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Box vs ownCloud: What are the differences?

Developers describe Box as "Build Innovative Applications on Box". The Box API gives you access to the content management features you see in our web app and lets you extend them for use in your own app. It strives to be RESTful and is organized around the main resources you’re familiar with from the Box web interface. On the other hand, ownCloud is detailed as "Open source self-hosted web apps with sync clients and sharing". It is an open source, self-hosted file sync and share app platform. Access & sync your files, contacts, calendars & bookmarks across your devices. You decide what happens with your data, where it is and who can access it.

Box and ownCloud belong to "File Storage" category of the tech stack.

LinkedIn, Pandora, and Box are some of the popular companies that use Box, whereas ownCloud is used by Packet, Lap2Go, and budikom.net. Box has a broader approval, being mentioned in 50 company stacks & 92 developers stacks; compared to ownCloud, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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What is Box?

The Box API gives you access to the content management features you see in our web app and lets you extend them for use in your own app. It strives to be RESTful and is organized around the main resources you’re familiar with from the Box web interface.

What is ownCloud?

It is an open source, self-hosted file sync and share app platform. Access & sync your files, contacts, calendars & bookmarks across your devices. You decide what happens with your data, where it is and who can access it.
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          What are some alternatives to Box and ownCloud?
          Google Drive
          The Drive SDK gives you a group of APIs along with client libraries, language-specific examples, and documentation to help you develop apps that integrate with Drive. The core functionality of Drive apps is to download and upload files in Google Drive. However, the Drive SDK provides a lot more than just storage.
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          Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.
          SharePoint
          It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
          ceph
          In computing,It is a free-software storage platform, implements object storage on a single distributed computer cluster, and provides interfaces for object-, block- and file-level storage.
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          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.
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          ssshake uses BoxBox

          I use box as an broker between my phone's data storage and my home networks backup storage. Box allowed me to automated backup of photos and videos to their cloud storage and in turn, schedule syncs of this data from Box to local network storage. This is a decent solution for me as it essentially offers on-premises backup in case I lose my phone and it also offers off-site back up inherently in case of local data loss, fire, etc.

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          Anthony Lee uses BoxBox

          We use box business account for cloud storage. It is our main file stroage.

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          Trusted Shops GmbH uses ownCloudownCloud

          We use owncloud as an internal and pulic share for customers and externals

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          Satoru Ishikawa uses BoxBox

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