How cross-campus collaboration fuels research and innovation

What do the discovery of the first human cancer gene, the world’s best known search engine, and lithium-ion batteries have in common? They all have their roots in basic research conducted at universities. Today, universities are still leading the charge, performing the majority of the world’s basic research. And they’re doing it together—modern research is increasingly a global and collaborative process. We analyzed usage patterns across the world among the more than 6,000 universities on Dropbox to learn more.

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Why one college chose Dropbox over Box, Google Drive, and OneDrive

When Davidson College was looking for a collaboration platform to replace its legacy server, it put aside guesswork and checklists. Instead, the IT team pit Dropbox against three competitors in a series of tests designed to find the best tool for the job. In the end, Dropbox for Education was selected as Davidson’s choice for its faculty, staff, and students.

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