Box Android SDK is an additional service to the Box API. Box Content API and Box View API are available on the official site. Java SDK for Android devices is available with its respective repository on Github. Developers can benefit from a number of cloud resources such as calls, authentication and migration resources to create storage applications. The results to integrate storage apps include to reduce cost, improve efficiency, and sync shared files automatically.
In a world where real-time data streams are becoming much more common, and with the volume of that data continuing to increase, it makes sense that a framework would be developed to increase the ease at which that data can be processed. Yahoo! S4 isn't the first such framework to be concieved, or even open sourced, but it is likely to massively increase awareness that such frameworks exist, what problems they may help solve and get developers thinking about how they could use the technology and potentially increase the likelihood of somebody moving S4-like capabilities into the cloud and offering it as as service.
These days if your business isn’t using a public cloud vendor then you’re likely to be behind. Deciding on which cloud platform to use can be daunting but three of the leading providers offer a free tier that allows you to give them a test run before sinking a portion of your budget into one.