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U of I Box Online Cloud Content Service (Informational Offer)

U of I Box Online Cloud Content Service (Informational Offer)

Eligibility: UIC Faculty, UIC Staff, UIC Students, UIS Faculty, UIS Staff, UIS Students, UIUC Faculty and Staff and UIUC Students.
U of I Box Online Cloud Content Service (Informational Offer)
This is an Informational offer for U of I Box.
Total Price:Free
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Payment Type: Credit Card


What is U of I Box?

U of I Box is the University of Illinois' instance of leading online cloud content service, U of I Box will provide content management services, mobile access to files, online collaboration workspaces, FTP, and general document management to U of I students, faculty, and staff with a high degree of functionality across multiple desktop and mobile platforms.

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U of I Box Provides:

  • 50 gigabytes of storage for students, faculty, and staff--far more than eDocs, Webdisks, or Netfiles
  • Secure, legal storage and access of confidential FERPA data
  • Mobile security that is on par with desktop security
  • The ability to share files with other campus users or with people from other institutions, companies or the general public (e.g., vendors, grant agencies, media outlets, etc.)*
  • The ability to share files through online course management systems such as Blackboard and IllinoisCompass 2g
  • The ability to create dropboxes into which students can turn in their assignments without violating each other’s FERPA confidentiality
  • The ability to upload, download, and stream audio or video using Box’s integrated media players*
  • Mobile versions (available at that enable collaboration on Android, iOS, and other html-compatible mobile browsers

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