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Likelihood to Recommend

Cumulus

cumulus makes workflow in a large division or company pretty seamless. Catalogs are easily sorted, and different employees can add catalogs and filters. That said, if you have more than 50 people who have access to the database, and you don't have offline copies, consider placing restrictions on permissions to protect your images.
David Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

pCloud

  • pCloud is quite suitable for most users. It does a lot well, such as file storage, being multi-platform, and decent user experience with folder organizing and moving files around.
  • Where it isn't at apt would be in workspaces to manage documents like Google Drive, and even dropbox would provide. The ability to manage google docs, sheets, etc. would be a significant plus.
  • The ability to use a workflow to store file shortcuts (don't like their star system quite as much)
Craige Hardel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cumulus

  • Our clients (faculty/staff and students) number close to 50,000. Cumulus' online database allows us to share photos and place any restrictions we deem appropriate, like password protection or print permissions.
  • Cumulus' dashboard is really easy to navigate. There are two sections on the left rail (categories and filters), and approximately 10-40 photos per page, whichever you choose. There's a rollover function that enlarges the pic, and the tabs to download or compile is underneath.
  • Cumulus' search is pretty precise. Our photo data base is 300,000 photos deep, and it was once twice that amount, with many photos falling into the same categories.
David Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

pCloud

  • Syncs really fast....both upload and download
  • Is reliable....decent uptime and quite stable
Craige Hardel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cumulus

  • While the rollover feature is helpful, it tends to stick and lag. The enlargement is only twice the size of the thumbnail, which, for pictures with great detail, can be useless, forcing the user to download it and open it up Photoshop.
  • The slide feature to increase the size of the photos in the catalog should make the photos larger than they are. For photos with detail, or photos that have a lot of black or dark colors, it's difficult to see, especially on a laptop.
  • When a photo is in the basket, the "preview" function, much like the rollover, provides a small photo that's no larger than the thumbnail. What's strange is that sometimes the function will provide a much larger preview, but there doesn't seem to be a rhyme or reason for it. It's completely random.
David Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

pCloud

  • Offline folders (a normal sync rather than a separate folder would do)
  • Backups (ability to keep them longer and not be upsold for it)
Craige Hardel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cumulus

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pCloud

pCloud 6.0
Based on 1 answer
  • I'm quite as impressed with it, although their faqs cover most current and pending issues. They take around 48 hours to respond to inquiries, while platforms like Gsuite have an instant agent and multiple contact options.
  • They do attend to you, and I do understand they're trying to keep a lean team and reduce operational costs. For a frequent user who uses cloud storage for multiple things such as website databases, etc. and has clients, it could be a tad frustrating.
Craige Hardel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cumulus

We've used Cumulus through my five years here, and have gone through a pair of upgrades. Personally, I've used Dropbox to share photos, and I've considered Dropbox Business. Dropbox doesn't have nearly as much storage or as clean of a layout as Cumulus, and the upload process is much faster with Cumulus.
David Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

pCloud

  • pCloud makes the storage and retrieval process quite easy. With Google Drive, sure you can store lots of items, but the Linux functionality just wasn't there.
  • The same was the case with OneDrive, which I still use. However, it can be buggy and taxing on computer systems.
  • pClould is quite simple to use, flexible, and quite effective at what it does. And it's conveniently priced too.
Craige Hardel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cumulus

  • Instead of burning photos to a disc and sending them out via campus mail (or hand-delivering them), Cumulus has shaved considerable time from the sharing process. We simply build a basket and email it.
  • The ability to search for photos through Photoshop (Adobe Drive) has saves time, too. Especially when working multiple jobs, like design or web, on a tight deadline.
  • The most significant ROI is the ease with which were able to share photos across campus. The photos are easily downloadable and are 300DPI and large files, so clients have high-quality photos for print jobs. We're now able to control the photography used for all of our print and online marketing pieces by making our service faster and better, which gives us more creative control of our brand.
David Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

pCloud

  • Less stress (since I can switch computers and not be limited by hard drive space yet having access to what I need.
  • Integrating Linux into our workflow (they take the cake there, and that makes life so much easier.
Craige Hardel | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Cumulus

General

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

Cumulus Editions & Modules

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pCloud

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

pCloud Editions & Modules

Edition
Premium 500 GB3.99 /mo1
Premium Plus 2 TB7.99 /mo1
Premium 500 GB Lifetime$1752
Premium Plus 2 TB Lifetime$3502
  1. per installation
  2. One-time payment
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