SmartFile Review - why 4.9 stars?

SmartFile Review
ITQlick Score: 92/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.9/5)
Pricing: 6.4/10 - high cost
Category: Document Management -> SmartFile
Ranking:Ranked 3 out of 423 Document Management systems
Company: SmartFile
Pricing: starts at $6 per user/month
Typical customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: SmartFile pricing, SmartFile alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 15, 2020

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What is SmartFile?

SmartFile is a file sharing and FTP hosting solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as file archiving and retention, compliance management, indexing, searching, and others. The software was designed and launched by SmartFile headquartered in Indiana, United States.

What is SmartFile rating? ()

The rating of SmartFile is 4.9 stars out of 5 and the total score is 92 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are SmartFile's typical customers?

The software is a viable solution for businesses of all sizes. Major industries where it can be deployed include technology and software development, financial services, education, retail and wholesale, publishing, and others. Some major customers of the software include Genius Digital Limited, Jet-Mail Inc, and UnsubCentral etc.

Is SmartFile the best Document Management?

SmartFile is ranked 3 out of 423 software in their category (Document Management systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software offers user and file management with customized access permissions for different users and groups. Files can be shared without any restriction of size and can be uploaded and downloaded from anywhere. Secure and easy FTP sharing is offered with file encryption for security. The software features a responsive HTML5 interface which has also been optimized for mobile devices.

Other than single files, SmartFile allows sharing of entire folders. Download limits and expiration dates can be set for files and emails and URLs can be branded with company logo and text. Other important capabilities include HIPAA compliance, OCR search, integration with Microsoft Outlook, and connection with Dropbox.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to SmartFile: Box, Scan123, iAnnotate Enterprise, GoFileRoom, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, eFileCabinet, eDoc Organizer, JumpBox for the Alfresco CMS, OptiView, Redact-It. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of SmartFile?

The cost of license starts at $6 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 6.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for SmartFile

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

Schedule a demo with SmartFile and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching SmartFile in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

SmartFile's list of categories:

Document Management
File Sharing

SmartFile Vs. Alternatives

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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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SmartFile
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
6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality
3
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Box
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
26
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iAnnotate
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
5.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$10 per license
Functionality
3
Scan123
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
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$297 per month
Functionality
3
GoFileRoom
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
5.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$3,950 per user/year
Functionality
27
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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.