New Pydio and Collabora Productivity Partnership To Deliver Open Source Solution Combining File Sharing, Document Editing and Online Collaboration

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Paris – June 29 2016 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the cloud is partnering with Pydio, the popular Open Source platform for file sharing and synchronization. Pydio users will be able to integrate with Collabora Online, the company’s newly released online office suite.

Pydio allows companies to deliver their own online file sharing, through secure, managed access to their on-premise servers or private cloud. With Collabora Productivity, Pydio users will be able, not only access documents online, but also author new content and work collaboratively.

With recent integrations into Federated sharing this partnership with Collabora Productivity will round out Pydio’s file sync and sharing offering, for those enterprises that are looking for a scalable and secure package, perfectly” said Charles du Jeu, CEO of Pydio.

Collabora Online is easy to integrate and will provide Pydio’s users with the online office functionality they need” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “Our focus at Collabora Productivity is to bring LibreOffice to the Cloud. This partnership will enrich Pydio’s product offerings as we compete with commercial solutions like Google Docs or Microsoft Office Online.

If you are interested in receiving pre-release information and early access, please contact sales@pydio.com or sales@collaboraoffice.com.

About Pydio:

Pydio is the world’s largest Open Source file sharing and synchronization focused project for the enterprise. Pydio is a founder’s owned company. The Pydio Project delivers a sustainable balance between enterprise customers needs and Open-Source collaborative spirit. Sold in 25 countries, from Cupertino to Singapore, Pydio is used by leading brands such as Nikon, Ion Geophysical, and Guitar Center. Pydio also serves education and government clients such as Cambridge University (UK) and ADEME (France). It currently has over one million downloads.

About Collabora Productivity:

Collabora Productivity is the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, providing a range of products and consulting to enterprise and government. Powered by the largest team of certified LibreOffice engineers in the world, it is a leading contributor to the LibreOffice codebase and community. Collabora Office for Desktop and Collabora Online provide a business-hardened office suite with long-term, multi-platform support. Collabora Productivity is a division of Collabora, the global software consultancy dedicated to providing the benefits of Open Source to the commercial world, specialising in mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries. For more information, visit www.collaboraoffice.com or follow @CollaboraOffice on Twitter.

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ownCloud and Collabora make LibreOffice Online available for ownCloud Enterprise

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Collabora Online for ownCloud Enterprise immediately available, providing online editing functions for text documents, spreadsheets and presentations inside ownCloud for improved collaboration.

Cambridge, United Kingdom and Nuremberg, Germany – June 23, 2016

Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, and ownCloud, the company behind the world’s most popular Open Source enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) software are proud to release a combined commercial solution including Collabora Online, which brings the first-ever production ready LibreOffice Online functionality to the public.

Collabora Online is a key building block for ownCloud, providing Enterprise users with the much requested Open Source cloud document suite that supports all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats, increasing productivity while staying in full control of sensitive corporate data.

Teams are able to collaborate using “shared editing” where any one user can edit and all other users can see changes in real-time. For existing ownCloud users this resolves potential version conflicts. While working independently on the same document, this collaboration now happens online, inside the ownCloud web frontend.

We are thrilled to release the first ever LibreOffice Online solution in partnership with ownCloud” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “ownCloud brings Innovative Collaboration to Enterprises and it is a privilege to work alongside their established support and maintenance teams to fulfill their customer’s needs

Collabora has worked incredibly hard to bring the first Open Source Online Editing Suite to the Cloud and we are delighted to be the first ones to bring it to the market” said Holger Dyroff, Managing Director at ownCloud. “This integration between two leading projects is going to have a great impact on our customers, and we are looking forward to the future with confidence.

This solution is now available from ownCloud under the name “Collabora Online for ownCloud Enterprise”. Pricing starts at 1000 EUR or 1200 USD for 50 users per year in addition to an ownCloud Enterprise or ownCloud Standard Subscription.

For further commercial info or to request an Evaluation, please contact sales@owncloud.com. There is also an online demo where you can try out Collabora Online in ownCloud at: www.collaboraoffice.com/owncloud.

About Collabora Productivity:

Collabora Productivity is the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, providing a range of products and consulting to enterprise and government. Powered by the largest team of certified LibreOffice engineers in the world, it is a leading contributor to the LibreOffice codebase and community. Collabora Office for Desktop and Online provide a business-hardened office suite with long-term, multi-platform support. Collabora Productivity is a division of Collabora, the global software consultancy dedicated to providing the benefits of Open Source to the commercial world, specialising in mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries. For more information, visit www.collaboraoffice.com or follow @CollaboraOffice on Twitter.

About ownCloud:

Organizations that must share confidential data internally and externally rely on ownCloud’s on-premises enterprise Universal File Access platform. Only ownCloud gives IT the visibility and control required to manage sensitive data, preserve business processes and integrate with existing compliant infrastructures while offering users the modern collaboration experience they demand. This is made possible through ownCloud’s open, modular architecture, extreme extensibility and unique federated cloud sharing capabilities. Company headquarters are in Nuremberg, Germany. For more information, visit: http://www.owncloud.com.

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CODE Updates

code-logoAt the same time of the release of the ownCloud news we’ve updated the development edition. CODE is now compatible with ownCloud 9.0 and several improvements have been made.

Check out the list of changes:

  • Possibility to run loolwsd behind a proxy
  • Better localization of user interface
  • Bugfix: do not jump to top of document, when another editor takes over editing
  • Bugfix: menus disappear after pressing Esc key
  • Bugfix: fixed performance problems with large spreadsheets
  • Changes of ownCloud plugin:
    • Compatible with ownCloud 9.0
    • Support file versioning
    • Documents can be created from Files [+] menu (only in ownCloud 9.0)
    • Return to the Files app, when editing started there

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VNC to integrate Collabora Online in VNClagoon

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Zug/Berlin – June 16, 2016 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, and VNCVirtual Network Consult, a leading vendor of Open Source based business software join forces to incorporate Collabora Online 1.0 into their product suite VNClagoon.

VNClagoon is an integrated business framework consisting of highly flexible components and open interfaces that can be operated in any environment. VNClagoon covers all aspects of a modern, powerful private Cloud application environment – from back end and server infrastructure, to customizable applications, middleware components and a beautiful user interface running on any device. VNClagoon includes Email & Groupware, Social Media & Collaboration, Portals, Unified Communication, Project Management and many more functionalities.

With the addition of customized Collabora Online, VNClagoon will include an online office suite, which allows its users to view office documents online, create new content and work collaboratively from any place at any time.

VNClagoon is an extrodinarily rich and complete Open Source solution for the Enterprise.”, said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “We’re delighted to partner with VNC, and to integrate with their stack. There is no doubt that VNC will fulfill the needs of business users in key markets with their new product”.

Collabora Online is an essential building block for VNClagoon.”, said Bernd Rodler, VNC Chairman of the Board. “Our business clients demand powerful online office suite functionality and we believe that Collabora Online is the best solution”.

If you are interested in receiving pre-release information, please contact pr@vnc.biz or sales@collaboraoffice.com.

About VNC:

VNC – Virtual Network Consult is a leading developer of open source based business software, a business cloud integrator and a specialist in commercial open source solutions. VNC provides services to organizations and businesses of all sizes – from small and medium businesses to globally operating corporations. Our services range from platform data center solutions to complex business applications – mobile and suited to the needs of each client. For more information, visit www.vnc.biz and http://vnclagoon.vnc.biz.

About Collabora Productivity:

Collabora Productivity is the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, providing a range of products and consulting to enterprise and government. Powered by the largest team of certified LibreOffice engineers in the world, it is a leading contributor to the LibreOffice codebase and community. Collabora Office for Desktop and Collabora Online provide a business-hardened office suite with long-term, multi-platform support. Collabora Productivity is a division of Collabora, the global software consultancy dedicated to providing the benefits of Open Source to the commercial world, specialising in mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries. For more information, visit www.collaboraoffice.com or follow @CollaboraOffice on Twitter.

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Collabora Productivity releases Collabora Online 1.0 “Engine” for Hosters and Clouds.

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Cambridge – 2 June 2016

Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, has released the first production grade version of Collabora Online, its flagship cloud document suite solution. “Engine” is targeted specifically at Hosting and Cloud businesses who wish to support both commercial and consumer document viewing, creation and editing services in their portfolios.

Collabora Online 1.0 is the culmination of several years’ intensive work”, said Michael Meeks, General Manager of Collabora Productivity. “Our objective is to enable key document suite service delivery for hosters by integrating seamlessly with their existing groupware, storage, file sharing and other customer solutions. Critically, Collabora will tailor the look and feel of the integration to complement a hoster’s identity and desired product experience

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LibreOffice Online:

Collabora Online 1.0 “Engine” is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office suite, that enables users to access documents online, author new content and work collaboratively.

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Customizable Integration:

Collabora Productivity offers customizable integration with existing infrastructure (identity management, storage, HA etc.) and tailor solutions to existing hardware and network needs.

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Customizable User Interface:

Collabora Online 1.0 “Engine” is designed to easily be adjusted to any online environment, so it will share the same look and feel.

 

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About Collabora Productivity:

Collabora Productivity is the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, providing a range of products and consulting to enterprise and government. Powered by the largest team of certified LibreOffice engineers in the world, it is a leading contributor to the LibreOffice codebase and community. Collabora Office for Desktop and CloudSuite provide a business-hardened office suite with long-term, multi-platform support. Collabora Productivity is a division of Collabora, the global software consultancy dedicated to providing the benefits of Open Source to the commercial world, specialising in mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries. For more information, visit www.collaboraoffice.com or follow @CollaboraOffice on Twitter.

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