Box is launching Box OneCloud for Android devices. Founded in 2005, Box provides a secure content sharing platform. The company is headquartered in Los Altos, California and is backed by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, and strategic investors salesforce.com and SAP.
Box today announced that it is bringing Box OneCloud, the first mobile cloud for the enterprise, to Android devices. Available today, Box OneCloud features 50 new Android app integration partners, joining the existing 50 iOS app integrations.
“Box OneCloud offers the most complete suite of productivity tools for today’s post-PC enterprise,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. “The way people work is radically changing. With Box, IT departments and the mobile workforce now have a unified platform to securely manage applications and content from any device or location.”
With Box OneCloud now available on the two most popular mobile operating systems, Box is helping to drive the mobile enterprise revolution. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Android will remain the most shipped smartphone operating system over the next five years, projected to have 52.9 percent market share by 2016.
Box OneCloud for Android
Box OneCloud unifies business content across apps, tablets and smartphones in a single, secure location. 50 new Android app integrations for Box OneCloud are available today, including leading productivity services from iAnnotate, Breezy, Docusign Ink and Fetchnotes. Box is also introducing a new OneCloud SDK for Android that makes it incredibly easy and fast — from days to hours — for developers to build app integrations with Box. With Box OneCloud, apps are featured in a mobile app gallery, making it incredibly easy for users to discover apps that work with Box, and then create and share content across apps on Android and iOS devices.
“The City of Columbia fosters the growth of successful local businesses across the education, medical, technology and insurance industries, said Robert Simms, IT director from the City of Columbia. “City employees meeting with businesses and citizens across the area must have access to important documents at any time, from their Android devices. Box OneCloud ensures that we can be productive anywhere and focus on managing essential city matters that greatly improve the lives and business opportunities of our residents.”
Box OneCloud is available today in the Google Play Store and other Android app stores. For more information on the new Box OneCloud partner integrations, please visit the Box blog. The new Box App to App Integration Framework is available to developers immediately at developers.box.com.
Founded in 2005, Box provides a secure content sharing platform that both users and IT love and adopt. Content on Box can be shared internally and externally, accessed through iPad, iPhone, Android and PlayBook applications, and extended to partner applications such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. Headquartered in Los Altos, CA, Box is a privately held company and is backed by venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners, and strategic investors salesforce.com and SAP.