Started by the Linux Solutions Group e.V. and LIVE Linux-Verband e.V. in 2011, the German language focused OSB Alliance is a collaboration of IT providers who want to push Open Source Software forward. Members can network, partner, share knowledge and experience and work on new ideas together, for example in the working groups.
Nextcloud GmbH and the Open Source Business Alliance are delighted to announce today that Nextcloud has joined the ranks of organizations dedicated to pushing Open Source technology further in Germany.
Technologies like the open Federated Cloud Sharing protocol developed by Nextcloud employees for cross-cloud interoperability benefit from collaboration and partnerships, building a stronger, more open ecosystem. By joining the Open Source Business Alliance, Nextcloud GmbH will be part of a push for interoperability and open standards forward in the open cloud.
Frank blogged yesterday about the vision behind Nextcloud and working with others like Collabora, WD Labs and of course the OSB Alliance helps us realize those ambitions!
Today, US-based file sync & share vendor Kiteworks announced their acquisition of ownCloud and Dracoon. Kiteworks points out that their customers now have access to their file-sharing application. It is to be expected they will not maintain 3 similar products, but customers will have to migrate to the US firms’ platform or look for another […]
As part of Schleswig-Holstein's state digitization strategy, the state chancellery has announced they will work with Nextcloud to develop AI for working with government documents. This comes just after we announced the first private AI assistant last weekend with Hub 6. The German state already uses Nextcloud and their AI strategy aligns with our work on ethical, local AI technologies.
Over the last year, AI has become a popular topic. Some is hype, some is substance. Some is good, some is bad. We want to give you the good, not the bad, and ignore the hype! AI has a ton of opportunity – but also risk. So we put you in control – off by […]
The serious security flaws in ownCloud (now owned by Kiteworks) do NOT affect Nextcloud. We have strict security processes in place, and do not ship test data from libraries that can cause security breaches.