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Google Drive

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Score 8.8 out of 100

MediaFire

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Likelihood to Recommend

Google Drive

Great Adaptation in:
-Storage, editing and collaboration of files to access them from any device with an internet connection, promoting teamwork.
-With the Google Forms function, it is ideal for gathering information quickly and easily, reaching our clients wherever they are.Inappropriate:
-Store large volumes of data in Spreadsheets since they have limitations in number of cells and / or file size.
Carolina Reyes | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaFire

MediaFire is a great cloud storage platform for individual users or specific departments to use. There isn't enough enterprise management tools for MediaFire to be used in larger companies that need to control the tools that their end-users are using. Setting up the MediaFire cloud platform is pretty straightforward so you don't necessarily need a dedicated storage team to get it up and running and do day-to-day administration.
Mark McCully | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Google Drive
8.8
MediaFire
7.7
Versioning
Google Drive
8.5
MediaFire
7.8
Video files
Google Drive
8.7
MediaFire
7.6
Audio files
Google Drive
8.8
MediaFire
7.9
Document collaboration
Google Drive
9.3
MediaFire
7.8
Access control
Google Drive
8.8
MediaFire
7.2
File search
Google Drive
8.4
MediaFire
8.0
Device sync
Google Drive
8.9
MediaFire
7.3

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Google Drive
8.7
MediaFire
8.0
User and role management
Google Drive
8.7
MediaFire
7.8
File organization
Google Drive
8.7
MediaFire
8.2
Device management
Google Drive
8.7
MediaFire
7.9

Cloud Storage Platform

Google Drive
9.0
MediaFire
7.9
Performance
Google Drive
9.1
MediaFire
8.1
Reliability
Google Drive
9.3
MediaFire
7.6
Storage Reports
Google Drive
8.6
MediaFire
7.9

Pros

Google Drive

  • That's the first cloud storage service that's both good and free. using more and more data in one place is, in my view, a good strategy.
  • Google Drive is one of my favorite tools and I use it frequently to store files, official documents, data, images, PDFs, and even short videos relevant to my office work.
  • You don't have to be concerned with hacking because this security is so secured.
  • [An] excellent option for searching.
  • Configuration and login are simple.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaFire

  • FileDrop feature. This is an amazing functionality that increases collaboration among our team. People can drop files in a specific folder related to a project and we can keep it organized.
  • Mobile Apps for Android and iOS. The apps works pretty well and you can carry your files everywhere.
  • Regular and Instant Uploads - MediaFire checks for the exact same file in the cloud. If it finds it, the upload will be instant. Otherwise, it proceeds with regular upload.
  • Multiple Upload Types - Basic, Flash and HTML5
Vinicius Lima | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Google Drive

  • The biggest problem that comes up is when sharing a file and you accidentally don't give the person access. It's easy to forget. I shared something yesterday and then closed my computer, not realizing I never gave anyone permission to view it. Maybe the UX could bring it to your attention rather than you have to search it out.
  • Honestly, the rest is great. No notes.
Cameron Michael Rhoads | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaFire

  • Its basic free features are limited and free storage space should be increased from 10GB.
  • We cannot set file encryption so it can’t be considered as a secure application.
  • There are a lot of ads coming that are always annoying and also cause a security issue.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.9
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

MediaFire

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.4
Based on 36 answers
It's easy enough to use for computer users of all ages and skill levels. I am an advanced user, and I think the hardest part might be showing someone how to download and set up the app on their device if they weren't too familiar with computers, but overall it is very easy to understand.
Mandy Cramer | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaFire

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Google Drive

Google Drive 9.4
Based on 14 answers
The documents load fairly quickly and also update in real time, especially given the fact that multiple people can be using it at once. The "Offline" feature works great to allow the user to make edits and access the document without access to the internet, and then sync changes later once they're back.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaFire

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Google Drive

Google Drive 8.8
Based on 82 answers
It takes a few days for customer support to get back to you. Although, I have not had to use support too often. Once you get an email back, they are very thorough and work hard to fix the problem quickly. It is a really great resource and a great way to get the help you need if you're stuck. A phone call also works quickly but you have to call during specific times.
Kaya Gabriella | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaFire

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Google Drive

Google Drive 8.0
Based on 9 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

MediaFire

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Google Drive

I used Excel but I find Google is much more convenient in terms of storing documents and sharing them. Microsoft Excel and Word documents have a similar feature like Google Docs and Sheets, but some Microsoft products don't have free access like Google Drive.
Afjal Hossain | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaFire

Mediafire needs to improve the end user usability and design. The file encryption at rest and transfer needs to be available which is a default feature in most cloud based storage providers. 3rd party integration needs to improved like outlook etc for ease of file storage and access. The large file allowance ranks above other providers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Google Drive

  • For Google Drive for corporate use, it is easy to scale up or down based on number of users joining or leaving our organisation.
  • For Google Drive for personal use, it is always good to have it free; however it does not reward long term users with additional storage space like Microsoft does.
  • Cost of using it for corporate use is not too expensive compared to buying on-site file servers and storage servers.
  • Easy for our staff to set up and use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaFire

  • It has a great impact on any business when it comes to having a backup. Your data is safe and easily accessible. It offers multiple options for branding, good analytics, and distribution through direct linking.
  • Mediafire Mobile is, I believe, the best option, as I can access my data anytime and anywhere without any hassle.
  • Overall, it impacts businesses in a positive way.
Irfan Khokhar | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Google Drive

General

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

Google Drive Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$6.001
Business$12.001
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  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
Discounts are available for students, educators, and non profit organizations.

MediaFire

General

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

MediaFire Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Google Drive
9.1
MediaFire
7.6

Likelihood to Renew

Google Drive
9.9
MediaFire

Usability

Google Drive
9.4
MediaFire

Performance

Google Drive
9.4
MediaFire

Support Rating

Google Drive
8.8
MediaFire

Implementation Rating

Google Drive
8.0
MediaFire

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