“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.


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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 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 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.


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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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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