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Druva inSync

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Score 8.6 out of 100

Google Drive

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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Druva inSync

I can't think of scenarios it would be less appropriate or suited for, but it is well suited for an organization looking to keep their files in a safe environment with version tracking and audit trails. That is pretty much any organization in this day and age. Computers are great but hardware breaks down intermittently so knowing you have your files in a secure location that won't ever fail is fantastic
Frank Troglauer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive is perfect for team projects and as a cloud if you want to access your files from any computer or device. You do have to make sure to sign in to your account to access if the device you're on doesn't have the app downloaded to it. I wouldn't suggest using Google Drive if you're not on one of your main devices (i.e. on a public computer).
Mandy Cramer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Druva inSync
Google Drive
9.0
Versioning
Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.9
Video files
Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.4
Audio files
Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.6
Document collaboration
Druva inSync
Google Drive
9.7
Access control
Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.9
File search
Druva inSync
Google Drive
9.0
Device sync
Druva inSync
Google Drive
9.4

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.8
User and role management
Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.8
File organization
Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.8
Device management
Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.7

Cloud Storage Platform

Druva inSync
Google Drive
9.1
Performance
Druva inSync
Google Drive
9.4
Reliability
Druva inSync
Google Drive
9.4
Storage Reports
Druva inSync
Google Drive
8.7

Pros

Druva inSync

  • Restoring users and deleted files from both Cloud and desktop applications, with only a few button click.
  • The InSync dashboard allows me to see where all my assets are and when their last backups occurred.
  • The installation process was VERY easy. So getting everyone up and running was painless.
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • Google Drive allows you to upload files in different types of formats
  • This software offers a large storage space and its developers work continuously in order to expand it even more
  • I can access my information from any platform (smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer)
Roberto Farfan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Druva inSync

  • As part of the initial setup, we had a few issues surrounding large numbers of accounts being backed up at the same time. This was more a Microsoft issue than anything, and with help from support, we resolved the issue.
  • The email reports can be a little useless on occasion. For example, I don't need an email every day with a failed backup report if there are no failures.
  • Again with email, the weekly backup report has so much information in it that the email sometimes fails to load. A simple email with a link to click would be better.
Martin Tillbrook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • There is a big problem when you share a document within a group of people and that is that anyone who have accces to the document can erase without any warning to the other members of the group, this can be very dangerous if you have problems in your teamwork and someone wants to sabotage the job.
  • Google Drive unlike gmail and another apps has no opportunity to use without internet connection, that means that you do not have the opportunity to work or consult a document if your internet connection it is down or it is unstable.
  • Google Drive only offers a limited number of free gygabytes of storage, if you manage big files like music or videos you can have some trouble because if you do not want to pay for the premium version, you have to constantly erase your files every time you need to put new ones on the app.
Cesar A Siso L | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.4
Based on 6 answers
We live in the cloud, Microsoft has some wonderful features, but the fact that you can't search and filter the recycling bin is a huge issue for us Admins
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.6
Based on 5 answers
For its compatibility, easiness, quick responses, user interface, storage capacity, files management and file listings. These are some of the reasons for giving higher ratings and Google Drive has become an integral part of my professional life. We use this software on daily basis and most of the time saving lot of time.
Sumant Luhar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.2
Based on 36 answers
Aside from Druva taking away the Share feature just to push folks to the cloud, it's perfect for what it does and should have just continued to grow not have clueless management decide they wanted to migrate the on-premise customers to the cloud version and offer the share tool for them, this was just wrong and remains wrong.
Nadeem Nasir | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.5
Based on 30 answers
While I might feel like the phone is too small to use to create content, they have done a great job in creating a UI / UX that doesn't prohibit you from creating that content on your phone. On a full blown desktop they have done a great job in creating a suite of office tools that can compete with Microsofts' Office suite. While saying that I do think it's fair to point out that Excel will still knock the socks off of a Google Sheet, due to the fact that it's running in a browser.
Jacob Carlisle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Sometimes or many times Druva is always available. No downtime issues.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Yes all the UI and pages load quickly.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.6
Based on 7 answers
Its surprising features always amaze me and make me use Google Drive. There is one [benefit] that is more of a neat feature than a benefit, but it’s still worth mentioning. Google Drive’s image recognition technology can easily recognize the content of my pictures. For instance, if I have visited a famous landmark on a recent vacation and upload my photo in front of it, the picture comes up when one searches for that landmark using Google Drive’s search.
Mayur Shewale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.7
Based on 33 answers
Most issues I have can be solved without opening a ticket. But if I need to get in touch with a support agent, I can open a chat request and within minutes have a tech on the end assisting me. The few tickets I had to open were resolved on the first call.
Tyler Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive 8.6
Based on 73 answers
Their documentation is good and simple, but I found it rather short for some functions. That said, it's compensated by the vast technical documentation of Google Apps Scripts, that make it clear and easy to learn their scripting capabilities.I've never had to contact technical support.
Jose F. Gomez | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.1
Based on 1 answer
They are very well knowledgeable. They conducted a two day training session and they explained each and everything.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 10.0
Based on 2 answers
As an administrator, if I had a user who needed additional training, it was available. As an Administrator, the product was so easy I didn't need it
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.6
Based on 81 answers
In consultation with a Druva support person we configured a few policies first for several groups of users. Once that was done it was easy to add users and generate emails that contained links and instructions to download/install the app. Once installed, the app applied the appropriate policy and the sync of data began. We had 40 or so devices to protect, and in a week or less they were all protected. The delays usually were on the part of the user who needed to schedule some time (15-30 minutes at most) to accept the invitation and download/install the app.
Kevin Staley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Google Drive 8.0
Based on 6 answers
It's an extremely easy software to implement, once you sign up for a google account you automatically have access to google drive with a set amount of storage space. The business or Google Suite accounts have more storage space than a regular free account, but setting up and accessing google drive is very easy in both cases
Elizabeth Sullivan-Hasson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Druva inSync

My biggest requirement for looking at Data Protection as a Service is security, both in transit and at rest. Druva inSync offers one of the best security models where if a key is chance it does not affect the current session. Furthermore, we did not see the same dedupe savings with other services.
David Cordell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

Having the ability to create, edit, and collaborate in a real time environment is hands down what set Google Drive above all the competitors for my business. I have stored files in Box, Dropbox, OneDrive, Copy, and even MediaFire. Once I was set on Google Drive, I increased my storage plan and migrated all files into one source and it has been so efficient!
James McQuillin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Because we can scale up to our requirement no restrictions.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Druva inSync

  • Anytime a user does his/her own restore it has saved his or her own time in not having to redo the lost changes made and it doesn't involve IT staff to do a restore for them or to try looking for or recovering the lost/deleted/corrupted file. This savings in money and time spent is apparent, numerous and possibly priceless.
  • Druva is an affordable product; it's per user cost is acceptable and is affordable for even small businesses
Kristopher Mitchelson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Drive

  • I would definitely say Google drive has been crucial for many of the businesses I’ve been a part of. There’s no other collaboration system that works quite as well or is as easy to learn and use as Google drive. Plus, it helps that Google is an empire when it comes to platforms such as this; it makes syncing a breeze.
Sierra Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Druva inSync

General

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

Google Drive

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Druva inSync
8.6
Google Drive
9.3

Likelihood to Renew

Druva inSync
9.4
Google Drive
9.6

Usability

Druva inSync
9.2
Google Drive
9.5

Reliability and Availability

Druva inSync
8.2
Google Drive

Performance

Druva inSync
9.1
Google Drive
9.6

Support Rating

Druva inSync
8.7
Google Drive
8.6

In-Person Training

Druva inSync
9.1
Google Drive

Online Training

Druva inSync
10.0
Google Drive

Implementation Rating

Druva inSync
8.6
Google Drive
8.0

Scalability

Druva inSync
9.1
Google Drive

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