SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2013) - SALESFORCE.COM DREAMFORCE -- Box today announced it has launched on the Salesforce1 AppExchange. Built for today's mobile workforce, Box for Salesforce1 allows individuals and organizations to leverage the power of Box from within the Salesforce mobile environment, enabling businesses to securely share, preview and collaborate on content from wherever work may take them. The announcement was made today at salesforce.com's Dreamforce 2013 in San Francisco.
Leveraging the power of Salesforce1 Customer Platform, the first CRM platform for developers, ISVs, end users, admins and customers moving to the new social, mobile and connected cloud, Box will be available for test drive and deployment on the Salesforce1 AppExchange at www.appexchange.com.
"We are thrilled to continue to work with salesforce.com to build innovative solutions for customers," said Whitney Bouck, senior vice president and general manager of enterprise at Box. "CRM is a key part of every business, and the sales process involves a tremendous amount of content to manage an account. Box for Salesforce1 is built with today's mobile sales force in mind, so that they can seamlessly connect with their content from any device or location."
"The Salesforce1 Customer Platform is game changing for developers and ISVs because it helps them build engaging, next generation apps to connect with customers in a new way," said Mike Rosenbaum, EVP, Salesforce Platform, salesforce.com. "By opening the platform for ISVs, we have made it possible for customers to get their apps and data in one place, where everything is connected and in the context of their business."
Salesforce1 - The Customer Platform to Connect with Customers in Whole New Ways
The world is becoming completely connected. Every day millions of new products, apps and devices are connecting to the Internet. By 2020, there will be more than 50 billion connected things, from smartphones and thermostats to jet engines and cars. And behind every product, every app and every device, there is a customer. Salesforce1 Customer Platform is the new social, mobile and cloud customer platform built for the Internet of Customers -- where every company can connect with their customers, employees and partners through the next generation of devices, apps and products. As the pioneer of enterprise cloud computing, salesforce.com is launching the next generation of the world's #1 cloud platform, Salesforce1, for the new connected world. Now every company can connect with customers in a whole new way.
Box for Salesforce1
Box provides an innovative content layer to the Salesforce1 Platform that can be incorporated seamlessly into existing Salesforce and workflow processes. By leveraging the new user interface features, such as the left navigation bar, tile icons and custom actions, users will be able to post content from Box into any Salesforce Chatter feed to collaborate with colleagues, customers and partners. This functionality will also be available on the web, extending the ability to collaborate on Box content from anywhere in Salesforce.
Dreamforce 2013 is the world's largest software conference, and expects more than 130,000 people to register to attend this year's 11th annual conference and experience the power of social and mobile cloud computing and connect with their customers in a whole new way. With more than 1,100 sessions and 350 cloud companies in the expo, attendees can participate in interactive sessions, hands-on training with cutting-edge technology, thousands of live demos and unparalleled networking. In addition, Dreamforce welcomes special guests Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook; Marissa Mayer, President and CEO of Yahoo!; and Deepak Chopra, Founder of The Chopra Foundation. Dreamforce 2013 offers attendees everything they need to accelerate their customer company transformation in four days, under one roof.
About the Salesforce1 AppExchange
The Salesforce1 AppExchange is the world's leading business apps marketplace. With more than 2,000 partner apps and 2 million customer installs it is the most comprehensive source of social and mobile cloud apps for business. The Salesforce1 Customer Platform is the new social, mobile and cloud customer platform for building next generation apps, powering Salesforce CRM, and more than 3 million custom apps built by customers and partners. Apps built on the Salesforce1 Platform can be easily distributed and marketed through salesforce.com's AppExchange.
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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.