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Dropbox Business: the Advanced plan

Dropbox Business is a secure, cloud-based file sharing and storage service. The Advanced plan is built specifically for teams.

Dropbox Business enables you to access your files from your computer, your mobile devices and the web, and easily share your files securely with others, whether or not they use Dropbox.

The Advanced plan is built specifically for teams and organisations seeking more-sophisticated security, administration, audit and integration features. Users also benefit from enhanced storage, sharing and collaboration tools.

What you'll get

  • Unlimited file storage
  • Access to all your files, from anywhere, on any device
  • Seamless syncing across desktops and mobile devices
  • Easy file sharing with colleagues and partners
  • Enhanced security, including remote device wipe
  • App integrations: single sign-on integrations and API calls for data migrations
  • Admin management: access to tiered admins, which makes it easy to delegate team administration
  • Real-time support: access to support agents over phone, chat or email

To see how it compares with One Drive for Business and Google Drive, check the file storage comparison matrix.

What it costs

The University of Cambridge owns a Master Dropbox Agreement, which provides access to the advanced business version of Dropbox for £84 including VAT per licence per year – that's less than 50% of the normal cost of £180. All staff, students and researchers within the University are welcome to access this agreement and can purchase a licence for storing work-related documents.

The Master Dropbox Agreement runs to 1 June each year, so the cost of each licence will be calculated on a pro-rata basis for the number of months remaining in the current year when you apply for it. It will not be possible to buy a subscription for multiple years because the price is subject to change each year.

You'll need to place a renewal order in advance of June each year for the following 12-month period. If you don't renew, you'll lose access to store further documents in your Dropbox account.

Note that Academia will not be able to offer trial periods or partial refunds if you cancel midway through your subscription.

How to get it

Our reseller partner, Academia, manages our Master Dropbox Agreement. To place an order, please visit their online store:

Academia for Education Procurement Store >

Need help?

Dropbox's help site provides a wide range of useful step-by-step guides and tips for using the service.

Academia is now handling all account renewals, cancellations and general support queries. Please contact .

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