Tiger Bridge – Cloud Sync & File Sharing

Exploring alternatives to cloud storage such as Dropbox, OneDrive or Google Drive?​

Tiger Bridge delivers:
  • File & folder sync with your cloud storage of choice
  • File sharing
  • Access to & collaboration on the same content on multiple computers in different locations
  • Unlimited users per subscription
  • Wallet-friendly plans

CLOUD SYNC & SHARE

Ideal for: personal backup & storage, multi-site sync​

1TB/month free*

*Unlimited users​
$13 per TB per month for extra managed data

The freedom to choose how to use cloud storage for your exact needs​​

Tiger Bridge is a software-only solution that connects your local file system to cloud storage and manages your data. Use your existing cloud account or set one up in minutes and let Tiger Bridge manage your data to and from the cloud. You will never have to overpay for more storage than you need – you will be charged per amount of managed data with Tiger Bridge plus the exact storage capacity used with your cloud provider of choice.
Tiger Bridge is compatible with all major cloud providers. Connect to any public cloud storage or take advantage of multi-cloud storage.​​

Your files in the same space. Protected & in-sync.​​​

File Sync​​​

Sync any number of local folders or entire local drives to cloud storage – your files can stay right where they are.

Global File Sharing​​​​

Tiger Bridge can be installed on multiple workstations which access the same cloud location. File changes are automatically synched across all computers - one license equals multiple users.

Access Control​​​​

Tiger Bridge is software that integrates at the level of your file system and honours & copies its Active Directory permissions. You remain in control of user access.

Ransomware Protection​​​​

Tiger Bridge monitors your file system and activates its fuse protection when a ransomware attack is detected. Restore your infected data to any previous point in time.

Unlimited File Versioning​​​​

Access any previous version of files & folders thanks to cloud-enabled versioning control. Your data will be protected in the event of total loss, accidental changes and even permanent deletion.

How Tiger Bridge compares with other services on the market

Tiger Bridge
Dropbox
OneDrive
Google Drive
Set up
Configured and licensed per computer.
Tiger Bridge runs as a server service which makes it suitable to run on Server and Desktop OS.
Per userPer userPer user
License
Total managed capacityPer userPer userPer user
Mount point
Extends cloud functionality to any number of existing NTFS or ReFS volumes or folders, as well as any NAS. No need to move data.Extends cloud functionality to a single user’s dedicated drive or folder.Extends cloud functionality to a single user’s dedicated drive or folder. Requires moving data into a new location.​Extends cloud functionality to a single user’s dedicated drive or folder. Requires moving data into a new location.
Service OS support
Windows onlyWindows, Mac, LinuxWindows, Mac, and (mostly) Linux​Windows, Mac
Cloud data format
Native cloud format. Data is immediately accessible to cloud VMs and AI services.Data is accessible via the Dropbox client.Data is not accessible by any other means  (other than API). 256-bit encoded at rest in the cloud.​Data is accessible via the Google Drive client.
Cloud provider
Attaches to any cloud bucket.Vendor-lockedVendor-lockedVendor-locked
Includes cloud storage
No. Purchased and configured separately.Yes. Provisioned and configured as part of the subscription plan.Yes. Provisioned and configured as part of the subscription plan.Yes. Provisioned and configured as part of the subscription plan.
Multi-cloud Support
YesNoNoNo
Permissions​
On-premises Active Directory and local permissions.Local permissionsMostly local permissions. Azure Active Directory support (AAD). No integration into on-premises Active Directory​.Local permissions
Policy-driven data management
HSM policies totally automate lifecycle management based on file size, file type, age of data, and available disk space.Automatic smart syncNone. Data management is always manual (only replication is automatic).None. Data management is always manual (only replication is automatic).
File upload and download
Partial upload and partial download – streaming capability offers a much faster access to cloud data (especially when browsing through large video collections)​.


Partial download and upload.
Files are compressed before uploading them to the Dropbox cloud.
Partial upload but must wait for entire file to be downloaded, even when just a few bytes are required.​Full upload and download of modified files.
No support for file-level block copying.
File size support
File size is only limited by the capabilities of the file system, NTFS or ReFS.Limited by the user space quota.
No size limit for the desktop and mobile app, 50GB when uploading files through the web interface.
Daily bandwidth limitations (quota) for downloads apply.
15GB (50GB, 5TB)​Up to 5TB
Access on all your devices
NoYesYesYes
Sharing capability
Can reshare over SMB or CIFS, FTP, and any other protocol that can be deployed on the file system.




Not recommended by Dropbox.Can reshare over SMB or CIFS (with possible limitations). Other software may support these drives.​No
Share link to file (via email)
NoYesYesYes
Global Sharing & Synchronization
Use the same centralized data set in the cloud across multiple computers and automate the propagation of file changes.Use the same centralized data set in the cloud across multiple computers and automate the propagation of file changes.Use the same centralized data set in the cloud across multiple computers and automate the propagation of file changes.Use the same centralized data set in the cloud across multiple computers and automate the propagation of file changes.
Global file locking
Yes​Available to Business and Professional users.
Manual file locking and unlocking.
No. Personal Vault.​Yes. Locking via Google Drive API.
Unlocking via API or Google Drive Web interface.
File history versioning
Yes (unlimited)​Yes. Retention period for different versions varies from 30 days to 180 days depending on subscription plan.YesYes
Ransomware detection & recovery
YesYes (recovery based on snapshots which are kept for 180 days)YesNo detection.
Recovery via Versions.
Undelete of hard deleted files
Yes​. Restore hard deleted files from the Tiger Bridge menu integrated in the local file browser.YesYes. Files stay in the cloud Recycle bin for 30 days. Access to the Recycle Bin via the web interface.Yes. Files stay in the cloud Trash for 30 days after which they are deleted forever. Access to the Trash via the web interface.
Support by email
YesYesYesYes

How Tiger Bridge compares with other services on the market

Tiger Bridge
Set up
Configured and licensed per computer.
Tiger Bridge runs as a server service which makes it suitable to run on Server and Desktop OS.
License
Total managed capacity
Mount point
Extends cloud functionality to any number of existing NTFS or ReFS volumes or folders, as well as any NAS. No need to move data.
Service OS support
Windows only
Cloud data format
Native cloud format. Data is immediately accessible to cloud VMs and AI services.
Cloud provider
Attaches to any cloud bucket.
Includes cloud storage
No. Purchased and configured separately.
Multi-cloud Support
Yes
Permissions​
On-premises Active Directory and local permissions.
Policy-driven data management
HSM policies totally automate lifecycle management based on file size, file type, age of data, and available disk space.
File upload and download
Partial upload and partial download – streaming capability offers a much faster access to cloud data (especially when browsing through large video collections)​.
File size support
File size is only limited by the capabilities of the file system, NTFS or ReFS.
Access on all your devices
No
Sharing capability
Can reshare over SMB or CIFS, FTP, and any other protocol that can be deployed on the file system.
Share link to file (via email)
No
Global Sharing & Synchronization
Use the same centralized data set in the cloud across multiple computers and automate the propagation of file changes.
Global file locking
Yes​
File history versioning
Yes (unlimited)​
Ransomware detection & recovery
Yes
Undelete of hard deleted files
Yes​. Restore hard deleted files from the Tiger Bridge menu integrated in the local file browser.
Support by email
Yes
Dropbox
Set up
Per user
License
Per user
Mount point
Extends cloud functionality to a single user’s dedicated drive or folder.
Service OS support
Windows, Mac, Linux
Cloud data format
Data is accessible via the Dropbox client.
Cloud provider
Vendor-locked
Includes cloud storage
Yes. Provisioned and configured as part of the subscription plan.
Multi-cloud Support
No
Permissions​
Local permissions
Policy-driven data management
Automatic smart sync
File upload and download
Partial download and upload.
Files are compressed before uploading them to the Dropbox cloud.
File size support
Limited by the user space quota.
No size limit for the desktop and mobile app, 50GB when uploading files through the web interface.
Daily bandwidth limitations (quota) for downloads apply.
Access on all your devices
Yes
Sharing capability
Not recommended by Dropbox.
Share link to file (via email)
Yes
Global Sharing & Synchronization
Use the same centralized data set in the cloud across multiple computers and automate the propagation of file changes.
Global file locking
Available to Business and Professional users.
Manual file locking and unlocking.
File history versioning
Yes. Retention period for different versions varies from 30 days to 180 days depending on subscription plan.
Ransomware detection & recovery
Yes (recovery based on snapshots which are kept for 180 days)
Undelete of hard deleted files
Yes
Support by email
Yes
OneDrive
Set up
Per user
License
Per user
Mount point
Extends cloud functionality to a single user’s dedicated drive or folder. Requires moving data into a new location.​
Service OS support
Windows, Mac, and (mostly) Linux​
Cloud data format
Data is not accessible by any other means  (other than API). 256-bit encoded at rest in the cloud.​
Cloud provider
Vendor-locked
Includes cloud storage
Yes. Provisioned and configured as part of the subscription plan.
Multi-cloud Support
No
Permissions​
Mostly local permissions. Azure Active Directory support (AAD). No integration into on-premises Active Directory​.
Policy-driven data management
None. Data management is always manual (only replication is automatic).
File upload and download
Partial upload but must wait for entire file to be downloaded, even when just a few bytes are required.​
File size support
15GB (50GB, 5TB)​
Access on all your devices
Yes
Sharing capability
Can reshare over SMB or CIFS (with possible limitations). Other software may support these drives.​
Share link to file (via email)
Yes
Global Sharing & Synchronization
Use the same centralized data set in the cloud across multiple computers and automate the propagation of file changes.
Global file locking
No. Personal Vault.​
File history versioning
Yes
Ransomware detection & recovery
Yes
Undelete of hard deleted files
Yes. Files stay in the cloud Recycle bin for 30 days. Access to the Recycle Bin via the web interface.
Support by email
Yes
Google Drive
Set up
Per user
License
Per user
Mount point
Extends cloud functionality to a single user’s dedicated drive or folder. Requires moving data into a new location.
Service OS support
Windows, Mac
Cloud data format
Data is accessible via the Google Drive client.
Cloud provider
Vendor-locked
Includes cloud storage
Yes. Provisioned and configured as part of the subscription plan.
Multi-cloud Support
No
Permissions​
Local permissions
Policy-driven data management
None. Data management is always manual (only replication is automatic).
File upload and download
Full upload and download of modified files.
No support for file-level block copying.
File size support
Up to 5TB
Access on all your devices
Yes
Sharing capability
No
Share link to file (via email)
Yes
Global Sharing & Synchronization
Use the same centralized data set in the cloud across multiple computers and automate the propagation of file changes.
Global file locking
Yes. Locking via Google Drive API.
Unlocking via API or Google Drive Web interface.
File history versioning
Yes
Ransomware detection & recovery
No detection.
Recovery via Versions.
Undelete of hard deleted files
Yes. Files stay in the cloud Trash for 30 days after which they are deleted forever. Access to the Trash via the web interface.
Support by email
Yes
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