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Tomorrow is Day of Data Privacy: Time to think about your data
January 28 is the yearly Data Privacy Day or Data Protection day. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices and it is observed in the US, Canada, India and Europe. This day offers an opportunity to inform citizens about their … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud and Assanti announce Microsoft Outlook Add-in to secure file sharing by mail
We’re proud to introduce the Nextcloud Secure Sharing Outlook Add-in which enables Nextcloud customers to easily and securely sent files, folders or upload links to others from within Microsoft Outlook. The Add-in can replace attachments, automatically uploading files to Nextcloud and inserting a secure link in the email. It also … Continued Read more.
Congratulations, ownCloud!
Seven years ago on this day, Frank Karlitschek announced a project at Camp KDE in San Diego to help people protect their privacy: ownCloud. Today, he and the team that started this effort are still working on this exact same thing (though under a different name). We’re super proud of … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud Bugfix and Security Updates
Welcome to 2017! Our new year resolution: continue to provide you the safest, most secure way to protect your data! Today Nextcloud makes available updates for Nextcloud 9, 10 and 11 with a number of bug fixes and a precautionary update for the SwiftMailer vulnerability discovered recently. We recommend to … Continued Read more.
8 ways businesses benefit from purchasing open source
Why would you prefer an open source solution over a proprietary one? 8 good reasons reasons why you benefit from purchasing open source solutions! 1. Independence guarantees longevity Forbes notes that 90% of all startups fail and less than half of small and medium businesses survive beyond 5 years. With … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud is the best solution that the market offers nowadays: CEO Sendin
I talked to Koen Willems, CEO of, to learn more about why they chose Nextcloud over other products. Here is an edited version of that interview. Read more.
Join our Hackathon January 23-27!
This year, we had dozens of face to face events with monthly meetups, a very successful first conference and of course a handful of hackathons in Stuttgart. We plan to continue these great traditions in 2017, kicking it off with a Hackathon from January 23 to 27. Preparations for 12 … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud introduces public link editing with Collabora Online
Last week Nextcloud 11 was released with a number of improvements to Collabora Online integration, notably a significant performance improvement and collaborative editing over a public link. Faster As part of the significant scalability and performance improvements in Nextcloud 11, changes were made to reduce the time it takes to … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud iOS App 2.15 Available
Hot on the heels of Nextcloud 11, version 2.15 of the Nextcloud iOS app is available now delivering a number of synchronization improvements and bugfixes. Improvements This release delivers the following improvements: Faster and less intrusive synchronization Easier to use Control Center Improved uploading of images and videos You can … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud 11 sets new standard for security and scalability
We’re proud to release a huge milestone: Nextcloud 11, delivering a wide range of security and scalability improvements with a number of important features on top. This release provides you the most secure solution for keeping your data under control we’ve delivered yet. A video showing many of the small … Continued Read more.
Video calls in Nextcloud 11 with Spreed
Nextcloud 11 introduces experimental video and audio call integration through the Spreed app, designed to be easy to install and nicely integrated. We will walk through the current state and some plans for the future. Introducing the Spreed app The Spreed app uses the web standard WebRTC for communications. It … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud 11 Introduces Full Text Search
Nextcloud 11 introduces the optional Nextant app which enables users to search instantly through the full contents of their documents and images for words or phrases. Nextant integrates Apache Solr based indexing of the contents of a Nextcloud server. System administrators have the flexibility of using a integrated or separate … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud 11 delivers verified security improvements
Public services like Dropbox are major targets for criminal and state sponsored hacking attempts, but a self hosted alternative which fails to provide security offers no advantage. Security is of the utmost concern to Nextcloud and we work according to industry security standards like ISO27001, a fact that we had … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud 11: The Most Scalable Nextcloud Ever
As part of our push to make Nextcloud the best solution for securing enterprise data, we’ve worked on improving the performance of Nextcloud on large installations like the hundreds of thousands at DeiC. With database load the main factor limiting scalability for many of our customers, we’ve worked to decrease … Continued Read more.
What makes Nextcloud so secure?
That last word, ‘secure’ is a key word in an era where mass surveillance and state sponsored hacking is increasing at an alarming rate Read more.

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