Collabora at WorldHostingDays (

Collabora, the developers of LibreOffice Online, will be attending WorldHostingDays ( in Rust, Germany, showcasing enterprise-ready LibreOffice in the Cloud with Collabora Online to leaders and experts from all over the globe, spanning all areas of the internet and cloud sector. is a week-long event for cloud services and internet infrastructure, with over 200 exhibitors and 6500 attendees. The most cutting-edge digital innovations are shown to the public, like Collabora Online 2.0.

Collabora Online 2.0 is the powerful LibreOffice-based online office that supports all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats, which Hosting and Cloud businesses, who wish to include document viewing and collaborative editing functionality into their service offering, can integrate in their own infrastructure.

For enterprises that seek a secure office suite in the cloud, Collabora Online is also a perfect match. It allows enterprises to run their own online office suite on-premise, while protecting their privacy and allowing them to keep full control of their sensitive corporate data.

Are you also going to WorldHostingDays and are you interested in learning more about Collabora Online, or would like to see a real time demo? Fill out this for and meet us there!

Meet us at 2017

Simply fill out this form and meet with us at, March 25 – 31 2017, Rust, Germany

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Recordings LibreOffice talks from Collabora at FOSDEM available


The recordings of the talks about LibreOffice Online and Exploiting Concurrency in LibreOffice have been made available for watching online. The talks were given at FOSDEM, the famous two-day event organised by volunteers to promote the widespread use of free and open source software, in Brussels, Belgium, which was held the first week in February 2017. The well-attended talks were given in the Open Document Editors devroom to people interested in LibreOffice Online and on the Desktop.

Integrating LibreOffice Online via WOPI

How you can integrate LibreOffice Online into your webservice!
Presented by: Jan Holesovsky

LibreOffice Online Debugging

Debugging in browser, logging at server side, analyzing log files, tracing option, that dumps command and notifications for replay, etc.
Presented by: Andras Timar

Exploiting Concurrency

How I stopped worrying and started threading …
We now have hardware with increasing numbers of threads and functional blocks left & right. Come and hear how we plan to use that for maximum effect to make LibreOffice rock – things we have already done, things we are working on doing, and how you can get involved to encourage your PC to use more of its power to speed your LibreOffice up.
Presented by: Michael Meeks

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First African partner to offer Collabora Online

Cambridge, United Kingdom – February 23, 2017 – Collabora Productivity, the developers behind LibreOffice Online, has partnered with Retention Range in Botswana, making Collabora Online available for the first time in Africa.

By including enterprise-ready LibreOffice Online with Collabora Online to their product portfolio, Retention Range provides local and regional businesses and institutions with a high quality, Open Source online office suite that improves their productivity, and allows them to stay in full control of their own office documents.

Collabora Online works directly from any modern web browser, without the need of downloading any add-on or plugin, has excellent support for all popular office file formats and includes collaborative editing features, Long Term Support, signed security updates and a SLA.

We are excited to partner with Retention Range” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “We value partners that listen carefully to the needs of their customers, and aim to exceed their expectations with the best Open Source software solutions out there.

Collabora Online is an impressive online office software” said Selefo Sabone, Managing Director at Retention Range. “Collabora Online, an online office suite will offer our customers a high quality, user friendly and affordable open source alternative to proprietary online office suites that are currently dominating the market. We are giving businesses freedom to grow.

For more information about this partnership, or acquiring Collabora Online, please contact or

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 or follow @CollaboraOffice on Twitter.

About Retention Range:
Retention Range is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana. Its offerings include identification of suitable solutions for Governments, Parastatals and the Private Sector; deployment of such solutions, migration from legacy platforms, modifications to improve efficiency of the customer’s businesses, integration with the existing solutions and provide support. Among others we offer Desktop Solutions, Web Development Services and Enterprise Solutions. For more information, visit, Facebook or @retentionrange on Twitter.

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Hostingcon first ever event in the USA to show Collabora Online

Collabora Productivity, the developers behind LibreOffice Online, is proud to announce to have a booth at Hostingcon 2017, in Los Angeles, USA. This will be the first ever event in the United Stated where Collabora Online, the enterprise-ready LibreOffice Online office suite, will be shown to the public.

HostingCon is the annual must-attend event for Cloud & Sevice Provider Industry Insiders, designed exclusively to boost their success and help them to grow their business. Among many other interesting stands, you can visit the stand of Collabora Productivity to see a live demo of Collabora Online, LibreOffice in the Cloud!

Why should I check out Collabora’s stand at Hostingcon?

Collabora Online is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office that supports all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats, which you can integrate in your own infrastructure.
Key features are collaborative editing and excellent office file format support.

For Hosting and Cloud businesses:
Hosting and Cloud businesses who wish to include document viewing and collaborative editing functionality into their service offering can do this now with Collabora Online.

For Enterprises:
Collabora Online is excellent for enterprises that need a powerful office suite in the cloud, or on-premise, that protects their privacy and allows them to keep full control of their sensitive corporate data.

If you visit our stand at Hostingcon, you’ll be able to see a demo of LibreOffice in the Cloud with Collabora Online, and you can test it out yourself! Plus, you’ll find a wealth of information on how you can grow your business with Collabora Online, either by adding it to your product portfolio as a hosting and cloud business, or as a self-hosted online office suite as an enterprise, on premise or in the cloud.

When and where?

Meet us at Hostingcon from April 3-6, 2017 in the Los Angeles Convention Center – West Hall, Los Angeles, California. The exhibit hall is open on Wednesday, April 5, and Thursday, April 6. You can find us in booth 532, on the main aisle to the lunch area.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Collabora Online in Ubuntu solution for enterprises

We are happy to announce that we form part of the Ubuntu snap-based solution for enterprises, that will enable them to control their data.

Quoted from the press release of Ubuntu:

We have taken the very best available from the Ubuntu snap ecosystem and created a solution designed specifically for small enterprises that delivers a range of high quality self-hosted services which are engineered for privacy.

Frank Karlitschek, Managing Director at Nextcloud, said: “This new solution from Ubuntu is the perfect next step on from the Nextcloud box and brings a fantastic blend of snaps to make it super easy for enterprises to experiment with self-hosted services.”

Michael Meeks, Managing Director at Collabora Productivity, said: “Collabora is the driving force behind bringing LibreOffice to every modern device with a browser, so we’re thrilled to contribute an Ubuntu snap of Collabora Online to this solution. By seamlessly integrating the collaborative editing of complex documents we give huge scope for enterprises to reduce cost as well as to simplify their productivity provision.”

Read the full press release at and visit the Ubuntu Booth in Hall P3 – 3K31 at Mobile World Congress for a demonstration.

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