Monday, December 5th, 2011

Box and HP Expand Cloud Offerings for SMBs and the Enterprise

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The enterprise is entering a new era of collaboration and here at Box we are focused on delivering the best experience for businesses to create, share and store the most important information that helps you get your job done. Whether you work at an SMB or a Fortune 500, businesses of all sizes must give their employees the right tools to drive innovation, foster collaboration and help you make better business decisions.

We’re not the only ones out there that recognize how the cloud will transform the way we work. According to Gartner, worldwide IT spending will reach $2.7 trillion in 2012, fuelled by unprecedented data growth, mobility and cloud collaboration platforms. What does that mean for Box and for you? Well, it’s imperative that Box aligns with other leaders in the industry to enable cloud solutions for today’s knowledge worker.

That’s why we’re excited to announce we are working with HP to deliver new content management and cloud offerings on select HP desktops. With the massive market opportunity for enterprise collaboration in the cloud, HP and Box are focused on redefining the way organizations manage and share information.

More than 100,000 businesses use Box, ranging from SMBs to Fortune 500 companies like Procter & Gamble. But we’re just getting started. Working with HP, the largest PC maker in the world, is a tremendous opportunity to bring an integrated HP and Box experience to new businesses of all sizes, across all industries.

Available today, select HP Elite and HP Pro desktop business PCs users will have access to special offers from Box that include increased storage capacity and enterprise sync for enhanced collaboration and content management in the cloud. The details:

Offer 1: HP Compaq Pro 6005 and 6200 Series: Users that purchase a new HP Compaq Pro 6500 or 6200 Series PC will receive a free Box account with 10 GB of storage – double the size of a typical Box account – with the option to upgrade to additional capacities at a reduced annual rates.

Offer 2: HP Compaq Elite 8200 Series: Users that purchase a new HP Elite 8200 Series PC will receive a Box account with unlimited storage and sync at no cost for one year.

The HP and Box partnership will enable both companies to meet the needs of the new enterprise and accelerate growth in emerging markets. Box is excited to offer HP customers cloud tools that are trusted, functional and scalable with the pace of today’s business. This is an excellent example of what’s possible when two innovators in their respective industries work together to deliver real solutions for their end-users.

For more information on these great offers and our work with HP, please head over to HP.com/go/box.

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