TechRepublic: Retreating from the cloud: Why its silver lining may be losing its lustre

Posted by ownCloud GmbH – 22. August 2014

What the revelations from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have done, says Frank Karlitschek, is to put the issue of knowing where data is stored and who has access to it at the forefront of businesses’ minds.

Karlitschek is founder and leader of the ownCloud project. ownCloud is one of a small number of open source software projects that allow organisations to set up a file-sharing system similar to Dropbox, but housed on their own infrastructure.

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