TOKYO – June 3, 2015 — / — Box (NYSE:BOX) today announced that Waseda University, headquartered in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, is bringing Box’s secure content platform to all of its approximately 50,000 students and staff. With this move, Waseda University will store and manage its students’ research documents as well as staff files on Box.

Waseda University will leverage Box to securely share content such as educational material and notes, reports, research data and papers that students and staff create for classes both internally and externally. Waseda University will also use Box to store its important information. In addition, the university is using Box’s high level of security to help prevent information leakage resulting from virus contamination and smartphone, tablet and PC theft and loss.

“Waseda University’s choice of Box sets the new standard for how universities and educational institutions will engage with content,” said Katsunori Furuichi, president and managing director, Box Japan. “By securely managing content on Box, collaboration between students, researchers and external users enables a more productive environment which improves project efficiency.”

Waseda University chose Box to enable security, collaboration, and mobility across all teams. Box’s security features help to keep intellectual property safe while the advanced collaboration functions allow students to work internally and externally regardless of time or location. The ability for students and staff to better share information and collaborate on any device expands the university’s scope and research quality.

Box makes it easy for more than 34 million individuals at 45,000 organizations around the world to securely share, access and collaborate on files. Box is used by numerous international universities as well as global customers like General Electric, Schneider Electric and AstraZeneca.

About Waseda University
Waseda University is a leading institution in Japan, founded in 1882 on three principles: independence of academia, practical application of knowledge, and the shaping of good citizens; with the ultimate aim of producing leaders. Waseda has stayed true to these ideals, educating seven prime ministers and countless other politicians, business leaders, journalists, diplomats, scholars, scientists, inventors, actors, writers and artists. Waseda’s history and tradition is to tirelessly challenge convention, in favor of progress and innovation. By its 150th anniversary in 2032, the University has committed to expanding its leadership in Asia and around the world.

About Box
Founded in 2005, 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

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