When comparing OwnCloud vs Storj, the Slant community recommends OwnCloud for most people. In the question“What are the best cloud storage services?” OwnCloud is ranked 5th while Storj is ranked 23rd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Open source software
Pro Allows selective sync
Desktop clients offer sync almost as versatile as dropbox.
Pro You have full control with your data
Only chose a provider or host it on your soho-server.
Pro Anonymous and Decentralized
Exploit the Blockchain to store your data.
Pro Free (kinda)
If you share your own hard drive space. Useful for users looking for resiliency.
Con Not plug and play as Dropbox etc
You may need some help installing it on your web space, though some providers offer free install server.
Con Still in Beta
Not a lot of adoption yet.