LOS ALTOS, CA – May 27, 2015 — /BackupReview.info/ — Box (NYSE: BOX) today announced that it is working with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to deliver file sharing and information management to the agency’s workforce. After rigorous assessment, Box will receive an agency Authorization to Operate this week, allowing the DOJ to leverage the platform across all its component agencies. DOJ awarded Box a contract to securely manage agency information, increasing productivity and improving mission outcomes.

“There is an increasing need to securely connect and enable processes across agencies and jurisdictions as well as to connect government employees with their data, content, and stakeholders,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO at Box. “Innovative government agencies, like DOJ, are deeply committed to leveraging emerging cloud technologies to better serve the American people, while ensuring the security and privacy of sensitive information. We are thrilled to support the DOJ’s technology efforts, helping to transform the way they manage and share information.”

DOJ selected Box to:

  • Simplify internal and external collaboration between Component agencies and third party organizations;
  • Seamlessly support mobile and offline access to content for employees regardless of location; and
  • Reduce complexity of infrastructure by eliminating fragmented content and document management tools.

Box has more than 40 federal government customers. Agencies and departments servicing healthcare, military, educational, judicial, legislative and regulatory components of the U.S. Federal Government are using Box to be more efficient, streamlined and agile. The company also recently announced that they are pursuing FedRAMP compliance through the Agency Authorization Path with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as the sponsor and brought on Sonny Hashmi, former chief information officer for the U.S. General Services Administration, to lead government strategy. Box makes it easy for more than 34 million users and 45,000 organizations to share and collaborate securely on their most important content.

For more information on today’s announcement, please visit the Box blog - https://goo.gl/dz2OUa

To learn more about Box for government, please visit www.box.com/industries/government

About Box
Founded in 2005, Box (NYSE:BOX) is transforming the way people and organizations work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. As the world’s leading enterprise software platform for content collaboration, Box helps businesses of all sizes in every industry securely access and manage their critical information in the cloud. Box is headquartered in Los Altos, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit www.box.com.

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