LONDON, UK – October 14, 2014 — / –Box today announced that Oxfam, the worldwide development organization, is bringing Box’s cloud content sharing and collaboration platform to employees working across more than 90 countries. In addition to providing mobile access to content, Box will also centralize management and security for Oxfam’s 17 international affiliates.

“We have teams across the globe working on hundreds of projects,” said Grant Holton-Picard, technical infrastructure manager at Oxfam. “Box will provide us a smooth, unified, way of accessing content and a brilliant collaboration platform across the Oxfam family.”

“Oxfam’s deployment underscores the increased adoption we’ve seen in Europe, as organizations and companies of all sizes move towards a more mobile and collaborative workforce,” said David Quantrell, Box senior vice president and general manager of EMEA. “Oxfam does incredible work in the world’s most vulnerable areas. Box helps enable secure content sharing, collaboration and mobility with robust admin controls to securely run the global organization.”

Oxfam puts strong emphasis on providing employees with the tools they need to be efficient and productive. “Being able to share precious information instantaneously across continents – from capital cities to the remotest locations – is vital for improving staff collaboration and organizational impact,” Holton-Picard said.

Box makes it easy for more than 27 million individuals at 240,000 businesses around the world to share and collaborate. With today’s announcement, Oxfam joins a growing list of non-profits who have moved to Box, including the International Rescue Committee, the UN Foundation and the Livestrong Foundation as well as global enterprises, including General Electric, Anglo American, and Schneider Electric.

In May 2014, Box announced, an initiative focused on empowering global nonprofits to achieve their missions and deliver lasting social impact though technology.

About Oxfam
Oxfam is a worldwide development organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty. As a confederation of 17 organizations, it works together in more than 90 countries.

About Box
Box’s mission is to make businesses of all sizes more productive, competitive, and collaborative by connecting people and their most important information. More than 27 million people at 240,000 businesses, including 99 percent of the Fortune 500, use Box today to share, manage and access their content globally. Content on Box can be securely shared and easily accessed on the web, through iOS, Android and Windows Phone applications, and extended to partner applications, such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. Headquartered in Los Altos, CA, Box is privately held and backed by several leading venture capital firms and strategic investors. To learn more about Box, visit

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