Box, Inc. (BOX), a cloud computing and data sharing services provider, has announced that it has secured a contract from the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA). Box systems would be used to modernize the technology of the agency.
The subsequent $6.2 million deal covers the use of the platform for management of Box corporate cloud content. DCMA collaboration is a vital occurrence, as the department oversees $7 trillion worth of long-term and other contracts with 15,000 contractors.
A large-scale modernization program is presently being initiated by DCMA. Among other items, it would use Box cloud systems that are already certified in line with the FedRAMP specifications. The approval allowed Box to market its services to separate U.S. agencies including the U.S. Air Force, the Departments of Health and Agriculture, Justice Department, and others.
Box can obtain new multi-year contracts in the event of a fruitful partnership with DCMA. Overall, partnering with U.S. government departments can be a sustainable source of Box revenues, which increases the long-term future for the business.
The strong suit of Box is arrangements with big corporations and agencies. Currently, the number of Box consumers includes firms such as AstraZeneca, General Electric and Morgan Stanley. The Box company has grown from a cloud computing facility to a suite of networking platforms, data sharing, cybersecurity, and enhancement of business processes.
The Redwood City, California-based company has also recently announced the launch of its first location in Warsaw, Poland, for research and production engineering. The new site will focus on improvement of technical capabilities of the company. At that facility, the cloud content management software supplier plans to evolve and create new products. However, the company did not announce the amount of funding for this initiative.
Box, Inc. (BOX) was down -3.87% to $18.11 on Tuesday after which the company’s market capitalization stands at $2.88 billion.