Users Will Be Able to Modify, Organize, Sign, and Collaborate on PDFs Directly in Box.
Today’s Enterprise Document Sharing market is very different from what we knew in the early years of the century. With better software integrations and technology collaborations, leaders in Document Sharing business are coming together to deliver best-in-class customer experience and Cloud collaboration to enterprises and SMBs.
In one such key development, Box, a Cloud Content Management platform, announced the availability of a full-featured Adobe Acrobat web experience directly in Box platform. As a result, users can now open PDF files stored in Box directly in Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Acrobat Reader and make edits securely. They would be able to sign, share, and store back the files in Box. Box has also announced integration with Splunk and Microsoft recently. This will ensure content security controls and intelligent threat detection capabilities are in place, while data protection, governance, and compliance measures are expanded.
This will include powerful capabilities to organize, alter, sign, and collaborate on PDFs. As a result, customers that rely on Adobe and Box will now be able to effortlessly work on shared workflows on the Cloud easily and securely when it comes to digital documents. Box is modernizing content-centric workflows so that enterprises can get more work done in much less time.
Box understands that documents are critical to every workflow across organizations, for all departments. Quite often, organizing, managing, and collaborating on important content becomes a tough task. In such a scenario, easy collaboration among team members is a must. Box has been working in conjunction with Adobe since 2016 to enable users effortlessly access, alter, and complete PDF-centric tasks and workflows, right within Box. The customers have now got more to cheer about. The latest integration will allow them to open PDF files from Box directly in the Acrobat web viewer. The users will be able to access essential PDF and e-signature tools in order to complete their workflows from any device and location.
Simple, Secure, and Powerful Collaboration; Available to Joint Users Next Year
Jeetu Patel, CPO at Box stressed on the fact that organizations nowadays require to securely collaborate across their extensive enterprise of employees, clients, and partners in every division of their companies. He told that the newly formed integrations with Adobe Acrobat tools will enable enterprises to collaborate and work fully in the cloud. Jeetu added, “Mission-critical processes like reviewing, approving and electronically signing contracts, or collaborating on confidential product designs, will be simple and secure. No more version control issues, no more downloading files to the desktop. Just simple, secure, and powerful collaboration.”
Ashley Still, VP and GM of Digital Media at Adobe quoted that Box and Adobe together shared a vision to simplify and modernize how workplace collaboration happens and are improving their offerings regularly. The integration between Box and Adobe will allow users to perform a range of functions directly from Box. Here are some of the features:
- Revise and organize existing PDFs with the delete, reorder, and rotate capabilities available.
- Create HQ PDFs and export them into other file formats, preserving the fonts, formatting, and layouts.
- Combine multiple file formats.
- Capture e-signature activity in the Box Activity Stream.
- Send a document for signature from the Box Recommended Apps experience.
Any edits done with Adobe Acrobat tolls will be saved back to Box. The integration has made sure the joint customers do not need to switch between apps in order to access and organize important documents. The Box and Adobe integrations will be available next year for joint customers and will be a key landmark in the area of Cloud collaboration. Dropbox comes close to Box in terms of allowing easy sharing of documents on the Cloud. Microsoft Office 365, OneNote, and OneDrive are some of the other Cloud-based platforms that offer similar services.