OneDrive Review - why 4.4 stars?

OneDrive Review
ITQlick Score: 94/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.4/5)
Pricing: 4/10 - average cost
Category: File Sharing -> OneDrive
Ranking:Ranked 2 out of 27 File Sharing systems
Company: Microsoft
Pricing: starts at $5 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: OneDrive pricing, OneDrive alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 14, 2020

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What is OneDrive?

OneDrive is a cloud-based content management solution that helps organizations interact, collaborate, share and store documents. OneDrive is a Microsoft product, a company that was founded in 1975 in the United States.

OneDrive features include document management, project management, real-time editing, and version control, among many more. The system helps in cross-platform synchronization as well as data loss prevention.

OneDrive also assists the users in file management as it allows sharing of documents and collaboration between team members and clients, as well as restricting file access within the teams or organizations. OneDrive offers a free plan that provides free storage of up to 5GB and it is supported on Windows, Android, and iOS devices.

What is OneDrive rating? ()

The rating of OneDrive is 4.4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 94 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are OneDrive's typical customers?

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

Is OneDrive the best File Sharing?

OneDrive is ranked 2 out of 27 software in their category (File Sharing systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

The two major competitors of OneDrive are Dropbox and ShareFile. Dropbox is a cloud-based solution that creates a central workspace to helps teams stay organized and keep their work flowing, just like OneDrive. Dropbox is supported on Windows, Android, Mac, and iOS devices. Both Dropbox and OneDrive have a free plan as well as paid plans.

Dropbox has a total integration of 551 including Bitium, Gmail, JIRA Software, LeadMaster, Microsoft 365 and zendesk, whereas OneDrive has 182, some including Bitium, Gmail, SharePoint, LeadMaster, Microsoft 365 and zapia. In terms of support, both Dropbox and OneDrive offer phone support, online support, knowledgebase, and video tutorials.

ShareFile is a cloud-based solution built for businesses for file sharing and storage, just like OneDrive. ShareFile offers paid plans without a free plan, unlike OneDrive which offers a free plan. Both ShareFile and OneDrive offer support in terms of the knowledgebase, online and phone support, as well as video tutorials.

ShareFile is well suited for enterprise, small and mid-sized business while OneDrive is well suited for freelancers, enterprise, small and mid-sized business. ShareFile has 25 integrations which some include Bitium, Microsoft Outlook, Salesforce sales cloud, and Podio, whereas OneDrive has 182, some including Bitium, Gmail, SharePoint, LeadMaster, Microsoft 365 and zapia.

What is the cost of OneDrive?

The cost of license starts at $5 per user/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 4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for OneDrive

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

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

Is it the right software for you?

OneDrive is well suited for personal use, freelancers, small-sized business, mid-sized business, and enterprises. OneDrive can be used by organizations and professionals in a variety of industries including accounting, architecture, construction, engineering, financial, healthcare, insurance, legal, real estate, manufacturing, and many more.

OneDrive's list of categories:

Document Management
File Sharing
Web Collaboration
Backup

OneDrive's list of features:

File sharing

OneDrive Vs. Alternatives

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Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
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OneDrive
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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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
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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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2/10
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$1.99 per month
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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
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$5 per user/month
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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
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5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$7.49 per user/month
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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.