Airpost has today announced that it has been acquired Box. Airpost is a cloud management start-up which helps IT managers to monitor their employees’ cloud applications.
Airpost’s services will shut down on March 1, 2015. The team of the start-up will join Box, which went public last month. A spokeperson of Box has confirmed the news about acquisition of Airpost via email to TechCrunch.
Airpost was started two years ago by Navid Nathoo and Alam Karim with an aim to provide security and enablement for cloud-based applications.
In a blog post about the acquisition, Navid Nathoo explains,
By joining the Box team, we have the opportunity to provide security and enablement on an even larger, global scale. Box is at the forefront of secure content collaboration in the enterprise, and we share a common vision for bringing user-driven products that increase productivity securely to the enterprise. We are excited to bring our experiences from Airpost to Box and continue to build world-class products so organizations all over the world can feel secure that their content is safe in the cloud, and that their employees will be more productive than ever before.