Box Cloud Computing Services Launches Its Developer’s Edition
Box has launched a Developer Edition of its platform which has been developed to help app makers create and distribute enterprise-ready products faster. At its second annual developer conference, Box cloud computing services unveiled a new method for building Box apps.
The edition lets developers embed Box cloud computing services directly into their applications, rather than building their products on top of the platform as they previously had to. The Developer Edition is the latest move in a wider push to dominate the enterprise cloud storage market. Security has been an important key part of Box’s enterprise growth scheme. Developers using the product would retain control over their app’s customer base and overall data being gathered by their app.
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Cloud computing is a computing term that evolved in the late 1900s, based on the utility and usage of computer resources. Cloud computing, or in simpler shorthand just “the cloud”, also focuses on maximizing the impact of the shared resources. Cloud resources are not only shared by multiple users but are also dynamically and differentially reallocated as per the demand of the users
Most of the significant utilities of Developer Edition aim at new user-provisioning and authentication models. First, App users, allows an enterprise developing a Box app to provision users associated specifically with the app. The users are then connected directly with Box. Second, App Auth, is the mechanism that allows the Box apps to authenticate and connect directly to Box via the Web Token standard.
Box Developer Edition from the company, provides enterprise with “an independent, developer-owned Box instance with full Box enterprise functionality and workings and has many significant features.
While enterprises might appreciate these additions, the features seem less about expanding Box’s presence and importance among enterprises, which is already quite solid and impressive due to deep integration with staple enterprise technologies like Microsoft Office. Rather, Developer Edition seems aimed at allowing startups to create applications and notes that can become the next candidates for deep and detailed integrations. The Developer Edition by Box cloud computing services simplify user provisioning, user connectivity and authentication and connectivity to Box apps, for scrappy start-ups and establishes enterprises alike, as treated under the same scale.
Right now, Developer Edition is in closed beta with no pricing available, and some of the more appealing possible features are under heavy wraps and new features as per the customers’ convenience have been aimed to be set-up soon. The developer documentation notes that while App Users can work with Enterprise Box users across enterprises, there may be unexpected behavior and irregularities with work and functioning. The company is currently trying to add additional functionality to make this a seamless experience across third-party and Box applications in the future.