Tag: cloud

22 May 2014 · by Amanda Brophy
Executing marketing projects on time, on-budget, and with high quality usually requires a team of in-house experts, outside contractors, and creative agencies. This level of inter-connectedness also brings added risk and complexity as more people get access to the content you are working on. With...
28 Apr 2014 · by Aaron Levie
“The cloud is about breaking down walls between people and information. Not building a new set of islands in the sky.” -- John Case, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Office Division This was the closing remark on a recent Microsoft OneDrive blog post announcing new features titled, "Thinking...
24 Feb 2014 · by Justin Somaini
The security industry is facing a disruptive collision - the intersection of easy access to cloud applications and the ubiquity of mobile devices brought to the workplace. For many in the industry, it feels like we are simultaneously losing control over applications, devices and networks, while at...
17 Dec 2013 · by Ashley Mayer
Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Chad E. Burton. Chad is the founding attorney of Burton Law, a virtual law firm based in Ohio and North Carolina. Chad's practice focuses on two primary areas: Business Law and Dispute Resolution. Chad's is the first in a series of posts sharing predictions...
14 Aug 2013 · by Justin Somaini
In my experience as a CISO at two Fortune 500 companies and now a Chief Trust Officer at Box, I've observed a dramatic shift in the security landscape and initiated development of a new security model. My reason for writing this post is to get your thoughts on some of these ideas and engage you in...
27 Aug 2012 · by Dan OLeary
I’ve been fascinated by the fact that when I’m online, I can pretty much discover and learn about anything. Get details about what my friends are up to? Check. Browse an extensive encyclopedia with information about everything that’s ever happened? Check. Why then, is the enterprise lagging behind...
17 May 2012 · by Brett Bernstein
You know when you forget a coworker’s name, but are too embarrassed to ask them what it is? That’s what’s happening with "the cloud" here in the Valley.  It’s been a buzzword for long enough that you can no longer ask what “the cloud” is without looking uninformed. That’s why you hear people say...
05 Aug 2011 · by Joely Urton
Still on the fence about whether the cloud would fit your enterprise needs? If you're Interested in trying out cloud services, but wondering how to make the business justification, Forrester Research recently published an excellent analysis that's a must read. The paper compares typical expected...
25 Apr 2011 · by Alex Willen
Our team is always interested in engaging with Silicon Valley's talented and diverse developer community, which is why we've begun hosting periodic tech talks at Box HQ. It's a great way for us to get in touch with the community while also providing a space for developers to network, learn and eat...
29 Mar 2011 · by Aaron Levie
The online (or cloud) storage business has always been a really interesting industry. When we started Box in 2005, it was a somewhat untouchable category of technology, perceived to be a commodity service with low margins and little consumer willingness to pay. All three of these factors remain...
10 May 2010 · by Sean Rose
Microsoft's upcoming launch of Office 2010 on Wednesday has already sparked a pretty interesting conversation about the future of business software. Yes, Steve Ballmer has claimed that the company is "all in" when it comes to the cloud, but it remains to be seen whether Microsoft's web-based...
13 Jan 2010 · by Sean Rose
A few days ago, our friends at TechCrunch ran a post I wrote titled "The Coming Tornado: Cloud in the Enterprise." In it, I explain why cloud-based services will tip for large businesses over the next two years, unleashing a "tornado" of change in enterprise IT. Maturing platforms, increasingly web...