Last Updated on November 27, 2009 by Tim
Box is a document sharing and collaboration platform. A secure system that helps you share, manage and access all of your business content online. Your content can be shared with direct links to folders and files, which can be made public for the world or private for your own personal usage and organization. Any document folder can be easily made into its own webpage with one click, while support widgets are provided so you can host your files on your own website or blog.
Security is of paramount concern when dealing with documents for business purposes, Box provides a 256-big SSL encryption with passwords that can be set at various expiration dates, along with their 24 hour up-time guarantee. Collaboration is also a key aspect of document sharing, with a handy commenting section and the ability for users to view, edit or add their own files, Box opens up discussion and the exchange of feedback on any workflow or project.
Portability and mobile support is just another aspect from Box.net. You can view your files on the go using a Blackberry or download their free iPhone app to preview documents and presentations. Box is an open platform and you will be able to add-on third party services to edit, fax, sign, print or ship your documents within their CRM.
Knowing when someone visits your documents is a complete audit trail of what is happening with your company’s files. Box provides an extensive time-stamped file export capability to keep track of user activity across everyone in your Box account. Box, brings document management to a new level, with a simple to use interface and emphasis on collaboration. Box is robust enough for our open platform expectation in internet network / CRM use, while giving its users peace-of-mind knowing documents are being held in a secure network.