Azure Storage vs Dropbox

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Pros of Azure Storage
Pros of Dropbox
  • 23
    All-in-one storage solution
  • 15
    Pay only for data used regardless of disk size
  • 9
    Shared drive mapping
  • 2
    Cost-effective
  • 2
    Cheapest hot and cloud storage
  • 432
    Easy to work with
  • 254
    Free
  • 215
    Popular
  • 175
    Shared file hosting
  • 168
    'just works'
  • 100
    No brainer
  • 79
    Integration with external services
  • 76
    Simple
  • 49
    Good api
  • 38
    Least cost (free) for the basic needs case
  • 10
    It just works
  • 7
    Convenient
  • 6
    Accessible from all of my devices
  • 5
    Command Line client
  • 4
    Can even be used by your grandma
  • 3
    Mac app
  • 3
    Sync API
  • 3
    Synchronizing laptop and desktop - work anywhere
  • 2
    Reliable
  • 2
    Cross platform app
  • 2
    Extended version history
  • 2
    Beautiful UI
  • 2
    Delta synchronization
  • 2
    Ability to pay monthly without losing your files
  • 1
    Easy/no setup
  • 1
    YC Company
  • 1
    Everybody needs to share and synchronize files reliably
  • 1
    Backups, local and cloud
  • 1
    The more the merrier
  • 1
    For when client needs file without opening firewall
  • 1
    Easy to work with
  • 1
    Everybody needs to share and synchronize files reliabl
  • 1
    Easy to use
  • 1
    So easy
  • 1
    What a beautiful app
  • 0
    The more the merrier

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Cons of Azure Storage
Cons of Dropbox
  • 2
    Direct support is not provided by Azure storage
  • 3
    Personal vs company account is confusing
  • 1
    Replication kills CPU and battery

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What is Azure Storage?

Azure Storage provides the flexibility to store and retrieve large amounts of unstructured data, such as documents and media files with Azure Blobs; structured nosql based data with Azure Tables; reliable messages with Azure Queues, and use SMB based Azure Files for migrating on-premises applications to the cloud.

What is Dropbox?

Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.

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What are some alternatives to Azure Storage and Dropbox?
Azure Redis Cache
It perfectly complements Azure database services such as Cosmos DB. It provides a cost-effective solution to scale read and write throughput of your data tier. Store and share database query results, session states, static contents, and more using a common cache-aside pattern.
Amazon S3
Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
Azure Cosmos DB
Azure DocumentDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service built for fast and predictable performance, high availability, elastic scaling, global distribution, and ease of development.
OneDrive
Outlook.com is a free, personal email service from Microsoft. Keep your inbox clutter-free with powerful organizational tools, and collaborate easily with OneDrive and Office Online integration.
Google Cloud Storage
Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.
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