Gartner Research

In-Depth Assessment of Microsoft OneDrive for Business

Published: 15 January 2015

ID: G00269009

Analyst(s): Guy Creese


This assessment scores Microsoft OneDrive for Business against Gartner's 138-point evaluation criteria for EFSS. It meets 76% of the required criteria, 49% of the preferred criteria and 50% of the optional criteria, with the two biggest shortfalls being in management and security.

Table Of Contents

Bottom-Line Assessment

  • Product Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons to Deploy
  • Reasons to Not Deploy


  • Required Features for Production
  • Preferred Features for Production
  • Optional Features for Production

The Details

  • OneDrive for Business Architecture
  • The Three Versions of OneDrive
  • OneDrive for Business Licensing
  • Where to Find Information About OneDrive for Business on

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