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Team Week: Undirected Innovation in a Commercial Open Source Setting

ownCloud is a company with a core and a philosophy that is centered around open source and strives for the role of community stewardship and commercial success. At the same time, we deliver a scalable, world-class, secure, silo-breaking platform for our customers, partners, and community users on a […]

General, Safe Harbor

The Business Card Case

Imagine you are a German company who exhibited at a security show in Nuremberg, Germany. 1) People came to your booth and handed in their business card in order to receive further information (legally, that is a consent). 2) You scan the business card, together with the notes taken at the booth and […]

ownCloud in the news

PCWorld: Why ownCloud’s CEO isn’t worried about the death of Safe Harbor

Data sovereignty has become a hot-button issue ever since the EU’s top court struck down the Safe Harbor agreement in October, and for many users of file-synchronization and sharing services, it poses a considerable problem. OwnCloud CEO Markus Rex sees it as more of an opportunity. That’ […]

General, Safe Harbor

You can soon be fined up to 4% of your annual revenue for any data protection violation!

The 3 major law making bodies in the European Union (EU parliament, EU commission and the EU council) have just this Tuesday agreed on the final terms of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). After some more formalism, which shall happen in early 2016, such regulation will go into […]

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Compare the Cloud: Federated Cloud: The Next Generation of Cloud Services

It’s hard to argue the impact the cloud has had on IT and business over the past decade. It’s made the world smaller by making collaboration easier. The consumer cloud file sharing services that have made our personal lives easier – Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Microsoft OneDrive, etc. – […]

General, Use Cases

ownCloud for Non-Profit

Due to the concerns around security risks of the cloud and the lack of control, this non-profit organization steered clear of cloud based providers and chose a solution closer to home. So although they’re original architecture was Windows-based, they set up a Linux instance in order to use […]

General

Big Day of Releases

Today we are announcing not one, not even two, but three releases. That’s right; today the updated versions of the Desktop Client, Android App, and iOS App are now available! The desktop, Android, and iOS clients have all received a major update, support to directly share with other users or […]

ownCloud in the news

ETC News: Top 10 Open Source Developments of 2015

Open source is driving an ever-expanding market. The notion of community-driven development is a growing disruption to proprietary software controlled by commercial vendors, and the free open source software concept has become a major disruption in industry and technology. Top 10 Open Source […]

General, Safe Harbor

A Message on Safe Harbor

Since the recent decisions made about Safe Harbor the questions have been flying. How does this effect my company? Depends on the file sharing server you’re using. What about ownCloud, can I still continue to share my files cross continentally with ownCloud? Yes, absolutely. I’ve even been […]

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OpenSource.com: 6 creative ways to use ownCloud

ownCloud is a self-hosted open source file sync and share server. Like “big boys” Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, and others, ownCloud lets you access your files, calendar, contacts, and other data. You can synchronize everything (or part of it) between your devices and share files with […]

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Datamation: Build Your Own Linux Cloud Alternative

ownCloud (Google Drive) – We’ve all experienced the thrill that comes from using Google Drive. But did you know you can run your own? By installing ownCloud on a local server within your LAN, you’re able to utilize many of the same features found with Google Drive without any Internet […]

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Softpedia: ownCloud 8.2 Gets Its First Point Release with over 100 Improvements

On November 18, ownCloud announced the immediate availability for download of the first maintenance release of their open-source ownCloud 8.2 self-hosting cloud server solution for GNU/Linux operating systems. According to the release notes, which have been attached at the end of the article for […]

General, Use Cases

ownCloud Welcomes Ouachita Baptist University

ownCloud would like to welcome our newest customer, Ouachita Baptist University. Ouachita is a liberal arts university which has earned a strong academic reputation and year after year, is ranked among the nation’s top colleges by such publications as U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. In […]

General

What is Hybrid Cloud?

Why is it my favorite? Primarily because they missed the mark with this definition. Why is the only way to have a hybrid EFSS to have the control plane hosted in a vendor cloud? What about vendors where the control plane is on site, and storage is mixed on site or in the cloud? Is this not also […]

General

ownCloud 8.2 Enterprise Edition is Here

Last month we announced the release of the ownCloud 8.2 Server while hinting at what was to come with the upcoming release of the enterprise edition. Well today is the big day. ownCloud 8.2 Enterprise Edition is finally here, and with this release comes our new Hybrid Cloud EFSS Model and all the […]

Community, General

Protect your data with ownCloud and benefit now from special pricing through the GÉANT Framework Agreement valid until End of the Year 2015

Research Facilities and Universities rely on ownCloud as they require an on-premise File Sync and -Share solution with the ability to protect sensitive data or research and to manage data at scale. The GÉANT Association, representative of the European National Research and Education Networks, and […]

General, Use Cases

Implementing ownCloud on S3 by a Service Provider

A service provider came to ownCloud to help them offer secure file sharing as a service to their customers.  As an industry leader in revenue cycle enhancement for payers and providers – they believe that secure electronic health information exchange is not just part of their business – it IS […]

ownCloud in the news

Tecmint: 12 Open Source Cloud Storage Software to Store and Sync Your Data Quickly and Safely

1. OwnCloud A Dropbox replacement for Linux users, giving many functionalities which are similar to that of DropBox, ownCloud is a self-hosted file sync and share server. Its open source functionality provides users with access to unlimited amount of storage space. Project started in January 2010 […]

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Kusnetzky Group: ownCloud maintains security and control for enterprise file sync and share

I was intrigued by flexibility of ownCloud’s technology. The company has published APIs making it possible for the organization to easily interface file sync and share capabilities with its choice of encryption, management or even format transformation tools. The company has developed a […]

General

Learn More About ownCloud’s Hybrid Model and 8.2

When people hear the word “hybrid” there are generally two ways people think about the cloud portion of the hybrid model. The first is that people are looking at hybrid storage options, very often for backup or capacity reasons, such as Amazon s3. The other option is typically the balance of […]

General

Burned by OneDrive?

When Microsoft began offering unlimited storage space for OneDrive it was a bold move; a move to get ahead in the storage market. Turns out they are regretting their decision and now they’re taking it back. And they’re not just taking back the offer to prospective customers; it turns out their […]

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Open Innovation- What Companies Can Learn From Open Source Communities

The term open innovation is quite old. Over the last few years I have heard this term more and more, and it feels a little over-hyped at the moment. But it got me thinking. How is open innovation related to what we do in open source and at ownCloud? I think open innovation can be summarized as the […]

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Storage Newsletter: ownCloud Unveils Flexible Hybrid Cloud EFSS

ownCloud, Inc. unveiled its hybrid cloud enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) model allowing customers to choose their cloud storage service, and still deliver on-premise security and control. While existing hybrid models leave the control plane in the public cloud, making files more susceptible […]

General

National Cyber Security Awareness Month- ownCloud’s Got Your Back

This month marks the twelfth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  The idea of NCSAM is that with a joint effort between the government and the cyber industry, Americans have the resources they need to be secure online. According to StaySafeOnline.org “With recent legislation and […]

General

Join the On-Premise Movement

Day after day we are accosted with articles in the media about data breaches or the security issues that come with using the public cloud. The answer is really simple. Join the on-prem movement and get control of your data! As safe as on-premise file sharing is, some people still seem to be drawn […]

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Softpedia: ownCloud Server 8.2 Officially Released with Revamped Gallery App, Notifications

Today, October 20, the ownCloud community, through Jos Poortvliet, has been proud to announce the release and immediate availability for download of ownCloud Server 8.2. ownCloud Server 8.2 is the second point release in the 8.x series of the world’s most popular free and open-source […]

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LinuxVeda: ownCloud 8.2 brings more control on-premise

ownCloud, Inc., the maker of the open source file sync and share (EFSS) software with the same name, today announced its new hybrid cloud enterprise file sync & share model. The new model allows customers to choose their cloud storage services and still have control over it and manage the […]

General, News from ownCloud, Updates

ownCloud is Now Offering a Hybrid Model!

Today we have announced our new hybrid cloud EFSS model, which delivers on-premise security and control. Research shows that that 49 percent of organizations are planning to implement this type of file sharing solution where the control plane is on-premise and the storage is on-premise and/or in the […]

Press releases

ownCloud Unveils First and Only Flexible Hybrid Cloud Enterprise File Sync & Share Solution with On-Premise Control Plane

In addition to enabling the new hybrid model, ownCloud 8.2 includes several feature and functionality upgrades designed to enhance security, flexibility and usability, including: Encryption: Building on the recent release of ownCloud Encryption 2.0, the new release advances the most flexible EFSS […]

Federated Cloud Sharing, General, Use Cases

ownCloud Multinational Customers are Connected with Federated Cloud Sharing

How many companies are global? According to the International Labour Organization there are about 50,000 multinational enterprises world-wide. That’s over 200 million people. Let’s put that number in perspective. In 1986 about 6.5 million people held hands to form a chain across the entire […]

General

Reduce Your Attack Surface, Save $15 Million?

Every day we see new stats, new data about cyber security and cyber hacking. Today, a new study was published by HP Enterprise Security and Ponemon Institute – for the sixth year in a row – about the cost of a data breach in the US.  Up 20% from last year, the total annual impact of a data […]

General, Safe Harbor

Data Residency, Data Sovereignty and the Mad Scramble

We’re a software company and our roots are in the open source community where, just four years ago, we started to believe there was a better option to file sync and share—a better option to cloud-based vendors like Dropbox and Box—and we put a stake in the ground.  We wanted people to have […]

General, Use Cases

ownCloud was Featured on Grey’s Anatomy and You Probably Missed It

Who watches Grey’s Anatomy? Remember that episode from season 9 where the hospital goes digital? Rather than carrying around the hand written medical charts, all the doctors need are iPads. They can access each patient’s medical chart by accessing it with the iPad, which is connected to the […]

General, Use Cases

New ownCloud Use Case Blog Series “ownClouders Anonymous”

You can call it a feature, you can call it a use case, or you can just stretch your idea of ownCloud as “just” an EFSS solution.  When we talk about extensibility, we mean that people are using ownCloud to bridge silos, add structure to unstructured data, provide access to data-backups, meeting […]

General

ownCloud Android App 1.8 Now Available

Get ready for it guys…Today we have released the latest version of the ownCloud Android App, 1.8. I know, I know, it’s been a while. But what can I say? We didn’t want to offer you anything that was less than perfection! This latest version of the app has three major new features, which I must […]

ownCloud in the news

Datamation: Dropbox Alternatives for Linux Users

ownCloud – Unlike the other Dropbox alternatives listed here, ownCloud is more of a Google Apps replacement. Collaborate document editing, calendars, galleries and more – ownCloud is a full software suite designed to run on your own server. Like Google Drive, you can also use ownCloud to sync […]

General

Is the Future About Collaboration?

Today I noticed this article at The Verge. http://www.theverge.com/2015/9/22/9372563/dropbox-really-is-a-feature I usually don’t talk too much about other players in the file sync and share market. But this article raised a few interesting points about the market and where we are going. I agree […]

Press releases

ownCloud Triples Revenue, Doubles Customer Base

It is estimated that ownCloud is actively managing more than 25 billion files as it reaches across structured and unstructured data silos to provide universal file access to any device. “This past year has been the best in ownCloud company history”, said Rex. “Our significantly increased sales […]

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The Register: Storage silo unification from file sharer ownCloud

Interview We came across what seemed like just another file sync and sharer, and sighed. Yet checking ownCloud’s product out showed there was a lot more to it than that, which made us curious. So we asked Markus Rex, its CEO and co-founder, some questions to find out more. His answers […]

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OpenSource.com: Get your own cloud and reclaim your data

Frank Karlitschek founded ownCloud, a personal cloud platform that also happens to be open source, in 2011. Why open source? Frank has some strong opinions about how we host and share our data, and with the recent scrutiny on security and privacy, his thoughts are even more relevant. In this […]

ownCloud in the news

PCQuest: 8 Self-Hosted Cloud Storage Solutions

ownCloud It is a popular personal cloud solution and often referred as Dropbox replacement. It synchronizes your files to the private server. You can access your files globally from the ownCloud server via mobile and desktop apps. You can add external storage to your ownCloud with Dropbox, SWIFT, […]

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Softpedia: ownCloud Announces Ubuntu-Based Appliance with ownCloud Proxy

If you thought that the ownCloud Server/Client development was slow and boring, think again, as ownCloud has just announced the release of their first-ever appliance that lets users install ownCloud in virtual machines. Being based on the long-term supported Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) operating […]

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OpenSource.com: 6 open source tools to help educators stay organized

ownCloud is a file sync and share server. It lets you create and store files, folders, photo galleries, and contacts to this service and keep them synchronized amongst your devices. Teachers can keep and share lectures, make notes and even create and collaborate on rich text documents together with […]

ownCloud in the news

PCQuest: 15 Open Source Tools to Accelerate and Manage Your Cloud Infrastructure

ownCloud: It is very popular file hosting cloud storage software and accessible via the mobile and desktop apps.

ownCloud in the news

Storage Switzerland: ownCloud 8.1 Extends Beyond File Sync and Share

ownCloud entered the marketplace with a solution that provided IT with a simple to deploy and use file sync and share service combined with critical security features to properly control, manage and protect an organization’s valuable data. As we detailed in a previous article on ownCloud 8, their […]

General

ownCloud is Headed Back to School

To hear more stories like NRW’s checkout our customer story page. Hear how other education institutions are using ownCloud to protect their data then contact our sales team to learn how ownCloud can benefit your institution!

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LinuxVeda: ownCloud beefing up security with bounty program

ownCloud Inc. have announced a partnership with HackerOne to help with the newly created Security Bug Bounty Program in an effort to find vulnerabilities and fix them before they become an issue for users. ownCloud assures its users that it has a comprehensive security strategy in place to help […]

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ZDNet: ​User data manifesto seeks to give people control of their data

Frank Karlitschek, founder of the open-source ownCloud program, has been seeking to define the “basic rights for people to control their own data in the Internet age.” Karlitschek and his colleagues have been working on this idea since 2012. Now, in Berlin at the ownCloud Contributor […]

ownCloud in the news

Network World: Kicking Google out of my life, Part 8: Will I ever go back?

I left Gmail and began using Kolab Now during this wacky little experiment. You know what? I have no intention on returning to Gmail. Even though Kolab Now is a paid service, I find it to be well worth the few dollars I pay per month. The simple fact that I am not being advertised to (and my data is […]

ownCloud in the news

OpenSource.com: Back to school: 5 open source programs for students and teachers

A win-win for schools is ownCloud, an open source file sharing server that helps schools take back control of their data. Files are available via sync clients for nearly all major operating systems, as well as a web interface. ownCloud also includes a browser-based collaborative document editing […]

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Cloudwards: ownCloud Bug Bounty Program Announced

ownCloud has launched their Security Bug Bounty Program. The new offering is set to add an additional layer of security to their EFSS solution. The company is partnering with HackOne to make the new system possible. Bug bounty programs, like this one, are a popular way for companies to help increase […]

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IT World: ownCloud announces bug bounty

Open source enterprise file sharing and synchronization (EFSS) company ownCloud today announced that it has partnered with vulnerability management and bug bounty platform provider HackerOne (https://hackerone.com/) to offer a bug bounty program to ownCloud contributors and the security research […]

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Fierce CIO: User Data Manifesto 2.0 targets tech industry data practices

Frank Karlitschek started the idea for a data manifesto in 2012, and he’s been working on the document in concert with his open-source ownCloud platform since. The User Data Manifesto 2.0, which Karlitschek debuted this weekend at the ownCloud Contributor Conference, codifies the “basic […]

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Opensource.com: Back to school: 5 open source programs for students and teachers

Educators need convenient digital lockers to stash student projects and teacher work, but protecting student data privacy is a growing concern. With rampant data mining, surveillance, and third party sharing of sensitive data by commercial cloud and application providers, teachers must dodge a […]

Press releases

ownCloud Taps HackerOne to Bring Its Security Strategy to the Next Level with New ownCloud Security Bug Bounty Program

The ownCloud Security Bug Bounty Program was presented to the ownCloud community at this year’s record-breaking ownCloud Contributor Conference, which is taking place August 28 – September 3 in Berlin, Germany. The attendee list for the 2015 conference more than doubled the number of […]

General

Introducing the ownCloud Security Bug Bounty Program

I’m very excited to announce the new ownCloud Security Bug Bounty Program. This program will utilize the creativity and skill of the security research community to take the security of ownCloud to the next level. As an open-source company, ownCloud believes in transparency and the importance of […]

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Softpedia: ownCloud Desktop Client 2.0 Arrives with Support for Multiple Accounts, More

ownCloud, a software company known for developing and deploying the most popular self-hosting cloud server solution on the market, announced today, August 25, the immediate availability for download of ownCloud Desktop Client 2.0. According to the announcement, ownCloud Desktop Client 2.0 is a major […]

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Datanami: Five Reasons for Leaving Your Data Where It Is

As cloud adoption continues its meteoric ascent, the number of access points to enterprise data also increases. And while keeping data on premise is no guarantee of security, it does drastically reduce the number of access points. But the case for keeping data on premise goes far beyond a common […]

Community, General

Desktop Client 2.0 – Offering Multi-Account and Large Folder Sync

Today ownCloud has released the newest version of the Desktop Client, 2.0. With this release comes the resolution of numerous bugs, as well as two brand new features: multi-account and large folder sync thresholds. One of the most consistent requests we have had for the ownCloud Desktop Client is […]

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Solutions Review: Is the Cloud an On-Premise Backup Killer?

I recently busted out my journalistic megaphone to ask some of the smartest minds in IT a simple but daunting question: Is the cloud an on-premise backup killer? Here were their responses: Matt Richards, Vice President of products at ownCloud: “Fundamentally, the cloud allows an organization to […]

ownCloud in the news

BBC: How firms are fighting off spies and hackers

Perhaps not surprisingly, a Ponemon Institute study in April found that there has been a 34% growth in businesses using encryption methods to protect their communications. Headlines about cyber-attacks undoubtedly drive a greater demand for privacy, says Matt Richards, vice president of products at […]

General

Users Receive Eviction Notice from Storage Service Wuala

By now you may have heard the announcement from Seagate that they are shutting down their cloud storage service, Wuala, this coming November. This gives users a little less than two months to back up any files they have stored in the cloud or risk it being lost forever. Is it just me or does this […]

ownCloud in the news

OpenSource.com: What’s next for the privacy-conscious ownCloud project

Frank Karlitschek is a free software developer and privacy activist. He'll be speaking at LinuxCon North America in August of this year. His topic, "Open source, safe and secure; A case for leaving data where it is," is very timely given the rash of data breaches we've witnessed lately. When I […]

General

ownCloud 8.1 Enterprise Edition is Here!

Over the past few weeks we have been teasing you with new features and updates in ownCloud 8.1 following the release of ownCloud Server 8.1. But today is the day that we are announcing the release of ownCloud 8.1 Enterprise Edition! With this release, ownCloud has raised the bar on performance and […]

Federated Cloud Sharing, General

Announcing the Federated Cloud Sharing API

Over the last few weeks have written a series of blogs on Federated Cloud Sharing. First, I wrote that it was Time to Federate our Clouds and then discussed The Next Generation File Sync and Share Technology, ending the series with a description of The Federated Architecture of Next Generation File […]

General

Mount Options for External Storage

ownCloud has always provided options when mounting remote folders inside of ownCloud, but ownCloud 8.1 has taken this to the next level with added and expanded mount options for external storage. These additional mount options enable administrators to configure ownCloud to meet their unique […]

General

LDAP Wizard– Faster and More Scalable Than Ever

We first introduced the Active Directory/LDAP Wizard with the release of ownCloud 6 to make integration with existing user directories easier. With the release of ownCloud 8.1 we have made improvements to the wizard and the backend connector that now make it even more reliable and robust than ever, […]

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ITWorld: Move over Skype, Facetime, Hangouts. Here comes Spreedbox, a fully open source, secure videoconferencing solution

Following the trend of privacy-respecting products and projects coming out of Europe (e.g., ownCloud, Kolab, and Plasma Mobile), German firm struktur AG has started a Kickstarter project called Spreedbox, which aims to offer a secure audio video conferencing service. According to the project page, […]

Federated Cloud Sharing, General

The Federated Architecture of Next Generation File Sync and Share

In my last blog I introduced the concept of federation as the solution to the biggest limitation that second generation clouds suffer from: the difficulty of cross-cloud collaboration. In this blog I will describe the architecture of a federated file sync and share cloud, and where ownCloud is in […]

Federated Cloud Sharing, General

The Next Generation File Sync and Share Technology

In my previous blog I discussed the evolution from public, consumer-oriented file sync and share cloud-based technologies to secure and flexible on-premise clouds. I closed the blog by pointing out that the second generation cloud file sync and share technologies has one problem: collaboration […]

Federated Cloud Sharing, General

It is time to Federate our Clouds

ownCloud is at the forefront of new technologies being developed in the cloud file sync and share area.  I’ve been having conversations with researchers working in this area like the W3C, CERN and even had a very good discussion with Tim Berners Lee about this topic lately. We, at ownCloud, […]

General

CERN, Smashbox and ownCloud Collaboration

CERN is one of those ownCloud customers who challenges our product continuously. The number of and variety of demanding users, the dazzling amounts of data and the unique setup ownCloud has to integrate with has provided us with an inspiring and educational use case. As one result, CERN is part of […]

Community

datto Announcement of ownCloud Partnership with Demo at dattocon 2015 [Video]

Check out this video from the keynote address at dattocon 2015 where Austin McChord, the CEO of datto, announced their partnership with ownCloud and the fact that ownCloud would immediately be available on every SIRIS system ever sold. Philipp Heckel then demonstrates how SIRIS works with ownCloud. […]

ownCloud in the news

Datto: Introducing ownCloud on SIRIS

Enterprise file sync and share is changing how businesses use and control their data. Hear from ownCloud, Datto’s newest technology partner, about how this new SIRIS feature will impact both MSPs and businesses. Rob Rae, Datto VP of Business Development, is the podcast host.

ownCloud in the news

MSP Mentor: When No Cost Means More Value

One of the key goals in the release of Datto’s new enterprise file sync and share utility, ownCloud on SIRIS, is that it deliver value to MSPs. And it does. The value comes in the form of a rich feature set, the ability to better serve MSPs' business customers, and that it’s included with every […]

ownCloud in the news

Enterprise Mobility Exchange: New Modular Approach to Security Allows Organisations to Secure, Manage and Control Sensitive Data

Today, ownCloud, Inc., a global leader in open source enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) software, has launched a new modular framework for encryption which will enable previously unheard of flexibility for organisations with complex encryption requirements. Encryption 2.0 from ownCloud will […]

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IT World: ownCloud 8.1 comes with Encryption 2.0

As we hurtle towards the cloud, it is becoming increasingly crucial that we remain in charge of our data, of our cloud. And that's where ownCloud comes in. This Open Source project, which was founded in Germany, is now a well funded, full-fledged company headquartered in the US and Germany. The […]

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eWeek: ownCloud Launches Encryption 2.0 Platform

Open-source enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) software developer ownCloud has announced a modular framework for encryption, Encryption 2.0, part of ownCloud 8.1, the latest version of the company's EFSS solution. Encryption 2.0 features a new set of encryption capabilities for EFSS security, […]

ownCloud in the news

TechRepublic: 10 compelling reasons to consider open source for your enterprise storage needs

Enterprise needs are a different beast from those of SMBs. Few areas define this as clearly as storage. Instead of storing a few hundred gigabytes, you're looking at terabytes and maybe even petabytes. Failover, redundancy, security, backups—all essential when it comes to enterprise storage […]

Press releases

ownCloud Encryption 2.0 Raises the Bar for Enterprise File Sync and Share Security and Performance

New ownCloud encryption framework delivers a unique, modular approach to security enabling customers to secure, manage and control sensitive data Lexington, MA.—July 7, 2015— ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world’s most popular open source enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) software, […]

General, News from ownCloud, Updates

Modular Encryption and 4X Performance with ownCloud 8.1 [Webinar]

Join this webinar and hear how you can protect your sensitive data with new encryption enhancements and increased performance (up to 4x) with ownCloud 8.1. Register now

General

ownCloud 8.1 Enterprise Edition is Around the Corner

Today we are excited to announce the release of ownCloud 8.1 Server.  That means that the release of 8.1 Enterprise Editions is right around the corner; 30 days to be exact. The release of 8.1 offers great new updates and features, including Encryption 2.0. Encryption 2.0 is a brand new way of […]

ownCloud in the news

Radio World: Your Data Is, Well, Your Data

With the advent of “cloud” services, a number of our people have begun using outside sources to backup their data, namely Dropbox, iCloud and Google Drive. Obviously, the chief advantage is that the data is available at their fingertips with whatever device they choose to use. But another pro is […]

General

Healthcare Organizations are only “Somewhat Confident” Your Personal Information is Safe

In one way or another we are all linked to the healthcare industry, but did you know that the healthcare industry also happens to be one of the most targeted industries by cybercriminals? According to the Experian 2015 Data Breach Industry Forecast  “Reuters reported that the FBI released a […]

General

Protecting the World’s Data with Datto and ownCloud [Webinar]

The word of Datto’s new partnership with ownCloud has spread, and boy are people excited! And so are we, because now we get to show you the cool stuff, what Datto and ownCloud, together, can do. Join the upcoming webinar, Protecting the World’s Data with Datto and ownCloud, next Tuesday, […]

ownCloud in the news

MSP Mentor: Datto Expands Beyond BDR Roots to Offer Router Designed for MSPs

Also new this week: a new partnership with ownCloud, the company behind the popular open-source enterprise file sync and share software. Under terms of the arrangement, MSPs will be able to offer ownCloud secure file sync and share capabilities on all new and existing Datto SIRIS 1 and Datto SIRIS 2 […]

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BetaNews: Datto launches new solutions to protect data wherever it’s stored

Datto has recently partnered with ownCloud to offer secure file sync and share capabilities on all new and existing Datto SIRIS 1 and Datto SIRIS 2 devices. There's also a new Datto Linux Agent to deliver business continuity to Linux-based environments. MSPs working with Datto can use their existing […]

ownCloud in the news

Channel Buzz: Cloud enhancements highlight five new Datto product enhancements

These include a ‘born in the cloud’ router, a sync and share partnership with ownCloud, a new Backupify for Office 365 solution, a new Linux agent and an enhanced partner portal.

ownCloud in the news

TechTarget: Datto partner network gets Office 365 backup

Datto Inc. today rolled out a series of product line upgrades aimed at the backup technology vendor's managed service provider (MSP) allies. Developments geared toward the Datto partner base include support forOffice 365 backup, support for Linux server backup and a new file sync-and-share […]

General

Introducing Our Newest Best Friends, Datto

By now I’m sure you’ve heard the news about ownCloud’s partnership with Datto. Ben Kepes wrote an awesome article about us at Forbes on Friday that pre-announced our new partnership and received a lot of attention. And today Datto officially announced our partnership at their Partner […]

ownCloud in the news

Compare the Cloud: My Open Source Journey

They say that a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. But the part they don’t tell you is that the direction that first step is taken in will have a drastic impact on the path you take. That’s why I’m glad that, back in 1992, the first step in my career journey was pointed […]

General

Clark Tomlinson Presents at SouthEast LinuxFest

Check out our very own Clark Tomlinson presenting Open Source, Safe and Secure; A case for leaving data where it is at SouthEast LinuxFest yesterday. This was Clark’s first time presenting at a conference and, in our opinion, he’s a natural. Way to go Clark!

Press releases

Strategic Partnership Adds ownCloud Secure Enterprise File Sync & Share to Datto’s Industry-Leading Data Protection Solution

ownCloud to provide Datto users with frictionless file sharing while allowing IT to maintain ownership and control of data NEW ORLEANS–DATTO PARTNER CONFERENCE — ownCloud Inc., the company behind the world’s most popular open source enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) software, […]

ownCloud in the news

Forbes.com: ownCloud And Datto Partner To Secure Private File Sharing

Datto is a vendor that offers data backup, recovery and business continuity solutions. The company claims some five million customers with 8,000 partners worldwide. For its part, ownCloud offers an open source file synchronization and sharing solution (think an open source Microsoft OneDrive, Google […]

General

Students Beware

Students, do your colleges and universities use a cloud-based system that allows students to access your files anywhere? Do you work on your laptop in your dorm room, save the file to the cloud, and then access it in the library to print? I know I did. It was such a great convenience! But let’s […]

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Online Banking- Is Your Personal Information at Risk?

Jack refuses to do his banking online. Living in a digital world he sure does get some odd looks to which he simply says, “Well, do YOU know who has access to your personal information? I don’t know where it will be stored and how secured it is. And I don’t want to even think about who can get […]

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The Preventable Costs of Data Breaches

These days, it’s nearly impossible to turn on your TV or browse the Internet without being inundated with news of the latest data breach and the resulting financial fallout. Whether it’s retailers like Target, healthcare providers like Anthem and Premera Blue Cross or the most recent […]

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Pirates after Your Treasure? Keep it Safe with ownCloud

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the latest data breach in a string of data breaches, the cyber-attacks on the IRS compromising the personal information of over 100,000 people. The IRS has announced that the “criminals used taxpayer-specific data acquired from non-IRS sources to gain […]

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Let ownCloud Protect your Healthcare Organization from the Growing Number of Data Breaches

Did you happen to catch Jeff Goldman’s article “91 Percent of Healthcare Organizations Suffered Data Breaches in the Past Two Years” on eSecurityPlanet? Goldman states that, according to a study by the Poneman Institute, “39 percent have experienced two to five data breaches, and 40 percent […]