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As one of the premier online backup providers, SugarSync is known for its impressive list of backup features and tools, its ability to sync any file a across multiple devices, including mobile devices, in addition to its excellent security record and generous referral program.
SugarSync is a very comprehensive backup and sync solution, offering intuitive and full-featured interfaces across all your devices and apps. It is competitively priced and provides great value for money in all categories, making a great choice for either personal or professional use.
SugarSync’s easy-to-use web interface includes excellent email integration allowing you to add files to folders by sending it as an attachment, and selecting files to send directly from within MS Outlook if you install the SugarSync plugin.
SugarSync offers an array of features to customers including continuous online file backup, folders and file sharing, multiple device syncing, security protection, and mobile access.
SugarSync also puts an emphasis on sharing. There are no limitations on shared file size, and the interface supports sharing specific files or full folders, along with their sub-folders. SugarSync also offers comprehensive permission management, allowing you to give people read-only access to files you do not wish to allow them to change or delete.
SugarSync functions on both Mac and Windows. Files are very accessible, with mobile apps available for all iOS, Android, Symbian,Windows Phone, and Blackberry device.
SugarSync offers four distinct plans ranging from 100 GB of storage up to 1000 GB. In addition, they provide a custom option to accommodate 10 or more users. Customers can take advantage of a 30 day free trial after purchasing. All plans allow remote access and syncing from mobile devices.
SugarSync offers a versatile yet simple web interface, which allows full control of your files, permissions and sharing, etc. However, most users will find that they manage their backup and sync mainly using the installed desktop client, which supports all recent versions of Windows and Mac operating systems.
The client is unobtrusive, and yet simple to use in most cases. It starts up automatically every time you boot up your machine and stays in the system tray, indicating sync status, and occasionally popping up a small message window when something requires your attention (for example, if someone is sharing files with you.
For frequently updated news and interactive customer support, SugarSync hosts a forum and social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn. Customers can also find information, news, and related articles on the SugarSync online support center and blog. To get in touch with SugarSync directly, customers can visit their website to submit a request.
|Custom Business||Individual||Individual - 250 GB||Individual - 500 GB||Business - 1000 GB|
|Price||Custom||$7.49 per year||$9.99 per month||$24.99 per month||$55.00 per month|
|Duration||1 month||1 month||1 month||1 month||1 month|
|File Version History Duration||5 past versions||5 past versions||5 past versions||5 past versions||5 past versions|
|Number Of Devices||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Number Of Users||Unlimited||1||1||None||9|
|Remote file access|
|Restore to second computer|