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File Sharing and Collaboration

What is the project?

Weinberg IT has moved to a new, University-wide file service solution called Box, which NUIT launched in May 2014. It is highly flexible, easy to use, and combines the collaboration of tools like Dropbox with the institutional coverage and security you expect from Northwestern IT services.

How does this project benefit Weinberg College?

Features of our Box service include:

When did this project complete?

Weinberg IT completed migration of individual and group shares during the 2015 academic year.

How did this affect me?

You gained increased capability and flexibility when it comes to storing, sharing, and accessing your data from almost any device in almost any location. Weinberg IT deployed the Box software, which allowed users to access their files in a similar way to using a mapped drive.

Please see our frequently asked questions for more details about Box or submit a support request by web or email with additional questions.

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