For the past three years, Box has been recognized as a strong leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing. In order to keep their impressive reputation, Box employs up to date practices to keep their company as leader of the pack.
How has microservices helped Box speed up their times to deployment?
Box was founded before The Cloud even existed. Like many companies, Box’s code was written on a monolithic architecture. The steps to deploy a new service were painfully exhaustive. It took weeks, or even months to deploy one service. With hundreds of projects in the backlog, Box began investigating how to make service deployment more efficient.