As part of the news, Box announced a number of new partners that will integrate its Box Embed, an HTML5 framework designed to integrate Box’s content and collaboration service with third party applications. New partners include CollabNet, Clarizen, Fonality, TIBCO’s tibbr and Tidemark who join the 10 inaugural partners of Box Embed announced last October.
“Content and collaboration sit at the heart of almost every business process,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. “With our growing network of partners and developers, Box has a huge opportunity to help businesses navigate this massive shift.”
Box also announced that over 17,000 developers are building custom apps and integrating with the platform.
[Chris Yeh, Vice President of Platforms at Box, will give a keynote at the upcoming Tablet Strategy West conference in San Francisco, February 20 that will include specific examples of how companies are using cloud services like Box with tablets to increase productivity and reduce IT costs].