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General, Updates

ownCloud Partner Collabora Update: Much anticipated feature collaborative editing is now available

Today our partner, Collabora Productivity, has announced the update to their Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE). With this new edition comes the much anticipated feature—collaborative editing. This new update just shows the amazing work that Collabora has been doing and we couldn’t be […]

General, News from ownCloud, Updates

ownCloud Nominated as Finalist in Storage Insider’s Reader’s Choice Awards – Winners to be Announced in October

Back in June we announced that ownCloud had been nominated for Storage Insider Award’s Enterprise File Sharing category. We would like to thank everyone who voted for us and say that we are honored. We’re excited to learn the final results on October 20th in Augsburg, Germany. Until then, […]

Community, General, Updates

Government of India Chooses ownCloud for DigiLocker Project

Today we announced some very exciting news. The Indian government has chosen ownCloud to be part of the DigiLocker Project! The idea behind DigiLocker is to provide every Indian citizen with a safe, digital storage space for all of their personal documents in the form of signed PDF files—birth […]

General, News from ownCloud, Updates

ownCloud Server 9.1 Now Available

Today we proudly announced the availability of ownCloud Server 9.1 , offering a number of improvements and new features making this new version even faster as well as more stable and secure. This means that upgrade of the […]

General, Updates

ownCloud 9.0.3 and 8.2.6 Now Available

We are pleased to announce that new versions ownCloud 9.0.3 and ownCloud 8.2.6 are here! The updates include a number of lower severity security patches and hardenings. Both updates got a couple of interesting fixes in the areas of file locking, caching and memory management as well as windows […]

General, Updates

ownCloud 9.0.2, 8.2.4, 8.1.7, 8.0.12 and 7.0.14 Available

The latest version of ownCloud 9, 9.0.2, is now available. In addition, ownCloud 8.2.4, 8.1.7, 8.0.12, and 7.0.14 are also all now available. The updates include a number of lower severity security patches and hardenings. Updating to the latest version is recommended, however, please note that […]

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 […]

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, Updates

Why Hybrid Cloud? Why Now? Join our Webinar Tuesday

Hybrid clouds offer organizations the control, security and flexibility required to integrate existing infrastructure investments and still preserve sensitive data. Join ESG Senior Analyst Terri McClure and ownCloud’s Matt Richards tomorrow at noon ET as they share critical data driving the shift […]

Community, General, News from ownCloud, Technology, Updates

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 […]

General, Updates

Wait, your counter changed!

That’s right, it wasn’t an illusion, the launch counter changed from mid of March to April 3rd. Now, those of you who know me from my SUSE days know how committed I am to deadlines, but after meeting with so many of you at CeBIT the feedback was clear. Some of the features we thought were […]

General, Updates

Look out CeBIT, here comes ownCloud

Want to see a preview of the upcoming commercial version of ownCloud? Come see us at CeBIT (Hanover, Germany March 6-10) - or, for those in other parts of the world, check out our preview here next week. We are at Hall 2, Booth D48 with a demo point at Univention. We have a lot  going on, not […]

General, Updates

Univention, welcome to ownCloud

How exciting is this? ownCloud comes out of stealth in December, and, in anticipation of launching our first commercial product, we have signed a partnership agreement with Univention, a leader in open source software in Central Europe. What a great fit: Univention is focused on the Linux needs […]

Community, Updates

Now THAT’S a community!

I've finally taken my second breath since the launch last month of the 3rd version of ownCloud community edition and - prodded by a colleague - I took a look at how we accomplished what we did. In a word, "community". Let me brag a little bit. ownCloud has been translated in 42 languages - FORTY […]

General, Updates

The Mobile Cat is out of the Bag. It’s Time for a Leash.

A customer made a very amusing statement the other day, and while names will be left out to protect the innocent, I wanted to share. "This is my Nightmare: More than 500 million mobile devices were sold last year, then all those people brought their devices to work." What was most interesting, […]

General, News from ownCloud, Updates

Watch out Box and Dropbox!

It's official, I have decided to join my partners Markus Rex and Frank Karlitschek, at ownCloud as vice president sales & marketing. Why? Frankly, for the same reason Frank built ownCloud - to help fill the need for a secure, inexpensive cloud storage solution for enterprises. Right now, […]

General, Updates

Welcome to an old friend

Today is yet another exciting day for me as CEO of ownCloud. Today, ownCloud co-founder and a personal dear friend joins the company. Long time open source expert Holger Dyroff officially joins the company as vice president of Sales and Marketing. With Holger joining, not only has a great weight […]

Community, Updates

Round of applause for the ownCloud community

Once again the ownCloud community has risen to the task and launched another amazing product - Version 3 of ownCloud Community edition. All the information you need is here and here, so I won't go into the details, except to say that, as a long time participant in the open source community, I've […]


More mobile, more data, more trouble for IT — Greater opportunities too

Not sure most of you saw this from the Wall Street Journal covering a Forrester report on the growth of mobile devices being used by employees. Want proof? Go to the airport. You can't walk through an airport these days without seeing smartphones, tablets and other non-corporate devices being […]