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Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Cloud Object Storage

Scenarios where IBM Cloud Object Storage is well suited:
* Building enterprise-grade data solutions with large teams
* Where an all-in-one platform is needed to solve complex problems that require an ecosystem of tools to work together
* Where IBM services already exist in the business
* Projects where scalability, security and technology integration are key drivers
Scenarios where IBM Cloud Object Storage is not well suited:
* Small teams with small budgets may be better off using open source tools
* Solving niche industry problems that require niche solutions
Ausrine S. | TrustRadius Reviewer

WeTransfer

I would definitely recommend WeTransfer - especially the paid version. I feel like all of the shortcomings with the free service (file size limit & content deletion after 7 days) are all fixed when you upgrade your account, and the service is not very expensive. It only costs $12/monthly or $120/annually. WeTransfer makes it so easy to send files, and the additional features such as creating a link to your content & password protection are great. Very straightforward & easy to use.
Aubrey Miles | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.5
WeTransfer
Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.6
WeTransfer
Dynamic scaling
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.7
WeTransfer
Elastic load balancing
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.5
WeTransfer
Monitoring tools
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.1
WeTransfer
Security controls
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.6
WeTransfer

File Sharing & Management

IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
7.4
Versioning
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
9.6
Video files
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
9.5
Audio files
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
9.5
Document collaboration
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
3.0
Access control
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
7.9
File search
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
8.0
Device sync
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
4.5

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
5.0
User and role management
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
4.1
File organization
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
6.9
Device management
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
4.1

Cloud Storage Platform

IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
9.6
Performance
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
9.6
Reliability
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
9.6
Storage Reports
IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
9.5

Pros

IBM Cloud Object Storage

  • IBM Cloud Object Storage is fast, secure, reliable and provides quick support when required.
  • Step by step documentation is easy to understand and implement for new users across the organization.
  • It is highly customizable and available based on the need of the use-case.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WeTransfer

  • You don't have to sign up for an account, you can just use it when visiting the website.
  • It is really simple and straightforward to use.
  • It has never failed me.
  • It tells you when your files have been successfully sent and when the other person downloaded it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

IBM Cloud Object Storage

  • While this platform has been around, it does take some getting used. The interface could be refined. My Firefox Browser automatically closed when selecting some options and creating new objects as an example.
  • The tutorials are a bit outdated in comparison to the screens shown. We understand the system is constantly improving. The tutorials should reflect the changes in the interface.
  • There are many pre-trained models. However, it is not clear as to how those models were trained, what bias may exist in the training data, and how a user could improve those models unless we simply have to build our own.
Dana Rafiee | TrustRadius Reviewer

WeTransfer

  • The price for Pro is a bit high.
  • A way for free users to save an address book.
  • The offline app isn't as robust as the web client.
Rob Gokee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage 5.8
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

WeTransfer

WeTransfer 7.6
Based on 5 answers
Overall, WeTransfer is a very easy program to use. There is not much training needed on it, and all the users at my company are self taught. You only need a few minutes of playing around with the program to understand how to use it and get the most out of it
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

IBM Cloud Object Storage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WeTransfer

WeTransfer 9.0
Based on 2 answers
WeTransfer is extremely reliable 99% of the time. There has been twice in 4 years that their service was unavailable due to server outage for several hours.
Michael Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage 8.7
Based on 6 answers
I have been working in IT sector for more than 15 years. I have worked with various vendors. IBM's sales team, support team have been really helpful. After we start to use their product, their UX design team also contacted us to get feedback from us. They are really interested about our experience.
Christopher J Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer

WeTransfer

WeTransfer 9.0
Based on 4 answers
I've only reached out to WeTransfer support once, but they were prompt, courteous, and answered my question. I assume that future interactions would be the same, I'm looking forward to being a long term customer.
Rob Gokee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage 8.5
Based on 2 answers
IBM's professional service for migrating data and implementing new cloud environment was perfect. They started to help us before we begin to bring together all data such as how can it could be best to transfer all data without problems. During the migration they watched all the process closely to prevent any failure. Lastly, after the migration, they gave us trainings on implementation.
Christopher J Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer

WeTransfer

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

IBM Cloud Object Storage

I have evaluated Amazon S3 and Google's Cloud Platform.IBM Cloud Platform is well documented and very integrated with its other range of cloud services.It's quite difficult to differentiate between them all. IBM Cloud Storage is not a service I would have considered on its own merit, but with the power of Watson, which was an absolute pleasure to work with, alongside the cloud server options, I think the IBM cloud ecosystem provides something for everyone.
Keldon Alleyne | TrustRadius Reviewer

WeTransfer

We actually use both other platforms because we may be required to by our clients or vendors. I find We Transfer easier to use especially remotely - quicker to upload and send.
Ann M. Frank | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

IBM Cloud Object Storage

  • Prior to cloud storage, we used on-premises storage devices to store and backup, and sometimes it was a headache to scale up or down the storage according to our needs. With the introduction of Cloud Object Storage, we don't have to worry about scaling.
  • The uptime is also improved a lot after the introduction of Cloud Object Storage in our organization
  • Obviously, it's a very cost-effective way to store and archive data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WeTransfer

  • I haven't paid for this software personally, so I'm not sure, but $12/month is very reasonable if you are constantly sharing files.
  • WeTransfer is fairly professional, so in my opinion, links sent to clients look more professional than using a link from Google Drive or Dropbox.
Chris Hecox | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

IBM Cloud Object Storage

General

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

IBM Cloud Object Storage Editions & Modules

Edition
Lite PlanFree1
Standard PlanThere is no minimum fee, pay only for what you use2
  1. Up to 25 GB/mo. For all terms go to https://www.ibm.com/cloud/object-storage
  2. For pricing and all terms go to https://www.ibm.com/cloud/object-storage
Additional Pricing Details
The Lite and Standard service plans for Cloud Object Storage include resiliency options, flexible data classes and built-in security. Pricing is based on your choice of location, storage class and resiliency choice.

WeTransfer

General

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

WeTransfer Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.6
WeTransfer
8.7

Usability

IBM Cloud Object Storage
5.8
WeTransfer
7.6

Performance

IBM Cloud Object Storage
WeTransfer
9.0

Support Rating

IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.7
WeTransfer
9.0

Implementation Rating

IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.5
WeTransfer

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