August 11, 2011 | by Charles West
Box has been doing some heavy duty work behind the scenes improving its services on every mobile platform. The cloud storage company has completely re-developed its mobile site, launched a HTML5 mobile offering, and an app for Android tablets and the BlackBerry PlayBook. This is great news because I’ve been waiting for Box.net availability on Honeycomb tablets for a while now, and to my delight, the wait is finally over.
For those of you who aren’t familiar with the company, Box is a cloud storage platform for the enterprise that comes with collaboration, social and mobile functionality. The company has the ability to add features from Salesforce, Google Apps, NetSuite, and Yammer to name a few. Box made our list of the 10 Productive Android apps you should have and now becomes even more valuable with its tablet support. The app is now formatted correctly on large screens and is much easier to access cloud storage of your documents, photos, and more.
Discussing the company’s expansion in mobile enterprise, Box.net’s CEO and co-founder Aaron Levie said, “If you visited our offices today, every third word uttered by employees at Box has to do with our mobility strategy.” He added, “I see mobility has an inflection point for cloud computing and we want to make sure we are at the center of that.”
I couldn’t agree with Levie anymore. As the market continues to grow with different types of gadget offerings such as tablets, so does the appetite for more mobile access. But before you hit our trusty green install button below, you should make sure you have an account with Box.net. Sign up and you’ll receive your first 5 GB of free storage.