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ownCloud in the news
20. December 2013

IT Business Edge: Open Source ownCloud Project Puts IT in File Synchronization Control

One of the most obvious reasons that services such as Dropbox or Box are so popular with end users is that most internal IT organizations simply haven’t had a way to offer that capability. End users were acquiring mobile computing devices by the millions and they simply needed a way to share files […]

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ownCloud in the news
20. December 2013

Free Software Foundation: Interview with Frank Karlitschek of ownCloud

In this edition, we conducted an email-based interview with Frank Karlitschek, the lead developer of ownCloud, a server software project that provides universal access to your files via the Web, your computer, or your mobile devices — wherever you are. It also provides a platform to easily view […]

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News from ownCloud
18. December 2013

More evidence that researchers and educators love ownCloud

You can see here that today we announced that TERENA, the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association, has endorsed ownCloud to its community, bringing more than 50 million potential users secure, private and easy-to-use file sync and share. According to Péter Szegedi, project […]

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Press releases
18. December 2013

Leading European Research and Education Association Endorses ownCloud for Secure, Private on-Premises File Sync and Share

TERENA receives favored pricing for its trans-European members, SWITCH and SURFnet first to deploy Lexington, MA – December 18, 2013 – TERENA, the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association, and ownCloud, Inc., the open source-based, on-premises file sync and share provider, […]

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News from ownCloud
17. December 2013

Why Jörn is ownCloud community, why you should be too

I just loved this blog posted by my friend Jörn Dreyer. It gives very thoughtful reasons to join the ownCloud community. Take a look and join us!

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News from ownCloud
13. December 2013

Latest ownCloud Desktop Client Available

On the heels of the community's recent launch of ownCloud 6 Community Edition, today we launched our latest desktop client, the fastest, most flexible client yet. Some real good detail is available here, but let's just say that most of what we did in 1.5 has led to significant performance gains. […]

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News from ownCloud
12. December 2013

ownCloud 6 Design – Making Open Source More Approachable

First off, a big thanks to all the design contributors from the community! I'm proud to see so many people contribute to design and front-end. Recently I even visited the Merz design academy in Stuttgart and worked together with students on improving ownCloud. Our open design process works really […]

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ownCloud in the news
11. December 2013

Muktware: ownCloud has announced the release of ownCloud 6 community edition

ownCloud has announced the availability of ownCloud Community Edition 6. The version comes with improved design, advanced integration with enhanced APIs and the ability to create, share, download – and now collaboratively edit — documents online.

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ownCloud in the news
11. December 2013

Web Upd8: Owncloud 6 Released With Online Collaborative Document Editing, More

ownCloud, a free software alternative to proprietary web services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and others that you can install on your own server, has reached version 6.

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ownCloud in the news
11. December 2013

Softpedia: ownCloud 6 Community Edition Officially Released with Innovative Features

ownCloud, Inc. is proud to announce today, December 11, that the Community Edition of its highly anticipated ownCloud 6 open source DYI (Do It Yourself) cloud server software is now available for download/upgrade with an improved design.

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ownCloud in the news
11. December 2013

Muktware: ownCloud Documents: Open Source competitor to Google Docs, MS Office 365, iWorks launched

ownCloud, a Germany based company, has announced the release of ownCloud Community Edition 6 which comes with a killer feature – ownCloud Documents – which may make ownCloud the Firefox, VLC or Chromium of the online editing world. ownCloud Documents is an online collaborative suite which works […]

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ownCloud in the news
11. December 2013

Virtualization Review: Startup ownCloud on Fast Track with Enterprise Alternative to Dropbox

OwnCloud, a rapidly growing startup offering IT managers an answer to the bane of their existence (Dropbox), is on the verge of closing on its first round of financing and has upgraded the community version of its offering.

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ownCloud in the news
11. December 2013

Boston Business Journal: OwnCloud launches new user collaboration features

Lexington-based ownCloud, which offers a commercial version of the open-source file sync and share community project of the same name, announced a new product Wednesday that allows users to collaborate more effectively.

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News from ownCloud
11. December 2013

ownCloud 6 Release Parties

Today we released ownCloud 6 Community Edition as you probably have heard. http://blog.karlitschek.de/2013/12/owncloud-6-is-here.html https://owncloud.com/blog/owncloud-6-community-edition-release-means-enterprise-customers We want to celebrate this again with several release parties. Please […]

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News from ownCloud, Product, Updates
11. December 2013

ownCloud 6 Community Edition Release, What it Means to Enterprise Customers

I hope everyone saw the announcement today about the release of ownCloud 6 Community Edition. What a great job by the amazing ownCloud community – not to mention the project creator and our CTO Frank Karlitschek. Now that the community edition is here, what happens next? We do quite a few […]

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Press releases
11. December 2013

Latest ownCloud Community Edition Offers Secure, Private, On-Premises File Sync and Share

ownCloud Community Edition 6 enhances user experience, simplifies app development and deployment and adds innovative collaborative editing feature Lexington, MA – December 11, 2013 – Improved design, advanced integration with enhanced APIs and the ability to create, share, download – and […]

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News from ownCloud
5. December 2013

ownCloud scores second at Best Cloud-Based File Storage Readers’ Choice Awards 2013 behind Dropbox, ahead of Google, Box and Ubuntu

Linux Journal readers spoke and chose ownCloud as the number two Best Cloud-Based File Storage in the Reader’s Choice Awards 2013, beating out hefty challengers Google, Box and Ubuntu, and falling short only to Dropbox – with its hundreds of millions of users. According to the polls 16.3% of […]

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News from ownCloud
3. December 2013

New in ownCloud 6 Community Edition: Sharing API

This was one of our most popular feature requests, this will be used by our Mobile and Desktop Clients to enable Sharing without the need to go to the web interface. In fact, the complete feature set of the web interface is supported. How easy is that? Now, share files directly from your mobile […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. December 2013

Linux Journal: Readers’ Choice Awards 2013

Dropbox is still the favorite cloud-based storage option, but it's great to see ownCloud nipping at its heels. No, not because I have anything against Dropbox (I use it myself), but because I love to see open-source alternatives whenever possible.

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News from ownCloud
22. November 2013

ownCloud How-to Webinar: Getting Started with ownCloud in the Enterprise

I’ve talked to many customers in the past year, getting ownCloud up and running in their datacenter and giving them and their employees private, secure file sync and share. How cool is my job? That’s why I thought it was great when I was asked to do this free webinar: Getting Started with […]

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News from ownCloud
20. November 2013

Did I Mention ownCloud has a Great Community: The Power of Translation

The ownCloud community is so many things. We have contributors to the core of our file synch and share engine for instance. We have people who build apps that extend ownCloud for both personal and enterprise file sync and share. Then there are those who work tirelessly finding and fixing bugs. Then […]

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News from ownCloud
19. November 2013

Enterprisificationizing Consumer File Sync and Share

Enterprise-a-what? Yep, I made up a word. There’s been a lot of news lately of consumer-grade companies trying to get all enterprise with their file sync and share. And many of those companies started all this trouble – we call it the “Dropbox Problem” – in the first place. I started […]

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News from ownCloud
14. November 2013

Germany’s dpa news agency: Ways to secure online storage

Great story coming out of Germany this morning from dpa, Germany’s leading news agency: Our own data cloud: Ways to secure online storage. Reporter Dirk Averesch writes about privacy and protection of data in the wake of the NSA disclosures and warns against using consumer-grade cloud services […]

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News from ownCloud
12. November 2013

ownCloud 6 Community — See Your Stuff Better

Another great feature in ownCloud 6 Community Edition -- available now in BETA – is the ability to see most files (like JPEGs, PDFs, Textfiles, ODT and others) as thumbnails. Why does this matter? Since most of us are visual, having a thumbnail of a file makes finding it a whole lot quicker […]

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News from ownCloud
7. November 2013

Show your true self in ownCloud 6

ownCloud 6 has a great new feature that can help users more easily recognize other users -- Avatars! Document management is great, but it's even better when you recognize the people with whom you are sharing. Now, small user avatar pictures are supported to help with recognition -- especially […]

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News from ownCloud
5. November 2013

Great new Community Feature: Activity Stream

Ever forget what you've done with a document? You are pretty sure you shared it, but did you delete it too? Who did you share it with? What did THEY do with it. Well, now with the new Activity Stream in ownCloud 6 Community Edition, we now show an activity feed where people can see what they did in […]

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News from ownCloud
4. November 2013

Did you See Me?

I had a chance to talk with my friends at the Linux Action Show this week -- check it out: http://www.jupiterbroadcasting.com/45757/a-frank-owncloud-interview-las-29e05/ (Interview starts at 37:00)

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News from ownCloud
31. October 2013

What’s New in ownCloud 6 — Shared file notifications

As many of you have probably seen, we just recently launched an Alpha of ownCloud 6 Community Edition. We didn't include many specifics on the features, so I thought I'd delve a little bit into one feature today -- with more to come. Chances are if you are sharing a file with someone inside your […]

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News from ownCloud
29. October 2013

Great new feature coming – LDAP/AD Wizard

I often find myself speaking with ownCloud Enterprise Edition customers, and when I do - I find they almost always use the Active Directory (AD) / LDAP integration. Unfortunately, working with corporate directories is not easy - for a lot of reasons. Most often, the AD admin is not the same person […]

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ownCloud in the news
28. October 2013

The Var Guy: ownCloud Adds Open source Document Collaboration to the Private Cloud

The chief selling point of ownCloud, the open source private cloud storage platform, has been its ability to build a cloud entirely on in-house, behind-the-firewall servers. Now, the company has gone a step further by introducing a feature for live, collaborative document editing. How does it stand […]

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ownCloud in the news
26. October 2013

Muktware: ownCloud Documents: Pure open source, open standard based Google Docs, iWork, Office 365 competitor

There are so many online word processors including Google Docs, Office 365, iWorks and many others that one may wonder ‘do we need another one?’ I think we do.

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News from ownCloud
25. October 2013

Gartner: By 2017, the hybrid cloud will rule

And we couldn’t agree more. Great story from Steven Vaughn-Nichols on research from Gartner’s Tom Bittman showing a surge by businesses into the cloud, with many saying they will testing hybrid cloud models. Writes Vaughn-Nichols: “What's different in the vision Bittman found in his […]

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ownCloud in the news
25. October 2013

ZDNet: OwnCloud Documents to bring Open Document Format editing to private cloud

Does the world need another cloud-based, online editor when we already have Google Docs, Office 365, and Zoho Docs? OwnCloud says that we do with its forthcoming ownCloud Documents, and they have several compelling arguments.

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News from ownCloud
24. October 2013

ownCloud Getting Even More Collaborative

In case you missed it, I wanted to point out a great new feature announced for the Community Edition today. While still in BETA, the potential of ownCloud Documents (collaborative editing) is huge. You can see more here. Watch this space for more on this and more on the upcoming ownCloud 6 […]

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News from ownCloud
22. October 2013

Extending Jive with File Sync & Share…in Vegas

ownCloud is very excited to attend this week's JiveWorld sessions—not only because the event is in Vegas, but because we will have the opportunity to further emphasize and build upon our Jive integration. Jive users who are looking to extend Jive with file sync and share (and maintain IT's control […]

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News from ownCloud
10. October 2013

NY Times: Let’s Build a More Secure Internet

YES! Finally, others are taking up the banner. A great op-ed piece in today’s NY Times calling for an “open hardware movement” much like the open source software movement to help re-secure the internet. “Fortunately, there is something we can do: encourage the development of an “open […]

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News from ownCloud
9. October 2013

Introducing ownCloud 6 Community Edition

Today we released the first Alpha of the latest (ownCloud 6) Community Edition and I'm extremely excited by the latest features – check out my blog here!

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News from ownCloud
2. October 2013

Yet another ownCloud milestone

100,000 mobile apps – iOS and Android – sold in just the first 14 months (since August 1, 2012). Think about what that means. When we sell ownCloud Enterprise Edition, we include the mobile apps, so this 100k does not include these customers. We offer free desktop clients for Windows, Linux […]

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Press releases
30. September 2013

The Security, Management and Encryption Risks of Cloud-Based Storage

ownCloud webinar to address the impact of the cloud on sensitive corporate data. Lexington, MA – September 30, 2013 – ownCloud, Inc. announced today a webinar on the security, management and encryption risks of Cloud-based storage Thursday, October 3 at 1 pm ET. With ever-increasing data […]

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News from ownCloud
27. September 2013

Indemnification? PRISM Proofing?

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that it’s getting awful deep around here. Look, I’m all for creative marketing and business plans, but when a business starts talking about indemnifying and “proofing” against data loss or loss of privacy (even against their own government?), I […]

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News from ownCloud
26. September 2013

LinuxCon, New Orleans, Data Manifesto and Beads

What a great time at LinuxCon last week in New Orleans, catching up with old friends, meeting new ownCloud enthusiasts and having the opportunity to speak about the “Cloudy Post-Prism World.” My friend and CEO Markus Rex captured this topic well here. An open source conference actually was a […]

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ownCloud in the news
17. September 2013

Enterprise Networking Planet: Review: ownCloud 5 Enterprise Edition

For many, “cloud” has become almost synonymous with offsite IT, with data processing and IT services taking place somewhere out in the ether rather than on-premises. From an ideology standpoint, however, “cloud” really means something else: simply put, a new way of provisioning services and […]

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ownCloud in the news
17. September 2013

GigaOM: PRISM, the public cloud and privacy: What’s at risk?

Privacy means a great deal to me: I carefully guard what I make public about myself, and as a technologist, I am constantly on guard about the technology I use. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the personal impact PRISM and its sister projects in the U.S. and elsewhere will have on me, my […]

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Press releases
17. September 2013

ownCloud Adds Executive to Bolster Enterprise File Sync and Share Sales Efforts

Long-time Boston-based sales executive joins as vice president Lexington, MA – September 17, 2013 – ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source secure enterprise file sync and share software, announced today that Steve Green has joined the company as vice president […]

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News from ownCloud
10. September 2013

ownCloud 5.0.11 Released Today

We released the latest version ownCloud Enterprise Edition today that includes several bug fixes and improvements all over the place including speed improvements with LDAP servers (by reducing the number of connections) and correct quota handling in complex external storage situations. You can […]

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News from ownCloud
9. September 2013

Dropbox Hacked

I realize it’s taken me a while to react to this, I guess for a couple of reasons. The first was that Dropbox really wasn’t “hacked” in the true sense of the word, but instead reverse engineered by “white hat” academicians. What’s the difference? Well, for one thing it wasn’t done […]

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News from ownCloud
5. September 2013

Now access your files even when you’re offline

Ever wanted to get on the airplane with your iPad (or even iPhone) and edit a handful of files, but were not sure how to get those files back to the server so your team could have the updates? Now, with the new updated iOS app, you can – with offline access. Just download the files while you […]

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News from ownCloud
5. September 2013

Latest Desktop Client Released

For those of you waiting in breathless anticipation, yesterday we released ownCloud Client 1.4.0, along with csync 0.90.0. The release comes with a significantly improved user interface which allows for better feedback and more settings. It also features several bug fixes and improvements under the […]

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Press releases
5. September 2013

ownCloud’s Latest iOS App Offers “Offline” Access to Files

Access Important Files from Anywhere Even with No Signal Lexington, MA – September 5, 2013 – ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source secure enterprise file sync and share software, announced today the release of its latest iOS app, giving business men and women […]

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News from ownCloud
4. September 2013

Living in a Cloudy Post-PRISM World, Where Do We Go From Here?

In case you missed it, I wanted to make sure you saw my piece in today’s ReadWriteWeb. As more data becomes exposed in the Cloud, and it becomes more and more apparent that that data can be easily compromised, I just ask for a little common sense. The piece is really just about knowing where […]

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News from ownCloud, Product
29. August 2013

POOF, You Are Indemnified!

Hmm, does it really work that way? We’ve been hearing from customers lately about one of the 800 lbs. gorillas out there telling them that their data will be “indemnified” if they store it outside their firewall. Beyond the fact that it should give you pause that companies storing data in […]

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News from ownCloud
29. August 2013

Biggest ownCloud developer meeting to-date

I'm just recovering from our latest developer meeting this past weekend -- August 16th to the 19th at the Technical University of Berlin. More than 50 developer from all over the world attended, our largest attendance yet. We managed again to keep a healthy ratio of 50% ownCloud employees and 50% […]

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ownCloud in the news
8. August 2013

Muktware: Hack ownCloud in Berlin

In the wake of PRISM and other spying programs by the US and UK governments, companies and organizations will now be shy of using proprietary cloud as it will give the US government direct access to their sensitive data.

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News from ownCloud
8. August 2013

Looking for a few good coders

It's that time again -- ownCloud will be hosting our 5th developer meeting -- again in Berlin. At the last meeting in Berlin, more than 45 community members from across the globe gathered to pull the code apart, put it back together then drink beer and eat pizza. But more than that we sketched out […]

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News from ownCloud
31. July 2013

Webinar:  How to Manage Your ownCloud Installation

Whether using a mobile device, a workstation, or a web client, ownCloud provides the ability to put the right files in the right hands at the right time on any device in one simple-to-use, secure, private and controlled solution. We get quite a few questions about how to best manage the installation […]

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News from ownCloud
30. July 2013

Private vs Public Cloud – Gartner Catalyst Conference

Today at the Gartner Catalyst Conference I attended a panel discussion "A Battle for Cloud Hill: A Public vs Private cloud Debate" - moderated by Gartner's Kyle Hilgendorf -- and witnessed something that reinforces why I believe so strongly that ownCloud's approach is the right solution for […]

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News from ownCloud
29. July 2013

GNOME and ownCloud – Desktop Plus Web for a Holistic Experience

That’s the title of the talk I’ll give this week at GUADEC, the annual GNOME conference. It’s really exciting for me personally because I really like the way GNOME is designed and the people on the design team are great. I draw a lot of inspiration from both GNOME’s design as well as their […]

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News from ownCloud
26. July 2013

Getting Started with ownCloud

I wanted to bring your attention to a great resource written by one of our community members. Getting started with ownCloud, written by Aditya Patawari, is a great way to learn how to set up and run ownCloud - and to get the most out of it. While this is not an “official” ownCloud book, […]

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News from ownCloud
24. July 2013

Awesome Community Mobile Apps!

As the ownCloud project gains in popularity, a lot of our community people want to use and integrate ownCloud with their specific mobile platform. We talk a lot here about ownCloud being "extensible," and integrating ownCloud with these mobile platforms is just one great example. Everyone can extend […]

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ownCloud in the news
16. July 2013

Daily Host News: ownCloud Releases ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5 With Expanded Enterprise Features, Improved Usability

Open source secure enterprise file sync and share software developer ownCloud today announced the availability of ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5, the latest version of ownCloud Enterprise Edition.Open source secure enterprise file sync and share software developer ownCloud today announced the […]

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ownCloud in the news
16. July 2013

WHIR: ownCloud Releases Latest Version of Enterprise Private Cloud Platform

Open source file sync and share software developer ownCloud announced on Tuesday it has released the latest version of its enterprise private cloud platform, ownCloud Enterprise Edition.

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ownCloud in the news
16. July 2013

The Var Guy: ownCloud Unveils New Enterprise Private Cloud Platform

The world of private cloud computing for the enterprise saw a significant development this week with the release of the latest version of ownCloud Enterprise Edition. Major updates to the file syncing and storage platform, which is built on open source code, include security enhancements, usability […]

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ownCloud in the news
15. July 2013

MakeUseOf: ownCloud: A Cross-Platform, Self-Hosted Alternative to Dropbox & Google Calendar

The NSA and PRISM scares demonstrated that governments can and will access the various popular online cloud services. This means that now is one of the best times to consider creating your own cloud solution. With your own cloud, you can get the same benefits of accessing various services such as […]

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ownCloud in the news
15. July 2013

Datamation: ownCloud CEO Plots an Open Source Path Forward [VIDEO]

Building a storage startup is no easy task -- just ask Markus Rex, the co-founder and CEO of ownCloud.

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Press releases
15. July 2013

ownCloud Releases Latest Secure, Easy-to-Integrate and Extend On-Premise Enterprise File Sync and Share

Based on the popular open source project, ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5 gives IT control of sensitive data Lexington, MA – July 15, 2013 – ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source secure enterprise file sync and share software, announced today the availability […]

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News from ownCloud
15. July 2013

ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5 is here!

This morning, we released our most exciting enterprise offering to date - ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5. File sync and share has become a critical tool for end users, but without proper security, privacy, authentication and governance, it can be a company's worst nightmare. We take the […]

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News from ownCloud
12. July 2013

What’s New in ownCloud 5? Join the webinar

The announcement and (pending) release of ownCloud 5 Enterprise Edition has kept everyone busy.  On Tuesday, I’ll walk through what’s new in ownCloud 5 during a webinar which is scheduled for 12pm ET / 6pm CET. I will differentiate the Community and Enterprise editions, talk about new security […]

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News from ownCloud
5. July 2013

ownCloud 5 Feature Review: Anonymous Upload

Since the announcement last week of ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5, I’ve been getting a lot of requests to dive a bit deeper into the new features. Today, I thought I’d cover the very handy anonymous upload feature. With the new anonymous upload feature, collaboration with partners and […]

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News from ownCloud
1. July 2013

ownCloud Integration – Use Your Existing Automation Tools

Since the announcement last week of ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5, I’ve been getting a lot of requests to dive a bit deeper into the new features. I’d like to start with one that our customers asked for a lot, one that is only possible with a self-hosted solution, and one that epitomizes […]

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News from ownCloud
28. June 2013

Some people just don’t get open source – or DO THEY?

Listen, we get it. A better mousetrap comes to market, captures the industry’s attention and imagination and suddenly the executive team tells their PR agency to go all brass knuckle FUD on them (but black ops of course). Recently a few reporter friends sent us an email they got from Lewis PR […]

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ownCloud in the news
25. June 2013

GIGAOM: ownCloud makes its enterprise file sync service even more enterprise-y

Summary: Latest OwnCloud offers AES encryption at rest and other bennies for IT pros but still offers an easy Dropbox-like user interface. ownCloud, which offers an open-source spin on the whole Dropbox for the enterprise chestnut, has added better encryption and other enterprise perks to its […]

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ownCloud in the news
25. June 2013

ZDNet: Want a cloud where you call the shots? Consider ownCloud

Summary: If you want an easy-to-use, private open-source cloud for your needs, the new ownCloud may just be what the CIO ordered. Nervous about the NSA, PRISM and your public cloud? Not sure you want to put all your data eggs in one Amazon Web Services zone basket? Then, maybe ownCloud's just […]

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ownCloud in the news
25. June 2013

ReadWrite: Locking Down Enterprise Storage With ownCloud

ownCloud has gotten a lot of attention of late, no doubt helped by concerns over the potential vulnerability of cloud storage services to government spying on corporate data. While the private cloud storage vendor didn't leap to take advantage of the fallout from PRISM, ownCloud is well aware […]

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ownCloud in the news
25. June 2013

The H: Upcoming ownCloud Enterprise 5 improves authentication speed

Cloud collaboration company ownCloud has announced that it will make version 5 of its open source ownCloud Enterprise product available at the beginning of July. A release candidate for the software is now available for customers wanting to try out the new features. Building on ownCloud Community […]

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ownCloud in the news
25. June 2013

The Server Side: Are consumer cloud services or a BYOD mindset a bigger security threat?

If chief security officers are worried about the proliferation of the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, they should be hysterical over the inevitable data breaches that will occur as a result of employees bringing their own cloud computing software into the workplace.

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ownCloud in the news
25. June 2013

eWeek: ownCloud Updates Enterprise Edition of File-Sync, File-Sharing App

ownCloud is releasing an updated version of its ownCloud Enterprise Edition file-sync and file-sharing software, which includes a host of new features such as improved Active Directory and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) integration to enhance user authentication processes.

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News from ownCloud
25. June 2013

ownCloud Enterprise 5 – More Secure, Easier to Use, Extend and Integrate

As not just the CEO, but as someone who proudly helps with the development of our Enterprise product, I am so pleased to unveil our latest baby. ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5 is our most secure, easy-to-use, easy-to-integrate and easy-to-extend ownCloud to-date. ownCloud Enterprise Edition 5 […]

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Press releases
25. June 2013

Enterprise File Sync and Share Now More Secure and Easier to Integrate and Extend with Latest On-Premise ownCloud Enterprise EditionownCloud Enterprise Edition 5 punktet mit neuen Funktionen bei Sicherheit, Integration und Erweiterbarkeit

ownCloud offers enterprises a secure, on-premise, easy-to-integrate and extend file sync and share Lexington, MA – June 25, 2013 – ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source secure enterprise file sync and share software, announced today the release next month of […]

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News from ownCloud
19. June 2013

ownCloud Desktop Client 1.3 Beta

ownCloud is continuously evolving, as seen recently with our mobile apps update, as well as ongoing Community and Enterprise Edition server updates. Of course the ownCloud Desktop Client needs it's due too, and here it is -- ownCloud Desktop Client 1.3 Beta -- which you can download now […]

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News from ownCloud
19. June 2013

ownCloud community continues to flex ownCloud’s flexibility

REALLY delayed in pointing this out, so my apologies, but how cool is this? We wrote a while back about the community replacing Google reader with an ownCloud option – within days of Google dropping Reader. Well, now the community is working together to preemptively replace Google Contacts Sync […]

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News from ownCloud
13. June 2013

ReadWriteWeb: PRISM Fallout Part 2: Companies Will Store More Data Behind The Firewall

Great piece by Brian Proffitt on RWW on the continuing controversy surrounding the U.S. government's reported monitoring of online data via FISA court orders and projects like PRISM. “…projects like PRISM may have far-reaching implications for users of public cloud computing. Specifically, it […]

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ownCloud in the news
12. June 2013

The Var Guy: ownCloud: Private Cloud DropBox Alternative Enhances Android, iOS Support

What does it mean to have a cloud of one's own? Most of us would probably be satisfied with just the basics: Automatic file syncing, easy sharing features and efficient, Web-based access to data. But ownCloud (the open source cloud infrastructure project and potential Dropbox alternative) has gained […]

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ownCloud in the news
12. June 2013

The Var Guy; ownCloud: Private Cloud DropBox Alternative Enhances Android, iOS Support

What does it mean to have a cloud of one's own? Most of us would probably be satisfied with just the basics: Automatic file syncing, easy sharing features and efficient, Web-based access to data. But ownCloud (the open source cloud infrastructure project and potential Dropbox alternative) has […]

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Press releases
11. June 2013

More Features, Greater Usability for Latest ownCloud Apps, Make Secure, Enterprise File Sync and Share Easier Than Ever

Latest Android and iOS apps offer fast, easy access to ownCloud’s secure enterprise file sync and share server Lexington, MA – June 11, 2013 – ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source secure file sync and share software, announced today the release of its […]

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ownCloud in the news
11. June 2013

ReadWrite: PRISM Fallout Part 2: Companies Will Store More Data Behind The Firewall

The controversy surrounding the U.S. government's reported monitoring of online data via FISA court orders and projects like PRISM may have far-reaching implications for users of public cloud computing. Specifically, it could drive more enterprise customers towards storage solutions that are held […]

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11. June 2013

Read Write Web: PRISM Fallout Part 2: Companies Will Store More Data Behind The Firewall

Behind-the-firewall enterprise storage solutions like ownCloud become more attractive in this new PRISM world.

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7. June 2013

That’s right, we’re hiring again

ownCloud is growing like crazy, giving businesses a secure, on-premises alternative to consumer-grade file sync and share like Dropbox. It’s a hot space, important work and a fun work environment. We currently have positions open in both Nuremberg, Germany and Boston, Mass. When was the last […]

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5. June 2013

Latest webinar: Learn how to easy extend ownCloud with me

In the fifth of a series of informational webinars, join me next Tuesday and learn how to: Create your own ownCloud app. It’s easy to extend ownCloud by writing an own ownCloud app, create email interfaces, integration with your key systems, even replace current proprietary tools. I’ll show […]

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5. June 2013

ownCloud How-to Webinar: Build Your Own ownCloud File Sync and Share App

Learn how to extend ownCloud capabilities with ownCloud project founder and community manager Frank Karlitschek Lexington, MA – June 5, 2013 – In the fifth of a series of informational webinars ownCloud Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source file sync and share […]

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4. June 2013

Red Hat Summit here we come

If you plan to be in the Boston area next week, or are coming in specifically to attend the Red Hat Summit in Boston’s Hynes Center, June 11-14, add a stop by our booth (112). And join ownCloud’s vice president of Products, Matt Richards for “Liberate your Files: A solution from Vizuri using […]

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4. June 2013

ownCloud Coming to Red Hat Summit in Boston June 11-14

On-premise enterprise file sync and share company to demo latest server and client releases, present on “Liberating Your Files” with partner Vizuri Lexington, MA – June 4, 2013 – ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source secure enterprise file sync and share […]

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16. May 2013

Wall Street Journal Debate: Should Companies Allow Employees to Use Consumer File-Sharing Services?

Remove “consumer” and there is no debate – file sync and share, as Ted Schadler of Forrester writes: “…make it a cinch to move files from a computer to a tablet to a smartphone to another computer and back again. And it's a much better solution than email for sharing a bucket of files with […]

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16. May 2013

Vizuri Joins ownCloud Reseller Network in the US

Open Source Solution Provider to resell ownCloud’s enterprise file sync and share Lexington, MA – May 14, 2013 – ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source secure enterprise file sync and share software, announced today that Vizuri, a software design and […]

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16. May 2013

Welcome Vizuri to the ownCloud Partner Network

Great news, today we would like to welcome Vizuri to our team as ownCloud resellers. Vizuri is a software design and development company with a diverse client base in both the private and public sectors. The new reseller deal will allow Vizuri to resell ownCloud’s on-premise, secure file sync and […]

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15. May 2013

Linux.com: Q&A: ownCloud Provides Secure File Sharing for the Enterprise

File storage and sharing using consumer-oriented cloud services can be a security problem for companies that want to avoid sensitive data leaks. ownCloud aims to solve the issue by offering commercial cloud services installed within a company's own datacenter. Their open source software is built […]

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15. May 2013

Holy Mole: Google Drive Triples Free Storage – Nothing in Life is Free Folks

Big storage news this week as Google ramps up the pressure on Dropbox – offering now 15GB of free storage. This spells trouble for Dropbox, but also for enterprises. As Google, Microsoft, Dropbox and Apple chase the rabbit down the hole -- lowering prices as they go – more and more employees […]

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14. May 2013

ownCloud joins Linux Foundation and Open Invention Network

Two important announcements this week: ownCloud joined both the Linux Foundation and the Open Invention Network (OIN) recently. First, the Linux Foundation. Linux and open source technologies are vital to cloud-based computing and the Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to the […]

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8. May 2013

ownCloud How-to Webinar: Integrate Enterprise File Sync and Share with Active Directory and LDAP

Latest ownCloud webinar gives enterprise IT the tools get back control of their data Lexington, MA – May 7, 2013 – In the fourth of a series of informational webinars ownCloud Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source file sync and share software, announced: How-to […]

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30. April 2013

The ownCloud Community Does it Again: The First Android App Entirely Community Built

That's right -- available now in the Android App Store is an app created by the terrific ownCloud community. ownCloud Bookmarks, as the name suggests, provides convenient access to ownCloud Bookmarks. To use this extension you need to have access to ownCloud installation with Bookmarks […]

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17. April 2013

ownCloud How-to Webinar: Audit and Manage Data using Splunk

Latest ownCloud webinar gives enterprise IT the tools to get back control of their data Lexington, MA – April 17, 2013 – In the third of a series of informational webinars ownCloud Inc., the company behind the world's most popular open source file sync and share software, announced: ownCloud […]