Get started with ownCloud

ownCloud On-Premises

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Your sovereign content collaboration platform.

Choose ownCloud On-Premises if …

  • You are a medium or large organization with highly sensitive data
  • You plan to run and manage your ownCloud by yourself
  • You are experienced in setting up your own server
  • You want to test ownCloud extensively both from an administrative and a user perspective

Where is your data?

On-premises, in a private cloud or in a hybrid scenario.
Your data, your infrastructure – your choice.

“Although  ownCloud exceeded all of our IT requirements, we didn’t select them on our own – our users did. The feedback was universal – ownCloud was a user favorite.” 

– Patrik Schellmann, Business Development, SWITCH

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Your data safehouse in the cloud.

Choose (SaaS) if …

  • You are a small or medium organization looking for compliant cloud data storage and content collaboration
  • You need a solution now and want to start right away
  • You are a Business user and interested in testing the functionality

Where is your data?

In a GDPR-compliant data center in Germany. You will benefit from trusted ownCloud technology. We take care of the rest. is our ready-to-use SaaS offering. You can start right away. No hardware required. No hidden costs. 

“What I like best about is the feature that makes it very easy to share a file or a folder with a third party. With just a few clicks, you can get your link and password (if you wish), and that’s all!”

– Jean-Jacques Bois, COO, Nanolike

Not sure which option is right for you? Find the right edition here.


Learn how to get started and set-up your ownCloud server. Visit our admin and user manuals for instructions.

Desktop App

Integrate your ownCloud into your file manager to make work more efficient, whether in Finder, Explorer or something else.

Mobile App

Access, share and edit files and folders on the go to boost your productivity on Android or iOS.