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How much should I pay for File Sharing & Synchronization Services?
What is the average price of File Sharing & Synchronization Services?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase File Sharing & Synchronization Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.
Has the price of File Sharing & Synchronization Services been rising or falling?
Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.
I’m not ready to purchase File Sharing & Synchronization Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?
We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.
What other costs are associated with purchasing File Sharing & Synchronization Services?
Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for File Sharing & Synchronization Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase File Sharing & Synchronization Services?
ProcurementIQ estimates that there are 90 suppliers of EFSS services operating in the United States. The market has a high level of concentration, with the top four suppliers (Box, DropBox, Microsoft and IntraLinks) accounting for about 51.0% of market revenue. Market share concentration has been steady during the three years... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
What is your company’s main advantage over other companies that provide EFSS services?
What is the main reason your company has lost customers? Which vendor are they using now?
How has your company developed its reputation?
What is your company's client turnover rate?
How often does your company introduce new features?
Where does your company see its EFSS services in five years? Will it develop into a more comprehensive business productivity tool?
How long will users be able to use older versions if they don’t plan on upgrading their computer systems?
What are some new features that your company is planning on adding?
Does your company offer constant customer support? Is customer support only available during business hours?
Is there immediate support when required?
What is the average time of resolving a technical issue?
How long is the average wait time to speak to a customer support representative?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my File Sharing & Synchronization Services RFP include?
Buyers should reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.
Buyers should request information about price-per-user.
Buyers should select vendors based on their ability to meet the desired features requested in the RFP.
Buyers should select vendors that are able to provide high-quality customer service.
Buyers should select vendors that have strong recommendations from past clients.
For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should include the date proposals are due.
Buyers should include the date the selected vendors will be invited to give software demonstrations.
Buyers should include the date pricing proposals are due.
Buyers should include the date the contract award will be announced.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the File Sharing & Synchronization Services supply chain?
The supply chain risk for EFSS services is low, meaning buyers face little risk of sudden price spikes or service interruptions. Vendors often do not rely heavily on purchases to provide their services. One of the major purchases they rely on to develop the software is computers. Prices for... Subscribe to learn more.