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Why did UCSB decide to go with Box over Dropbox?

The following table describes some of the key differences between Box and Dropbox that led to the adoption of Box.

Features
Connect Box
Dropbox
Single sign-on with UCSBNetID credentials
yes
no
Role-based permission/access levels for sharing
yes
no
Storage Capacity
Unlimited
2 GB w/free account
Maximum upload file size via browser
15GB
300MB
User chooses which folders to sync
yes
no
Custom URLs for shared folders and files
yes
no
Threaded commenting and task assignment
yes
no
Quota impact of shared folders
folder owner
all collaborators
Full-text search
yes
no
Download stats tracking and real-time update notifications
yes
no
MS Office and Outlook (Windows) plug-ins
yes
no
Email-to-folder functionality
yes
no
FERPA compliant
yes
no
yes
no
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