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We performed a comparison between Box and SmartVault based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Cloud Storage solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Box vs. SmartVault report (Updated: September 2022).
635,513 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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  • "I believe Box is cheaper than SharePoint."
  • "They are very price competitive when pushed. Initially, they come out with a standard list price, but they are willing to be very competitive. The Box price was pretty much equal to or lower than the Citrix price, and Box has more features."
  • "There's a free version that allows you to use it with almost full-feature access. Even in the free version, it gives you all you need."
  • "We are using the free version of the solution. There is a free version and monthly and yearly subscriptions available."
  • "Box needs to improve with their pricing in terms of licensing costs."
  • "My organization pays for the license."
  • "The more you dig, the deeper the level of tools, and the more expensive it becomes."
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    Top Answer:It is a very user-friendly product.
    Top Answer:I don't have any information in regards to licensing.
    Top Answer:What I get from some of the feedback is they're not sure about the versioning and the downloading, how you download it, and make sure the changes are reflected back in Box. That's more of a training… more »
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    Ranking
    5th
    out of 29 in Cloud Storage
    Views
    7,305
    Comparisons
    5,661
    Reviews
    11
    Average Words per Review
    458
    Rating
    8.4
    14th
    out of 29 in Cloud Storage
    Views
    456
    Comparisons
    385
    Reviews
    0
    Average Words per Review
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    Comparisons
    SharePoint logo
    Compared 33% of the time.
    Microsoft OneDrive logo
    Compared 14% of the time.
    Dropbox logo
    Compared 9% of the time.
    Citrix ShareFile logo
    Compared 6% of the time.
    Office 365 logo
    Compared 5% of the time.
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    Overview
    Box is a Modern Content Management Platform for companies of all sizes and industries. The difference that Box brings is that it offers the security and controls admins need with the sharing and collaboration capabilities end users want. Since 2005, Box has made it easier for people to securely share ideas, collaborate and get work done faster. Today, more than 43 million users and 62,000 businesses--including 59% of the Fortune 500--trust Box to manage content in the cloud. The Box platform provides HIPAA, FINRA, FedRAMP, and many other compliances to go with granular access permissions and advanced security capabilities. By using Box you can sync, share, and collaborate on all types of files, anywhere, on any device - but that's just the beginning. You can choose where to store your data, to manage your own encryption keys, and set workflows to automate content-based processes. You can also assign custom metadata tags to content, watermark sensitive content, and set file retention or legal hold policies. Box has deep, native integrations with Microsoft Office and Outlook, Google Apps for Work, Salesforce, Netsuite, Docusign, Adobe, and many other best-of-breed solutions you may already be using.
    SmartVault offers cloud-based storage and file sharing solutions for growing businesses. Its features include enhanced security, accessibility, and full integration with popular programs like QuickBooks, allowing comprehensive document management while decreasing duplicate work. SmartVault is a simple storage solution for businesses in any industry, with particular value for accounting professionals. SmartVault's features include secure cloud-based document storage, file sharing, and enhanced accessibility. SmartVault ensures data security in transit and at rest through a 256-bit AES encryption. For security, SmartVault backs up stored data and restricts access to only those who have appropriate permissions. These features enable companies to treat confidential and sensitive information with different levels of protection, which appeals to businesses that require reliable security features. SmartVault's Client Portal allows user-friendly access to file management, sharing, and storage functions including download-free document viewing. The company's one-click scan-to-cloud feature lets large companies easily implement data-preservation initiatives. SmartVault appeals to companies that require reliable, secure, and worry-free cloud storage solutions. The IT controller for NoMoreRack.com, Rohit Lalwani, is one of SmartVault's satisfied customers. Prior to working with SmartVault, he recalled struggling to reduce manual workloads for NoMoreRack.com's accounting team. After implementing its services, Lalwani was able to increase his company's efficiency, eliminate duplication of work, and significantly reduce human error.
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    Sample Customers
    GE, Toyota, P&G, Caterpillar, Flex, Schneider Electric, Sally Beauty, Eurostar, AstraZeneca, AirBnB, Whirlpool, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Nationwide, Aeropostale etc
    Jenkins and Cheatham CPAs & Business Consulting, Brannen & Powell, Alexander Remington International, Gary A. Kreitz CPA & Associates Inc., Accounts Plus LLC, Dutton Accountancy Corp, Ivison CPA , Thornton & Thornton Inc. , McDonald Cointot Crouse LLP
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Non Tech Company28%
    University10%
    Real Estate/Law Firm10%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Government9%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Healthcare Company9%
    Real Estate/Law Firm7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise51%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise65%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise51%
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    Box is ranked 5th in Cloud Storage with 11 reviews while SmartVault is ranked 14th in Cloud Storage. Box is rated 8.4, while SmartVault is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Box writes "Easily collaborate and share information with this feature rich solution". On the other hand, Box is most compared with SharePoint, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Citrix ShareFile and Office 365, whereas SmartVault is most compared with Dropbox, Citrix ShareFile, Google Workspace, StorSimple and Google Drive Enterprise.

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