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OpenTalk and ownCloud announce partnership

Berlin, October 10, 2023 - OpenTalk, the secure video conferencing provider from Germany, has partnered with ownCloud, a developer of a real-time content collaboration platform. With this platform, user:ins can seamlessly share and edit files while enjoying full digital sovereignty, security and privacy. The goal of the partnership will be to integrate the ownCloud collaboration solution with the OpenTalk secure video conferencing solution.

OpenTalk is a solution for confidential video conferencing that has been designed and developed from the ground up with a special focus on DSGVO-compliant fulfillment of the highest security and data protection requirements. With its modern IT architecture and strict data separation, OpenTalk is particularly suitable for use in public administration.

In addition, OpenTalk offers a range of functions and moderation tools that meet the special requirements of video conferencing in this area, including audit-proof voting and meeting protocols. A modern and friendly design and simple operation also pick up non-tech-savvy users and are designed for barrier-free use.


Seamless integration

As part of the partnership with ownCloud, OpenTalk users will be able to use the highly scalable ownCloud solution for secure storage of recordings or work results, such as minutes or whiteboards. From there, they can be edited and shared with other users based on ownCloud collaboration features. These new features will be available to OpenTalk users:in late Q1/2024.

"The partnership with ownCloud is part of our strategy to integrate OpenTalk into proven open source solutions and provide users with an easy and convenient way to use it. With ownCloud, we have a well-known and powerful partner at our side," says Markus Michels, CEO of OpenTalk.


ownCloud and OpenTalk together at it-sa 2023

Interested parties can experience the numerous functions and usage options of OpenTalk live at this year's it-sa. At Europe's leading trade fair for IT security in Nuremberg, OpenTalk will be present at the ownCloud booth (Hall 7a, Booth 302) from October 10 to 12. The OpenTalk experts will also be happy to answer questions about the technical backend and the various operating models there.



About OpenTalk

OpenTalk is the secure, German video conferencing solution for anyone who values productivity, data protection and digital sovereignty and offers a genuine European alternative to established American platforms. OpenTalk can be operated in your own data center (on-premise) or easily obtained as an immediately usable and DSGVO-compliant cloud service (SaaS). OpenTalk is aimed at public institutions, the education sector, providers and companies of all sizes that want a confidential, effective and scalable video conferencing solution.

OpenTalk was developed from the ground up by the Berlin-based Heinlein Group - with 30 years of experience in designing and operating secure electronic communications. The Heinlein Group includes the Linux and open source specialists at Heinlein Support and the secure email provider mailbox.org.


About ownCloud

ownCloud develops and integrates open source digital collaboration software that enables teams to easily share and collaborate on files from anywhere and from any device. Already, more than 200 million people worldwide use ownCloud as an alternative to public clouds - choosing greater digital sovereignty, security and privacy. More information is available at www.owncloud.com and on X at @ownCloud.


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