Box Pushes New Apps and Services for Businesses

BoxWorks, the annual event from Box, is underway in San Francisco. The enterprise content management and collaboration platform is rolling out new services that could change the way businesses work in the cloud.

The company introduced new content experiences, more integrations to support content collaboration, and a mobile app to connect content in the field to business processes. Meanwhile, new Box Platform offerings -- Developer and Enterprise -- will work to help Box enterprise clients build custom experiences for customers and partners.

EUThe last decade of IT has focused on driving innovation and productivity inside organizations, but cloud and mobile are also completely redefining how businesses can deliver new services and experiences to customers and partners,EU said Box co-founder Aaron Levie [pictured]. EUNow is the time for enterprises to build new digital experiences that transform their business.EU

New Ways To Work in Cloud

Box touted new ways to work in the cloud. The company is now offering support for content preview and collaboration of three new content types -- HD video, DICOM images and interactive 3D. The company is also working to support the transition of online content, which has moved from static text and images to multimedia experiences.

The company also announced support for three new native integrations. Beyond Microsoft Office Online, Box is now partnering with Adobe Document Cloud, Autodesk A360 and DocuSign on the integration front. That means customers will be able to create files or open previewed content right from Box in the app that works best for them to sign contracts, edit images, complete forms or design graphics. The whole idea is to improve productivity and workflow by doing away with file downloads and uploads.

The new Box Capture is a mobile-only iOS app that connects content that workers capture in the field to core business processes. For example, field...

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