TOKYO, JAPAN – July 08, 2015 — / — Box (NYSE: BOX) today announced that Rakuten, Inc., one of the world’s leading Internet services companies, has introduced Box’s cloud content sharing platform. Rakuten chose Box to enable secure content collaboration under a mobile environment, between its employees in all of its group companies, working both inside and outside of Japan.

“Speed is essential in our business,” said Yasufumi Hirai, Rakuten, Inc. Executive Vice President and Representative Director, Chief Information Officer and Rakuten Mobile Business Unit Officer. “We are looking forward to faster information sharing between our employees around the world and the increased work efficiency made possible through the introduction of Box.”

“Rakuten is one of the world’s leading Internet services companies,” said Katsunori Furuichi, K.K. Box Japan president and managing director. “Box helps customers like Rakuten to share content securely through an intuitive end-user experience and robust admin controls.”

Box makes it easy for more than 37 million individuals at over 47,000 businesses around the world to share, access and collaborate on files securely. With today’s announcement, Rakuten joins a growing list of companies who have moved to Box, including global companies like General Electric, Schneider Electric and AstraZeneca.

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 business 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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