When comparing OneDrive vs Newfang Cloud, the Slant community recommends Newfang Cloud for most people. In the question“What are the best cloud backup services?” Newfang Cloud is ranked 15th while OneDrive is ranked 20th. The most important reason people chose Newfang Cloud is:
I am currently using it for free under Alpha release, but the pricing is straight forward with billing for storage and download, no unnecessary list of unbundled API' are billed. All the usage is logged on the blockchain that can be audited against the bill.
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Pro Collaboration via Office 365
If you use Office 365 with OneDrive, you can share a file to edit collaboratively in real time.
Pro Microsoft Office integration
It integrates with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc as if you were using OneDrive locally.
Pro Full integration in Windows 10
Once setup OneDrive folder and local folders can be the same slowing for seamlessly integration into Windows OS.
Pro Automatic photo uploads from phone
When Android, iOS and Windows Phone users shoot a photo with their phone it is automatically uploaded to OneDrive via app.
Pro Music file syncs with Groove Music
Music files put in the Music folder in OneDrive sync with Groove Music.
Pro No setup for Windows 8/8.1
If you use Windows 8 or 8.1, OneDrive is already built in your system and can be accessed via file explorer.
Pro Transparent and Simple Billing
I am currently using it for free under Alpha release, but the pricing is straight forward with billing for storage and download, no unnecessary list of unbundled API' are billed.
All the usage is logged on the blockchain that can be audited against the bill.
Pro Privacy Focused and Transparent
All the files are encrypted and access is logged on the blockchain that I can verify. Only those with access can view the files.
Pro Good for video streaming & hosting
Due to the distributed nature of servers, video streaming is performant and better than current providers. Quite cheaper too. Files are downloaded from an edge network.
Pro Very easy to integrate
SDK just has a couple of endpoints with good documentation
Con Strictest code of conduct
Terms of Service forbid any kind of nudity, or that incites, advocates, or expresses pornography or racism among other things.
Con Becomes slower when it picks up a "Linux" user-agent
This may be intentional by Microsoft to force OneDrive users to use Windows. When OneDrive picks up a "Linux" user-agent it becomes slow whereas when from the same computer and browser it picks up a "Windows" user-agent it becomes considerably faster.
Con New to the market
The service is relatively new, but migration shouldn't be a problem