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With a single sign-on, Podio users have access to their Box accounts and collaborate in the cloud. Also, a Box customer study shows iPhone remains dominant, but Android adoption is accelerating in the enterprise.

Podio Grows Up

Podio, provider of an online collaboration and project management platform, announces integration with Box that allows users a single sign-on and connected workflow between accounts.

First unveiled in September 2010, Podio scored US$ 4 million in Series A financing a year ago and launched its online work platform with a business app store and app builder. By the end of 2011, Podio was named Best Business Startup at TechCrunch Europas.

Now Podio's work platform is available in seven languages: German, English, French, Danish, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese and Italian. All language translations are also available for the platform's Android and iPhone apps, too.

Podio recently announced Google Docs integration for document and file sharing within the platform's Workspaces, Apps and Tasks. With the Box integration announcement, Podio thinks the platform has reached a cloud content management and collaboration Nirvana.

Realistically, Podio users won't have a religious experience when accessing their Box accounts, but they might appreciate the convenience the collaboration offers. Podio’s platform also integrates with Campaign Monitor, Evernote, FreshBooks, Instapaper and Zendesk.

Upward Mobility for Box

Yesterday WebDAM announced an app for Box. In the past year, Box revenues, staffing, and customer base have doubled, according to company CEO Aaron Levie. And there are no signs that Box's cloud coverage plans to slow down now.

Android users who download Box for Android can get 50GB of free storage and file sharing, thanks to a promotion that ends on March 23. The promotion was announced shortly before the Mobile World Congress kicked off this week.

Box recently released a data report on how the company's 8-million+ customers use mobile devices to share and collaborate. According to the company's data, 2012 should see a huge increase in mobile adoption, with Android table usage skyrocketing. Although Android is gaining ground, the iPhone remains top dog among Box users.

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