About Enterprise Cloud Sync

Enterprise cloud synchronization, which will be discussed here, refers to cloud file sync for business. That is, syncing files or folders to or with the cloud drive storage at the business level.

In the following section, Cloud Sync OneDrive for business will be used as an example to show you how to use Cloud Sync for business solutions.

Enterprise File Sync Solution between Local and Cloud

When it comes to business-level cloud storage with 2-way sync, the best business cloud sync service that first comes to our mind is the sync tool provided by the cloud service itself, for example, the Microsoft OneDrive app. With the official program, files transfer between local and cloud becomes very easy.

1. Sync from Local to Cloud

After successfully installing and logging in to Microsoft OneDrive on your computer, find its local folder location (where OneDrive is installed), usually C: \ users \ username \ OneDrive, and drop in the files or folders you intend to sync to the OneDrive online cloud.

Note: If you are running Windows 10 operating system, you do not have to download and install Microsoft OneDrive for it has already been installed on your computer when you install OS. Its local folder location is C:\users\ username\OneDrive (Windows installs it on the C drive by default).

After you add source items into OneDrive local folder, the Microsoft OneDrive tool will automatically and immediately synchronize them from local to the cloud.


OneDrive Business Sync from Local to Cloud
OneDrive Business Sync from Local to Cloud

2. Sync from Cloud to Local

1. Click the OneDrive taskbar icon in the bottom right corner, click the three dots, and then select Settings from the drop-down menu.


OneDrive Settings
OneDrive Settings

2. In the pop-up window, move to Account tab and click “Choose folder” button.


OneDrive Settings Choose Folder
OneDrive Settings Choose Folder

3. Select what you want to use in the "OneDrive" folder of your local computer. These files will be available on demand. Unselected folders will be hidden from File Explorer.


OneDrive Business Sync from Cloud to Local Storage
OneDrive Business Sync from Cloud to Local Storage

Tips: If you check “Make all files available”, the future files or folders you added into online OneDrive will automatically be synchronized to local “OneDrive” folder.

You can also set sync task from local to cloud on some special folders or photos/pictures. In Auto Save tab, select whether to sync local desktop, pictures and documents folder to online cloud or not; whether to automatically save photos and videos to OneDrive whenever you connect a camera, phone, or other device to your PC or not; whether to automatically save screenshots you capture to OneDrive or not.


Microsoft OneDrive Auto Save
Microsoft OneDrive Auto Save

Best Enterprise Cloud Sync Service from One Cloud Drive to Another

As for cloud sync service for business cloud storage with two-way sync, Microsoft OneDrive is unavailable, a third party solution- MultCloud is recommended here. As the best cloud sync for business, MultCloud enables you to sync files directly from one cloud storage to another.

1. Sync from one OneDrive to another

1. Create one FREE MultCloud account. To make use of this cloud management service, you have to first of all create an account of it. It is completely free of charge; be free to do creation.


Sign Up
Sign Up

2. After successfully creating a MultCloud account and logging in to its services, click on the Add Clouds tab and select OneDrive. Follow the simple steps to complete adding the cloud drive to the MultCloud platform.


Add OneDrive
Add OneDrive

Note: MultCloud only allows you to add one cloud account in one time, to add other cloud drives, just repeat the operations.

3. Sync multiple OneDrive Accounts. After all related clouds are added, go to Cloud Sync tab and specify source and target cloud drive directories. The following screenshot is an example of syncing personal OneDrive to OneDrive for Business.


Sync Personal OneDrive to OneDrive for Business
Sync Personal OneDrive to OneDrive for Business

Notes:

  • You can sync from OneDrive business to OneDrive for free; or, sync from one OneDrive for Business to another account.
  • You can decide whether this task is a one-way sync or two-way sync.
  • For more advanced settings or schedule plan, click on the "Option" button in the lower left cornet to set.

2. Sync from OneDrive to other brand cloud

The guidance is similar to above. To sync files from OneDrive to other cloud brand, you also have to add the other cloud account(s) to MultCloud. The following picture is an example of syncing from OneDrive for Business to Dropbox Bor business.


Sync OneDrive to Dropbox for Business
Sync OneDrive to Dropbox for Business

Note: If you want to sync files to multiple locations, you can click on "Add More" button in destination to set it.

Conclusion

That is all about enterprise cloud sync - cloud drive sync for business. If MultCloud suits you best, you can also do cloud to cloud transfer. For example, if you want to copy Google Drive folder to another account with downloading and uploading, you can try its "Cloud Transfer" function.

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