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"The pricing of this solution is better than Dropbox.""I believe Box is cheaper than SharePoint.""They are very price competitive when pushed. Initially, they come out with a standard list price, but they are willing to be very competitive. The Box price was pretty much equal to or lower than the Citrix price, and Box has more features.""There's a free version that allows you to use it with almost full-feature access. Even in the free version, it gives you all you need."

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Top Answer: Box is very realistic when it comes to sharing capabilities.
Top Answer: I use the free version. It provides me with all of the features that I need.
Top Answer: I believe there is still a desktop version; I used to use it in the past. If it's still in use, there should be a Microsoft Office plugin because most of the shareable documents are generated… more »
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Overview

Founded in 2005, Alfresco is a leading enterprise content management and document management platform. Alfresco allows users to easily access, manage, share, and retain content in the same way that they work i.e. in the cloud, on mobile devices, at physical locations, or even through a combination of all of these.

Alfresco is based on open technology, making integration of the platform into the enterprise cost-effective, transparent and secure.

These are the core benefits of using Alfresco:

  • Content control
  • Collaboration across your company
  • Easy information sharing
  • Business process automation
  • Empowerment of IT and business users
  • Compliance throughout the lifecycle of the content
Box is a Modern Content Management Platform for companies of all sizes and industries. The difference that Box brings is that it offers the security and controls admins need with the sharing and collaboration capabilities end users want. Since 2005, Box has made it easier for people to securely share ideas, collaborate and get work done faster. Today, more than 43 million users and 62,000 businesses--including 59% of the Fortune 500--trust Box to manage content in the cloud. The Box platform provides HIPAA, FINRA, FedRAMP, and many other compliances to go with granular access permissions and advanced security capabilities. By using Box you can sync, share, and collaborate on all types of files, anywhere, on any device - but that's just the beginning. You can choose where to store your data, to manage your own encryption keys, and set workflows to automate content-based processes. You can also assign custom metadata tags to content, watermark sensitive content, and set file retention or legal hold policies. Box has deep, native integrations with Microsoft Office and Outlook, Google Apps for Work, Salesforce, Netsuite, Docusign, Adobe, and many other best-of-breed solutions you may already be using.
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Sample Customers
Over 1,300 companies from 180 different countries. Including EuroStar, Saks Fifth Avenue, NASA Langley Research Center, and KLM.
GE, Toyota, P&G, Caterpillar, Flex, Schneider Electric, Sally Beauty, Eurostar, AstraZeneca, AirBnB, Whirlpool, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Nationwide, Aeropostale etc
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government8%
Insurance Company5%
REVIEWERS
Non Tech Company30%
University11%
Financial Services Firm11%
Construction Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company9%
Government8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business79%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise14%
REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise49%

Alfresco is ranked 2nd in Document Management Software while Box is ranked 1st in Document Management Software with 7 reviews. Alfresco is rated 0.0, while Box is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Box writes "Good folder privacy allows us to responsibly share files between departments". Alfresco is most compared with SharePoint, OpenText Content Suite Platform, Nuxeo, OpenText Documentum and DocuWare, whereas Box is most compared with SharePoint, Microsoft OneDrive, Citrix ShareFile, Amazon WorkDocs and IBM FileNet.

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