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News from ownCloud
22. June 2017

Walmart vs Amazon: The Competition is On, But Where’s Your Data?

There are many reasons to run your own Cloud! The latest reason? The Walmart versus Amazon battle that has just commenced—simply put, competition. According to Barb Darrow’s article Walmart Gears Up Anti-Amazon Stance in Wake of Whole Foods Deal on Fortune, Amazon’s plan to purchase Whole […]

News from ownCloud
7. June 2017

Extended Party: ownCloud X Launch Event a Full Success

May 23 was the day we were all waiting for–ownCloud celebrated the launch of the latest enterprise edition of its file sync and share solution, ownCloud 10.0.2, at the KOMED event center in Cologne. As of now, ownCloud X is fully available to enterprise customers. In addition to exciting […]

News from ownCloud, Product, Updates
24. May 2017

ownCloud X Enterprise Makes its Grand Debut

It is with great excitement that we announce the official release of ownCloud X Enterprise. This historic event was announced with fanfare yesterday at the ownCloud X event in Cologne surrounded by our closest friends and family. And to further celebrate this significant achievement we […]

News from ownCloud
16. May 2017

X-tended Productivity in ownCloud X

There is just one more week left until the grand premiere of ownCloud X Enterprise! Over the past few weeks, we have been introducing new features and capabilities each week, including extended security and extended performance. This week’s latest feature announcement is extended productivity […]

News from ownCloud, Product, Updates
11. May 2017

Why you should attend the ownCloud X Enterprise Launch Event

Are you using the ownCloud in a business environment? Probably it suffices for your needs, but there is a lot more potential in ownCloud and other interesting use cases, which can also benefit you! As we are introducing ownCloud X Enterprise at our launch event in Cologne, ownCloud experts are […]

News from ownCloud
8. May 2017

X-tended Performance in ownCloud X

As we have previously announced, the release of ownCloud X is getting closer. Last week we announced the new extended security in the latest ownCloud Edition and this week we are excited to announce that ownCloud X will also offer extended performance features/functionalities. One of the key aspects […]

Partner, Updates
5. May 2017

Collabora Online 2.1 released

Cambridge, United Kingdom – May 4, 2017 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, is pleased to announce a new major release of its flagship enterprise-ready cloud document suite – Collabora Online 2.1, including many new features and improvements. […]

News from ownCloud
1. May 2017

ownCloud X Offers X-tended Security

With the highly-anticipated release of ownCloud X, we are excited to announce that the latest update will offer extended security features/functionalities. The launch of ownCloud X follows the vision of secure file sharing for enterprises and extends it with important improvements and fresh security […]

Press releases
29. April 2017

ownCloud X: A new Generation of ownCloud focussing on Security, Performance and Productivity – Marketplace offers Flexibility for Extensions

Nuremberg, 28th April 2017 – Extended Security, Extended Performance, Extended Productivity: ownCloud is launching the new major release 10.0.0 “ownCloud X”. Apart from more than 200 improvements it will contain three essential innovations: File Integrity checking, a more flexible […]

News from ownCloud, Product, Updates
27. April 2017

Introducing: ownCloud X

Who do you trust with your data – your country? Any other state? Your boss, your IT department? Your husband? Google or Dropbox? And why don’t they trust you that you are able to choose yourself, who you trust with your data? Cross them – with ownCloud X. ownCloud X marks a new ownCloud […]

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24. April 2017

ownCloud X is on the Horizon

We are excited to announce that the latest version of ownCloud, ownCloud X, is on its way! ownCloud X marks a new generation in the development of the ownCloud software. It creates a product that extends file sharing with a clear commitment to enterprise-focused security and performance while […]

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21. April 2017

Warning Before Entering Personal Data When Submitting Bug Reports – Use of Config Report in ownCloud

According to a recent blog published by security specialist Hanno Boeck and to a report published in Golem, use of the bug report function on Github has resulted in the potential publication of passwords by different users. When you fill out a bug report with ownCloud, you are asked for the contents […]

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13. April 2017

Latest Update on EU-US Privacy Shield

In February I published a blog “Threats to your Data in the Trump Age” outlining the ramifications President Trump’s administration will have on the newly implemented EU-US Privacy Shield and the concerns for the safety of private data following a January executive order. While much of these […]

News from ownCloud
31. March 2017

Were Your Private Files and Information Leaked by Docs.com?

This past Sunday ZDnet’s Zack Whittaker was the first to report that Microsoft’s document sharing site, Docs.com, has been leaking users’ personal files and information. “Users had complained over the weekend on Twitter that anyone could use the site’s search box to trawl through […]

News from ownCloud
16. February 2017

Threats to your Data in the Trump Age

Just about year after the fall of the Safe Harbor agreement, the European Commission agreed upon a new framework, EU-US Privacy Shield, for data-transfers between the EU and the US this past August and was officially put into place as of February 1st 2017 with the declaration of the EU countries […]

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News from ownCloud
14. February 2017

ownCloud Wins Open Source File Sync Application of the Year!

We are so excited to announced that ownCloud has beat out a number of great competitors for 2016’s Linux Questions’ Member’s Choice Awards Open Source File Sync Application of the Year! On the behalf of all of us here at ownCloud—Thank you! It is once again because of our faithful users and […]

News from ownCloud
15. December 2016

TMR’s EFSS Forecast – Cloudy with a Chance of Growth!

Transparency Market Research has published its forecast of the EFSS market as far as 2024. According to TMR: Rising need for digitalization of business processes and file sharing solutions in enterprises is expected to drive the enterprise file sharing and synchronization market. Also, with the […]

News from ownCloud, Partner
7. December 2016

Collabora Online 2.0 is Enterprise Ready

Last month Collabora announced the release of their update to Collabora Online to include collaborative editing. Today they have announced that the update is now available for enterprise that want a powerful office suite in the cloud or on-premises, and that protects their privacy, allowing them to […]

News from ownCloud, Partner
1. December 2016

ownCloud and GÉANT offers Education Customers Special Pricing for Collabora

ownCloud, GÉANT, and Collabora have teamed up to offer our users Collabora Online with in the ownCloud service suite. Collabora Online provides educational and research institutions with a scalable, commercially supported version with long term support, signed security updates and a Service Level […]

News from ownCloud, Partner
23. November 2016

ownCloud now with plug-in for Microsoft Outlook

Secure email delivery without size limitation by automatically replacing attachments with links to files or folders in ownCloud Hockenheim/Nuremberg, Germany, November 23, 2016 – A new plug-in for Microsoft Outlook means that ownCloud users can now send their files easily and securely, even when […]

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News from ownCloud
23. November 2016

Email Data Size Limitations Eliminated with Outlook Plug-In

Today we announced the release of a new Microsoft Outlook plug-in. This means that you can easily send secure files as well as whole folders. Now, instead of attachments, the plug-in will automatically add the links to corresponding files within ownCloud, without having to change your workflow. The […]

News from ownCloud
15. November 2016

The Private Cloud is on the Rise

 451 Research announced a new report stating that they “expects revenue from OpenStack business models to exceed $5bn by 2020 and grow at a 35% CAGR.” What does this mean for ownCloud? This means that, while many continue to say that on-premises storage options will be a thing of the past in […]

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ownCloud in the news
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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News from ownCloud, Updates
2. November 2016

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 […]

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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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Press releases
21. October 2016

ownCloud on Unswerving Track to Success with Community and Enterprise Solution

The third quarter of 2016 brings further enhancements to the platform, new key accounts and partnerships, and the largest contributor conference since the open source project started Colorado Spring, Colorado, October 20, 2016 – ownCloud continues down the road to success in the third quarter of […]

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News from ownCloud
21. October 2016

Platin for ownCloud – Storage Insider Award

The winner of the Storage Insider Reader’s Choice Award for best Enterprise File Sharing has been announced: Platin for ownCloud. This award is a great honor to all of us here at ownCloud. It is our users who have made it possible and we can’t thank you enough for your continued devotion to […]

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News from ownCloud
20. October 2016

ownCloud Security Event at the it-sa 2016

As in 2015, ownCloud was also present at this year’s it-sa 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany. The it-sa is an annual IT-Security exhibition featuring important organizations from the industry and a highly targeted IT security audience. ownCloud was not only present with a booth on the exhibition […]

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ownCloud in the news
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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News from ownCloud
22. September 2016

XTIVIA, Inc. and ownCloud Team Up to Deliver Private Cloud Solutions and Support

Today we announced a new partnership with XTIVIA, Inc., an award-winning information technology solution, consulting, and development company that does whatever it takes to help customers improve their technology and business. XTIVIA provides “database, application development, and integration […]

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Press releases
22. September 2016

XTIVIA, Inc. and ownCloud GmbH, Announce Exclusive North American Strategic Partnership to Deliver Enterprise Level Private Cloud Solutions and Support

September 22, 2016 (Colorado Springs, CO & Nuremberg, Germany) – XTIVIA, Inc., a leading IT solutions, consulting, and development company, and ownCloud, the company behind the world’s most popular open source Enterprise File Access solution, today announced their Partnership. As sole […]

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Product
20. September 2016

ownCloud 9.1 Enterprise Edition Now Available

Previously we announced the release of ownCloud 9.1 Server, well, today we are excited to announce the enterprise version is also now available. ownCloud 9.1 Enterprise Edition introduces a number of new features and innovations including integrated Two-Factor Authentication, Workflow Engine, and […]

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News from ownCloud, Updates
16. September 2016

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, […]

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News from ownCloud
25. August 2016

Why you should attend the ownCloud Contributors Conference 2016 in Berlin

Connect with the ownCloud Ecosystem The ownCloud Conference is the yearly main event for community & business users, customers, partners, developers and the ownCloud ecosystem as a whole. It connects ownClouders from around the world, offers customers & partners valuable insights into the […]

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News from ownCloud
24. August 2016

Bring Your App to the ownCloud Marketplace

Today we are excited to announce the inception of the ownCloud Marketplace, which will be available in early 2017! Developers from the community have been approaching us for a marketing platform, so the idea of the marketplace is to give developers and partners what they’ve been asking for; a […]

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Press releases
24. August 2016

ownCloud Announces New Marketplace

ownCloud plans to expand its ecosystem around ownCloud Server, community apps and enterprise apps with its own marketplace Nuremberg, August 24, 2016 – ownCloud intends to set-up its own marketplace in order to expand its ecosystem around ownCloud server, community apps and enterprise apps. In […]

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News from ownCloud
19. August 2016

ownCloud, AGPLv3 and the ownCloud Commercial License

I am often asked to explain the reasoning behind the ownCloud licensing, the ownCloud Enterprise Modules, as well as any derivative work. However, this is not that easy to explain, so I will try to be as clear as possible in this blog post, but I also expect a couple of comments and questions 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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Press releases
17. August 2016

Government of India Banks on ownCloud for DigiLocker Project

Every Indian citizen should have the opportunity to store their official papers on a central server – the project that allows this is based entirely on open source, including ownCloud. Nuremberg/New Delhi (India), August 17, 2016 – Along with the support of several open source partners, […]

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News from ownCloud, Updates
17. August 2016

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 […]

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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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News from ownCloud
26. July 2016

Computacenter is named ownCloud Gold Partner delivering Infinite File Services together with Red Hat and ownCloud

Following the dismantlement of the Safe Harbor agreement, European companies were no longer able to store data in the US. Soon Privacy Shield will be actively in place. It is expected to be contested in court and I personally think that the regulation will not hold up – legal certainty is […]

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Press releases
26. July 2016

Infinite File Service – The Cloud Inside Your Datacenter With No Known Scalability Boundaries

Computacenter claims IFS is the best fit for European industry players with global activities, that need to offer their employees access to data and files anywhere and on any device. In order to attract the most talented people, companies today need to offer smart access to data and the ability to […]

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News from ownCloud, Updates
21. July 2016

ownCloud Server 9.1 Now Available

Today we proudly announced the availability of ownCloud Server 9.1 https://owncloud.com/owncloud-9-1-comes-integrated-two-factor-authentication/ , 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 […]

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News from ownCloud, Press releases
21. July 2016

ownCloud 9.1 Comes with Integrated Two-Factor Authentication

Nuremberg, July 21, 2016 – Today ownCloud announced the availability of Version 9.1 of its file access software. The new version comes with numerous improvements for community and enterprise users. Users of the ownCloud Community Edition can now conveniently update and install ownCloud Contacts, […]

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News from ownCloud
14. July 2016

ownCloud Welcomes Tobias Gerlinger as Managing Director and CEO

Today I am pleased to welcome Tobias Gerlinger as ownCloud’s new Managing Director and CEO. Tobias is a graduate in business administration and mechanical engineering. He started his career as a sales and marketing manager in the software industry before he co-founded a corporate finance boutique […]

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Press releases
14. July 2016

ownCloud Secures Financing and Expands its Management Team

Frankfurt-based investor group leads financing round; Tobias Gerlinger appointed Managing Director and CEO Nuremberg/Frankfurt, Germany, July 14, 2016 – ownCloud, provider of the world’s most widely used open source software for enterprise file access, secures financing worth millions. A […]

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News from ownCloud, Updates
1. July 2016

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 […]

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News from ownCloud, Safe Harbor
1. July 2016

ownCloud Article Data Security in International Business Published in CloudComputing-Insider

Just in case you missed it, yesterday I had an article published in German language publication, CloudComputing-Insider, “Data Security in International Business.”  Since the Safe Harbor decision last October and the inception of the new European Privacy Regulations, international businesses […]

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