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9. November 2016

Online PC: OwnCloud Receives Online Office Suite

Collabora Productivity, the developers behind LibreOffice Online, have announced the release of the new version 2.0 of the Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE 2.0). This allows companies to give their employees the opportunity to work collaboratively and in real-time on the basis of ownCloud […]

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ownCloud in the news
1. November 2016

Storage Newsletter: 350 Clients Now Use ownCloud Enterprise Edition

ownCloud GmbH continues down the road to success in 3Q16. Following the departure of the co-founder and CTO, and the establishment of an ownCloud fork, the management team, led by CEO Tobias Gerlinger, and COO and founder Holger Dyroff, have retained the confidence of the clients while expanding the […]

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5. October 2016

MyLinuxRig.com: Indian Government Embraces ownCloud

A government investing in free and open source software, rather than in proprietary solutions, is always a wonderful thing (unless it’s a poor implementation…). When I heard about India’s DigiLocker project, which is built on ownCloud, I was excited to learn more and grateful when someone from […]

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ownCloud in the news
17. August 2016

Android Community: ownCloud Android client updated, new features in tow

or those who don’t like the idea of a very public and seemingly unsecure idea of cloud storage, you can actually make your own cloud-based file server. This is the argument for ownCloud, who markets their services to individuals and businesses alike. You sync your files to your ownCloud server, […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. August 2016

Linux Journal: Better Cloud Storage with ownCloud 9.1

A new version of ownCloud community edition has been released, and it brings a number of important updates, new features and security improvements. The result is a more useful and safe environment for collaboration and cloud storage. OwnCloud is an open-source alternative to commercial services like […]

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ownCloud in the news
30. July 2016

Softpedia: ownCloud 9.1 Community Edition Cloud Server Adds Innovative Security Features

ownCloud has recently announced the availability of the first major release for the 9.x series of the open-source self-hosting cloud server software aimed at GNU/Linux operating systems. ownCloud 9.1 Community Edition is now the latest stable and most advanced release of the ownCloud Server, which […]

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ownCloud in the news
23. June 2016

Softpedia: LibreOffice Online Is Now Ready for ownCloud Enterprise, Thanks to Collabora

ownCloud, Inc. and Collabora have just announced that their partnership aimed at bringing LibreOffice Online to ownCloud users has been extended to the ownCloud Enterprise ecosystem. ownCloud Server is a robust and self-hosting cloud storage solution. Collabora is a leading global consultancy […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. June 2016

Cloudwards: ownCloud Foundation Formation Announced

ownCloud, Inc. recently announced the formation of the ownCloud Foundation, an organization designed to oversee the ownCloud project. The company, which also has a paid subscription version for enterprises, now in version 9, is a popular open source file sync and share software. The project news […]

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ownCloud in the news
3. May 2016

Softpedia: ownCloud 9.0.2 Released with Lower-Severity Security Patches and Hardenings

ownCloud Inc. announced the general availability of multiple maintenance releases for all of its supported branches of the ownCloud self-hosting cloud server. ownCloud 9.0.2, 8.2.4, 8.1.7, 8.0.12, and 7.0.14 were made available for download for existing users, who are urged to update their […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. May 2016

CMS Wire:Datto Seeks to Shake-Up the EFSS Space

Datto wants to shake-up the mid-market. “Datto is always looking for opportunities to disrupt large, legacy markets, specifically where the needs of SMBs are underserved. We view EFSS as a very large, highly commoditized, yet extremely expensive space where we can leverage the low cost basis of […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. May 2016

Enterprise Times: Datto delivers cut price File Sync and Share

Backup and recovery vendor Datto has entered the Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) market with the launch of Datto Drive. The data will be stored in the Datto ownCloud which consists of 200 petabytes of storage space. The target market is SMBs who are struggling to get access to EFSS solutions […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. May 2016

BetaNews: New service helps small businesses sync and share files

Backup and storage specialist Datto is launching a new inexpensive yet powerful file sync and share (FSS) service leveraging the low cost basis of the company’s 200 petabyte (PB) private cloud, coupled with a global license agreement with ownCloud, an established open-source leader in the FSS […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. May 2016

V3.co.uk: Datto unveils affordable cloud-hosted file sync and share service for SMBs

The platform is apparently based on the open source ownCloud file sync and share software running on Datto’s infrastructure. “Datto Drive was built leveraging ownCloud, a powerful FSS solution for businesses, and through Datto’s partnership with ownCloud, and we’re offering […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. May 2016

SiliconAngle: Datto says it lets SMBs keep things in synch for less

The company is distinguishing its offering from competitors by doing away with per-user pricing and providing administration, security and management services through ownCloud, an open source file sync and application sharing platform that has amassed a base of more than 8 million users since 2010, […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. May 2016

Channel Partners: Datto Drive Service Exits Beta With Exabyte Giveaway

Datto didn’t reinvent the FSS wheel — it signed a global license agreement with ownCloud, a well-regarded and feature-rich open-source file access platform that’s compatible with most enterprise file systems and object stores. ownCloud brings security features critical to businesses, […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. May 2016

TechRepublic: Datto launches cloud storage product Datto Drive, aimed at SMBs

Datto Drive is based on the company’s 200 petabyte private cloud and a global license agreement with open source FSS platform ownCloud, which Datto Drive is built on. Datto Drive will cost $10 per terabyte, per month for an unlimited number of users in an organization, and Datto is giving away […]

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ownCloud in the news
28. April 2016

Softpedia: ownCloud Founder, Frank Karlitschek, Leaves ownCloud to Pursue New Opportunities

Frank Karlitschek, founder, maintainer and CTO of ownCloud, Inc., announced on his Twitter account that he is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities. We’re sorry to give you guys such terrible news, and we’re writing this short blog post to inform ownCloud users that nothing […]

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ownCloud in the news
15. April 2016

Softpedia: ownCloud 9.0 Enterprise Edition Arrives with Extensive File Control Capabilities

ownCloud, Inc. has had the great pleasure of announcing the availability of the Enterprise Edition (EE) of its powerful ownCloud 9.0 self-hosting cloud server solution. Engineered exclusively for small- and medium-sized business, as well as major organizations and enterprises, ownCloud 9.0 […]

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ownCloud in the news
14. April 2016

ComputerWorld: Is there a need for open source file sharing?

The company is rolling out the latest version of its software and with the release is upping the ante when it comes to document classification, file protection and federated cloud sharing. In a move that will be welcomed by larger, more conservative enterprises, this new version has an all new […]

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ownCloud in the news
17. March 2016

Ostatic: From ownCloud to OpenStack: You Can Unlock the Cloud

In this post, you’ll find several of the best free guides to popular cloud-centric tools, ranging from several guides to getting going with a new version of ownCloud to how to deploy OpenStack. ownCloud. We covered the news that the extremely popular ownCloud open source file-sharing and […]

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ownCloud in the news
15. March 2016

Linux Journal: Tighter Security in OwnCloud v9

ownCloud is a free Web-based app that provides Dropbox-style file hosting. With the release of version 9 on the horizon, it’s a good time to take a look at the improved security features. Storing your data in the cloud is highly convenient, but it does increase the risk of data theft or […]

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ownCloud in the news
9. March 2016

OStatic: ownCloud 9.0 is a Must-Have Upgrade for the Popular Cloud Platform

The extremely popular ownCloud open source file-sharing and storage platform for building private clouds has just reached some remarkable new milestones. You can move beyond what services such as Dropbox and Box offer by leveraging ownCloud, and you don’t have to have your files sitting on […]

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ownCloud in the news
9. March 2016

Cloudwards: ownCloud 9 Release Includes New Features

Hailed as the biggest so far, the ownCloud 9.0 release comes with new features as well as performance improvements and fixes. The Community Edition is available already, with the Enterprise Edition scheduled for release in April.

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ownCloud in the news
8. March 2016

ZDNet: ​Enterprise ready: ownCloud 9 handles petabytes of data

When you think of ownCloud, you think of a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud you can run off a home server. ownCloud 9, which will be released tomorrow, March 8, is far more than that. True, you can still run ownCloud on a Linux or Windows server with as little as a gigabyte of RAM. I […]

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ownCloud in the news
8. March 2016

CIO: ownCloud 9.0 released, brings full federation for easy file sharing

OwnCloud, the fully open source file sync and storage platform, has hit version 9.0 today.This release comes with many improvements, most notably full federation, which allows users on different servers to share directories and files.

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ownCloud in the news
11. February 2016

HostAdvice: ownCloud Gives Users File Access Wherever They Need

If you’re not familiar with ownCloud, well, you should be! ownCloud is a fantastic tool for businesses that need to access data across multiple locations. We dive into exactly what this means when we sat down with ownCloud’s CEO and founder, Markus Rex, who tells us why ownCloud is in a […]

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ownCloud in the news
10. February 2016

Softpedia: ownCloud Desktop Client Updated with HiDPI Improvements, Better Syncing

ownCloud Inc. was proud to announce the release and general availability of new versions for its ownCloud Desktop and ownCloud Android clients. Looking at the release notes for both clients, it would appear that the ownCloud developers managed to implement a great number of features. For example, […]

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ownCloud in the news
10. February 2016

The Register: Three storage upstarts hit back at doom, gloom ‘n’ layoffs news

ownCloud is an open source file sync and sharer with a focus on providing universal file access to mobile device users. It tells us it had 100 per cent revenue growth from 2014 to 2015, scoring $8m in 2015 bookings. In 2014 there were 3.6 million downloads of its code, which number jumped to 8.7 […]

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ownCloud in the news
1. February 2016

Ostatic: ownCloud Hits New Milestones: How You Can Get Going With It

The ever popular ownCloud open source file-sharing and storage platform for building private clouds has reached some remarkable new milestones. You can move beyond what services such as Dropbox and Box offer by leveraging ownCloud, and you don’t have to have your files sitting on servers that […]

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ownCloud in the news
29. January 2016

CIO: ownCloud passes 8 million users

The humble open source project that started in Germany has grew tremendously in the last few years. Yesterday, ownCloud announced that they estimate the number of users has exceeded the 8 million mark. In addition, the company achieved 100% year-over-year growth in 2015 and is on track to double […]

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ownCloud in the news
20. January 2016

ZDNet: ​What’s the best cloud storage for you?

ownCloud What’s that you say? You don’t like trusting your data to Apple, Google, Microsoft or anyone else? Well, try the do-it-yourself way: You can use ownCloud to set up your own cloud storage either on an office server or off your own external service. The open-source ownCloud, while […]

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ownCloud in the news
7. January 2016

Softpedia: ownCloud 9 Will Be a Cool Release, Says Frank Karlitschek

It looks like the ownCloud developers will have a great year in 2016, as the company’s CTO, Mr. Frank Karlitschek, has just announced on his Twitter account that ownCloud 9 is shaping up really nicely and that it will be a cool release.

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ownCloud in the news
17. December 2015

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’ […]

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ownCloud in the news
8. December 2015

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. – […]

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ownCloud in the news
2. December 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
1. December 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
30. November 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
25. November 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
12. November 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
10. November 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
27. October 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
20. October 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
20. October 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
28. September 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
17. September 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
16. September 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
16. September 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
16. September 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
14. September 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
14. September 2015

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.

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ownCloud in the news
8. September 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
1. September 2015

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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31. August 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
31. August 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
31. August 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
31. August 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
31. August 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
31. August 2015

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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31. August 2015

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 […]

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25. August 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
25. August 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
21. August 2015

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 […]

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21. August 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
11. August 2015

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 […]

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28. July 2015

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, […]

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ownCloud in the news
10. July 2015

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.

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8. July 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
7. July 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
7. July 2015

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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ownCloud in the news
7. July 2015

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, […]

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7. July 2015

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 […]

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26. June 2015

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 […]

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17. June 2015

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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17. June 2015

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 […]

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ownCloud in the news
17. June 2015

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.

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17. June 2015

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 […]

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16. June 2015

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 […]

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15. June 2015

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 […]

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15. May 2015

Tech.co: Startups Share Their Tactics and Thoughts on Community Management

ownCloud “We have a completely open development process – which means we develop the software together with our community. This means that things like feature requests, roadmap planning, translation work, etc is done in the open with our community. We like to think of this as “Open […]

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12. May 2015

Linux.com: Community is More Important Than Code

The short answer to "What does it take to be a Linux/FOSS contributor, and why be one?" is dedication, and to change the world. You hear it all the time: Linux and Free/Open Source software depend on contributors. After all, someone has to make all that great software. But what does this really […]

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ownCloud in the news
7. May 2015

Linux Insider: EMC’s ViPR Slithers Into Open Source

In a year’s time it will be very clear whether EMC’s decision to go open source met with success or failure, remarked Markus Rex, CEO of ownCloud. “I applaud EMC to add something as significant as ViPR” to the open source community, he told LinuxInsider. “As with any […]

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23. April 2015

Storage Newsletter: ownCloud Offers New Support Subscriptions

ownCloud Inc., an open source enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) company, announced support offerings including a support subscription for its open source community edition.

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15. April 2015

EnterpriseTech: Secure Cloud Transitions Start with Infrastructure Reviews

There’s a temptation to view the many flavors of cloud as the solution to all an enterprise’s network, storage, and infrastructure challenges. But simply transitioning existing processes to the cloud without scrutinizing every element from a security perspective compounds current vulnerabilities […]

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23. March 2015

NetworkWorld: New products of the week 03.23.2015

New features make it easier to  access, control and use of data. ownCloud 8 EFFS offers new subscription packages too. More info.

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19. March 2015

CMSWire: Build Your Own Dropbox-Like File Server with ownCloud 8

In recent months, Dropbox added administration features that business users require to help protect intellectual property and maintain distribution rights. But in the meantime, the developers of an open source project called ownCloud (with a small “o”) have been building a service that […]

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13. March 2015

LinuxVeda: ownCloud gets new release cycle

ownCloud is a popular private cloud option within the FOSS community, now they’ve announced a series of changes that will affect enterprise and home users quite drastically. These changes include: a faster release cycle, new enterprise support options and a smaller download and installation […]

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13. March 2015

Virtualization Review: Controlling and Managing Universal File Access With ownCloud

Matt Richard, VP of products for ownCloud, and his colleague, Diane Clary, director of product marketing, came by to discuss the data and file access problems enterprises face and a potential solution their company offers. Providing local and remote access to corporate files has been both a […]

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10. February 2015

Web Upd8: ownCloud 8 (Server) Release With Usability Improvements, Favorites Support

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 8.0.0.

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28. January 2015

Campus Technology: OpenCloudMesh Project Connects Private Research Clouds To Facilitate Collaboration

ownCloud has initiated a project that connects private research clouds to facilitate collaboration, communication and testing, while maintaining the security of those private clouds.

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26. January 2015

TechRepublic: Break Away From Free Cloud Storage Providers by Using ownCloud

As concerns for privacy and data security accompany the use of free cloud services, users and small businesses might be better served by installing the open source package ownCloud.

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17. December 2014

Wired: Private Cloud Storage: A Professional Document Management Solution

Document management is a challenge which many companies of all shapes and sizes face today because files are created daily on a massive scale, and many of them need to be stored for later use or reference. Technology has allowed us to move far beyond the old heavy filing cabinet and on to computer […]

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15. December 2014

Opensource.com: Top 10 open source projects of 2014

Every year we collect the best of the best open source projects covered on Opensource.com. Last year's list of 10 projects guided people working and interested in tech throughout 2014. Now, we're setting you up for 2015 with a brand new list of accomplished open source projects.

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4. December 2014

OpenSource.com: Using ownCloud to integrate Dropbox, Google Drive, and more in Gnome

I was looking for an easy way how to have all my online storage services, such as Google Drive and Dropbox, integrated with my Linux desktop without using some nasty hack, and I finally have a solution that works. I'm here to share it with you. This is not rocket science really, all I did was a […]

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2. December 2014

Linux Journal: Readers’ Choice Awards 2014- Best Cloud-Based File Storage

In a category that used to have few options, Dropbox still takes top spot, but the margin is closing. It's hard to argue against Dropbox's convenience and stability, but hosting your own data on ownCloud gives it quite a boost into the second-place spot. Dropbox 30.5% ownCloud 23.6%

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20. November 2014

ZDNet: Open-source IaaS: OwnCloud 7 Enterprise Edition arrives

If your office is like mine, you already have a lot of storage. Over the years, it's probably become quite a mix of storage-area networks (SAN), network-attached storage (NAS), and servers. More recently, your staff has started to use tablets, smartphones, and Chromebooks instead of PCs for work. A […]

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19. November 2014

Linux Journal: Synchronize Your Life with ownCloud

Like most families these days, our family is extremely busy. We have four boys who have activities and appointments. My wife and I both have our own businesses as well as outside activities. For years, we've been using eGroupware to help coordinate our schedules and manage contacts. The eGroupware […]

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16. November 2014

Fierce Enterprise Communications: Enterprise file store service ownCloud adds access to others’ clouds

Last July, I introduced you to a service called ownCloud whose premise is to enable a comprehensive, Dropbox-like file and object store to be rapidly deployed by enterprises on-premise. In order to produce a service that resembles what public storage cloud services call "collaboration," ownCloud […]

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13. November 2014

The Var Guy: ownCloud Enterprise 7 Adds Object Storage, Broader File Sharing for Personal Cloud

Making data sharing and syncing available no matter where the data lives—on private clouds, in apps or in public clouds such as AWSand Dropbox—is the headline feature inownCloud Enterprise 7, the newest version of the cloud and data storage platform built on top of the open source ownCloud […]

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13. November 2014

LinuxVeda: ownCloud 7 Enterprise Edition comes with unique features for enterprise customers

ownCloud, the company, has announced the release of ownCloud 7 Enterprise Edition. One of the most notable features that make ownCloud unique and better than competitors is its Server-to-Server Sharing capabilities. What it means is that an organization can set-up ownCloud installations on separate […]