About Box

Simplify your tech stack and save on cost with the Content Cloud: a secure, easy-to-use platform built for the entire content lifecycle, from file creation and sharing, to co-editing, e-signature, classification, and retention. And with 1,500+ best-of-breed integrations, teams work from anywhere across all their favourite apps. Trusted by 100K+ of the world’s leading organisations — including AstraZeneca, JLL, and Nationwide — Box has been named a Leader by all major industry analyst firms. To read the analyst reports and find out how Box customers achieve a 332% ROI, visit box.com/resources. Founded in 2005, Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia Pacific. 

✓ Protect your content 

Keep your files safe with cloud-native security and compliance capabilities like granular access controls, watermarking, and classification. Stay proactive with Box Shield’s machine learning and the ability to set policies that detect threats. 

✓ Empower your people

With everything from file annotations to automated tasks, teams collaborate anytime, anywhere, on any device, with people inside and outside your business.

✓ Connect your business 

Securely connect your content to the rest of your tech stack with 1,500+ pre-built integrations. Extend Box to meet your organization’s unique needs using developer tools and APIs.


Key benefits of Box

Protect your content
Keep your files safe with cloud-native security and compliance capabilities like granular access controls, watermarking, and classification. Stay proactive with Box Shield’s machine learning and the ability to set policies that detect threats. 

Empower your people
With everything from file annotations to tasks, working together on files is easy on Box. Collaborate in real time with people both inside and outside your business, no matter the device or software they’re using, and do it from anywhere. 

Connect your business
Securely connect your content to the rest of your tech stack with 1,500+ pre-built integrations (e.g., Zoom, Slack, Google Workspace, and Microsoft 365), and extend Box to meet your organization’s unique needs using developer tools and APIs.


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Box Software - In the Content Cloud, you get a single, secure, easy-to-use platform built for the entire content lifecycle, from file creation and sharing, to editing, signature, and retention.
Box Software - Keep your files safe with cloud-native security and compliance capabilities like granular access controls, watermarking, and classification. Stay proactive with Box Shield’s machine learning and the ability to set policies that detect threats.
Box Software - Power secure collaboration from anywhere with a central workspace to edit, review, and assign tasks.
Box Software - Integrate your tech stack across popular, best-of-breed apps.
Box Software - Get e-signatures right where your content lives in Box. Power a simple, seamless signing experience for critical business documents like sales contracts and offer letters.
Box Software - Create workflows in minutes, so you spend more time on what matters most.
Box Software - Work from anywhere across any device. Securely share files with your team, customers or external agencies with the Box Mobile app.
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Box Software - In the Content Cloud, you get a single, secure, easy-to-use platform built for the entire content lifecycle, from file creation and sharing, to editing, signature, and retention.
Box Software - Keep your files safe with cloud-native security and compliance capabilities like granular access controls, watermarking, and classification. Stay proactive with Box Shield’s machine learning and the ability to set policies that detect threats.
Box Software - Power secure collaboration from anywhere with a central workspace to edit, review, and assign tasks.
Box Software - Integrate your tech stack across popular, best-of-breed apps.
Box Software - Get e-signatures right where your content lives in Box. Power a simple, seamless signing experience for critical business documents like sales contracts and offer letters.
Box Software - Create workflows in minutes, so you spend more time on what matters most.
Box Software - Work from anywhere across any device. Securely share files with your team, customers or external agencies with the Box Mobile app.

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Overall rating

4,4 /5
(5 315)
Value for Money
4,3/5
Features
4,4/5
Ease of Use
4,5/5
Customer Support
4,2/5

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Evelyn
Evelyn
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Reliable System

Reviewed on 2022/09/08

My experience has been always good with this software despite they reduced considerably the space I...

My experience has been always good with this software despite they reduced considerably the space I used to have when changed their prices strategy.

Pros

The user interface is very user friendly.
The price is very fair compared with some competitors.
It does provide several features to host and manage documents, other than just hosting them in the cloud.

Cons

It fell behind some alternatives such as OneDrive or GoogleDrive which have much more integrations and document capabilities.

Alternatives Considered

OneDrive, Google Drive, MEGA and HostGator

Reasons for Choosing Box

It used to have better plans to host and manage files.

Switched From

MEGA and Dropbox Backup

Reasons for Switching to Box

Right now, we are employing most of the time Google Drive over any other alternative, since it is pretty straightforward to use, it is fairly easy to integrate with other Gmail users, and it does offer some other features that can´t be found on BOX
Sahil
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  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 10 000+ Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Box Review

Reviewed on 2024/03/02

Pros

It seamlessly updates the cloud and syncs the data. It is very helpful when you are working from home and want to collaborate on a project.

Cons

The only con, I think would be it sometimes gives a glitch as in, on the cloud sometimes it will not update the original file which we edited on our local version, though rarely but it confuses.

Caleb
Caleb
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  • Industry: Research
  • Company size: 1 001–5 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 4.0 /10

May not be best for simple/typical uses

Reviewed on 2020/05/15

I am not a fan of Box's move towards pure network storage as default (Box Drive) from local storage...

I am not a fan of Box's move towards pure network storage as default (Box Drive) from local storage (Box Sync). This seems unnecessary to me for individuals and small organizations. If you're sure network storage is the way to go for your organization, then Box could be a great choice. They have great branding and features selection if you fall within this category. Otherwise, I'm not sure why someone would give up the benefits of local storage. This is especially the case for individuals. (Note: there does appear to be an option to mark individual directories for offline storage, but in my understanding this has to be selected from a menu.)

This, together with a couple negative experiences with a buggy sync (see below), lead me to give 3/5 stars overall. But if you're sure network storage is the way to go, then I would probably give close to 5/5. I'm just not sure how many people will actually want to manage their files in this way.

Pros

I love the Box branding and aesthetic. It's a pleasant backdrop for day-to-day use. They have a lot of features on the enterprise front, and I can see they've put a lot of work into their business model.

Cons

(Note: This relates to Box Sync, which is the version that stores files locally on your device and backs them up on the cloud. This is in contrast to Box Drive, which stores on the network by default.)

There have been at least 2 occasions entire directories have disappeared from my local storage even though I did not delete them on any of my synced devices. In the most recent case, this was >50 GB across thousands of files. I had to figure out how to redownload them, which turned out to be a huge hassle in the online interface. Download size limits at 15 GB (or something on that order) prevented me from downloading the higher level directories all at once. The next best thing was making batch selections of files. This ended up being very nonintuitive and took me a long time to figure out (I had to go to a help board).

Another criticism is that Box Sync (apparently?) will be deprecated in the future. If, like me, you are uncomfortable with network storage as the default, then Box might not be the best choice for you. I understand this is their business model -- and I can't speak for everyone -- but to me the upsides of default network storage seem outweighed by their downsides for typical use cases.

Christopher
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  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Small Business Essential Tool

Reviewed on 2024/01/17

Tool that is a must have for any business collaborating online.

Tool that is a must have for any business collaborating online.

Pros

Box is an out of the "Box" easy to use product from start to finish.

Cons

Licensing model for small business' is pricey.

Alternatives Considered

OneDrive and ShareFile

Reasons for Choosing Box

Box is more robust with features and tools.

Switched From

Dropbox Business
Sarah
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  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Great Platform!

Reviewed on 2024/02/23

Pros

We were introduced to box by our influencer agency and we loved the convenience of the service. Easy to share images and video that we received. I would recommend!

Cons

We didn't find any cons to this service, but we also did not have to deal with on boarding.

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Box FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Box.

Box offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$20,00/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Starter: $5 per user/month Business: $15 per user/month Business Plus: $25 per user/month Enterprise: Contact Box for detailed pricing information. Box Personal is always free for one user. Offers a 2 week free trial.

Box has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1 000, 1 001–5 000

Box supports the following languages:

Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish

Box supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Box integrates with the following applications:

DocuSign, Microsoft 365, NetSuite, Okta, Salesforce Sales Cloud, ServiceNow, Slack, Webex, Zoom

Box offers the following support options:

FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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