ownCloud, specialist for digital collaboration, has signed a distribution agreement with Compuwave. Within the framework of the partnership, the software distributor will market the ownCloud solutions throughout Europe with immediate effect.
Compuwave, headquartered in Unterhaching near Munich, is a distributor specialising in innovative software solutions, focusing on admin and developer tools as well as remote desktop, SharePoint and multimedia applications. Through the new cooperation with ownCloud, Compuwave expands its distribution offer by adding the content collaboration solution of the same name, ownCloud.
ownCloud is open source based and serves companies as a central platform for the secure storage, processing and synchronisation of data. The solution can be operated by companies on-premise in their own data center or in a private cloud. In addition, with ownCloud.online a ready-to-use “Software as a Service” offer is also available.
ownCloud, compliant with GDPR regulations and guaranteeing data sovereignty for users, offers extremely high security through functions such as 2-factor authentication, password protection or file firewalls. Through simple granting of different authorization levels and end-to-end encryption, it is ensured that only authorized persons can access files.
“Our focus when selecting distribution lines is on innovative, future-proof solutions. And with ownCloud we are now adding the world’s leading provider of open source based content collaboration platforms to our portfolio”, explains Oliver Schnapka, Managing Director of Compuwave, “We are currently seeing a strong increase in demand for collaboration solutions. Companies are paying more and more attention to data protection and data security. With its filesharing concept designed for maximum security, ownCloud is excellently positioned in this area and our specialist trade partners can quickly tap into additional sales potential”.
“The demand for our solutions is constantly increasing.This was one reason for us to expand our distribution via Compuwave to include an additional sales channel in addition to our cooperation with selected resellers,” emphasises Tobias Gerlinger, Managing Director and CEO of ownCloud in Nuremberg. “With Compuwave, we have won a distributor with a strong partner base that can provide us with massive support in further growing the company and driving forward our internationalization”.