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575 Ratings
3 Ratings

Dropbox Business

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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Score 9.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Dropbox Business

It is well-suited when security is a priority, as it is highly secure. It is also well-suited when you have a higher budget and need a more robust featureset than some of its more affordable competitors. Given its market share, it is also appropriate to use Dropbox where you have a wide array of clients, because chances are, many of them will already be using it
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

StatusPage is well suited for notifications on services and products. If you need to have a passive way to notify users, internal staff, or executives on the status of SaaS services, StatusPage is a low barrier way to do this with minimal setup and maintenance.StatusPage is not well suited for scenarios in which you want info kept private. If StatusPage is updated, the subscribers to those alerts will be notified so you just want to make sure you're addressing the right audience with updates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Dropbox Business
8.9
Statuspage
10.0
Versioning
Dropbox Business
8.8
Statuspage
Video files
Dropbox Business
8.8
Statuspage
Audio files
Dropbox Business
8.9
Statuspage
Document collaboration
Dropbox Business
8.3
Statuspage
Access control
Dropbox Business
9.1
Statuspage
10.0
File search
Dropbox Business
8.9
Statuspage
Device sync
Dropbox Business
9.5
Statuspage
Advanced security features
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
10.0

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Dropbox Business
9.0
Statuspage
User and role management
Dropbox Business
8.9
Statuspage
File organization
Dropbox Business
9.1
Statuspage
Device management
Dropbox Business
8.9
Statuspage

Cloud Storage Platform

Dropbox Business
9.2
Statuspage
Performance
Dropbox Business
9.2
Statuspage
Reliability
Dropbox Business
9.4
Statuspage
Storage Reports
Dropbox Business
8.8
Statuspage

Project Management

Dropbox Business
Statuspage
9.5
Task Management
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
9.0
Scheduling
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
10.0
Workflow Automation
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
10.0
Mobile Access
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
10.0
Search
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
9.0
Visual planning tools
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
9.0

Communication

Dropbox Business
Statuspage
8.0
Chat
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
10.0
Notifications
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
10.0
Discussions
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
2.0
Internal knowledgebase
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
9.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Dropbox Business
Statuspage
9.0

Pros

Dropbox Business

  • Cloud storage of large files. Makes for easy sharing and downloading.
  • Activity tracking allows us to see when files were downloaded and by which users.
  • Able to sync files across devices, so when updates are made they can be pushed to desktop, laptop, etc.
Justin Roodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • Interface is very intuitive and easy to use with very little training.
  • Ability to customize messaging for events and notify before, during and after maintenance.
  • Integrations with app like Twitter and Slack.
  • Ability to automate all our maintenance notifications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Dropbox Business

  • File previews. Dropbox is not the best at allowing you to preview the file. A lot of times people will have to download the file to view it. We've done video work and the client will review it with the Dropbox preview and the quality is very low. This causes the client to thing the video file is low quality.
  • Pricing is a bit on the high side compared to other cloud storage solutions.
Andy Ryan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • StatusPage is nice because it keeps a rolling update on the previous statuses, but when it displays in Hipchat it just shows the last update.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Dropbox Business

Dropbox Business 5.0
Based on 4 answers
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.
Oran Bar-Tal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Dropbox Business

Dropbox Business 9.0
Based on 18 answers
From the IT department perspective, I give an 8 because there are certain areas where management can get a little tricky. Some areas are not the easiest to understand, and I've found myself chatting with their tech support on a few occasions to find answers to things that should have been evident. From the end user perspective, I give it a 10 - I'll keep pushing this - industry standard - if they don't do it right - no one can. For the end user - it works well. Receiving shared folders and files, sharing folders and files - super simple and easy to teach.
Vin Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Dropbox Business

Dropbox Business 8.9
Based on 14 answers
Dropbox generally performs quite well. Syncing b/w computer and cloud is generally quick, even for large files - and Dropbox does a good job at managing bandwidth to not use all available bandwidth. In addition, Dropbox includes a LAN based syncing mechanism, so two computers on the same network can sync files via LAN vs. over the internet. Dropbox's webpages always to seem to load quickly and display files, even in a folder with large amount of files, quickly. Dropbox's web-based search though is often times slow and inaccurate.
Aaron Pinsker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Dropbox Business

Dropbox Business 8.6
Based on 31 answers
Generally we use the help topics and forums mostly. However, as Pro Business account holders we get priority email support and when they say priority, they mean it. The few times we have actually used it, mostly in the beginning, they replied to our questions immediately. The speed at which they responded was awesome. To be honest though, everything in the Dropbox system is so simple, and the help functionality and forums are so helpful, we very rarely ever even think of asking for priority level support.
Brian Muench | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

Statuspage 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Support is very responsive although we haven't had to contact them in a time of emergency, all of our support inquiries were answered in a timely manner and usually resolved with their first response. Support responsiveness played a big role in our decision since if we need help during downtime, we can't really afford to wait.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Dropbox Business

Dropbox Business 10.0
Based on 2 answers
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.
Brian Muench | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Dropbox Business

I think the desktop element of Dropbox was really appealing. I haven't explored enough about Google Drive to know if they have some similar functionalities, but have used it only for some personal storage. For our team, Dropbox was a leader in the industry, so we felt most comfortable migrating to them.
Kelsie Hamilton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

I would say StatusPage on its own is a great service. StatusPage for Hipchat can only be used with that specific chat client. But on its own StatusPage can be integrated with many tools, like Slack, email notifications, text notifications, etc.I don't know of a tool that compares with StatusPage. You could essentially host your own status site with Greed Yellow or Red statuses, but you would be missing out on the robustness of a tool that keeps historical data, uptime, and segregates services based on components.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Dropbox Business

  • Dropbox has had a very positive impact on our ability to keep the team mobile and able to work from practically anywhere they have access to an Internet connection.
  • We no longer have to worry about accidental breach of privacy or security when using dropbox, where we have full control over which users can see which files – and when they can see and/or interact with them.
  • As a backup solution, it gives us peace of mind when accidents happen or a technical issue arrises. With Dropbox, our files are safe and easily accessible to those who should have access to them.
Jorden Beatty | TrustRadius Reviewer

Statuspage

  • We were able to quickly train our entire support team to use this tool in less than 30 minutes, both to schedule maintenance and publish unexpected downtime. The product is so user friendly that it takes very little training to use proficiently.
  • Ease of integrations with existing services and software like Twitter and Slack allow us to reach further with our notification without creating new intake channels for stakeholders.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Dropbox Business

General

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

Statuspage

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Dropbox Business
9.0
Statuspage
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Dropbox Business
5.0
Statuspage

Usability

Dropbox Business
9.0
Statuspage

Reliability and Availability

Dropbox Business
7.0
Statuspage

Performance

Dropbox Business
8.9
Statuspage

Support Rating

Dropbox Business
8.6
Statuspage
10.0

Implementation Rating

Dropbox Business
10.0
Statuspage

Scalability

Dropbox Business
7.0
Statuspage

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