LONDON, UK – March 22, 2016 — / — Box (NYSE:BOX) today announced that the University of Stirling is deploying Box to over 12,500 staff and students to power content sharing and collaboration in the cloud. With Box, teams will benefit from improved content management and information sharing, both internally and externally.

“University of Stirling students and staff need additional technology to empower them to work in a more flexible and effective way,” said Graham Millar, Head of IT Systems in Information Services at University of Stirling. “Box has helped us to transform collaboration at a staff and student level as well as with external agencies, which makes us a much more efficient and productive university.”

“The European education sector is undergoing a huge transformation from traditional legacy IT solutions to much more user-friendly, flexible and scalable cloud platforms,” said David Quantrell, SVP and general manager, EMEA at Box. “Universities, like businesses, are turning to cloud technologies as they look for new ways to be more productive.”

Ranked among the world’s top 50 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Table 2015), the University of Stirling is a progressive, international institution with a strong history of innovation and excellence both in the courses it delivers and the tools it provides to students and staff.

In a continued effort to expand its reach into higher education institutions worldwide, Box has also recently partnered with the world’s leading research and education networks, GÉANT and AARNet. Through its partnership with GÉANT and AARNet, Box provides customers with a solution that allows students, staff and faculty to easily share documents, presentations and content they use every day. Other global networking consortium partners in the higher education space include Jisc, NORDUnet and Internet2.

Box makes it easy for 57,000 organizations around the world to share and collaborate. With today’s announcement, the University of Stirling joins a growing list of universities and research institutions that have moved to Box, including University of Dundee and Lancaster University.

To find out more about Box for the education sector, please visit

About the University of Stirling
The University of Stirling was founded by Royal Charter in 1967 and is among the world’s top 50 universities under 50 years old in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It is ranked 5th in Scotland and 40th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Stirling is among the top 200 most international universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16) and it is rated 7th in the UK and 2nd in Scotland for graduate employability, with 96% of its graduates in employment, or further study, within six months of graduating (Telegraph/HESA, 2015). Stirling achieved an overall 5 stars in the QS World University Rankings 2015 and is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence.

About Box
Founded in 2005, Box (NYSE:BOX) is transforming the way people and organizations work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. As a leading enterprise content management platform, 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

Titus Thomson
44 (0) 20369 19588

Source: Box



General Tags: online backup companies, online backup news, software as a service, data storage, compare online backups, online backup providers directory, backing up online, cloud computing, online backup reviews, online file storage, SaaS, top rated online backups, online backup services, online file backup, data security, online backup, online data backup, CEO interviews

Like us on Facebook

Do you like this post? Subscribe to our RSS feed ===========================


Related posts:

  1. Waseda University Deploys Box to All Students and Staff to Power Research Collaboration and Secure Content Management
  2. British Universities Choose Box for Staff and Student Cloud Content Management
  3. Germany’s Preeminent Technical University Chooses ownCloud for Secure File Sync and Share for Researchers, Students and Administrators
  4. Veeam Software and Phoenix IT Help City University London’s Students Stay Always-On with Award-winning Availability Suite
  5. University of Bristol Deploys Second Spectra Logic Tape Library to Preserve and Manage Data for over 20,000 Students
  6. The Cloud Goes to School: More Than 85 Universities Adopt Box to Help Students, Faculty and Administrators Share and Manage Content
  7. ViON Brings Advanced Storage Technologies to The University of Wisconsin
  8. Code42 CrashPlan Named a “Readers’ Choice Top Product” by University Business Readers
  9. California State University Selects Unisys Analytics-Based Hybrid-Cloud Solution to Transform University-Wide Delivery of Institutional Services
  10. IDrive Online Backup Encourages Students to Backup for Upcoming Back to School Season

Tags: , ,