Box Strengthens Product Offering With Major Product Updates
Box, Inc. BOX introduced Admin Insights Dashboard, a major update to Box admin experience. The latest feature will enhance visibility, productivity and simplify processes.
Along with this, Box also unveiled advanced retention policies related to metadata in Box Governance.
The latest move will help Box to further strengthen its product portfolio. The advanced features are likely to boost the client base of the company which will drive the top-line growth.
Coming to the price performance, shares of Box have returned 19.5% over a year, underperforming the industry’s rally of 35.2%.
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Admin Insights Dashboard ensures data protection by providing flexibility, scalability, control and security insights. The latest dashboard helps in tracking usage of Box like upload, download, preview, login and edit, across the world. Also, admins can study the user behavior and implement it in personalized training sessions, which will drive the adoption rate of Box.
Extended power enterprise visibility ensures business efficiency and team productivity which is highly in demand.
Moreover, the new retention policies will allow businesses to transform their governance strategy by easily retaining content and unstructured data in the cloud. It will also lower dependency on legacy enterprise content management systems.
Robust Product Portfolio — Key Growth Driver
Box has an innovative product portfolio which will continue to help the company in attracting more customers and clients to its platform and generate higher revenues.
Recently, Box announced first-of-its-kind data processing addendum which is a simple self-serve solution for global data privacy preparedness.
In January 2018, Box introduced Box GxP Validation, which allows validation and operation of GxP compliance standard to its pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device business clients.
Late last year, the company launched Box Transform which provides a Box Consultant to business clients to develop customized solutions from their business insights.
Moreover, the company’s strategic partnership with Google Cloud and Microsoft’s Azure is helping it to integrate its platform. This has added enhanced features such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and image recognition capabilities to Box’s cloud products and services.
Growing Cloud Market
Box is well positioned to take advantage of the emerging trend of shifting traditional business model to a cloud based model due to massive amount of data.
Moreover, Box’s strong focus toward innovation and product portfolio expansion will continue to reap benefits from the rising demand for cloud content management products.
Per a report from Markets and Markets, the global cloud enterprise content management market is expected to reach $34.42 billion in 2022 by growing at a CAGR of 28.6% between 2017 and 2022.
Last quarter, Box generated revenues of $136.7 million which was mostly attributed to growing add-on products and strong clientele.
Courtesy to the current cloud market scenario, we believe the company’s market share will continue to gain momentum by winning clients.
Zacks Rank & Stocks to Consider
Currently, Box carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Investors interested in the broader technology sector can consider some better-ranked stocks like Paycom Software PAYC, Twitter TWTR and Veeva Systems VEEV. All the three stocks sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.
Long-term earnings growth rate for Paycom Software, Twitter and Veeva Systems is currently pegged at 24.75% and 21.5% and 17%, respectively.
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