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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."

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Top Answer: The interface is very good.
Top Answer: The integration with other products should be improved.
Top Answer: We use Box as a cloud-based storage service for our employees. We are using it to share documents, such as presentations, between people. Some of our customers have many gigabytes in files and we set… more »
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Overview
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.Software suite that provides a location-independent storage area for data (cloud storage). ownCloud can be installed on a private server at no additional cost.
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Non Tech Company30%
University11%
Financial Services Firm11%
Construction Company7%
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Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise50%
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Box is ranked 3rd in Content Collaboration Platforms with 6 reviews while ownCloud is ranked 15th in Content Collaboration Platforms. Box is rated 8.2, while ownCloud is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Box writes "Good folder privacy allows us to responsibly share files between departments". On the other hand, Box is most compared with SharePoint, Microsoft OneDrive, Citrix ShareFile, IBM FileNet and G Suite Enterprise, whereas ownCloud is most compared with Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Citrix ShareFile, Tresorit and CTERA Drive.

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