Announcement

New University-Wide License for Box.com Cloud Storage

Category: Announcement

January 28, 2013
To:
All Faculty and Staff
From:
Dawn Irish
Body:
Tufts Technology Services (TTS) has purchased a university-wide license for Box.com, a flexible storage service and collaboration tool that allows users to save non-sensitive data in the cloud. Content stored on Box.com is accessible anywhere, anytime, and from any device with a connection to the Internet. Files designated by the user may be shared with others to facilitate teaching, learning, research, and collaboration. Although Box.com is not suitable for sensitive information, it may be used to sync local hard drive files to automatically provide a backup of local computing devices.

All Tufts faculty, staff and students are eligible to use Box.com.

  • Content stored in Box is accessible from any computer, tablet, or mobile device
  • Provides online workspace for collaborative projects
  • Includes tools for group discussions and comments
  • Offers the option to personalize accounts notification preferences
  • Supports files up to 1 GB in size
  • Uses your Tufts Username and Tufts Password for login

To learn more about the service, enable your own account, or read our tip sheets, visit the new Tufts Technology Services website at http://it.tufts.edu/box .

If you have any questions about Box.com, please contact the TTS support desk at 617-627-3376 or email us at it@tufts.edu.
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