Performance Results

To carry out our performance tests, we collected data from some of the most commonly utilized features that determine the quality of a user's daily experience. The operations chosen were:

  • Sync up data to IDriveSync
  • Sync down data from IDriveSync
  • Upload from web interface

Time taken to sync up data to IDriveSync:

2.96
IDriveSync
4.37
Dropbox
4.33
Sugarsync
4.45
Skydrive
3.35
Google Drive

Sync up data to IDriveSync

The time recorded measured how long it took for files in the IDriveSync folder to sync to the cloud.

IDriveSync is 31.3% faster than the average time taken by all services.

Sync down data from IDriveSync

The overall time was recorded for data to upload to cloud and then sync down to a computer.

IDriveSync is 18.7% faster than the average time taken for all services.

Time taken to sync down data from IDriveSync:

13.22
IDriveSync
15.13
Dropbox
14.52
Sugarsync
20.59
Skydrive
15.07
Google Drive

Time taken to upload from web interface:

12.99
IDriveSync
14.76
Dropbox
14.24
Sugarsync
20.43
Skydrive
14.9
Google Drive

Upload from web interface

The time was recorded for selected files to upload from IDriveSync's web interface.

IDriveSync is 19% faster than the average time taken for all services.

Data used for sync up: folder size 10.7MB (1 folder, 46 files); filetypes include .png, .jpg, .csv, .pptx, .xls, .xlsx, .docx
Data used for web upload and sync down: folder size 61MB (26 files); all .jpg files. Devices used: Desktop - iMac; OS - 10.8.1; Browser - Chrome, Version 23.0.
All tests were carried out in January 2013 on a Static IP ADSL Business line. The speeds were 6Mbps upload and 768Kbps download, with a single computer connected. For more information on testing conditions and results, please contact us. Test results may vary depending on test conditions or app versions.

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