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Cloud Storage Firm Box Announces New Cloud Storage System

Cloud Storage Firm Box Announces New Cloud Storage System
9/17/2012 3:25 PM ET

Cloud storage firm Box has announced their new Box Accelerator service. The new cloud-based storage system will be a reported ten times faster than any other comparable cloud storage system available.

According to a new report from CRN.com, Box will expand their capabilities with ten new points of presence (PoPs) in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia and South America to support the new system.

"There is a clear requirement for us to support global demand with infrastructure and operational capacity as needed," Box VP Stefan Apitz said in an interview with CRN. "We need to keep a close eye on our users' experience, and speed is a big deal."

Aaron Levie, Box co-founder and CEO, also spoke on the new expansion saying:

"We've introduced an enterprise architecture that scales with the pace of today's business and addresses the explosive growth of content creation and sharing."

Several large American corporations have already signed up to use Box Accelerator including Sony, the American Hospital Association, Six Flags and Targus Group International.

by RTT Staff Writer

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