Familiar file and folder structure:
Create and organize multiple layers of folders for all your content.
Share with links:
Share a file or folder of content with direct web links. Send them through Box or paste links in an email or instant message.
Share an entire folder of content with one or more people.
Manage variable user permissions, from view-only to edit.
Box Sync for your desktop
Sync desktop files to Box. Access Box folders and shared files right from your desktop. Available for free to Box Business and Enterprise users. Learn more andsee how it works.
Integrated file view:
Instantly view files without leaving your browser, from Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Adobe Photoshop and Flash video content. See how it works
Turn any folder into a public web page in one click and give it a vanity URL.
Create widgets to share files on a company web page or blog or create a public “dropbox” so people can submit files to your Box account via your web page.
Box Business and Enterprise users can search for files with Box’s full-text search engine, which lets you search for documents, presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs and more based on file content.
Project collaboration and workflow
Turn any folder of content into a shared online workspace and invite others to view, edit or add their own files.
Discussions and commenting:
Add comments to specific files or exchange feedback with team members using discussion threads, so everyone’s in the loop.
Box Business and Enterprise users can view previous versions of files even after changes are made and new versions are uploaded.
Create wiki-style documents right inside Box to share meeting notes, ideas and manage projects. Invite others to contribute and edit.
Keep workflow organized by assigning tasks to approve, review or update files.
Update feeds, user profiles and email notifications:
Discover new and updated content with a real-time activity feed on file uploads, downloads and comments, as well as individual activity feeds on Box user profiles. Customize and receive email notifications on activity within your Box account.
Business administration and security controls — Business & Enterprise editions
Manage user settings and permissions easily in a centralized administration console. Add and delete users individually, import users in bulk, set login credentials, allocate storage quotas and designate file and folder permissions.
Security and permissions:
Select what folders individuals and user groups can access. Designate access permissions, including editing, viewing, previewing and uploading. Decide what permissions users can grant on shared files and folders. Get 256-bit SSL encryption on file transfer.
Password-protect files and folders and set expiration dates for shared file and folder access. Perform mass user password resets. Gauge password strength. Require users to reset passwords periodically and on initial login, based on your security policies.
Access a complete audit trail of what’s happening with your company’s files on Box. Generate and export file and user activity across everyone in your Box account or get a breakdown by user groups. Run reports on logins, downloads, edits and uploads for a specified date range. Find and sort usage reports based on logins, download and upload frequency and user group.
Manage users and set access permissions by a company department or project team. Create user groups, add/delete users, select what folders they can access and what access permissions they have for each folder.
Customize the Box interface and login page to reflect your company brand. Add the company logo, select a color scheme and add other basic information, such as a link to the company homepage.
Extensibility and third-party services
Build new online services for your company’s specific needs using Box’s open platform.
Integrated third-party services:
Use files with more than 20 integrated third-party applications and services, including:
Zoho: Edit documents and presentations online.
Google Gmail: Email links using Gmail or Google Apps.
Google Analytics: View download stats on your shared files.
eFax: Fax agreements within Box.
DocuSign: Sign contracts electronically.
FedEx: Print and ship documents to FedEx.
Watchdox: Set permissions and track shared documents.
Twitter: “Tweet” file links to followers.
Access Box through popular third-party sites:
Google Apps: Create Google Docs and Spreadsheets in Box, access Box files in Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Sites and more.
LinkedIn: Display a portfolio of work on your profile and collaborate with connections.
Intuit QuickBase: Browse through your Box files from within QuickBase.
Ning: Share content on your Ning profile and collaborate with people in your network.
Open IT Online for Firefox: Save documents on the web directly to Box.