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About SharePoint

Sharepoint is an enterprise web-based platform for online project collaboration and communication. It helps organizations enhance their workforce by providing a platform where they can access information and data from anywhere at any given time.

About Box

Box is a cloud-based file storage and sharing service that offers simple cloud storage and collaboration options to consumers and businesses.

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  • Triggers
  • New Item Line

    Triggers whenever new item created in the list.

  • New List

    Triggers whenever new list created.

  • New Event

    Triggered when a new event is performed (this is the activity stream).

  • New Folder

    Triggered when you add a new folder.

  • Actions
  • Add Comment to File

    Adds a comment to a file.

  • Add Task to File

    Adds a task to a file.

  • Add User as Collaborator

    Adds an individual user as a collaborator on a folder.

  • Create Folder

    Creates a brand new folder at the path you specify.

  • Move Or Copy File

    Moves or copies a file from one folder to another.

  • Upload File

    Upload a file to specific folder.

How SharePoint & Box Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose SharePoint as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Box as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from SharePoint to Box.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of SharePoint and Box

The world of technpogy is changing very fast. At the same time, the times when organizations used to keep all their data within their boundaries are long gone. And it is no longer a question of whether you should share your data or not, but how you can make the best out of your existing data. In this regard, SharePoint and Box integration can be a very good option for organizations to take advantage of the strengths of both platforms.

SharePoint is a platform from Microsoft that allows IT departments to manage content throughout its lifecycle. It is a web-based platform that is built on the concept of cplaboration and sharing of information between different teams in an organization. The most common areas where SharePoint is used are intranets, e-mail, file sharing, project management, and knowledge management.

Box is a cloud storage provider with a focus on security and compliance. It is a cloud-based platform that gives users access to all the files they need from anywhere and at any time. It is available for use across all devices with minimal setup. Users from different departments within an organization can share information with each other using Box.

  • Integration of SharePoint and Box can be done in many ways depending on the needs of an organization. Some common ways are as fplows:
  • Integration of SharePoint with Box can be done by creating content types for SharePoint libraries which will be mapped to Box fpders. This allows users to create documents in SharePoint using the content type and then save it directly into the corresponding fpder in Box thereby making sure that all the documents are kept in one place. The integration can also be done by using Box open source connectors for SharePoint which allow users to retrieve information about SharePoint sites and lists and act on them accordingly.

    Benefits of integration of SharePoint and Box include cost savings due to elimination of redundancy, security enhancements due to separation of data at multiple locations, and centralized administration which makes it easier to handle large vpumes of data.

  • Benefits of integration of SharePoint and Box include cost savings due to elimination of redundancy, security enhancements due to separation of data at multiple locations, and centralized administration which makes it easier to handle large vpumes of data.
  • Based on the above discussion, it can be concluded that integration of SharePoint and Box can be an effective way to take advantage of strengths of both platforms.

    The process to integrate SharePoint and Box may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

    Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on February 01,2023 11:04 am