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Online File Storage Platforms Compared

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Microsoft OneDrive

Google Drive

Built-in app ecosystem No Office 365 app icons

Office 365 apps built in and integrated

Google Workspace app icons

Google Workspace apps built in and integrated

Seamless document editing No Yes Yes
Upload & share large files

About OneDrive storage limits


15gb file size limit


Upload files as large as 100gb


Upload files as large as 5tb

Easily sync and access files across devices Limited

Box Sync available by request


Sync available


File Stream available for file sync

Secure online file storage

OneDrive and Google Drive offer similar levels of security as Box.

More information about data security and which services you can use to store your university data

Yes Yes Yes



Duplicate workflows and find features familiar from Box in OneDrive
Where can I store or share my data? UMass Amherst Service Categorizations