Dropbox Review

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Last updated: Jul 06, 2020

Dropbox Review

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

Starting from $10 per user/month

Dropbox is an online service that allows users to backup files online. The program will have a folder created on the device that it has been installed on and you will use the drag and drop option to save files....

  • Categories (4/8):

    • Document Management
    • Team Collaboration
    • File Sharing
    • File Storage

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 06, 2020

What is Dropbox?

Dropbox is an online service that allows users to backup files online. The program will have a folder created on the device that it has been installed on and you will use the drag and drop option to save files. You will be able to sync data on all the devices that you intend to use the service. As long as there is internet connection, you will be able to access all saved files remotely. Dropbox works with PCs and mobile devices and allows photo and video sharing on a secure platform.

Average Rating -

The rating of Dropbox is 4.5 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

Dropbox is essential in any type of business. It is best for all users who would want to have data backed up online. Individuals, small and large companies can all use Dropbox to save files and collaborate with other team members. This is a very important service for any type f business since there is an assurance that your data is safe and will never be lost.

Features

Dropbox has so many features that are incorporated therein so as to make business management easy. For companies that have teams and would love to collaborate, this is the best application since all the uploaded files are synchronized. You can set special access and limits such that the users will only get access to files that are relevant to them. Business owners will be able to take charge of the business as a whole and have a proper workflow structure.

Dropbox 5 Pros

  • Dropbox integrates well with most of the common programs on computers.
  • Dropbox is an easy-to-use program, which is quite popular and users share files through this platform irrespective of their location.
  • Dropbox offers various options to access files; through the website, on computers and on other mobile devices that are connected to the internet.
  • Dropbox uses AES-256 protocols to transfer files which guarantee security of information.
  • Once Dropbox is installed, it creates a folder on the computer where files will be saved and automatically synched and uploaded.

Dropbox 2 Cons

  • Dropbox is only accessible with internet connectivity since it is a cloud service.
  • The paid plans for Dropbox are quite expensive when compared to similar programs.

Competitors & Alternatives

There are so many other similar programs that are the main competitors against Dropbox. Some of these competitors include iBackup, JustCloud Backup, Zipcloud, Mozy Enterprise, MyPC Backup and so many others. Dropbox has so many additional features that will help any business enjoy the extra storage space. There is a folder that is created on the computer and any file saved into that folder is uploaded to the Dropbox server and can be accessed from other devices that have Dropbox installed or online from the Dropbox site. 

Dropbox Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $10 per user/month. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed Dropbox pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 2 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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Dropbox Categories

Document Management
Team Collaboration
File Sharing
File Storage
Workflow Management
Project Management
Project Workflow
Backup

Specifications

Company:
Address: Dropbox Inc, North 2nd Street, Ironton, OH
Website:https://www.dropbox.com/
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Dropbox Features

Access to open/locked files
Backup history
Backup Network Locations
Backup Password Encryption
Backup Password Protection
Backup Scripting
Backup Verification
Complete System Backup (Image Backup)
File sharing
Files-In-Use Backup
Full Backup
Individual File Backup
Replaces Older Files and Duplicates
Restore File Paths
Restore Individual Files/Folders

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