Danish research and education network moves from ownCloud to Nextcloud

Data dell'articolo

29 Settembre 2016


Jos Poortvliet

Lyngby, Denmark and Stuttgart, Germany, September 29 DeiC and Nextcloud announce their collaboration on a large scale migration of their several years old ownCloud deployment to Nextcloud 10. DeIC, Danish e-Infrastructure Cooperation, supports the development of Denmark as an eScience nation through the delivery of e-infrastructure, guidance, and initiatives at national level. Through DeIC, the research institutes and universities of Denmark will use Nextcloud to facilitate sharing and collaboration between staff and students.

“We require a truly scalable and 100% open source enterprise solution from a reliable partner”, said Martin Bech, Head of NREN at DeIC. “so we decided to migrate our data.deic.dk service from ownCloud to Nextcloud 10”

“We are very pleased with the addition of DeIC to our customer base in the educational market” said Frank Karlitschek, Founder and Managing Director at Nextcloud. “Their trust in our service and support is a strong validation of our more sustainable and long-term focused business model.”

As provider for educational and research institutions, DeIC requires a fully open source solution from a business partner with proven security and scalability expertise and a long term support offering. Unique features like a high quality SAML implementation and monitoring tooling were critical in choosing Nextcloud as supplier.

About Nextcloud

Nextcloud offers a unique-in-the-industry fully open source solution for on-premises data handling and communication with a 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 nextcloud.com or follow @Nextclouders on Twitter.

About DeIC

DeIC – Danish e-Infrastructure Cooperation has the stated aim of supporting the development of Denmark as an eScience nation through the delivery of e-infrastructure (computing, data warehousing, network connections and auxiliary services), guidance, and initiatives at national level. DeIC is a virtual unit under the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science and the result of an agreement concluded between the eight Danish universities and the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation. For details, see www.deic.dk.

About Nextcloud: nextcloud.com/about
About DeiC: www.deic.dk/about-deic?language=en

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