Chanty vs. Dropbox Business

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Chanty
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Chanty is a simple and fast team chat app that helps teams of all business segments work more productively. Chanty helps the user easily get in touch with colleagues in private, public, group and one-on-one conversations. Chanty's Teambook menu allows keeps all messages, files, links and tasks in order. Third-party apps help teh user achieve a new level of productivity with Chanty. Integrations turn a team…N/A
Dropbox Business
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Dropbox Business expands on the company's cloud storage service by providing additional features, such as lost file recovery for an extended period, integration with popular office suites (e.g. Office 365), the Dropbox Paper collaboration extension, two-factor authentication (2FA) and single sign-on (SSO), tiered administrator controls and granular permission sharing, remote device wipe, API, and other features of use to larger groups and businesses.
$15
per month
Pricing
ChantyDropbox Business
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Standard
$15
per user/per month
Advanced
$25
per user/per month
Enterprise
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ChantyDropbox Business
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$3 per user, per monthNo setup fee
Additional DetailsChanty Free plan is for teams with up to 10 members. Chanty Business plan, starts at $3 per user, per month and delivers additional features and unlimited members.
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Community Pulse
ChantyDropbox Business
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
ChantyDropbox Business
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
8.5
2 Ratings
8% above category average
Dropbox Business
-
Ratings
Task Management9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Search8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
9.3
2 Ratings
15% above category average
Dropbox Business
-
Ratings
Chat10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Discussions8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
9.0
1 Ratings
10% above category average
Dropbox Business
8.4
130 Ratings
1% below category average
Video files9.01 Ratings9.5113 Ratings
Audio files10.01 Ratings8.8106 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Versioning00 Ratings8.4102 Ratings
Document collaboration00 Ratings7.2120 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings6.3126 Ratings
File search00 Ratings9.3126 Ratings
Device sync00 Ratings9.3123 Ratings
Cloud Storage Security & Administration
Comparison of Cloud Storage Security & Administration features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
-
Ratings
Dropbox Business
8.8
129 Ratings
1% above category average
User and role management00 Ratings9.3114 Ratings
File organization00 Ratings9.4126 Ratings
Device management00 Ratings7.8108 Ratings
Cloud Storage Platform
Comparison of Cloud Storage Platform features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
-
Ratings
Dropbox Business
8.1
126 Ratings
5% below category average
Performance00 Ratings8.6126 Ratings
Reliability00 Ratings8.6126 Ratings
Storage Reports00 Ratings7.292 Ratings
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User Ratings
ChantyDropbox Business
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(2 ratings)
7.9
(131 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
5.0
(4 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(19 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(15 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(1 ratings)
8.4
(27 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(3 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ChantyDropbox Business
Likelihood to Recommend
Chanty
There are endless tools similar to Chanty, I don't know if they are better or worse, so far we have tested this platform and it is really comfortable to use, it fits exactly what we need for our work and I can recommend it if you are looking for something simple to use without so many complications.
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Dropbox
Everywhere as aforementioned it is well suited ... The largest and most appropriate... A business can never ever have too many locations of its data stored. This option allows my company to have our data stored in one location and everyone works it in real time whereas the updates go in "Real time" no matter who is working that file. This is the most awesome trick of the entire program not to mention that I can see everything that Bobbiesue is working on out west at the same time pull another activity report to see if indeed Peggy logged in for work from home at 2p yesterday as she stated she did. Its a check and balance for small businesses such as ours that runs on the honor system for telework employees. At this time, there just is not any less appropriate!
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Pros
Chanty
  • Notifications
  • App loading speed
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Dropbox
  • It enables us to share documents and workflow to all employees for whom access is allowed regardless of where in the world they may be located.
  • Dropbox Business provides a means to safely store our documents without having to have physical copies.
  • Dropbox also allows for easy organization of our documents in folders and such in the system.
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Cons
Chanty
  • It offers few integrations, there are complementary systems in the hands of a panel of activities with which we would feel more comfortable to work, a communication and planning system also needs a calendar and a file manager to be able to have them at hand.
  • Customer support is not the most efficient team, very rarely have I been able to receive answers that offer a solution to my problems.
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Dropbox
  • I deeply dislike the navigation. I find it very clunky and hard and not intuitive. A few years ago Dropbox redesigned its navigation and I'm frequently at a loss to figure out where to access the option I need.
  • It should be quicker and easier to figure out how to send a file. I wish I could do that from the drop-down menu in my taskbar under the Dropbox logo.
  • I wish I had the option under the same drop-down menu in my taskbar under the Dropbox logo to go to where the files are on my laptop, which I find much easier to navigate.
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Likelihood to Renew
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Dropbox
Dropbox is very expensive and its price is not as competitive as it was. We are looking for an alternative that will enable as to subscribe more users at a more affordable cost. Also, we did not like Dropbox customer service, and felt that they should have found a way to compensate us for some of the damage they were responsible for when restoring our data.
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Usability
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Dropbox
Well-designed, smart, packed with functionality without being overwhelming—Dropbox knows what they are doing and they do it well. They know what users want from the service and they make sure that all the normal use cases are intuitive and at your fingertips. I have never had a hard time finding things with Dropbox and I think their usability is excellent.
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Reliability and Availability
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Dropbox
At least once a week the app crashes on my computer and causes files to stop syncing. It is an easy fix to re-open the app, however I have to notice the app stopped working to realize it needs to be reopened.
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Performance
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Dropbox
The Dropbox site and tools load in a reasonable amount of time. I don't feel like their site and app performance is any better or worse than any other paid product that I've seen offered by any other large company. Compared to a competing product like Google Drive, the performance is probably about the same.
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Support Rating
Chanty
I have been sent quite a few emails about functionality and support on a pretty regular basis, which is great. I have not had any need to contact support as the platform is pretty simple to use, it was easy to download and install and I have not encountered any bugs or other issues so far.
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Dropbox
I give it a nine because I haven't ever had to use the support or help. I would give it a ten but since I've never had to use them, I can't really give a full review of how their support works. I've talked to market research teams from Dropbox about new features, but have not had to get any assistance with a problem yet.
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Implementation Rating
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Dropbox
The implementation was actually very simple. Again, as stated previously, the most intriguing part of the entire exercise was the implementation of the directory structure for each account. Once you design and implement it for one, it becomes quite simple to replicate for each account you implement thereafter. You just really need to take time to ensure you implement the first perfectly and those that follow on will be likewise work efficiently and easily.
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Alternatives Considered
Chanty
We really do our work very little with google tools, so it was not a completely comfortable space, it has little customization, and its interface was not very comfortable. We tried Chanty and without a doubt it fit exactly what we were looking for.
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Dropbox
Dropbox Business is dependable, adaptable, and cost-effective for our businesses. On the inside, it’s comparable to other file-sharing and storage. Also, file access and navigation are much faster. We use it to share documents and store data and files for our business purposes. And I’ve never been convinced of other tools’ integrity or dependability. Dropbox Business has good connectivity and is smooth to use.
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Scalability
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Dropbox
We've used this when we were 2 users and when we were 20. It did not make any difference. Even when we've had to scale down and fire 10 employees, it was still easy to salvage all the material and keep it organized within Dropbox.
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Return on Investment
Chanty
  • Increased visibility
  • Increased opportunities
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Dropbox
  • Improved risk mitigation - know our files are encrypted.
  • Expiring Shared Links are a must have.
  • Positive impact from Happy Customers. No more trying to send cumbersome encrypted emails that customers struggle with. Dropbox makes it easy for them to retrieve their files.
  • Collaboration makes it faster for us to complete plan documents with our customers.
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