Box Shuttle makes it easier to ditch on-premises file storage

Businesses that want to get their files out of on-premises data centers and into the cloud now have a new option from Box.

On Wednesday, the company launched Box Shuttle, which includes tools and consulting services to help businesses move potentially terabytes of data from legacy applications into the Box cloud.

Box will work with customers to develop a migration plan for getting their data out of private data centers into its cloud service. It will help figure out what content customers should keep, archive and delete.

The company says it will analyze how customers store their data and help them map existing permissions and schemas to Box’s file system.