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Box

4.2
(2,788 reviews)

Box lets you store all of your content online, so you can access, manage and share it from anywhere. Integrate Box with Google Apps and Salesforce and access Box on mobile devices.

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Box Features

File Management

Search

Can easily find files via a simple and/or advanced search

84%
(Based on 1,820 reviews)

Mobile Apps

iOS, Android and Windows phone apps provide functionality that enable user to perform same functions as they would on a PC

86%
(Based on 1,230 reviews)

Device Syncing

Provides functionality that manages file syncing between both PC and Mobile devices to ensure files are up to date no matter who or what device they are updated on

86%
(Based on 1,673 reviews)

Web Interface

Ability to access documents via a web interface without a client being installed on a device

88%
(Based on 1,935 reviews)

File Type Support

Supports all required file types including but not limited to: Google Docs, MS Office, images, videos, etc.

89%
(Based on 1,907 reviews)

Collaboration

File following

Allows users to receive updates when files have been updated, added, deleted or moved.

88%
(Based on 1,625 reviews)

File Sharing

Allows users to share individual files/folders to persons outside or inside organization. Ability to assign edit or view only privileges.

92%
(Based on 1,996 reviews)

Simultaneously Editing

Users can work simultaneously on files.

77%
(Based on 1,456 reviews)

Change Tracking / Audit Logs

Provides an audit log of changes and enables users to revert to a specific version

84%
(Based on 1,444 reviews)

File Management

File Type Support

Supports all required file types including but not limited to: Google Docs, MS Office, images, videos, etc.

91%
(Based on 810 reviews)

Metadata

Automatically adds descriptive metadata like file size and upload date, has standard metadata fields like keywords, and allows the definition of custom fields and vocabulary.

n/a

Versioning

Keep track of incrementally changing versions of the same file.

88%
(Based on 712 reviews)

File Sharing

Upload and share files such as documents, images, and videos

93%
(Based on 862 reviews)

Search

Can easily find files via a simple and/or advanced search.

84%
(Based on 800 reviews)

Administration

User and Role Management

Enables administrator to provide segmented access to tool based on role. Easy to create new users and remove users.

88%
(Based on 835 reviews)

Single Sign-On

On boarding and off boarding team members with Active Directory/SAML based identity providers

89%
(Based on 830 reviews)

Policies and Controls

Ability to control by user/group file/folder access, external sharing permissions, editing policies, device location restrictions, sharing by device, etc.

86%
(Based on 748 reviews)

Device Management

Admins can restrict access to files by device in the event of lost/stolen devices as well as users that no long work for organization. Also may provide ability to wipe files from devices remotely.

87%
(Based on 719 reviews)

Storage Limits

Administer storage limits by user or group

87%
(Based on 854 reviews)

Storage Zones

Choose data center your files should be stored at

87%
(Based on 652 reviews)

Security

Stores and transfers files in secure environment

91%
(Based on 869 reviews)

Workflow

Process Automation

Specifying a series of conditions and actions can automate internal processes, is customizable to the complexities of organization's needs and easy to set up and execute.

84%
(Based on 563 reviews)

Collaboration

Multiple users can collaborate on document creation, annotation, and review.

88%
(Based on 803 reviews)

Comments and Tasks

Discussion of tasks, issues or the project as a whole can occur within the system.

85%
(Based on 675 reviews)

Social Feedback Portal

Communicate with team members and managers through a built-in customizable web portal. Users can communicate 1 on 1 with each other, and can ask questions, share frustrations, and make suggestions with varying degrees of anonymity.

n/a

Platform

Internationalization

Allows organizations multi-national organizations to use tool effectively across multiple languages and currencies

89%
(Based on 272 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (up-time) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

91%
(Based on 430 reviews)

Reporting and Auditing

Access pre-built and custom reports to monitor user activity and storage

86%
(Based on 295 reviews)

System of Record Integration

Integrates to systems other systems of record such as CRM, ERP, Outlook, Sharepoint

88%
(Based on 269 reviews)

APIs

Enables custom integration to external systems

87%
(Based on 215 reviews)

Administration

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

88%
(Based on 727 reviews)

Policies and Controls

Ability to control file/folder access by user or group, external sharing permissions, editing policies, device location restrictions, sharing by device, etc.

87%
(Based on 638 reviews)

Security

Stores and transfers files in secure environment.

89%
(Based on 701 reviews)

Platform

Mobile Apps

iOS, Android and Windows phone apps provide functionality that enable users to perform the same functions as they would on a PC.

86%
(Based on 524 reviews)

Web Interface

Ability to access documents via a web interface without a client being installed on a device.

90%
(Based on 808 reviews)

APIs

Enables custom integration to external systems.

86%
(Based on 368 reviews)
Box
4.2
(2,788 reviews)