Open-DSI adds Collabora Online solution to their portfolio

Cambridge, United Kingdom – February 20, 2017 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, and Open-DSI, a french company which supports organizations and companies with their computing projects, are proud to announce a partnership to offer Collabora Online.

Open-DSI will offer Collabora Online, integrated in Nextcloud, as an open source cloud computing solution. Their solutions are based on three main building blocks: Nextcloud & Collabora Online, ERP & CRM Dolibarr and WooCommerce.

Collabora is delighted to partner with Open-DSI” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “It’s exciting to work with Open-DSI to implement Collabora Online and provide a better team collaboration experience for their clients.

“It’s a new step for Open-DSI to partner with Collabora Productivity” explains Philippe Scoffoni, founder and CEO of Open-DSI. “It is an excellent opportunity to offer the best solution for our most demanding customers.

For more information, please mail to info@open-dsi.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 Open-DSI:
Open-DSI is a French company located in Lyon which supports organizations and companies with their computing projects. We have recently opened up to the world and we are starting to work with customers from differents countries, even though our biggest projects are located in France. Our qualified team has considerable experience and digital skills which allows us to provide many services: integration, consulting, specific development, hosting and communication. We are specialized in the implementation of open source cloud computing solutions and outsourcing. Our solutions are based on three main building blocks: Nextcloud with Collabora Online, the ERP & CRM Dolibarr and the famous platform Woo Commerce. For more information, please visit www.open-dsi.fr or follow us on Twitter at @OpenDsi.

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Collabora Online now available in VNCsafe and the VNCsafe Zimlet

Cambridge, United Kingdom – February 15, 2018 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, and VNC – Virtual Network Consult, a leading vendor of Open Source based business software join forces to incorporate Collabora Online into their product suite VNClagoon.

Collabora Online is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office suite with excellent support for all mayor office file formats, and includes key features such as collaborative editing, Long Term Support, signed security updates and a SLA. Documents, spreadsheets, and presentations can be edited right from the web browser, without the need of downloading any add-on or plugin.

VNCsafe enables private and secure file sharing – on any device, any OS and stored on the server of your choice. VNCsafe is based upon ownCloud or Nextcloud, according to the customers‘ preferences. The VNCsafe Zimlet enables a seamless integration of VNCsafe with VNCmail, which is based upon Zimbra.

The user can store e-mail attachments within VNCmail directly to VNCsafe and thus synchronize them with other devices or share them with others. With the VNCsafe Zimlet users can integrate their Nextcloud or ownCloud instance with VNCmail and access various files directly, e.g. for sending them as email attachments.

The integration of Collabora Online into the VNCsafe Zimlet enables users to view, share and edit text documents, spreadsheets, presentations & more directly within their mailbox via the VNCsafe Zimlet. The Zimlet provides simultaneous collaborative editing features and works in any modern browser – no plugin required.

These powerful solutions combined make internal and external collaboration easy and efficient.

If you are interested in receiving more information about this integration, please contact pr@vnc.biz or sales@collaboraoffice.com.

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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, specializing in mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries. For more information, visit www.collaboraoffice.com or follow @CollaboraOffice on Twitter.

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Collabora Online 3.0 released

Cambridge, United Kingdom – February 8, 2018 – 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 3.0, 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 3.0?

Collabora Online 3.0 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 highlight the progress in our ongoing work to ensure that capturing the huge benefits of web deployment doesn’t have to mean sacrificing significant functionality.

Highlights of the changes since Collabora Online 2.1:

We have released many smaller features and fixes as we‘ve gone along in the 2.1.x series over the last half a year, however, there are a number of larger feature improvements we promised in our Roadmap and now deliver:

Writer:

  • Interactive horizontal ruler
  • Insert header and footer
  • New dialogs:
    • Rich Formatting – characters, paragraphs, pages, bullets & numbering, paragraph style editing.
    • Table properties
    • Insert → Link, and Index Entry
    • Change tracking management
    • Spelling & Grammar, and Thesaurus

Calc:

  • Outlining and row/column grouping
  • Column filters, AutoFilter
  • New dialogs:
    • The vital Cell Format dialog
    • Powerful Sorting functionality
    • Advanced Filtering dialogs, with auto-filter popups.

Impress:

  • Document repair from Writer is now available here as well
  • Ability to reply to comments
  • New dialogs:
    • Object formatting – Position, Size, Line, Area

Server Side

  • IPv6 support
  • Admin console:
    • new graphs to track CPU load and network activity
    • add cumulative bandwidth sent / received since server startup
  • Security Improvements
    • Admin Console can authenticate via PAM
    • Support HTTP public key pinning
  • Storage:
    • Better handling of conflict between editing and uploading documents
    • Improved document save during server shutdown

General

  • Add „follow the editor“ mode to the user list.
  • Extended format shifting REST API
  • Show read-only status of users

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 of the new dialogs

Collabora Online Writer – format page

 

Collabora Online Impress – position and size

 

Collabora Online Impress – line

 

Collabora Online Impress – area

 

Collabora Online Calc – sort function

 

Collabora Online Calc – format cells

 

Collabora Online Calc – data filters

 


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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