Insight from Oktane18: Integrations crucial to secure collaboration

How do you protect your most important assets while embracing a user-centric IT strategy? Last week, we traveled to Las Vegas for the Oktane18 conference to hear insights from top IT pros, cloud experts, and developers. While we were there, Bryan Mann, Head of Enterprise Architecture at Dropbox, spoke with industry leaders Cori Biruk, Director of Collaboration and SaaS at Dow Jones, Javier Ruiz, Systems Engineer at Silicon Labs, and Jarel Jones, Senior Cloud Systems Administrator at National Geographic. Here are the key takeaways from that conversation.

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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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Celebrating our customers at Dropbox Open

Today leading businesses are empowering individuals to transform the way they work across their teams, companies, and industries with Dropbox. On November 4, learn how News Corp, National Geographic, Macmillan Publishers, Arizona State University, InVision, Under Armour, and other customers are doing exactly that at Dropbox Open. At this invite-only event, you’ll hear how these innovative companies are making collaboration simple and flexible by tapping into a network of over 8 million businesses and 2 billion connections.

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Coming November 4: Dropbox Open

We’re excited to be hosting Dropbox Open in San Francisco on Wednesday, November 4. This invite-only event will bring together tech leaders, partners, and product experts to celebrate our business customers and how they’re bringing the future here faster.

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