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AstraZeneca taps Box amidst IT refresh

AstraZeneca is deploying Box as part of a broader IT refresh

UK-based pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said it plans to deploy Box for content collaboration and sharing among its global workforce. David Smoley, chief information officer at AstraZeneca said the company wants to improve how employees collaborate with one another and external parties.

Box partners with Accenture, targets verticals with Box for Industries offerings

Box is doubling down on industry verticals and partnering with Accenture

Box has announced a set of enterprise content collaboration tools aimed at and tailored for a range of industry verticals including healthcare, retail, and media & entertainment. The move will also see Box work with Accenture to target these select industries.

Boston Scientific to deploy Box through AT&T

Boston Scientific is partnering with Box, AT&T to deliver cloud storage services to its 23,000 employees globally

US-based pharmaceuticals firm Boston Scientific Corporation announced plans to deploy Box’s as the company’s primary platform for managing and collaborating on content.

Microsoft ups cloud storage ante (again)

Microsoft is upping the amount of cloud storage it offers to users

Not long after the software giant upped OneDrive storage for business users of Office 365, Microsoft announced that it has extended those benefits to all Office 365 users, and upped the amount of free storage given to OneDrive users from 7 GB to 15 GB, bringing its offering more in line with Dropbox among other cloud storage competitors.

Department of Health in Kahootz with arms-length bodies over cloud collaboration

The UK Department of Health and up to twenty arms-length bodies will deploy cloud-based collaboration software, bolstering info-sharing across the organisation

The UK Department of Health on Tuesday signed a shared services agreement through the G-Cloud framework with a number of arms-length bodies to deploy a cloud-based collaboration platform from Kahootz as it moves to replace its legacy collaboration systems.

P2P cloud storage provider Tresorit bags $3m to put emphasis on security

Tresorit, which secured $3m in funding this week, is aiming its storage and sync service at companies with security concerns about the cloud

Tresorit, a cloud storage and file sync provider that is seeking to position itself as the ‘secure choice’ among rivals like Box and Google Drive, has raised $3m in a new round of funding, the company said Thursday.

Box announces open source initiatives to ramp up community engagement

Box is open sourcing a range of projects in a bid to "give back" to the communities that have contributed to its success

Enterprise cloud storage and collaboration firm Box announced this week that the company is open sourcing a range of internal initiatives to “give back” to the coding communities that have contributed to its success.

Global mining firm Anglo American taps Box for share and collaboration


London-headquartered Anglo American announced this morning that the company is deploying enterprise share and collaboration Box for over 10,000 employees globally. Anglo American chief information officer David Heppenstall said the move driven by a need to more effectively connect employees operating across five continents.

Box secretly files for IPO, values itself at $2bn as cloud market matures

Rackspace's Q3 results were mixed, beating analysts expectations on revenue but falling short on profit

Notably, the IPO would see Box become the first pure-play cloud storage and collaboration provider to go public, a sign that the business model around providing cloud storage is maturing steadily as these services grow more popular among consumers and enterprise users.

Workshare appoints former RBS executive Annette Court to board

Annette Court, non-executive director at Workshare

File collaboration and storage provider Workshare announced Monday that the company has appointed former CEO of RBS Insurance Annett Court to the board as a non-executive director in a bid to provide new strategic direction for the company’s global growth.