Today’s workplace has exploded beyond the office walls and into coffee shops, airplanes and our homes. At Box, we’re building a powerful mobile platform to meet the demands of this increasingly mobile workforce, making it easy for you to access, share and collaborate on your content, wherever you are. But what happens when “wherever” has a spotty data connection, or no Wi-Fi access? We believe that just because your connectivity sucks, that’s no reason your productivity has to suffer.We’re excited to announce some powerful new updates to both our iPhone and iPad apps, soon to be available for free in the App Store.
- It gives an option to the users to select files they want to store offline
- It caches some recently used files for the users just in case if they need it without internet connectivity
Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box.net, says the company is doing research with D7 Consulting in order to ascertain how the app is being used by small industries.It found that one of the biggest feature requests from D7 Consulting was to be able to access files offline.Connectivity was seen to be an issue particularly if users were travelling on an airplane or if they were using Wi-Fi only device.