share my items/folders with coworkers, granting them read or read/write access as required.
  • I like that items that are shared with me allow me to choose to sync them to my PC or not. This allows me to sync smaller items like documents and spreadsheets, but keep things like webex recordings stored in the cloud and not using up gigabtyes of space on my PC. :)
  • I like that, during times when I want to free up resources, I can pause the syncing of files.
Ben Liebowitz | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneNote

  • Because of its flexibility and ability to hold different types of content (text, images, tables), it is a great tool for collecting content from different resources and organizing it in one place.
  • Technical support analysts are using sections for their support case analysis; they paste pieces of logs, screen-shots, document their steps in troubleshooting etc., all in one section, to get the full picture yet stay organized.
  • The logic of content structure; Notebook>Section>Page>Paragraph, allows you to manage and collect all needed information by the areas of the user's responsibility. For example; each of my projects has its own section, in which each page is a task.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

  • I would appreciate it if it backed up more than just Desktop, Favorites and Documents by default. I'm not sure if this was something chosen by my employer, but it would be nice if the whole profile folder was backed up by default, so my pictures, music, and videos folders were included.
Ben Liebowitz | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneNote

  • It is not always clear where your OneNote files are kept. I prefer to keep all my OneNote files in the cloud, but the actual location of those files in OneDrive can sometimes be a mystery. If I install OneNote on my home computer, I have to open up my work OneNote in the browser and then sync it to my PC. I'm not able to find and open the file in OneDrive through File Explorer.
  • The ability to find notebooks that are shared with you is getting better, but it can sometimes be difficult to locate the right one. I often see duplicate notebooks and end up opening up the wrong one. Would be great if Microsoft only showed you links to notebooks that were actually available to you.
  • Microsoft is shifting away from OneNote 2016 and moving people on to OneNote that comes native with Windows 10. The interface is different enough that I don't like it. I am staying with OneNote 2016 because of the ease of seeing multiple notebooks open at the same time and being able to get to the exact information I need quickly. If you don't like the native OneNote built into Windows 10, you won't like the future of OneNote.
Joel Brache | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OneNote

OneNote 10.0
Based on 13 answers
As this is not a compulsory tool in our organization, I would say all depends on the decision makers, however since this is a part of MS Office, I am sure we will have it for as long as we will possibly need it. However, I would not be so sure, if it was a separate product
Ausrine Pasakarnyte | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OneNote

OneNote 9.5
Based on 10 answers
I find OneNote incredibly usable. I'm fairly middle of the road when it comes to tech savvy-ness. The platform was very easy to learn and explore. I like that OneNote is no clunky and offers a clean interface. This is important when it comes to deciding if a tool is usable for multiple people.
Jill Dickert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

No score
No answers yet
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OneNote

OneNote 8.8
Based on 6 answers
Overall, I rate OneNote's performance highly. In general, notebooks, sections and pages load quickly. OneNote integrates with other apps and info ca easily be shared/copied to and from the tool to other tools. Moreover, Notebooks tend to sync quickly meaning shared notebooks are up to date almost immediately provided there are no syncing issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

OneNote

OneNote 8.5
Based on 24 answers
Microsoft does an alright enough job supporting issues in OneNote and updated as of late have brought welcome features. Several years ago they were not as supportive, but current rating reflects updates as Microsoft has seemed to consolidate around the Microsoft Store app. I haven't had many issues where I directly needed to call support.
Justin Harbin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

I use CrashPlan for my personal PC at home. I think both products have their pluses and minuses. Both products allow you to backup your selected data to the cloud. CrashPlan doesn't easily allow for file sharing (CrashPlan isn't really a collaboration tool as much as it is a backup tool). Both products have easy restore options. However Syncplicity automatically restoring certain data when syncing with a new PC is very handy and a feature that CrashPlan doesn't offer
Ben Liebowitz | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneNote

The only real product that I can directly hold in juxtaposition to OneNote is Evernote. OneNote ultimately wins that battle because of its zero cost. It compares like for like in most other ways to Evernote, with the exception of its organizational system. If you intend to organize items into more than 10 topics of interest, Evernote may be better suited to your needs, as it's tagging system is more robust for larger categories of organization. If, however, like most users, you're limiting your categorization into 10 or fewer categories, OneNote is excellent, and it excels at helping you find information that falls into a smaller number of buckets than Evernote.Both applications have excellent mobile apps that will handle document scanning, pictures, and the like for you, so it's largely the same there. Overall, I'll continue to use OneNote because it is free.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

  • The ease of use saves me a lot of time.
  • Being able to easily share files with my coworkers also saves me time.
  • This allowed my company to reduce the size of our file server and in doing so, reduced our storage budget.
Ben Liebowitz | TrustRadius Reviewer

OneNote

  • OneNote makes me more productive because I'm always able to remember discussion points and next steps for any meeting
  • OneNote makes me less reliant on my laptop, when I'm having an informal coffee meeting, for example, which can be freeing
  • OneNote can sometimes be a little slow to use, which can be frustrating when I'm trying to type fast and make notes
Gagan Kanwar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity

General

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

Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

OneNote

General

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

OneNote Editions & Modules

Edition
Microsoft OneNoteFree
    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
    9.0
    OneNote
    8.9

    Likelihood to Renew

    Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
    OneNote
    10.0

    Usability

    Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
    OneNote
    9.5

    Reliability and Availability

    Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
    OneNote
    10.0

    Performance

    Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
    OneNote
    8.8

    Support Rating

    Axway AMPLIFY Syncplicity
    OneNote
    8.5

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