50GB of Free Cloud Storage Available in HP App Catalog
Box.net has launched its Box for TouchPad, which is available immediately in the HP App Catalog. In addition to offering enterprise-grade content storage and sharing to tablets, Box for TouchPad App makes available 50GB of free cloud storage for the lifetime of the account.
Box for TouchPad allows users to access and view files on-the-go, easily share links to Box files and folders via email, find files quickly utilizing built-in search, and upload content directly from the TouchPad to Box.net. According to the companies, Box for TouchPad and the 50GB can be downloaded on the first TouchPad shipments by going to the HP App Catalog and searching for Box for TouchPad.
The Wi-Fi version of HP TouchPad is also available in stores and online in the United States. Users have the option of buying either 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage for $499.99 and $599.99, respectively.
“Offering the Box app for TouchPad with an impressive amount of free storage and secure content sharing is an integral part of our mission to build a truly capable enterprise tablet,” said Todd Bradley, executive vice president for Hewlett-Packard’s Personal Systems Group. “To create the best connected experience, we’ve focused on developing our App Catalog with leading third-party apps that provide features and tools proven to meet the personal and professional needs of the mobile worker.”
“Tablet adoption is exploding in the enterprise, and we’re excited to be working with HP as it enters the market with the TouchPad,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. “Anytime, anywhere access to content on tablets is transforming the way people work, and with 50GB of free cloud storage through Box on the TouchPad, we’re ensuring that today’s mobile workers never have to worry about storage limitations.”
Currently, HP TouchPad is available in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Germany.
It will be available in Canada on July 15, and is scheduled for launch in Australia, Hong Kong, Italy, New Zealand, Singapore and Spain later this year.
By Anuradha Shukla