LOS ALTOS, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 9, 2012) - Box today unveiled an entirely new way to bring the full Box experience to any enterprise application. Available today, customers and partners can take advantage of an all-new, HTML5 embeddable framework that makes it easy to take Box's content and collaboration capabilities wherever people work. To deliver this value to customers of all sizes and across all industries, Box has announced partnerships with ten leading enterprise software companies: Concur, Cornerstone OnDemand, DocuSign, Eloqua, FuzeBox, Jive, NetSuite, Oracle, SugarCRM and Zendesk.
Box has more than 14 million users around the world, including 140,000 active businesses and 92 percent of the Fortune 500. With the introduction of this new technology and the ten inaugural partners announced today, Box is extending its reach as the platform for enterprise content and collaboration.
"Content is critical to every application that businesses run on," said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. "By extending Box's enterprise content and collaboration across today's leading business applications, Box is transforming the way people and organizations access, share and manage their business information in the cloud. We're making it incredibly simple for our partners and developers to leverage the power of Box from within their services, and to provide a central content layer for enterprise productivity."
Box Embed™: Putting Content at the Center of All Enterprise Apps
Box Embed is a new HTML5-based embeddable framework that delivers Box's entire suite of collaboration and management features including file preview, comments, tasks and search into partner and customer applications. It also enables Box to be easily integrated anywhere users need access to content on the web, such as intranets, extranets, forums, Wikis, and blogs. Because Box Embed is easily integrated into any web based application, IT leaders can now choose the best of breed applications that fit their business, while knowing their business content can be centrally managed and secured in Box.
Ten partners have committed their support for deeper technology integrations with Box to deliver Box Embed. Deep integrations with Concur, Cornerstone OnDemand, DocuSign, Eloqua, FuzeBox, Jive, NetSuite, Oracle, SugarCRM and Zendesk will let users keep content securely centralized in Box, while accessing it and working with it from anywhere.
"Jive and Box are joining forces to bring the best enterprise content solution to the best social business platform on the market," said Tony Zingale, chairman and CEO of Jive Software. "The combination of these two powerful platforms will allow our customers to collaborate faster and access information seamlessly to drive productivity and business value across the enterprise."
"The core transaction driving business and personal productivity is collaboration around information, data and documents," said Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite. "By integrating the entire Box service with NetSuite, built using NetSuite's SuiteCloud Computing Platform, our customers have a secure, centralized content experience streamlining business productivity."
Box Embed and the ten inaugural partners will be featured at Box's annual user conference, BoxWorks. For more details on today's announcement, please visit the Box blog: http://blog.box.com
Pricing and Availability
Box Embed is available this week at no cost for all Box customers, enabling customers and users to embed their Box content inside any website, intranet, or third-party service. Partners NetSuite & SugarCRM will be launching this week, with other application support coming in the next quarter.
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, among others, and 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.
PARTNER QUOTE SHEET ADDENDUM
"Box has led the way in accelerating enterprise collaboration through the cloud, and today has extended its functionality to other SaaS applications such as Zendesk," said Mikkel Svane, CEO of Zendesk. "We look forward to working with our customers in exploring the multitude of ways the integration can help them deliver superior customer service."
"The seamless integration of DocuSign and Box puts critical enterprise content at the center of business so companies of all sizes can sign anything, anywhere, on any device," said Keith Krach, chairman and CEO, DocuSign. "As the global standard for eSignature, DocuSign gives Box customers the easiest, fastest, most secure way to collect information, payments and signatures to accelerate the speed of business."
"Modern marketers put effort into creating great content on a daily basis, and they need to maximize the exposure that content gets," said Steve Woods, CTO, Eloqua. "Adding Box to the Eloqua AppCloud means that modern marketers who use Eloqua can quickly use their content investments anywhere they choose to market."
"Keeping content up-to-date is key for building successful customer relationships," said Clint Oram, CTO and co-founder of SugarCRM. "Our integration with Box lets users stay in their CRM systems while updating content in Box simultaneously. This allows CRM users to access the latest and greatest content that pertains to their customers from a single system. The new integration is available today, enabling our users to leverage these new features immediately to communicate more effectively with their customers."
"We are excited to be early adopters of Box's new content framework, and to be bringing file preview, syncing, sharing and other groundbreaking features to FuzeBox's visual collaboration suite, making meetings easier than ever before," said Jeff Cavins, CEO of FuzeBox. "Our users love having easy access to high-definition multimedia and documents while video conferencing, and Box's embedded framework simplifies this process."
"We are excited to work with Box and transform the way people work every day," said Adam Miller, founder and CEO of Cornerstone OnDemand. "The integration will allow our users to access Box natively within Cornerstone's talent management cloud solution for enhanced content collaboration and knowledge sharing."
"The Concur T&E Cloud makes it easy for leading technology partners to integrate their solutions directly with Concur," said Barry Padgett, executive vice president for Concur. "Box joins a growing list of partners that recognize the compelling advantages of delivering their innovations through the cloud. By tapping into the power of the Concur Connect platform, Box and Concur are able to deliver even greater value to customers, while driving efficiencies and enhancing the user experience."