Extend Box with APIs and developer tools
Leading organizations develop with Box
Securely connect your apps
Embed Box into any app, and empower your teams to work with anyone on a single, secure content platform. Whether you're onboarding a new supplier with SAP, finalizing a sales contract with Salesforce, or sharing financial data with a business partner, Box Platform streamlines how teams share, access, and collaborate on content across your business apps.
Take control of your content
Box APIs enable you to connect to other systems and centralize content, metadata, and policies in the Content Cloud. Plus, you can run scripts to automate how content is migrated to the cloud, folders are managed, users are provisioned, and policies are applied. With Box Platform, you reduce cost and improve security across the board.
Build content apps faster
Building content apps can be hard. Box Platform makes it easy. Our developer tools, first-party SDKs, and integrated developer docs let you quickly build and deploy content apps in days, not weeks. Thanks to APIs, Box developers can focus on building great apps while Box takes care of the rest.
Programmatically harness the power of Box via the Box Developer Console. Reference developer documentation to begin with the Box APIs and SDKs.
Box Command Line Interface (CLI)
This user-friendly command line tool allows both technical and non-technical users to leverage the Box API to perform routine or bulk actions.
Provide a managed, trackable, non-production, testing environment to developers.
Extract metadata from files uploaded to Box using third-party machine-learning services to enhance the power effectiveness of your content.
Search and metadata queries
Allow users to locate files with keyword-based queries and interact with Box metadata in real time to find content with precise queries in your apps.
Comprehensive event logging
Access a complete log of events for more than 100 different user and enterprise actions in your apps.
Enterprise Grade Security
Customize your permission model with custom app users along with scopes for secure access to content. Manage application approval workflows via the admin console.
Box supports HIPAA, FedRAMP Level 4, FINRA, PCI, AICPA SOC1 and SOC2, EU-US Privacy Shield, ISO 27018, ITAR, and more.
See what our customers have achieved with Box
Launched a wealth management digital collaboration product, which allows for encrypted document sharing between clients and financial advisors.
Built a custom integration with Guidewire, a claims management tool, to replace a legacy application and reinvent Nationwide's claims business.
Heidrick and Struggles
Powering executive recruitment with a digital client exchange and a personal touch
Built customer-facing, data-driven applications that inform investments, empowering 83,000 workers to accelerate workflows and do their jobs more effectively.
Built an external vendor portal on Box to onboard vendors in multiple locations and always share the most up-to-date contracts and information.
Town of Cary
Integrated Box with Salesforce to connect projects and services across 1,200 employees and dozens of departments and functional work groups.
Leverage Box APIs across any industry
Create white-label experiences for wealth advisory, insurance claims, and loan and mortgage applications.
Power customized collaboration and workflow with CROs to manage drug development and commercialization.
We're here to help, every step of the way
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