“Real Time, Secure Collaboration” presentation at Nextcloud Conference 2018

From August 23 until August 30, Nextcloud held their annual conference, including an enterprise day, providing enterprise focused talks about large scale use of Nextcloud, security, scalability, Real Time & Secure Collaboration with Collabora Online, and much more.

During the Enterprise Day, Collabora Productivity’s General Manager Michael Meeks gave a talk about Collabora Online in Nextcloud. Collabora Online is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office that supports all major document, spreadsheet, and presentation file formats, which is easy to deploy in Nextcloud, as a simple extension. Key features are collaborative editing and excellent office file format support.


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Kolab Systems using Collabora Online

Kolab Systems AG is an Open Source Independent Software Vendor (ISV) developing, maintaining, supporting and providing a wide range of services around the Kolab Groupware Solution. Collabora Online is available as an integrated component in Kolab. The integration of Collabora Online into Kolab allow users to compose text documents, fill in spreadsheets, and design presentations together, even when in different locations from each other.

Kolab integrates the collaborative editing of office documents through its file cloud and integrates the use of third-party file cloud solutions with collaborative editing through Collabora
” said Jeroen van Meeuwen, CTO, Kolab Systems AG.

As a result of our collaboration, Kolab systems customers get a fully-featured, Open Source, integrated solution for collaboration. Kolab and Collabora being Open Source help customers customize the solution where it needs to fit their needs, rather than adapting their needs to the solution provided.

Further information

To read more details on the integration of Collabora Online into Kolab, why they chose us etc, please check out the success story we have published.

Check out the success story with Kolab

If you want to collaborate with us and publish a case study together please contact us at hello@collaboraoffice.com.

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100K app downloads in 2017 shows strong growth of self-hosted online office market


Cambridge, United Kingdom – January 8, 2018 – Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, and Nextcloud, the globally leading supplier of open source enterprise sync, share and communication technology, announce reaching over 100K downloads of the Collabora Nextcloud app in one year, showing strong growth of self-hosted online office market. Other metrics support this trend as well, Collabora has seen over two million docker image downloads of CODE, giving interested developers an easy way to get early access to the very latest feature additions and updates to LibreOffice Online. Some of these servers host thousands of users at at customers like RegioIT in Germany and North-West University in South Africa.

This impressive number of installations over the last year shows the strong interest in both Nextcloud and collaborative editing among private cloud users” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “Nextcloud‘s strong focus on ease of use combined with a wealth of rich business functionality makes them a vital partner.

On December 21, Collabora Productivity has announced their latest release of Collabora Online Development Edition – CODE 3.0, which, for the very first time brings full-feature editing dialogs, familiar from the PC LibreOffice version to the browser. Developers and home users are encouraged to update, try it out and get involved with the latest developments – however for enterprise production users are recommended to continue to use Collabora Online 2.1.5 or wait for the next release – due soon.

Self hosted cloud solutions allow customers to reap the benefits of online collaboration while remaining in control over their data” said Andreas Rode, Head of Sales at Nextcloud GmbH. “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.

Nextcloud uptake has been particularly strong among the security-sensitive sector of the wider Enterprise File Sync and Share Market, like businesses in finance, insurance, government and healthcare. Unique capabilities like the End-to-end Encryption in Nextcloud 13 as well as secure communication allow companies to ease GDPR compliance and dramatically improve data security in a world with growing legal and hacking threaths.

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 Nextcloud:
Nextcloud offers the industry-leading fully open source solution for on-premise data handling and communication with an uncompromising focus on security and privacy and unprecedented scalability. Nextcloud brings together universal access to data with next-generation secure communication and collaboration capabilities under direct control of IT and integrated with existing compliant infrastructure. Nextcloud’s open, modular architecture, emphasis on security and advanced federation capabilities enable modern enterprises to leverage their existing assets within and across the borders of their organization. For more information, visit https://nextcloud.com or follow @Nextclouders on Twitter.

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Upgrading your enterprise from Office 2007?

Office 2007 has reached the end of its support lifecycle, meaning there are no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options. So – it is time to upgrade to Collabora Office, save a fortune in the process, and have a great relationship with real engineers working on the product for you.

Why Collabora Office?

Collabora are one of the largest contributors to LibreOffice, the most powerful free and open source office suite. We strongly believe that deploying Collabora Office provides access to our huge depth of experience, combined with long term support, security maintenance, easy of deployment features (MSP patches, ADMX group policy management), and of course we love to work with our customers to help shape our product features and roadmap as we go ahead.

Long Term Support

Collabora Office’s long term support and maintenance gives you the flexibility to upgrade on your timeline and to suit your certification and integrations – with extended support options available. Collabora Office allows you to file an un-limited number of Level-3 (code fix) tickets with Collabora which we address as part of our product management process as we work together. We also have a token prioritization process – based on your spend that drives our ongoing product development work.

For those who would like an SLA on their issue fixes – with engineers starting work on your timeline with your severity to rapidly fix any issue you may come across – we provide Level 3 (code fix) support entitlement packages to provide the ultimate peace of mind.

How can I get it?

Have a closer look and try out Collabora Office! If you have any questions feel free to contact us today at sales@collaboraoffice.com

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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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