|OneDrive for Business||Work Folders|
|Data storage location||
SharePoint Online (O365 Cloud)
On-premise SharePoint 2013
On-premise Windows file server
Note: We are doing private testing to enable sync on SMB shares
|User experience||User access data stored in OneDrive for Business folder||User access data stored in Work Folders folder|
|Sync status||User view sync status from the file/folder icon overlay, or go to the View sync problems link from the file explorer menu||User view sync status from the file explore status bar; or control panel Work Folders app|
|User data||In the current release, only user personal site can by synced.Team share can be accessed online, but not through OD4B||
Support only user data share.
Team share is not supported currently.
|Other access||User can open web page for content access||User can use SMB access to the share if admin has configured|
|Data encryption on client device||Leveraging BitLocker||Allow admin to enforce encryption policy on client, using Selective wipe encryption|
|Device support||PCs, iOS, Android, Windows Phone||PCs, iOS, Android|
|Collaboration||Allow user to share files via links||NA|
|File limits||Focus more on office documents, some files types/characters in file/path name are not supported.||Any file types.However, sync will automatically excludes desktop.ini, thumbs.db and *.tmp which are machine specific or temp files.|
|Admin experience||SharePoint management experience||File server management experience|
|Data backup/restore||Managed by the O365 team, backup every 12 hours and is retained for 14 days.||Admin managed, use any VSS backup application, e.g. DPM.|
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