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Company Overview of Box, Inc.

Company Overview

Box, Inc. provides a cloud-based mobile optimized enterprise content collaboration platform in the United States. The company’s platform enables organizations of various sizes to store, share, manage, create, and collaborate with content internally and externally. It serves companies in a range of industries, such as healthcare and life sciences, telecommunications, energy, and financial services. The company was formerly known as Box.Net, Inc. and changed its name to Box, Inc. in November 2011. Box, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Los Altos, California.

4440 El Camino Real

Los Altos, CA 94022

United States

Founded in 2005

1,016 Employees



Key Executives for Box, Inc.

Age: 29
Age: 50
Age: 28
Co Founder and Chief Systems Architect
Co Founder
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Box, Inc. Key Developments

Box Seeks IPO

Box, Inc. is planning to launch an initial public offering (IPO). A Box spokesperson said, “Our plan continues to be to go public when it makes the most sense for Box and the market. That plan hasn’t changed. We’re focused on the fundamentals of growing our business, building deeper and stronger customer relationships, and continuing to execute against our strategy.”

MT Højgaard and SteelSeries Choose Box to Meet Collaboration and Mobility Needs

Box announced further momentum across Europe with two new Nordic customers, MT Højgaard and SteelSeries. MT Højgaard has deployed Box to enable secure information sharing and mobile access for employees. SteelSeries has brought Box's cloud content sharing capabilities to enable secure collaboration across offices in four continents. MT Højgaard Deploys Box to Power Collaboration and Content Management. MT Højgaard needed a collaboration solution for its distributed field workforce. The company deployed Box to simplify content access on mobile devices and enable information sharing among colleagues as well as external partners. Simplicity, integration and connectivity were key factors in MT Højgaard's decision to roll out Box. SteelSeries Chooses Box to Enable International Collaboration: The company needed a collaborative platform for storing and sharing large files across multiple regions. It also looked for a way to make it easy for employees to sync videos, 3D drawings and presentations to their desktops to access offline.

General Electric Chooses Box to Power Global Collaboration in the Cloud

Box announced that it will bring its cloud content collaboration platform to General Electric. With this agreement, GE will empower its employees to intuitively collaborate and securely share files from any computer, phone, or tablet. GE's IT organization, tasked with bringing innovative, cutting-edge technology to roughly 300,000 employees located in more than 170 countries, selected Box to: Make it easy for employees to collaborate across business units and with external parties; unify business information across applications, Box's open platform and integration with other cloud and on-premise solutions; and provide IT with the control and administrative capabilities required to govern and protect sensitive content at scale.

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