Dropbox Inc.’s file-storage service for businesses can now be linked with products from companies like International Business Machines Corp., Dell Inc. and Splunk Inc., part of the startup’s push to attract corporate customers.

The cloud-storage provider will release a programming tool that lets other software companies hook their products into Dropbox so customers can use them together. The company, which today said 100,000 corporations are using Dropbox for Business, said programs that will now work with its service include those for transferring information, preventing data loss and securely storing files that may be needed for court cases.

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