Articles by Aaron Levie

29 Jul 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today I’m pleased to announce that Paul Chapman is Box's new CIO. Paul joins us from HP, where as CIO of HP Software he was responsible for developing IT solutions and defining the HP global information management strategy. Prior to HP, he served as Vice President, Global Infrastructure and Cloud...
23 Jun 2015 · by Aaron Levie
At Box, we're building out a platform that enables enterprises to become more digital. This means enabling life sciences organizations to collaborate on drug research, empowering financial institutions to accept and process loans without ever printing a piece of paper, and working with government...
16 Jun 2015 · by Aaron Levie
I’m drafting this post in my browser, having created one of the first Box-originated Word documents in the cloud. Today, as a result of our partnership with Microsoft, you can now create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online directly from within Box. It is such a seamless,...
22 Apr 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Across every organization in every industry, technology is driving massive change. New employees are entering the workforce with radically different technology expectations. Businesses are adapting to new ways of working in an economy that’s global, mobile and always on. And they’re grappling with...
14 Apr 2015 · by Aaron Levie
I’m incredibly excited to share that we’re acquiring Verold, bringing its innovative team and interactive 3D viewing technology to Box. Founded in 2010, Verold has developed a powerful online visual editor for rendering 3D content into interactive presentations on the web. Verold has built their...
19 Mar 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, we're excited to announce new traction within the Federal Government and that Sonny Hashmi, previously the CIO of the GSA (General Services Administration), has joined Box to help lead our efforts in the Federal Government. As GSA's CIO, Sonny managed GSA's roughly $540M annual IT investment...
03 Mar 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, I'm excited to announce that Box has acquired Subspace, a startup focused on enabling secure access to data and applications on the web, mobile, and in desktop environments. Subspace has been working for two years to build world-class security technology to help individuals work from...
26 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, we're announcing Box's latest industry effort: Box for Financial Services. As we announced at BoxWorks last fall, Box for Industries is our initiative to deliver Box's horizontal technology in industry-specific ways, solving the unique challenges of verticals through tailored solutions,...
17 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
At Box, we’re ardent supporters and drivers of openness in the enterprise. The future is about the ability to securely move data where you want, when you want, from any device or application. This has been one of our core beliefs since we founded Box in 2005, underscored by the subsequent launch of...
13 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Later today I'm speaking at the White House's Cyber Security Summit at Stanford. I'll be participating in a panel with John Holdren, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Patricia Falcone, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Michelle Zatlyn, Co-Founder...
10 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today we have some incredibly exciting news to share with our customers and the industry. Box is breaking the final barrier to cloud adoption with a new technology that enables companies to control their own encryption keys, while still leveraging Box's best-in-class content management and...
29 Jan 2015 · by Aaron Levie
For many years, Microsoft operated in a world where work was conducted solely on Microsoft-built platforms. This homogeneous approach was incredibly successful during the PC-era of the enterprise, but eventually technology capabilities evolved and customer sentiment soon followed. With the rise of...
08 Dec 2014 · by Aaron Levie
I'm excited to announce Box Trust, an initiative to help our customers successfully embrace a modern security framework as they move information and collaboration to the cloud. Through Box Trust, customers will have the best access to Box's security products, visibility into our various compliance...
16 Nov 2014 · by Aaron Levie
Today, Cisco launched Project Squared, a new business collaboration and communication app designed to help teams work together more effectively across devices. Project Squared’s focus on helping people be more productive by bringing messaging, online meetings and other tools together in one space...
08 Oct 2014 · by Aaron Levie
Today I'm incredibly excited to announce that we are acquiring MedXT, a pioneer in cloud-based medical image viewing, sharing and collaboration. MedXT (Clariso Inc.) got its start in Y Combinator and is led by two amazing founders with experience spanning the healthcare industry, Microsoft and...
16 Sep 2014 · by Aaron Levie
Today, we’re excited to announce that Box for iPhone and iPad  is available in the App Store, with support for Apple’s new iOS Document Picker framework. This is a huge milestone for openness and interoperability, and we're thrilled to support iOS 8 on day one to transform productivity and...
02 Sep 2014 · by Aaron Levie
When we first got the idea for Box back in 2004, we imagined a future where you could get to your files and data from anywhere. The world was very different back then: colorless 16MB BlackBerry phones dominated the business smartphone market, storage -- compacted into 200GB drives -- was...
14 Jul 2014 · by Aaron Levie
Throughout the first half of this year, technology giants have competed in what seems like an arms race of gigabytes. In just the past few weeks, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon have significantly increased cloud storage allotments for their customers. And today, we’re happy to share that Box is...
10 Jul 2014 · by Aaron Levie
One of the most remarkable trends in the enterprise today is the shift toward a borderless, post-perimeter IT model. Just 5 or 10 years ago, an organization delivered IT by building out infrastructure, creating local and wide area networks, and delivering software that was updated every few years....
15 Jun 2014 · by Aaron Levie
I'm thrilled to announce today that Box is acquiring Streem, a Y-Combinator-backed startup focused on letting you get to all of your content in the cloud, right on your desktop. The entire team at Streem will be joining Box to help work on the future of content management and collaboration in the...