The Indian policy think tank Niti Aayog has launched India’s first indigenously developed cloud storage, sharing and collaboration platform DigiBoxx, in a step towards promoting the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative.
The Indian developed digital asset management, storage and file sharing platform provides affordable pricing plans for individual users and businesses of all sizes, compared to its competitors.
Currently available only on Android and Web, Digiboxx is working on providing iOS and desktop app support.
During its launch yesterday, the Indian cloud storage platform claimed to offer SSL file encryption and highlighted that all the data will be stored in India, unlike its foreign competitors.
Digiboxx Offers 20GB Storage to Free Users
Initially planned to be launched on August 15, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant launched Digiboxx yesterday.
The description reads, “Digiboxx lets you manage your pictures, videos, documents, folders, assets on-the-go, on any device. It’s quick, secure, and easy on the pocket. Now collaborate with your photos, files and folders on an Indian Cloud.”
It allows users to easily share files with an email ID and mobile number.
In terms of pricing, Digiboxx provides a very affordable range of plans for individuals as well as business users.
- For free users (single user), it provides cloud storage of 20GB, with a maximum file size of 2GB, Gmail integration and unlimited external collaborations.
- For individuals or freelancers, it offers 5TB of storage and 10GB max file size for Rs 30 per month, with Gmail integration and unlimited external collaborations.
- For small and medium businesses, it offers Rs 999 per month plan with upto 25TB cloud space and 10GB max file size, in conjunction with numerous other offers.
- Lastly, it offers a customized plan for enterprises with unlimited data storage and accommodating over 501 users.
All of these plans include ‘Unlimited external collaborators’, meaning users without DigiBoxx accounts will also get to access files shared with them via the platform.
Special Features Offered by Digiboxx
Digiboxx offers SSL file encryption, with files encrypted at a database level. It also announced that all its data is stored in the country itself.
It has integrated with Gmail and real-time multi-user file collaboration, among other features.
Some of them are advanced real-time collaboration, web document previews, automated account backups to the platform, user management dashboard, and also have the ability to assign expiry dates to files.
It allows users to share heavy files with InstaShare, which is a file transfer app that allows you to transfer files to your Mac or iOS device seamlessly, supporting all file types.