|No. of Users||Total Space||Full Server Control||Monthly Price|
|ExpertVM||Unlimited||320GB||root via SSH||$48.00|
|Google (Business Starter)||10||300GB||✖||$60.00|
|Microsoft (OneDrive Plan 1)||10||10,000GB||✖||$60.00|
NextCloud is an open source suite of productivity & collaboration tools. Specifically, NextCloud File is the product of great popularity as it makes it easy to sync, share and collaborate on your files with your colleagues, team members and friends.
The industry finds NextCloud a better alternative to Dropbox, Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive mainly because it gives full and total control over your files and data and you can let unlimited users use your NextCloud file sharing at a small fraction of the cost the competitors offer.
Absolutely not! NextCloud comes with Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android applications that allow you to drag and drop your files and folders easily. These files and folders will then be synchronised with other users’ app.
There is also a web-based browser interface for you to manage your files and folders on the go.
To share your files with third party, simply right-click on the file or folder to create a download link. You can specify password protection and indicate download link expiry date to enhance your file protection policy.
NextCloud is an open source software so it is free to use it. Of course there is also a paid Enterprise version, for companies who wish to enjoy better assistance.
Yes, there is an integration plugin for Outlook or Thunderbird so help you share files with your email recipients easily
NextCloud is an actively developed software thus its performance & security are being improved from time to time. The greatest benefit of hosting your own NextCloud within your own server is it gives you full control over security implementation therefore you may harden the server and NextCloud in any way deem suitable and sufficient in meeting your security requirements