Google drive Review - why 4.8 stars?

Google drive Review
ITQlick Score: 99/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.8/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: File Sharing -> Google drive
Ranking:Ranked 1 out of 27 File Sharing systems
Company: Google
Pricing: starts at $1.99 per month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Mobile, Cloud
Links: Google drive pricing, Google drive alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 06, 2020

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What is Google drive?

Google Drive software is a cloud-hosted file sharing and storage software solution that offers cloud backup and storage for docs, files, photos and more. It enables the users to access their files from anywhere whether at home, office or on the go enabling them to share, edit, collaborate and more.

Google Drive Platform is a product of Google Company which is headquartered in California and has been operational since 1998. The key features of Google Drive software include Encryption, Search, User Management, Version Control, Collaboration, and Document Management among others.

Users can access the files in the Drive from any smartphone, computer, or tablet. The operating systems supported by Google Drive include Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone/iPad, Mac, Web-based, and Windows Mobile.

What is Google drive rating? ()

The rating of Google drive is 4.8 stars out of 5 and the total score is 99 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Google drive's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is Google drive the best File Sharing?

Google drive is ranked 1 out of 27 software in their category (File Sharing systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

The two main competitors of Google Drive platform include Huddle and eFileCabinet software. Huddle platform is a cloud-based document management software solution that targets government and enterprises whereas Google Drive software is a cloud-hosted file sharing and storage software solution. Google Company in the US owns Google Drive Platform, but in comparison, Huddle Company in the UK owns Huddle software.

Huddle software solution targets Large Enterprises and Medium Business while Google Drive targets all sizes of businesses including freelancers, small, large, and medium companies. Google Drive offers 24/7 (Live Rep) support, but in contrast, Huddle software offers online as well as business hours support.

eFileCabinet software is a document management platform designed to serve companies of every size, but in comparison, the Google Drive platform is a file sharing and storage software solution also designed for all businesses scopes.

Google Drive is available as cloud-hosted whereas eFileCabinet software is found as on-premise and as cloud-based. Google Drive offers 24/7 (Live Rep) support, but in contrast, eFileCabinet software offers online and business hours support. Both software platforms give training through Documentation, Webinars, and Live Online.

What is the cost of Google drive?

The cost of license starts at $1.99 per month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Google drive

What should you ask Google during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Google drive and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Google drive in action.

Is it the right software for you?

Google Drive software offers file sharing, storage and collaboration solutions to freelancers, large enterprise, as well as small and medium companies. Industries such as healthcare, energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, construction, aerospace, education, government and more, can use Google Drive Platform.

Google drive's list of categories:

File Sharing
File Storage

Google drive Vs. Alternatives

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Google
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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99/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1.99 per month
Functionality
3
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OneDrive
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
94/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$5 per user/month
Functionality
5
Microsoft
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$5 per user/month
Functionality
29
WeTransfer
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$12 per user/month
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4
SugarSync
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
82/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$7.49 per user/month
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3
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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.