SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Box Inc., a leader in cloud content management, today announced that REA Group, which owns and operates the leading real estate and commercial property advertising sites in Australia, realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au, has transitioned its workforce to Box. In 2012, REA Group began moving its employees to Box and it has now become the company’s central content management tool, and a key driver of digital transformation across the organization.
“When we first deployed Box, we noticed a significant improvement in the way some of our teams were able to work and operate. For example, our Sales team was able to access documents on the go from their devices, saving them up to 15 hours per week while on the road,” said Luke Fletcher, Senior Manager of Enterprise Technology at REA Group.
“For over five years, Box has provided us with a secure, unified place to store work and collaborate with teams based in multiple locations, as well as customers outside of the business,” Mr Fletcher said.
Since its initial deployment, REA Group has expanded its use of Box to:
- Centralize, index, secure, and make content available for seamless internal and external collaboration
- Provide complete visibility into and control over account activity
- Integrate with Okta to provide a secure, flexible, and fully digital experience for employees
- Leverage Box Shuttle to help migrate legacy content to Box
“REA Group is a leader in the Australian real estate space, it is showing leadership by providing cloud technology for its employees to work collaboratively,” said Scott Leader, VP of Box ANZ. “We are thrilled that Box is part of REA Group’s digital transformation, and that we can help power collaboration leading to greater productivity across the company.”
REA Group’s Luke Fletcher added: “Since deployment, Box has become our central content collaboration tool which enables our teams to work in fundamentally different ways. Box has helped us to transform the way we work together on content making us much more productive and efficient, it has played a significant part in REA Group becoming a truly digital workplace.”
About REA Group Limited: (www.rea-group.com) REA Group Limited ACN 068 349 066 (ASX:REA) (“REA Group”) is a multinational digital advertising business specialising in property. REA Group operates Australia’s leading residential and commercial property websites, realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au, Chinese property site myfun.com and a number of property portals in Asia via its ownership of iProperty Group. REA Group also owns Smartline Home Loans Pty Ltd, an Australian mortgage broking franchise group, and holds a significant shareholding in property websites Move, Inc in the US and PropTiger in India.
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 85,000 businesses globally and 69% of the Fortune 500, 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/.