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SmartVault Corporation — SmartVault



2011 Overall Rating 4.75


Best Firm Fit:

The nature of the SmartVault model positions it as a solution that can be utilized in any organization. The existing integration with QuickBooks increases its value in firms that use QuickBooks.


  • Cloud solution providing anytime, anywhere access & redundant data backup
  • Encrypted transmission and secure storage of files
  • Ability to map SmartVault folder as a driver for access via Windows Explorer
  • Integrated toolbar & SDK to develop integrations with virtually any application

Potential Limitations:

  • Utilizes traditional folder model instead of metadata to organize files

Executive Summary & Pricing:

The SmartVault model enables the system to serve as a useful file storage and sharing application. The process of enabling the sharing of external files is simple with this system. The ease of getting files into and out of SmartVault, along with the data protection services that are provided, make the value proposition easy to establish. Pricing starts with a free version of SmartVault Lite for a single user to have 25MB of storage and file sharing for 10 guests. The Professional plan is $69 per month for five users and includes unlimited “guests” to share files with, ability to custom brand the web portal, and includes 30GB of storage. Additional users and storage can be added to the plan at any time.

Product Delivery Methods:

___ On-Premises

_X_ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor


Core Product Functions/Features 4.75

Integration 4.5

Advanced Functionality 5

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