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Company Unveils New Ways to Work in the Cloud at BoxWorks 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 29, 2015 — /BackupReview.info/ –Box (NYSE:BOX) today announced new product and platform updates to transform the way people and businesses work. Before an audience of thousands of IT leaders at BoxWorks, Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie introduced new ways to work in the cloud with immersive new content experiences, expanded integrations to support content collaboration, and a mobile app to connect content in the field to business processes. Box also introduced two Box Platform offerings – Developer and Enterprise – to bring the full power of the Box Platform to customers, enabling them to build transformative experiences for their own customers, partners and broader ecosystem.

“The last decade of IT has focused on driving innovation and productivity inside organizations, but cloud and mobile are also completely redefining how businesses can deliver new services and experiences to customers and partners,” said Aaron Levie. “Now is the time for enterprises to build new digital experiences that transform their business, and at Box, we’re building the platform to power this transformation.”

Box also announced it has surpassed 40 million registered users and has more than 50,000 customers, including 52% of the Fortune 500. Leading organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, Toyota, AstraZeneca, Barneys New York, Legendary Pictures, General Electric and IBM use Box to power enterprise content management and collaboration globally. Box was also recently named a leader in “The Forrester Wave™: ECM Business Content Services, Q3 ’15” report where it received the highest score for its enterprise content management (ECM) strategy, with a 4.7 on a scale of 5.

New Ways to Work in the Cloud

Three New Types of Content to View and Interact with on Box
Today, Box introduced support for content preview and collaboration of three new content types in Box – HD video, DICOM images and interactive 3D. The nature of content on the web has transitioned from static text and images to a more immersive, interactive and dynamic experience for a number of industries including media & entertainment, healthcare and retail. With support for these three new content types, Box has made content a first-class experience on the web, enabling collaboration that’s secure, streamlined and central to workflows in every industry.

Enhanced Partner Integrations to Work with Content in Leading Apps
The company also announced support for three new, native integrations with leading partners that simplify workflow and accelerate collaboration. In addition to its existing integration with Microsoft Office Online, Box is developing new integrations with some of the most popular services that customers use to work with files in Box, including Adobe Document Cloud, Autodesk A360 and DocuSign. Customers can create new files or open previewed content directly from Box in the solution of their choice to complete a wide range of tasks like signing contracts, filling out forms, editing images or even designing 3D graphics. The integrations improve productivity and simplify workflow by eliminating the need to download a file from Box, open it in third-party applications and then upload back into Box.

Box Capture
Box also introduced Box Capture, its first mobile-only app for the enterprise. Box Capture is a new iOS app that securely and instantly connects content captured in the field to core business processes. Built exclusively for iOS, Box Capture unlocks entirely new workflows across every industry, helping field workers collect photos, videos and documents and share that content with a distributed network of knowledge workers using an iPhone or iPad. In healthcare, medical professionals can use Box Capture to share patient images, videos and documents with another care provider in a HIPAA-compliant setting. Oil and gas companies can document the security of a distributed field operation via Box Capture, immediately triggering remediation workflows on Box if a potential safety issue is recorded. Retail companies can leverage Box Capture during retail audits to submit status of inventory and in-store displays.

Transforming your Business with the Box Platform
Jeetu Patel, chief strategy officer and SVP of Platform at Box, introduced a new way for customers and partners to build enterprise apps with the Box Platform. The Box Platform enables a business to power any application, for any user, without requiring the user to log into a Box account. Designed for businesses of all sizes and industries, Box Platform customers and partners can leverage a new user and authentication model to quickly build and deploy secure applications in a way that’s completely tailored to their business, and transform the way they interact with their customers.

Box Platform will be available as two plans, Developer and Enterprise. Developer is a free plan that allows customers and developers to test and design their app experience. The Enterprise plan is designed for enterprise customers building apps that are generally available and in production. Pricing for ISVs building on the Box Platform will be announced in the coming months.

“The digital enterprise requires a new platform that delivers powerful, engaging and secure content experiences,” said Jeetu Patel. “The Box Platform reimagines how we can transform our customers’ business by creating collaborative applications that are tailored for every industry and enterprise-ready on day one. We can’t wait to see what our customers build on the Box Platform.”

In addition to showing customers how they can reimagine work in the cloud with Box, the company also outlined how companies are transforming their business with the Box Platform. The Box Platform allows customers including General Electric, CAA, Schneider Electric, Eli Lilly and FICO to build engaging, custom content experiences for both their internal and external audiences. More than 50,000 developers are building applications on Box and more than 1,600 applications are integrated with the Box Platform.

Availability
-3D Preview is currently available in closed beta. Interested customers can contact 3D@box.com.

-DICOM support is currently available in closed beta and is expected to be generally available later this year.

-HD Video is expected to be in beta by end of year.

-The Box for Office Online integration is currently available today. DocuSign, Adobe and Autodesk integrations are expected to be available in 2016.

-Box Capture is available today in the App Store. For more information, visit: https://itunes.apple.com/us/developer/box-inc./id290853825

-Box Platform Developer and Enterprise are scheduled to be generally available next month. For more information, visit: https://developers.box.com/

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 content management and collaboration platform, 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

Safe Harbor Language
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding Box’s current and future products and services, and Box’s customers and partners. There are a significant number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from statements made in this press release, including: (1) adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; (2) delays or reductions in information technology spending; (3) factors related to Box’s intensely competitive market, including but not limited to pricing pressures, industry consolidation, entry of new competitors and new applications and marketing initiatives by Box’s current or future competitors; (4) the development of the cloud-based Enterprise Content and Collaboration Management market; (5) risks associated with Box’s ability to manage its rapid growth effectively; (6) Box’s limited operating history, which makes it difficult to predict future results; (7) the risk that Box’s customers do not renew their subscriptions or expand their use of Box’s services; (8) Box’s ability to provide timely and successful enhancements, new features and modifications to its product and services offerings; (9) actual or perceived security vulnerabilities in Box’s services or any breaches of Box’s security controls; and (10) Box’s ability to realize the anticipated benefits from its partnerships.

Additional information on potential factors that could affect the forward-looking statements in this press release, as well as Box’s financial and operational results, is included in the reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and in other filings Box makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time, including the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2015. These documents are available on the SEC Filings section of Box’s investor relations website located at www.box.com/investors. Box does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this press release to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase Box products and services should make their purchase decisions based upon services and features that are currently available.

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Michael Moeschler, 650-543-6926
press@box.com
www.box.com

Source: Box

 

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