Tag: microsoft

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,...
16 Jun 2015 · by David Still
Microsoft Office files are among the most uploaded, edited and shared files in Box. In fact, there are over a billion Word, Excel and PowerPoint files in Box right now, with millions more added each day! With so much work being done using Box and Microsoft Office, we wanted to make it even simpler...
30 Apr 2015 · by David Still
As a longstanding Microsoft partner and Windows developer, we’ve been closely following the exciting updates coming out of Build 2015. Microsoft introduced new, powerful developer tools and services that will make it incredibly easy to build cross-platform applications for Windows 10. Today, Box is...
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...
28 Aug 2013 · by Aaron Levie
I'm thrilled to announce that Steven Sinofsky is officially an advisor to Box. In this role, he'll lend his experience and insights as we take Box's product and platform strategies and organizations to the next level. But first, a little background. I've gotten to know Steven over the past six...
26 Jun 2013 · by Simon Tan
We’re excited to be at the Microsoft //build/ conference this week to talk about all the great ways Windows developers can quickly and easily build enterprise-ready applications on top of Box. Our CEO Aaron Levie was on stage today during the morning keynote with Satya Nadella, President of...
24 Oct 2012 · by Simon Tan
Box makes it incredibly easy to connect with your content, no matter what device, platform or location you’re working from. In fact, Box provides the broadest platform coverage compared to any other cloud content management provider today with native apps for everyone – from Android to iOS to...
16 Feb 2012 · by Alex Willen
At Box, we envision a world where businesses of all sizes manage their content in the cloud, and a big part of this vision is ensuring that Box is wherever you are. With so many employees clamoring for intuitively designed, easy-to-use tools to share content, we see more and more often that Box is...
05 Oct 2011
Microsoft Office users, we have great news for you. Starting today, you can work on files from Box without ever leaving Office. Pretty cool, right? Box for Office, a new add-on for Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010, lets you easily open, edit, save, and share using Box from within Word, Excel, and...
26 Jun 2011 · by Aaron Levie
Last year, Steve Ballmer declared that Microsoft was “all in” with the cloud, but clarified that “the goal can’t be to throw out all the world’s software and start again.” Which makes sense. Microsoft brings in billions each year by serving the status quo. Given its near-monopoly in the software,...
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...