Box is trying to give developers who want to use its platform more pricing consistency with a new  announced Tuesday.Customers will now pay on the basis of how much active use they’re getting out of the Box Platform, which offers cloud storage and content management capabilities for third-party applications.

Companies can purchase packages from Box that include a set number of active users, API calls, bandwidth, and storage use.[ The cloud storage security gap — and how to close it. | 5 ways Microsoft has improved SharePoint security. ]
The first package costs $500 per month and includes 100 monthly active users, 175,000 Box API calls, 125GB of bandwidth, and 125GB of storage in Box’s cloud.

The more packages companies purchase, the less they have to pay per package.

For developers just getting started with the platform, there’s a free tier that allows 10 monthly active users, 15,000 API calls, 10GB of bandwidth, and 10GB of storage.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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