Winners of the open source classic award at DINAcon!

On 19th October 2018, at Welle7 Workspace in Bern, Switzerland, we attended DINAcon – the conference on digital sustainability. Our General Manager, Michael Meeks, had a talk about “How best to migrate to LibreOffice”, where he explained the best ways to move to a supported Open Source and Open Standards solution. Also, he talked about Collabora’s latest work with our partners, and our new tool to migrate existing legacy Visual Basic line of business apps.

If you missed his talk then check out the slides above for the complete presentation:

Download the slides from the presentation “How best to migrate to LibreOffice”!

DINAcon Awards!

Great news from Bern – we won the open source classic award at DINAcon! 🙂

For this award were running a lot of amazing open source products, including Collabora Online and Collabora Office. We are honored to receive this award – it is a big motivation for the whole team! Thanks a lot everyone for your support.

Hacknight

The conference ended with the hacknight and of course that we couldn’t miss it. It was the perfect time to work on LibreOffice bugs. 🙂

Digital Economy Award

Another nomination! Collabora Office & Collabora Online are nominated for the Digital Economy Award 2018 and our partners, Adfinis SyGroup, presented about our products in front of the jury of the Swiss Digital Economy Award. (Thank you, Nicolas. 🙂 )

The winners will be announced at the Digital Economy Award Night, on November 21, in the Hallenstadion in Zurich. Until then, fingers crossed. 🙂

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

From September 18 until September 21, ownCloud held their annual conference oCCon2018 in Nürnberg, Germany. Participants joined the four days of the conference, hacking, learning and trying out new ideas on the ownCloud platform.

During the ownCloud conference, Collabora Productivity’s General Manager Michael Meeks gave a talk about how Collabora Online integrates into ownCloud. 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 ownCloud, as a simple extension. Key features are collaborative editing and excellent office file format support.

Slides

Check out the slides above for the complete presentation:

Download the slides from the presentation “Real Time & Secure Collaboration”!

 

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Meet us at DINAcon!

It’s time for DINAcon!

Tomorrow – on 19th October 2018, at Welle7 Workspace in Bern, Switzerland, starts DINAcon – the conference on digital sustainability. The conference brings many open source enthusiasts including Katherine Maher, Wikimedia CEO, Simon Phipps, President of the Open Source Initiative, and our General Manager – Michael Meeks. His talk will be in the afternoon (14.30-15:30) and will be about “How best to migrate to LibreOffice”. If you are interested to hear about the best ways to move to a supported Open Source and Open Standards solution – then don’t miss his talk. Also, you will hear how LibreOffice can be used both on the PC and also in combination with other Open Source file-sharing products to provide a browser-based solution on desktop and mobile. Furthermore, you will hear about Collabora’s latest work with our partners, and our new tool to migrate existing legacy Visual Basic line of business apps.

DINAcon Awards

DINAcon Awards honor the courage and innovative strength of companies, authorities, communities, developers and individuals. A jury of experts and entrepreneurs are responsible for the nomination and selection of the winners of the DINAcon Awards 2018 and we are delighted to be one of the nominated projects. The award ceremony will take place on Friday (tomorrow), 19th October 2018 as part of the DINAcon 2018 in Bern, Switzerland.

Join us!

Do you have any questions, feedback or you just want to say hi? Let’s meet in Bern – drop us an email at hello@collaboraoffice.com and we would be very happy to meet you there.

There is still time to register until Friday:

Register!

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Join us at the IT Security Expo and Congress in Nuremberg

We will be again in Nuremberg, Germany – this time to attend IT-SA! The IT Security Expo and Congress event will take place from November 9th to November 11th.

We are sharing the booth with Nextcloud and you will be able to find us in Hall 10.1, booth 10.1-430, towards the right corner. If you are interested in innovative products, services or business trends, experience first-hand everything that the world of IT security has to offer then we recommend you to join the event. Come and ask our team questions about our products, give us feedback, or just say hi!

If you’re interested in a free entree ticket, drop us an email at hello@collaboraoffice.com.

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Come see us at ownCloud conference!

We will attend the annual ownCloud conference in Nuremberg, Germany – from September 18th to September 21st.

When and where

The oCCon2018 is held at TH Nürnberg from September, 18th – 21st. The ownCloud Conference is the place to be for ownCloud administrators and developers. Participants are joining the four days of the conference, hacking, learning and trying out new ideas on the ownCloud platform. It will have interactive workshops, talks on interesting use cases and discussions on the future of the platform.

Check out the agenda

On September 19, Michael Meeks will have a presentation about “Real-time document collaboration”. He will explain how Collabora Online integrates into ownCloud to create a powerful, secure, scalable, real-time document editing experience. Also, he will mention the improvement in latency and overall functionality. If you are interested to hear about the exciting things we are working on, how to configure and deploy Collabora Online on your ownCloud server, how you can get an SLA from Collabora delivered and supported in partnership with ownCloud – then don’t miss out our talk at 11.30 am, at the Keynote Room BB007.

Say hi to us!

Do you have any questions, feedback or you just want to say hi? Let’s meet in Nuremberg – drop us an email at hello@collaboraoffice.com and we would be very happy to meet you there.

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