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A cloud-hosted platform that allows researchers to store and share documents, photos, research materials and other files for collaboration. Box allows users to simultaneously edit Microsoft Office documents. Berkeley Box is available to all current faculty, staff and students, and comes with free, unlimited storage.
Key features include:
- 50GB storage cap (as of July 2020)
- 15 GB maximum file size
- Share outside UCB
- Some additional role capabilities
- Collaborative editing using Microsoft Office Online
- Some FTPS limitations for very large transfers
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Box is a cloud-based storage and collaboration platform licensed and supported by UC Berkeley through the Internet2 net+ consortium. Data are encrypted in transit and at rest. Box features advanced collaboration capabilities, including fine-grained access and permission controls. Box provides free, unlimited storage to UC Berkeley researchers.