Nextcloud News

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European datacenter is no solution, recent developments show
Many Software-as-a-Service companies from abroad are currently setting up European data centers, often together with European partners. With this, they hope to ease the growing European concerns around privacy, data protection and complying with existing and upcoming regulations like the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But recent developments in … Continued Read more.
Q&A: Tobias Hagemann talks about storing sensitive files in Nextcloud
Tobias Hagemann is an iOS app developer and designer. He is also a co-founder and CEO of Skymatic, where he focuses on creating software like Cryptomator. Hagemann will be delivering a lightening talk at the upcoming Nextcloud conference where he will talk about how to store sensitive files in your … Continued Read more.
Joas Schilling to talk about notifications in Nextcloud
Joas Schilling is a Software Engineer who has been involved in open source for over a decade. He is a a core member of the phpBB developer team and has been working on ownCloud code since late 2013. He graduated from the University of Stuttgart and developed the Notifications and … Continued Read more.
Q&A: Klaus Herberth talks about building privacy aware communication
Klaus Herberth is a Ph.D. student at the Distributed Systems Laboratory at the University of Konstanz, Germany and he started the chat application project as part of his Bachelor thesis. His research is about secure communication in dynamic groups with the goal to create a solution with high usability. Herberth … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud for Windows Mobile version 1.1.0 is out now!
The Windows App for Nextcloud is available since November last year. Since then, we got a lot of feedback from the users and some contributors were involved in developing the next version. So today we are proud to announce version 1.1.0 of the Nextcloud App for Windows Mobile! You can … Continued Read more.
App Store Updates
There are and have been a number of changes coming to the Nextcloud App Store and we’d like to cover them in this blog! They are not yet all deployed but they should come soon. Category and release updates The Auth category has been superseded by the security category. Your … Continued Read more.
UK Government to fine for inadequate cyber security
The Guardian reported yesterday on a new legal threat for firms in the United Kingdom: huge fines for cyber security failures. Why would the government decide to add insult to injury? The goal is to force companies to get their act together. Increasing pressure We reported earlier on the rise … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud presents Ransomware Protection app
As we blogged before, ransomwares cost consumers and businesses huge amounts of money. For 2016, the total cost is estimated to be $1 billion globally but WannaCry and its successor Petya do more than hitting headlines. One company, Reckitt Benckiser, known for Dettol cleaning products, Nurofen tablets, Durex condoms and … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud 12.0.1 is here
After over 2 months of hard work, we finally release a new set of updates to Nextcloud 10, 11 and 12. These bring a large number of fixes with over 120 improvements in Nextcloud 12 and several dozen in Nextcloud 10 and 11. We want to thank the almost 100 … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud, Moodle and 4 other partners announce Education Edition
Today we are very proud to officially announce the Nextcloud Education Edition, developed in collaboration with Moodle, DeiC, regio iT, the TU Berlin and Univention. Let me first introduce these partners to you! Moodle is the popular learning platform used at countless universities around the globe (more than 80 million … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud box updates: Raspberry Pi 3, Nextcloud 12 and looking for a new provider
The Nextcloud box is almost one year old now, so it is time for some updates! Today we announce that Raspberry Pi3 compatible images are available on our download server, giving users the option to go for hardware which offers a significant performance improvement. On top of that, by the … Continued Read more.
The capital of Albania moves to Nextcloud
The EU Commission’s website ‘Joinup’, covering interoperability solutions for public administrations, businesses and citizens, shared the news that the capital and largest municipality of Albania has migrated to Nextcloud, providing enterprise file sync & share and collaboration capabilities to over 600 employees. According to the article, the IT department sees … Continued Read more.
TU Berlin halves database load by migrating 22K users to Nextcloud
Last week, we announced that 9 German education and research organizations moved from ownCloud to Nextcloud together with the TU Berlin. Today we’ve published a case study on our website which details the migration of the TU Berlin and the results achieved, including 50% lower base and 38% lower peak … Continued Read more.
Focus Friday during the Nextcloud Conference
The Nextcloud conference will feature its usual schedule of talks, workshops, and intensive coding sessions. But on Friday, we have a special focus on the use of Nextcloud in large deployments at universities, large enterprises, hosting providers and others. A large number of customers and partners is working with Nextcloud … Continued Read more.
9 German Educational and Research institutions move to Nextcloud as part of TU Berlin migration, more coming
In May of this year, the Technische Universität Berlin migrated from ownCloud to Nextcloud. tubIT, the IT-Service-Center of the TU Berlin, began providing a cloud storage/sync and share service in May 2012, making it one of the first big universities providing a self-hosted, private cloud. The TU Berlin has continued … Continued Read more.

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