Meet us this weekend in Berlin, Germany!

The Nextcloud Conference

Collabora will be attending the Nextcloud conference – an annual conference that brings the global Nextcloud Contributor Community together for a week of coding, design, discussion, talks & fun. The conference will be held from 23 to 30 of August 2018 in Berlin, Germany – at the Mathematics building of the Technical University of Berlin.

During the hackweek days participants will get together to code, write Nextcloud apps, improve design etc. On the weekend of August 25 and 26, will be different talks, keynotes, and workshops. Our own Tor Lillqvist will be there to talk about Collabora Online. His talk will be on August 25 at 11:32 AM and will present the work we have done on Collabora Online during the last year.

Check out the agenda for more details.

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The Enterprise Day

August 27, will be the Enterprise Day that takes place the day after the Nextcloud conference and features a track of technical sessions covering a wide range of enterprise use cases. Michael Meeks will have a talk about Collabora Online – if you want to know more about us feel free to attend his talk at 11:30 – Park Inn at Berlin Alexanderplatz.

Say hi to us!

Do you have any questions, feedback or you just want to hack with us? Let’s meet in Berlin at the Nextcloud conference – drop us an email at hello@collaboraoffice.com and we would be very happy to meet you there.

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

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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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“Real Time, Secure Collaboration” presentation at Nextcloud Conference 2017

From August 22 until August 29, Nextcloud held their annual conference, including a enterprise day, providing enterprise focused talks about large scale use of Nextcloud, security, scalability, Real Time & Secure Collaboration with Collabora Online, and much more.

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.

Collabora Online at Nextcloud Conference recording

In his talk Michael explained how Collabora Online improved in the last year, and mentioned Nextcloud / integration wins, such as significant performance wins and public link editing. And, some other very interesting info was shared. The complete presentation was recorded and has been made available by Nextcloud. Check out the video above!

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

 

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Collabora Online released in Univention App Center

Collabora Productivity, the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, is excited to announce the publication of the Collabora Online Development Edition in the Univention App Center, making managing your own online office suite even easier.

Collabora Online is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office suite that supports all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats and which you can integrate into your own infrastructure. Key features include collaborative editing and secure control of your data.

We are excited to see Collabora Online in the Univention App Center” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity “Univention’s popularity and growth, combined with their easy to use app marketplace, and simple application management provides a great experience.

Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is a solution to operate and manage mixed IT infrastructures and user identities via a single web interface. It incorporates a marketplace with over 90 enterprise applications that enhance the environment easily. Univention offer users freedom of choice and builds a bridge between various applications and client systems.

It’s great to work together with Collabora and making Collabora Online available through the Univention App Center” said Nico Gulden, Product Manager Apps at Univention. “Collabora Online provides a rich in-browser, interoperable office document editing experience, allowing our users to run their own online office suite while keeping the sovereignty over their files.


The Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) app integrates with Nextcloud and ownCloud and requires either app in your UCS environment.

Nextcloud

Nextcloud offers self-hosted Enterprise File Sync and Share, bringing together the convenience and ease-of-use of public clouds with the security, privacy and control business needs.

Nextcloud app in Univention App Center: https://www.univention.com/products/univention-app-center/app-catalog/nextcloud/

Setting up Collabora Online with Nextcloud in Univention Corporate Server is very easy and done in minutessaid Frank Karlitschek, Managing Director at Nextcloud.We are looking forward to see people running their own open source online office suite with Collabora Online, allowing them to stay in full control of their own files.

ownCloud

ownCloud is the open platform for more productivity and security in digital collaboration, hosted in your data center, on your servers, using your storage.

ownCloud app in Univention App Center: https://www.univention.com/products/univention-app-center/app-catalog/owncloud/

Univention has created a very clean and simple system to setup Collabora Online in ownCloudsaid Holger Dyroff, Managing Director at ownCloud.Collabora Online provides Univention’s App Center users with a secure, open platform with collaboration functions for tremendously increased productivity.

Collabora Online Development App in Univention App Center:

Want to try out Collabora Online in your favourite File Share and Sync solution? Download Univention Corporate Server (UCS) and install the apps today.

https://www.univention.com/products/univention-app-center/app-catalog/collabora/

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 Univention:

Univention GmbH (www.univention.com) is a leading European manufacturer of open source products for the operation and management of IT infrastructure, headquartered in Bremen.
Univention Corporate Server (UCS) can be used as a classic server solution in the cloud or in hybrid scenarios. UCS is an economical alternative to Microsoft server solutions and includes comprehensive Active Directory capabilities and an App Center that integrates and operates more than 90 enterprise solutions into existing IT environments.

UCS@school is an education and authorization management optimized for education to centrally manage users, services, applications and digital media. Important basic services such as the provision of WLAN, authentication, printing or file storage are integrated. Other solutions such as e-learning, file sharing or e-mail can be easily integrated via the App Center and linked to the management so that students and teachers can sign up to them via single sign-on.
Univention Corporate Client (UCC) is a desktop solution for the operation and administration of PCs, notebooks and thin clients in companies, schools and government agencies. The software includes a desktop environment optimized for professional use based on Linux.

Univention has a worldwide network of partners and branches in Germany and North America.

About ownCloud:

Organizations that must share confidential data internally and externally rely on ownCloud’s on-premises enterprise Universal File Access platform. Only ownCloud gives IT the visibility and control required to manage sensitive data, preserve business processes and integrate with existing compliant infrastructures while offering users the modern collaboration experience they demand. This is made possible through ownCloud’s open, modular architecture, extreme extensibility and unique federated cloud sharing capabilities. Company headquarters are in Nuremberg, Germany. For more information, visit: http://www.owncloud.com.

About Nextcloud:

Nextcloud offers a unique-in-the-industry fully open source solution for on-premise data handling and communication with an uncompromising focus on security and privacy. 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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