LONDON, UK – March 02, 2016 — / — Box (NYSE:BOX) today announced that TÜV Rheinland, a German certification body, has awarded it the status of Certified Cloud Service. TÜV Rheinland certifies that Box has implemented and maintained effective processes and controls that meet the data privacy and security objectives as defined by TÜV Rheinland’s inspection catalogue which is based on requirements from the German Federal Data Protection Act, EU Data Protection Regulation, ISO 27001, IT Infrastructure Library and ISO 20000.

“This is an important milestone as we continue to scale up in Europe and offer the best in class enterprise content management platform in the world,” said David Quantrell, SVP and GM EMEA, Box. “The TÜV Rheinland cloud certification for Box enables companies across Europe to deploy a validated trusted cloud environment.”

To gain this certification, Box was evaluated by TÜV Rheinland who conducted analysis of concepts and processes, interviews, walkthroughs of requirements, a review of performance pledges in contracts and SLAs as well as penetration tests of the cloud service architecture.

“We are delighted to be able to award Box with our Certified Cloud Service status, as the company will now be able to move forward in expanding its operations in Germany,” said Hendrik A. Reese, cloud security expert at TÜV Rheinland. “The certification is key to ensure that customers in Germany can trust the services they are purchasing from technology vendors, as online security becomes increasingly important to German companies.”

Box serves customers across all major industries, including financial services, healthcare, construction, life sciences, media and entertainment, retail and non-profit. Box has over 41 million users and 54,000 organisations today, including Hamburg Airport, Spotify, AstraZeneca, General Electric, among others.

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 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 Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit

TÜV Rheinland: Comprehensive ICT services for companies and institutions
TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded more than 140 years ago. The group maintains a presence in 69 countries with 19,300 employees; annual turnover is more than EUR 1.7 billion. TÜV Rheinland is accompanying the private and public sector with comprehensive consulting and solution expertise in IT, cyber security and telecommunications through digital transformation processes. With more than 600 specialists around the world, TÜV Rheinland provides strategic consulting, design and process optimization through to implementation, operation, or certification of systems. A high level of technological expertise, comprehensive experience in key industries and strategic partnerships with market leaders enable them to create innovative and future-proof ICT solutions.

TÜV Rheinland is currently the largest independent service provider that combines ICT competency with comprehensive expertise regarding the industry and mobility, and whose core business has been to provide technical security to people and the environment around the world for more than 140 years. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.

Titus Thomson
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Source: Box



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