Los Altos-based cloud storage company Box announced on Wednesday that it is doubling free storage space to 10GB. The company is also launching a new program aimed at small businesses.
Box has already landed huge clients such as Discovery Communications, Procter & Gamble, and AutoTrader Group. Now it is targeting small businesses by offering 100 GB for $5. The company believes the new plans make it easier than ever for businesses of all sizes to move their content to the cloud.
"We're focused on removing any and all barriers to cloud adoption," said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. "More than ever before, the economy today is driven by information and collaboration. Whether you're a global corporation, a small business, or a freelancer, the key to competing is being able to securely share, manage and access your content anywhere, on any device. These new plans make the cloud more accessible than ever before."
New Plans Box's new plans offer a variety of features and capabilities designed to fit the needs of any individual or organization:
• Personal (Free): Expanded 10GB of free storage for Personal accounts.
• Starter ($5/month): 100GB of pooled storage and a 2GB file size limit to make it easy for SMBs and small teams of up to 10 users get started on Box.
• Business ($15/user/month): 1000GB of storage and a 5GB file size limit, as well as one (1) premium enterprise application integration (such as Active Directory or Salesforce.com), basic admin console functions, and device pinning for added security.
• Enterprise ($35/user/month): Unlimited storage and a 5GB file size limit, as well as unlimited external collaborators and enterprise application integrations, full group Active Directory support, access to the full Box admin console, security reporting and content management services, and the Box Content API (for 3 custom apps).
• Elite (price available on request): Includes the features of the Enterprise plan, as well as the highest level of Box support, a free test environment, and unlimited use of the Box Content API for custom internal apps.
And if you’re searching for a new job, Box has tons of openings right here in Los Altos.