Box woos the enterprise with more security features, partnerships

BYOD integration and support of KNOX will definitely help with enterprise adoption. Its ability to convert freemium to paid subscribers with the addition of these new features will help due to the cost of enterprise compliance.


In what will no doubt be just one in a series of security-related news blasts coming out of the RSA Conference this week, Box is unveiling a new set of features for its business-class cloud storage and file-share offering on Monday.

One example of the new Box security features is a tool to allow account administrators to block individual users from sharing a document or documents or creating folders outside the company, said Whitney Bouck, GM of Enterprise for the Los Altos, Calif., company.

Also new from Box:

  • Device pinning: Lets administrators authorize a specific device for Box, making it eligible to receive and view company documents.
  • Integration with Samsung KNOX mobile device management: All of Samsung’s upcoming mobile devices will ship with KNOX MDM which enables them to run dual personas: One device will support both a work and a personal profile for a given user. The work persona…

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