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Box for Salesforce Extends Collaboration in the Cloud With Box Embed

Box today announced new product advancements that transform the way customers collaborate and access business critical content in the cloud. Box Embed, a robust HTML5 framework that makes it easy to embed the entire Box experience anywhere people work, is now supported in Salesforce, the industry's #1 CRM platform.

"Customer companies turn to the AppExchange as the world's leading business apps marketplace to stay innovative and transform the way their organizations connect with customers, partners and employees," said Ron Huddleston, senior vice president, ISV and Channel, "As a part of our partner ecosystem, Box is leveraging the power of the Salesforce Platform to help customers be more connected, collaborative and productive."

"Box's ecosystem of platform partners enables us to act as a central hub for business content," said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. "Our integration with Salesforce delivers an amazing collaboration experience across the enterprise and we'll continue to innovate with them to help customers build successful businesses."

The new integration leverages Box Embed to add all the collaboration and workflow functionality of Box within a Salesforce record to make relevant content, as well as the full power of Box's collaboration and workflow features, available to customers. In addition to a new user interface, Box for Salesforce makes users more productive by providing:

  • The entire suite of collaboration features of Box inside a Salesforce record, including Box Edit, comments, tasks and access management
  • Preview files from within user records and simplified navigation through an entire Box folder tree without leaving a Salesforce record
  • The ability to create new documents, search all Box content, and share files quickly across Box
  • Add comments and assign actions to specific documents
  • Access to all Box partner apps and file actions within Salesforce 

Pricing and Availability
All updates for Box for Salesforce are available today for Box Enterprise customers. Box for Salesforce is currently available on the AppExchange at

Published Tuesday, July 09, 2013 6:07 PM by David Marshall
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