Box.Net for Document Management

Initial research suggests that box.net may be one possible option. Reasons to like:

  • Folder level security options for sharing
  • Sync via a directory on local desktop
  • Full text search for business and enterprise users
  • Widgets allow sharing certain folders within intranets or websites
  • Built-in project collaboration and workflow
  • Similar use in a non profit organization: Case study of C3 Colorectal Cancer Coalition
    • Integrates with Google Apps and SalesForce.com
  • Version history
  • Access from within Google Sites

Need to figure out still:

  • Categories and tags on documents?
  • Enterprise version cost?
    • Do we need to pay for all users in our domain or can we restrict to a limited (and affordable) number?
  • File level security options?
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