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Box unveils an overhauled Box Notes productivity platform

Box unveils an overhauled Box Notes productivity platform
From TechCrunch - January 24, 2017

Box Notes, a productivity toolat Box, is announcing updated functionality and a new design.

The platform, which Box says isused by nearly 40%Fortune 500 companies,will nowlet users view and edit all notes within a single browser, withouthaving to leave Box Notes to search folders. They will also be introducing desktop apps, to make it easier to access Box Notes on both Mac and PC, with offline access coming soon. And were told they are also working on buildingBox Notessmartphone apps.

With the new Box Notes, youll have the ability to access and get all your notes in one place, said Aaron Levie, CEO of Box. The experience makes it easy to collaborate in real-time and share with anybody.

He saysbanks, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and government agencies are amongst the many types of organizations that use Box Notes for making tables and checklists. These are capabilities that large enterprises need, he says.

But theres no question that theres a lot of competition for productivity tools. Microsoft and wave of startups like Asana and Trello are all trying to maximize efficiency for the workforce.

Boxs value proposition is that this syncs organically with the rest of their cloud management services, which is used by 70,000 companies, for storage and file-sharing.Consumers can also access the free Box Notes service.

The company is nearing the end of its fiscal year, which wraps up on February 1st. It hasbeen a great year in terms of traction of our new products, said Levie. He also emphasizedthat the security of their platforms will remain a core priority for Box.

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