LOS ALTOS, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2013) - Box today announced new product advancements that transform the way customers collaborate and access business critical content in the cloud. Box Embed, a robust HTML5 framework that makes it easy to embed the entire Box experience anywhere people work, is now supported in Salesforce, the industry's #1 CRM platform.
"Customer companies turn to the AppExchange as the world's leading business apps marketplace to stay innovative and transform the way their organizations connect with customers, partners and employees," said Ron Huddleston, senior vice president, ISV and Channel, salesforce.com. "As a part of our partner ecosystem, Box is leveraging the power of the Salesforce Platform to help customers be more connected, collaborative and productive."
"Box's ecosystem of platform partners enables us to act as a central hub for business content," said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. "Our integration with Salesforce delivers an amazing collaboration experience across the enterprise and we'll continue to innovate with them to help customers build successful businesses."
The new integration leverages Box Embed to add all the collaboration and workflow functionality of Box within a Salesforce record to make relevant content, as well as the full power of Box's collaboration and workflow features, available to customers. In addition to a new user interface, Box for Salesforce makes users more productive by providing:
- The entire suite of collaboration features of Box inside a Salesforce record, including Box Edit, comments, tasks and access management
- Preview files from within user records and simplified navigation through an entire Box folder tree without leaving a Salesforce record
- The ability to create new documents, search all Box content, and share files quickly across Box
- Add comments and assign actions to specific documents
- Access to all Box partner apps and file actions within Salesforce
Pricing and Availability
All updates for Box for Salesforce are available today for Box Enterprise customers. Box for Salesforce is currently available on the AppExchange at www.appexchange.com.
About the AppExchange
The Salesforce AppExchange is the world's leading business apps marketplace. With more than 1,800 partner apps and 1.7 million customer installs it is the most comprehensive source of social and mobile cloud apps for business. The Salesforce Platform is the world's most trusted and comprehensive cloud platform for building social and mobile cloud apps, powering Salesforce CRM, and more than 3 million custom apps built by customers and partners. Apps built on the Salesforce Platform can be easily distributed and marketed through salesforce.com's AppExchange.
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Founded in 2005, Box provides a secure content sharing platform that both users and IT love and adopt. Content on Box can be shared internally and externally, accessed through iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows Phone applications, as well as extended to partner applications such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. Headquartered in Los Altos, CA, Box is a privately held company and is backed by venture capital firms 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, and strategic investors salesforce.com and SAP. To learn more about Box, visit www.box.com.