Profile: Box Inc (BOX)
26 Jun 2019
Box, Inc., incorporated on March 11, 2008, provides a cloud content management platform that enables organizations of all sizes to manage cloud content while allowing access and sharing of this content from anywhere, on any device. With the Company's software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud content management platform, users can collaborate on content both internally and with external parties, automate content-driven business processes, develop custom applications, and implement data protection, security and compliance features to comply with internal policies and industry regulations. Its platform enables people to view, share and collaborate on content, across multiple file formats and media types. The software integrates with enterprise business applications, and is compatible with multiple application environments, operating systems and devices, ensuring that workers have access to their business content. It offers individuals a free basic version of the Box platform that allows them to experience its solution. The Company also provides offerings that address targeted business needs with a combination of technology, services and marketing programs. Its platform integrates with the applications of enterprise technology providers, including Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce.com, Apple, Google, and others, giving its users access to their content in Box.
The Company delivers applications (Web and mobile) for enterprise content management, a platform for developing custom applications and a series of industry-specific solutions. The Company has built its platform on a cloud-based architecture, which enables the Company develop, update and provision its services to users. Its solution enables users to access, manage, share and collaborate on their content anytime and from anywhere, using any device and operating environment, including Mac, iPhone operating system (iOS), Android, Windows and Blackberry through both Web browser applications. The Company has designed its solution to serve as the central content management layer for an organization's employees. Users access, share and collaborate on all types of information, in any format or file type, and from virtually any device or operating system.
The Company's cloud-based software allows organizations to deploy its products. Information technology (IT) administrators can add users, set up permissions, create folders and policies, implement automated workflows and begin using its product immediately without the need to procure and provision hardware or install and configure software. Box's information rights management (IRM) features enable access and management of files by providing granular control over users' ability to access, view, download, edit, print or share content. With its Box KeySafe product, organizations can implement higher levels of data security and protection by keeping control of the encryption keys that protect their content. It gives IT administrators' tools to define access rights by user, content type, device and business need. Administrators can set specific content policies, such as expiration dates to auto-delete files or deactivate links to time-sensitive materials. They can also manage mobile and synchronize security settings, including specification of which devices have access to Box and whether certain features are enabled. All actions taken by paying business users and their external collaborators in Box are tracked and auditable by the customers' authorized administrators through Box's native administrative applications. The tracking and audit data are also accessible through its application programming interfaces (APIs) to administrators with the appropriate access rights.
The Company provides Box Platform to customers, independent software vendors (ISVs), and third-party developers that allows them to leverage its content management and collaboration functionality for their own custom business applications. Box Platform helps organizations accelerate their transformation into digital businesses by building applications. Its open platform allows for integration with other cloud-based and enterprise applications. Box Zones enables businesses around the globe to adopt Box as their content management platform, while letting them store their data locally in certain regions. This helps organizations to address region-specific compliance mandates associated with data residency and privacy.
The Company competes with Microsoft, Open Text, Dropbox and Google.
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