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Likelihood to Recommend

OneDrive

OneDrive is well suited for quick storage and retrieval of important work documents. It allows users to share links to certain files which works well for collaboration. In terms of storage you can easily monitor how many GB you are using and even up storage in 1TB increments. OneDrive works so much like a file directory on a work PC so it is easy to learn and navigate around. It works well on both a PC and a Cell Phone.
Lukas Sundahl, MBA | 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

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

OneDrive
8.4
pCloud
Versioning
OneDrive
8.7
pCloud
Video files
OneDrive
8.1
pCloud
Audio files
OneDrive
8.3
pCloud
Document collaboration
OneDrive
8.8
pCloud
Access control
OneDrive
8.5
pCloud
File search
OneDrive
8.2
pCloud
Device sync
OneDrive
8.3
pCloud

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

OneDrive
8.4
pCloud
User and role management
OneDrive
8.4
pCloud
File organization
OneDrive
8.4
pCloud
Device management
OneDrive
8.3
pCloud

Cloud Storage Platform

OneDrive
8.4
pCloud
Performance
OneDrive
8.2
pCloud
Reliability
OneDrive
8.4
pCloud
Storage Reports
OneDrive
8.5
pCloud

Pros

OneDrive

  • OneDrive does a great job of keeping file version history. I have had to use this feature many times and it is very simple to use. This one feature has saved my butt many times.
  • OneDrive synchronizes across devices very quickly. There have been many instances when I have added files online and, within seconds, saw the file show up on my local computer. This happens the other direction also. I am very impressed and satisfied with the speed of syncing in all directions.
  • The OneDrive app on my phone has been particularly helpful since it automatically syncs my photos (usually within seconds) and allows me access to all my files.
Joel Brache | TrustRadius Reviewer

pCloud

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

Cons

OneDrive

  • OneDrive's visual feedback in Finder as to whether a file is syncing or already synced isn't always up-to-date with the actual status of these files.
  • OneDrive (on Mac) will occasionally fail to sync for errors that aren't accurate, requiring a restart.
  • OneDrive (on Mac) will occasionally fail for file name issues, where filenames allowed on Mac are not allowed on SharePoint, without providing an easy mechanism for fixing them.
  • The real-time collaborative editing user experience is not as good as Google Drive.
David McCann | 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

Usability

OneDrive

OneDrive 9.2
Based on 10 answers
I have given it this rating because it accomplishes the basic task that we use it for, storing and protecting our sensitive data. That being said, I hesitate to give it a completely positive rating, because I feel that the software performs at a bare minimum level, skimping out on some of the bells and whistles that would be nice.
Nathan Richardson | TrustRadius Reviewer

pCloud

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

OneDrive

OneDrive 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It has a good performance, the pages load normally, access to the files, management, reports, everything is working well. With regard to integration with other systems, we have not done so yet.
Gledson Rodrigues | TrustRadius Reviewer

pCloud

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

OneDrive

OneDrive 7.7
Based on 39 answers
Support seems to be limited, in my experience, to the general help articles offered online. Luckily we haven't experienced anything that has required more research than looking through those articles, and I can't imagine a scenario where you would need more support than that. Still, it would be nice to have a knowledgable person available to help you when an issue arises.
Dave Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

OneDrive

I mentioned in another area that OneDrive is bundled into our Office 365 accounts - so let me start there. Dropbox will cost you $10 and more per month. Our entire Office 365 account costs $12.50/month for each user - and we get full Office with that. Enough said there. As far as features go - I've found that most of these cloud storage providers all afford similar feature sets as far as sync clients; apps and addons; storage space; etc. - so choosing one or the other really goes to the needs of the company and of course - what's in place already. If your company uses Google apps - Dropbox might make more sense because of tighter integrations. However - if you already use Office 365 in some iteration, OneDrive is already baked in.
Vin Campbell | 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

OneDrive

  • One Drive has made it possible to have mobile offices, while keeping files synced.
  • One Drive has saved the need for external document backups as the could is used.
  • One Drive has made it possible to move forward with presentations even if a flash drive was left behind.
Heath Achatz | 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

OneDrive

General

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

OneDrive 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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