Box and IBM announced Box Relay, a new workflow solution that will be available natively in Box. The offering will make it easy for any employee in a business to build, track and manage custom or pre-built workflows that leverage all of the security, compliance and collaboration features of Box. The product is a part of the all new Box, which will be shared in full tomorrow at BoxWorks 2016, Box’s annual conference in San Francisco.
“Workflow in the enterprise is broken — complex, fragmented software and manual processes are getting in the way of productivity,” said Aaron Levie [pictured above], co-founder and CEO of Box. “The all new Box is a place where all of your work comes together. Box Relay delivers on this vision by providing anyone with an easy way to create, track and manage routine processes without ever having to leave Box. Box Relay is enterprise workflow made simple.”
“As businesses embark on the journey to become cognitive, the ability for teams to collaborate and iterate on content, surface new insights, and collaborate naturally are key. Our successful partnership with Box is helping companies along this journey,” said Inhi Cho Suh, general manager of collaboration solutions, IBM Analytics. “This first joint solution from IBM and Box enables businesses to create a simpler digital workflow across different functions to help reduce the time spent managing projects and boost team productivity. This is possible by combining the power of IBM Cloud with Box’s leading content management platform.”
In June 2015, IBM and Box embarked on a strategic partnership to deliver new capabilities and new solutions to market globally by bringing together Box’s modern content management and collaboration platform with the global footprint of the IBM Cloud. Developed on Bluemix, IBM’s Cloud platform, Box Relay will help make it easier for people…