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What is going on in and around Nextcloud?

Security in Nextcloud 12: new authentication mechanisms
Nextcloud 12’s authentication for clients and third parties has received an overhaul. Nextcloud 12 supports a wide variety of authentication mechanisms including OpenID and OAuth 2.0, Kerberos and others thanks to its ability to authenticate via an environment variable. A major benefit of this approach is that, instead of re-inventing … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud Secure Sharing Outlook Add-in 2.0 Out
We’re proud to introduce an update to our Nextcloud Secure Sharing Outlook Add-in. Based on customer feedback and request, this version introduces High DPI support, branding, enforcement of server policies and more! Features The Nextcloud Secure Sharing Outlook Add-in is the safest and easiest way of sharing files. It enables Nextcloud … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud releases updates 11.0.3, 10.0.5 and 9.0.58
After a testing period we’ve made available bugfix and security updates for Nextcloud 9, 10 and 11 today. You can download them from our changelog page. Here are the major improvements: A fix for shared address books WebDAV fix for Windows 10 Allow disabling the app store Block migration from … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud Appstore Improvements
Last week, we put live a big update to the Nextcloud App Store bringing validation of certificate signatures, app ownership migration, better localization and other smaller improvements. With over 50 apps, the store is an important source for additional capabilities and features for Nextcloud users and customers. New features The … Continued Read more.
A major new version: Nextcloud for iOS 2.17 is here!
A new, big release of our iOS client was made available in the App Store yesterday! It comes with a fresh new look, built-in search, notifications, activities, synced favorites, Document Provider Extension support and many other improvements and bug fixes. Read on for a quick overview of what is new … Continued Read more.
Heise and c’t recommend to keep your data self hosted, encrypted and under control
Today, German news outlet Heise reported on the recommendation by computer magazine c’t to leave US clouds and keep data on European servers. An earlier analysis declared the USA ‘walling itself in’ after President Trump signed an executive order throwing heavy doubt on the successor of the data privacy protecting … Continued Read more.
Get involved in Nextcloud by reviewing pulls!
Starting to contribute to Nextcloud isn’t entirely trivial. Openhub calculates that all of Nextcloud and its apps consists of almost 5.5 millions lines of code, mostly PHP but also significant parts of JavaScript and CSS and, for the clients, C++, Java and Objective-C. Of course, to contribute you don’t have … Continued Read more.
Introducing cloud storage in the blockchain with Sia and Nextcloud
Sia is a blockchain-based, decentralized cloud storage technology. Think Bitcoin for your data, providing an encrypted, distributed and affordable storage. Sia developed a Nextcloud external storage app providing its redundant and secure data store to Nextcloud users. Learn more in about this exciting technology in their excellent FAQ. In this … Continued Read more.
Stuttgart hackweek: see you next time!
Last week, our Hackweek took place in Stuttgart. We aimed at preparing and polishing Nextcloud 12, and we assessed our progress with team members and community. Hackweeks are always an energizing time at Nextcloud. As we work remotely most of the time, they allow us to gather and discuss with … Continued Read more.
Univention releases UCS 4.2
Two months ago, we announced our partnership with Univention; we provide their users with an easy to install and maintain Nextcloud app for their Univention Corporate Servers. Today, Univention announces the release of 4.2 Univention Corporate Server which is supported by our Nextcloud 11.0.2 app you can download here. Let’s … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud space provided by Netways Web Services
Customers looking for a reliable German provider can now rent ready-to-use Nextcloud instances from Netways GmbH. Their focus on providing the benefits of transparency, reliability, security and protection against vendor lock in of Open Source to their customers was a major reason for Netways to decide on providing Nextcloud as their … Continued Read more.
Veiligheidsregio Brabant-Zuidoost: moving to Nextcloud
Veiligheidsregio Brabant-Zuidoost is a Dutch organization that prevents, reduces and combats incidents and disasters. Their mission is to guarantee the regional tasks when it comes to physical security and to prepare for emergency response and crisis management. They also ensure the restoration of normal life after a crisis. They chose … Continued Read more.
Open ID SSO by Gluu: oxd is now integrated in Nextcloud
We are happy to welcome Gluu and their Open ID SSO app to our App store! What is Gluu? Gluu provides open source Enterprise Grade Identity and Access Management Software. Their software helps reduce password proliferation and delivers a more secure user experience across all your applications. The company recently … Continued Read more.
Where should healthcare data be stored?
Healthcare data: a special nightmare to deal with According to the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK, healthcare data breaches accounted for 40% of late 2016 security incidents. This type of information is a special nightmare to deal with. On the one hand, the data is obviously highly sensitive, on the other … Continued Read more.
DASEQ GmbH partners with Nextcloud
We’re happy to announce a strategic partnership between DASEQ and Nextcloud, with DASEQ delivering Nextcloud in the framework of their extensive offering of open source technology, services and training as well as security solutions. See our press release and the DASEQ press release here in German. “We’re proud to partner with the experts … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud partners with Stylez Corporation
Today, Nextcloud is proud to announce a new partner in Japan! Our goal is to provide business and individuals with the most secure solution for Enterprise Files Sync and Share. Stylez Corporation provides customers with open-source solutions to host and share their data. We are happy to welcome a new … Continued Read more.
Meet Nextcloud at CeBit and FOSSAsia
Today, Frank Karlitschek is keynote speaker at Asia’s premier Open Technology event, FOSSASIA in Singapore. He delivers a keynote about building a private, secure file sync and share solution with Nextcloud. Thursday and Friday next week you can find us at CeBIT, Europe’s largest Digital Business event. FOSSAsia Kicking off … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud 2017 Conference : Call for Papers
Nextcloud 2017 Conference is coming Five months from now, our annual Nextcloud Conference will take place in Berlin. On this occasion, we want to value what community and contributors are doing. Come and share with us what you’ve been working on: as far as it is Nextcloud-related, we are interested! … Continued Read more.

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