Box Accelerator supercharges the service’s upload speeds to twice that of Dropbox

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Cloud storage and collaboration company Box today launched Box Accelerator, a new technology that will increase the speed of uploads to the service by up to ten percent. In Washington D.C., for example, accelerated uploads to Box were four times faster than uploads to Dropbox and twice as fast as uploads to Google Drive. In Tokyo (which is much farther away from Box HQ) uploads to Box were more than ten times faster than uploads to both Dropbox and Google Drive. Box doesn’t yet offer a file-syncing client for consumers, so the comparison is a bit apples and oranges, but the companies certainly compete in the cloud storage arena — especially since both Box and Dropbox are integrated into a great variety of mobile apps.

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