US Company with US based servers
Document management startup Box has added a collaborative document editing technology to its product suite, taking on Microsoft's Office 365, Google Docs, and others. The "Box Notes" product was announced by the company before dawn on Monday, just in advance of its document-sharing jamboree that BoxWorks kicked off in San …
Really, if they want to survive outside of the USA, and are competing with MS & Google, they need something special.
Having an open-sourced encryption layer that ensures that only those with the private password can (easily) decrypt the server-side data would be something worth having.
Yes, I know there are lots of ways to compromise that, obviously if you are using a compromised OS, but privacy by design would be a decent selling point.
Being able to create and edit a document online does not equate to document management. There are many missing pieces here. Version Control, Process Automation, Retention Schedules. This is really just folders in the clouds! Something you could easily do with basic server file sharing. And how often do you really need to have two people editing a document at exactly the same time?
Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2021