Box Vs Microsoft OneDrive

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 04, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Box or Microsoft OneDrive?

Microsoft OneDrive is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Box, Box is rated higher (92/100) than Microsoft OneDrive (91/100). Box offers more features (8) to their users than Microsoft OneDrive (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Box!

Looking for the right Document Management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Box.net compares with Microsoft?

Box.net: Box.net is the maker of Box software that lets you store all of your content online, so you can access, manage and share it from anywhere. Integrate Box with Google Apps and Salesforce and access Box on mobile devices

Microsoft: Microsoft Corporation is an American corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975. Microsoft is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues.

Who's more expensive? Box or Microsoft OneDrive for Business?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Document Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Box and Microsoft OneDrive for Business.

Box price starts at $5 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Box is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Document Management software. Microsoft OneDrive for Business price starts at $69.99 per user/year , when comparing Microsoft OneDrive for Business to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Document Management software cost.

Bottom line:Microsoft OneDrive for Business is more expensive than Box.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Box Vs. Microsoft OneDrive based on some of the most important and required Document Management features. Box: Basic Reports, Data Import/Export, Online Customer Support, Version Control, Document Indexing, User Access Controls, Content Management, Backup. Microsoft OneDrive for Business: We are still working to collect the list of features for Microsoft OneDrive for Business.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises. and Microsoft OneDrive for Business's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Box

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $5 per user/month

Box is a cloud-based file-sharing, collaboration, and storage solution designed for companies of all sizes and used across multiple industry verticals. The primary features of Box include digital asset manageme...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps, Electrician Apps, Heavy Construction.

Microsoft OneDrive

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

starts at $69.99 per user/year

OneDrive is a cloud-based content management and file sharing solution that helps users collaborates, store and share documents with clients and team clients in real-time. The system helps prevent data loss and...

Categories: Document Management.

Compare specifications

Box Specifications

ITQlick Score: 92/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.3/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Document Management -> Box
Company: Box.net
Pricing: starts at $5 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Cloud
Links: Box review, Box pricing, Box alternatives

Compare features

Box: 8 Features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
Version Control
Document Indexing
User Access Controls
Content Management
Backup

Microsoft OneDrive for Business: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
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Box
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$5 per user/month
Functionality
26
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ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$69.99 per user/year
Functionality
3
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Score
92/100
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4.2/5
Score
92/100
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92/100
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.