LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX), a leader in cloud content management, today announced that the Metropolitan Police Service of London (the Met) is moving to Box. The police service, covering the Greater London area and its 8.6 million residents, will use up to 50,000 Box seats across the organisation to manage content in the cloud as it drives towards Digital Policing.
“It’s my job to deliver digital transformation at the Met and to equip our officers and staff with the best technology to enable a constantly-improving service and response to crime in London,” said Angus McCallum, Chief Information Officer at the Met. “By choosing Box, we’re transforming how we access content across the force, making us much more effective and efficient, which is absolutely critical when working on the frontline of law enforcement.”
“The Met is the largest police force in the UK,” said David Benjamin, Box senior vice president and general manager of EMEA. “By choosing Box, the Met is empowering its workforce to work in smarter ways as they fight crime. We’re absolutely thrilled that Box can help power the Met’s incredible work protecting the city of London.”
The Met has identified multiple use-cases such as to provide a central online location for CCTV footage, making it easier to search and share valuable evidence without the need to travel to local authorities or manage physical media such as DVDs or USBs.
Box makes it easy for more than 76,000 organisations around the world to share, access, and collaborate on files securely. The company serves 65% of the Fortune 500, including enterprises like Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Eurostar, Faber & Faber, General Electric, P&G, Schneider Electric, Virgin Trains and more.
About the Metropolitan Police Service
The Met is the UK’s largest police service in England and Wales.
Box (NYSE:BOX) is the cloud content management company that empowers enterprises to revolutionize how they work by securely connecting their people, information and applications. Founded in 2005, Box powers more than 76,000 businesses globally, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, P&G, and The GAP. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit http://www.box.com/.