SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/13 -- Today, Box announced several innovative ways to capture, share and manage information in the enterprise in front of 2,500 IT leaders and developers from around the world at BoxWorks 2013. Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie unveiled all-new Box experiences for the web and mobile, a new content creation tool native to Box, and the ability to add context to all of your business content with metadata. All of the updates help businesses get more value from their information by making it more beautiful, immediate and relevant.
"Box is the connective fabric for enterprise content, helping individuals, companies and industries do more with their information," said Levie. "At Box, our job is to reduce the barriers to collaboration, and ultimately to increase the velocity of business. With today's announcements, we're pushing the boundaries of what's possible for Box's customers and for the tens of thousands of developers building on our platform."
Today, more than 20 million individuals and 180,000 businesses manage information and collaboration on Box. Customers including Rosetta Stone, Duke Energy, Schneider Electric, and New Balance attended BoxWorks to share strategies for navigating the changing business landscape in the post-PC era. Levie's keynote addressed how cloud and mobile technologies are radically reshaping the way information moves between individuals, within businesses, and throughout entire industries.
New Box Experience
New Admin & Developer Tools
These new products and technology will be rolled out in the coming quarters to all Box customers.
About BoxWorks 2013
BoxWorks 2013 is the company's third annual customer conference and industry event. Hosted at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco, the two-day gathering features important updates from Box and conversations with leading independent thinkers on the evolving dynamics of business, government, technology and society, including Box CEO Aaron Levie, Malcolm Gladwell, Nicholas Carr, Geoffrey Moore, Gavin Newsom, and Adrian Fenty. In addition, IT strategists and CIOs from Box customers such as Rosetta Stone, Schneider Electric and Duke Energy are offering insights on how technology is shaping their businesses and future strategy to 2,500 BoxWorks attendees. The conference closes with a Blink-182 concert the evening of September 17.
Box's mission is to make businesses of all sizes more productive, competitive, and powerful by connecting people and their most important information. Content on Box can be securely shared and easily accessed on the web, through iOS, Android and Windows Phone applications, and extended to partner applications, such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. Headquartered in Los Altos, CA, Box is privately held and backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, General Atlantic, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, as well as by strategic investors salesforce.com, SAP Ventures and Intel Ventures. To learn more about Box, visit www.box.com.