Workplace vs Dropbox for Business

Key Features

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True Enterprise-Grade software

Designed from the ground up for management by MSPs

X

Designed for End Users. It’s called “for Business”, but it’s really a consumer grade product

Management & Control

Advanced policy profiles, allowing full, granular control over the features and functions available to users. Better security of your data on users’ personal devices

X

Less options than Workplace to restrict access to sensitive files within a team. e.g. no option to lock files to individual devices rather than users.

Storage

Customisable Metered or Unlimited Storage Plans for the same price per user

X

3TB per user, Unlimited storage plans increase in price

Dedicated Technical Support

Dedicated Support

X

Generic Dropbox Support

Profitability

The ability to set your own pricing and margins when selling to your customers

X

The RRP of Dropbox plans are readily available online and you will be directly competing with the Dropbox sales department

Whitelabeling 

Fully Customisable End-User Portal.
 Capacity to sell as your own File Sharing Solution

X

Clear, recognisable Dropbox Branding 

File restrictions

No limits on individual file size

X

50GB individual file size limit

Roaming Profiles

X

Ransomware Detection

Identifies encrypted files and reverts within minutes. We’ve caught 25 ransomware events this year already, without a single false-positive

X

Ransomware Protection requires a phone call to Dropbox directly. Same channel for all consumers.

Public Sharing

Advanced, feature-rich, intuitive public sharing mechanisms (including password protection, email validation, expiration, O365 editing, upload only, direct download, etc.)

X

Basic Public Sharing capabilities. As a result, many users will share files with their personal Dropbox accounts and put business files at risk.

Server Agent

X

Data Sovereignty

With Data Centres in Sydney & Melbourne, you can be assured that your data is hosted locally and protected by Australian Consumer law

X

Australia / NZ Proxies to International Data Centres.

Version data retention period

6 months

X

4 months

Custom URLs

X