Dropbox partners with GÉANT

Dropbox has partnered with GÉANT to provide affordable access to Dropbox Education to education and research institutions across Europe. To find out more about this offering, talk to our team.

Dropbox – Making learning and research easier

Universities thrive when faculty, students, and staff work well together. Dropbox is the secure tool universities rely on to make collaboration easy. Faculties can focus more deeply on their research and organise assignments without hassle. Students can connect with classmates and professors, without having to worry about schedules. And staff can keep operations running smoothly with quick access to everything they need—from personnel info to financial data—all in one place.

What is the Dropbox + GÉANT partnership?

  • A pre-negotiated contract for all NRENs and institutions in Europe 
  • Competitive pricing starting at 250 users with discounts that are confirmed for the term of this partnership (4 years) – quantity, multi-year, and community discounts
  • EU data storage included in all plans
  • GDPR compliant terms of services with court of law as either Amsterdam, London, or Dublin
  • Partnership not only extends to institutions that buy for the first time but also those that are Dropbox customers and would like to renew under the Géant negotiated conditions
  • Options for Dropbox Education (limited storage pool, lower prices) or Dropbox Advanced (as much storage space as needed) available
  • Over 300.000 integrations available, including Shibboleth, Active Directory, Blackboard, Canvas, and many others relevant to the research as well as the teaching community
  • Dedicated and specialist education team at Dropbox – contact us via geant@dropbox.com
  • Read more here and contact the specialist education team here.

Learn without limits

  • Share your ideas anytime, anywhere

Upload, download, view, and work on any file type or size—from academic papers to large MATLAB or STATA data sets—whether you’re in class, at a conference, or on-the-go.

  • Use any device

Because Dropbox works on any device and all of the most popular operating systems, students and professors can connect using the smartphone, tablet, or laptop of their choice.

  • Keep using your favorite tools 

Dropbox works with the learning management systems and tools you already use, including Blackboard, Okta, Microsoft, Cloudlock

Protect your ideas

At Dropbox, data security and user privacy are paramount. You can learn more about our approach to security at dropbox.com/business/trust.  Reports are available for our SOC 1, 2, and 3 audits, as are our ISO 27001 and ISO 27018 certificates. Dropbox is also a member of CSA’s Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR) and certified with the C5 standard of the German BSI. Find out more here.
  • Keep your data safe

Dropbox has enterprise-grade security features like multi-layered protection and strict encryption, to guard against multiple threats and keep sensitive information secure.

  • Stay compliant

Dropbox supports industry-accepted standards and regulations—including FERPA, COPPA, HIPAA, HITECH, ISO 27001 and ISO 27018. Dropbox, our data centres, and our managed service provider undergo regular third-party audits. Visit Dropbox’s GDPR guidance centre where you will find helpful insight and practical steps for organisations as they maintain compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Decide who sees what

See what users are doing and manage who has access to what, 

monitor activity and control sharing permissions easily using the Admin Console or the business API

Expand your research horizons

  • No silos, no walls

Break down barriers to collaborative research and innovation. Share your ideas, info, and data with anyone—even external partners—whether they have a Dropbox account or not.

  • Make it easy

Dropbox is designed with simplicity in mind. No extra training needed.

About Dropbox

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that’s transforming the way people work together in education, powering collaboration for researchers, lecturers, staff and students, and fuelling cross-campus learning and innovative research. With more than 500 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our products are designed to help unleash the world’s creative energy and establish a more enlightened way of working. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Dropbox has 12 offices around the world. For more information on education solutions from Dropbox, dropbox.com/education
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