Box™ in IBM Connections®

Supports IBM Connections cloud and on-premise v5.5+

Packaged ready to deploy integration



Box is an online file sharing and cloud content management service offering unlimited storage, custom branding, and administrative controls.

IBM Connections is a leading enterprise social software platform that helps people engage with networks of expertise in the context of critical business processes.

Box in IBM Connections allows IBM Connections users to access, preview, upload, download Box files directly from IBM Connections.


Every integration application includes IBM Connections "look and feel" so they work and feel native. They include multiple integration components. A component is:

  • One or multiple related community apps 
  • End-user SSO between IBM Connections and integrated system
  • (Cognitive analytics - to come!)

Feature Review

  • Authenticate, SSO, access, navigate, and use Box files and folders, from IBM Connections cloud
  • Box streams 
    • Based on these events: File created, uploaded, commented, moved, copied, locked, unlocked, deleted
    • Streams per a specified folder
    • Preview and commenting in context to a stream
  • Box List. Full featured including: 
    • File preview (flexible viewer with commenting and metadata)
    • File upload and save back to Box (via file picker or drag & drop)
    • File download (local)
    • Share file, sharing indicators, advanced permissions
    • Delete file or folder
  • Box Search. Full featured with Box List options, and: 
    • Simple keyword search
    • Advanced filtered search (file type or content type)
  • Box Favorites. Full featured with Box List options, and: 
    • Focus list of files that have been favorited, for easy access.

Supported, sustained, packaged integration with continued roadmap feature development. Your enablement key supports all updates throughout the year.

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