Cloud backup

Simple, secure online backup for all your important content

Cloud backup that scales to your content

With Box as your online backup tool, you can back up files of all types, including documents, photos, videos, and presentations. Every Box account comes with 10GB of free storage space for your personal content, and it’s easy to upgrade for additional storage and flexibility. Using Box for cloud backup ensures you won’t run out of room and you’ll always have access to your files.

Free up your drive, work on your desktop

Box Drive is the incredibly simple way to work with all your files right from your desktop, without taking up precious hard drive space. Find every file you need in a familiar drive interface, edit like you would any local file, and save it automatically to the cloud. Whether you’re creating a new document or editing an existing one, with cloud backup, any changes you make will save automatically to Box — even when you edit offline.

Agile collaboration for your whole organization

Collaboration is streamlined when your content is in the cloud. Box lets you comment and assign tasks directly within files and quickly share content with external teams. With cloud backup, everyone on your internal and external teams has access to the most current version of every file. And you can take it further to create seamless, automated workflows with Box Relay.

Friction-free file recovery

With cloud services from Box, the latest version of any file is available from any device at any time. But if you do experience a data loss incident, recovery is easy. Box provides failsafe cloud backup, using multiple data centers with reliable power sources and backup systems to offer 99.9% SLAs and redundancy.

Secure and compliant storage

Box gives you centralized control over your sensitive information. With a simple cloud backup system in place, you can manage access and sharing policies while minimizing the risk of data loss. Box also makes governance and compliance seamless with reliable document retention mechanisms. Easily manage document lifecycles, comply with regulatory mandates, support defensible eDiscovery, and put solid data-retention policies in place.

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Cloud storage
Cloud storage

Store your files online and access them from any device

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File Sharing
File Sharing

Share content in real time for faster collaboration and increased productivity

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File transfer

The simple, secure way to send large files

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What is cloud backup?

Cloud backup refers to the backup up of data to a cloud-based server. With Box, cloud backup happens automatically and securely, because Box uses data centers with reliable power sources and backup systems to offer 99.9% SLAs and redundancy.

How does a cloud backup work?

Cloud backup services enable you to store data in the cloud, rather than storing data locally on a physical disk such as a hard drive. That way, you still have access to your important data and files if anything happens to the data on your physical disk.

What are the benefits of backing up files?

Backing up files ensures that you will be able to recover from data-loss events quickly. With cloud backup, you experience minimal disruption to your business. You don’t risk losing important information and files and never have to spend time recreating lost data.

How do I back up my computer to the cloud?

Box makes it easy to back up your computer to the cloud. Simply download Box Drive onto your computer and drag and drop the files or folders you would like to back up online. You can also back up your computer by uploading files or folders to

How safe is cloud backup?

Very safe. But it’s critical you choose a cloud storage provider that takes the integrity of your sensitive content very seriously. Box has always been about providing frictionless security and compliance capabilities in the cloud so that your data is protected.

How much does cloud backup cost?

Box has many different plans, so there’s an option for everyone, whether you’re an individual, a small business, or a large enterprise. Click here for a comparison of the different plans that Box offers and find the one that’s right for you.

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