Upcoming webinar: Your Secure Online Office Suite with Collabora Online in ownCloud

Recently our partner ownCloud released ownCloud X, and we released Collabora Online 2.1, with improved collaboration functionality, such as change tracking, improved performance and many new features. Now we’ve organised a webinar together where you’ll learn:
  • Why should I use Collabora Online in ownCloud?
  • What can I do with the latest edition of Collabora Online?
  • How will it help my company?
  • How can I securely share a office document and work on it with other people at the same time?
  • How can I get a demo of Collabora Online?
There will be a live demo of Collabora Online in ownCloud too!

Sign up for the webinar on June 7, 2017.

Key Data

Date: June 7th, 2017 4.00-4.30 pm CEST / 10 -10.30 am EDT
Speaker: Eloy Crespo, Collabora
Language: English

 

Screenshot of Collabora Online with improved comment rendering and Tracked Changes

Sign up for the webinar on June 7, 2017, and see a live demo of Collabora Online 2.1 in ownCloud!

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Collabora Online 2.1.1 released

Cambridge, United Kingdom – May 23, 2017 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, is proud to announce a new release of its flagship enterprise-ready cloud document suite – Collabora Online 2.1.1, including new features and improvements. This is the first release after the major Collabora Online 2.1 release a few weeks ago.

The Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) has been updated too.

What’s new in Collabora Online 2.1.1?

The following features and improvements are new since Collabora Online 2.1:

  • Active cell reference (Name Box) in Calc
  • State of the Change tracking is now visible in the menu via check marks
  • Improved animation of the comments
  • Use seccomp’s Berkley Packet Filters to drastically restrict the kernel APIs surface available to our contained document processes
  • Content Security Policy now includes the Referer too, for easier integration in multi-host environments
  • Numerous Calc usability improvements
  • New file types that can be edited were added or improved, including PDF and HTML
  • Many other fixes and improvements

Cells A2 to A4 are selected, as shown in the Active cell reference (Name Box) next to the formula bar

State of the Change tracking is now visible in the menu via check marks

Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) 2.1.1

Together with the release of Collabora Online 2.1.1 we will also release version 2.1.1 of the development edition of Collabora Online: CODE. The development edition is aimed at home users and contains the latest and greatest developments. We want as many people as possible to try it out and get back control of their own online documents. We’d also love to get people involved in our efforts to make LibreOffice Online even better. Download the Docker Image, enjoy using it at home and why not participate in the project too!

For more information on CODE, and info on how to get it, please check out our CODE page.

 

Online demo

You can get an online demo of Collabora Online and try it out yourself right now!

 
Try the Online Demo
 
 

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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Extensys adds Collabora Online to their list of cloud services

Cambridge, United Kingdom – May 4, 2017 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, and Extensys srl, an Italian IT services provider, specialized in open source, announce a partnership to offer Collabora Online.

Collabora Online allows enterprises and organizations to run their own online office suite, self-hosted and on premise, allowing them to keep in control of their own data, while increasing productivity. Collaborative editing, excellent support for all popular office file formats, Long Term Support, signed security updates and a SLA are key features of this commercially supported edition of LibreOffice in the Cloud.

We are looking forward to work together with Extensys” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “It’s marvelous to work together with companies that have deep experience in open source software implementations.

We have seen a lot of interest from people that want to run their own Online Office suite, where they are in control of their files” said Alessandro Bolgia, CEO at Extensys srl. “By offering Collabora Online our clients can now get exactly what they need.

For more information about this release, please contact info@extensys.it or sales@collaboraoffice.com.

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.

About Extensys srl:
Extensys was founded in 2004 as an IT company. Since its birth Extensys focused on Open Source Technology offering alternative solutions to the classic software and licensing system. Nowadays we do not only offer local assistance, but we manage many services on our own datacenter, customizing them for the costumer needs.

Extensys contributes to Open Source also by Commercial Agreements with companies involved in the software development.

We are proud to become Business Partner with Collabora Productivity, to ensure our customers with the best support for their great product.

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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.

Collabora Online is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office suite allowing you to access document editing through your web browser. It is interoperable with all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats, and easy to integrate into your infrastructure, allowing you to keep in full control of your own data; on-premise or in the cloud.

What’s new in Collabora Online 2.1?

Collabora Online 2.1 has many improvements under the hood and lots of new features that make the collaborative editing experience even better. When combined with one of our many partners solutions Collabora Online is an excellent choice for enterprises wanting a powerful office suite for confidential documents on-premise or for Hosting and Cloud businesses who wish to include online Office Suite functionality into their service offering.

Months of hard work from the Collabora team has made this release really impressive”, said Michael Meeks, General Manager of Collabora Productivity. “The list of improvements and new features show that Collabora Online is going to be the best online office suite out there.

Highlights of the changes since Collabora Online 2.0:

  • Based on the recently released enterprise-hardened Collabora Office 5.3
    • improved interoperability, file-filters and feature-set
    • improved anti-aliased rendering and performance
  • Scalability improvements
    • reduced memory consumption
    • reduced CPU usage, with increased responsiveness
    • bandwidth reduction by avoiding redundant tile updates
    • improved buffering, queueing and traffic management
  • Updated localizations
  • Features, including:
    • Improved comment rendering as a native overlay
    • Change tracking – turn change tracking on or off, and accept, reject or add comments to red-line document changes
    • Rendering much larger spreadsheets of up-to half a million rows
    • Formatting, and decimal separator support by locale in spreadsheets
    • New responsive design, including a minimized UI when in read-only mode
    • New Insert Special Characters dialog
    • Pivot table refresh
    • Non-printing character rendering option
    • Initial Input Method support for Asian languages

Getting Collabora Online

Collabora Online is suitable for large scale deployment, comes with an SLA, Long Term Support with signed security updates and implements collaborative editing of richly formatted documents directly from a web browser.

Enterprises interested in using Collabora Online can check out our home page for more information on partner integrations and online demos. For tailored solutions, contact sales@collaboraoffice.com.

Hosting and Cloud businesses that wish to add Collabora Online to their product portfolio can become a partner by filling in the partner form or contacting sales@collaboraoffice.com.

Collabora Online is only one part of a larger Enteprise File Sync & Share, Groupware, or Hosting solution. Collabora is excited to go to market with a long list of Partners each of which has an integration.

Online demo

You can get an online demo of Collabora Online and try it out yourself right now!

Try the Online Demo

 

Screenshots

Screenshot of Collabora Online with improved comment rendering and Tracked Changes

 

Screenshot of a complex Excel file (xlsx), with multiple people editing at the same time

 

Screenshot of a presentation file in Collabora Online, with 2 people editing at the same time

 

Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) 2.1

Together with the release of Collabora Online 2.1 we will also release version 2.1 of the development edition of Collabora Online: CODE. The development edition is aimed at home users and contains the latest and greatest developments. We want as many people as possible to try it out and get back control of their own online documents. We’d also love to get people involved in our efforts to make LibreOffice Online even better. Download the Docker Image, enjoy using it at home and why not participate in the project too!

For more information on CODE, and info on how to get it, please check out our CODE page.

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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Option Service Télécom partners with Collabora to provide clients with secure online office suite

 

Cambridge, United Kingdom – May 3, 2017 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, and Option Service Télécom, a well-established French IP Telecom and Cloud services provider, announce a partnership to add Collabora Online to their their range of services and products.

Option Service Télécom will serve Collabora Online from their own data center, located in the north of France, near Paris, providing their customers with a full cloud document suite with collaborative editing features, and excellent handling of all major documents, presentations and spreadsheet formats while retaining privacy and security.

We are excited to partner with Option Service Télécom” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “The wealth of experience of so many years in the IT sector brings a great understanding of exactly what customers need.

Collabora has done some excellent work on Collabora Online” said Philippe Laredo, CEO at Option Service Télécom. “We are very happy to partner with them and look forward to offer our clients a powerful office suite, perfectly integrated in our collaborative solution, that allows them to be in full control of their files.

For more information about this release, please contact administration@option-service.fr or sales@collaboraoffice.com.

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.

About Option Service Télécom:
Founded in 1986 by Philippe Laredo, Option Service Télécom is a company positioned on IT infrastructures and new technologies markets. Optical fiber and DSL provider, but also offers telephony over IP (ToIP), securing solutions, cloud computing services, each of them hosted in its own data-centers. Since 2016, it expands its offer by launching a multi-services TV Box, based on cloud, to spread specialized services for educational purpose and senior citizens for example. Its collaborative solution is a masterpiece of its catalogue.

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